Critical evaluation of alternative science, paranormal phenomena, news reports about science, etc.
Weekly internet relay chat for skeptics.
Article by Michael Shermer defines and discusses skepticism. Includes a section that asserts a skeptic can also be open to scientific reason. Written in 1992.
A bibliography from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, for those who want to examine with a skeptical eye some of the claims at the fringes of science that seem connected to astronomy.
About well understood phenomena which are persistently presented incorrectly by teachers and writers.
Skeptic provides categorized directory, both alphabetical and hierarchical, to a variety of kooks, cranks, loons, and crackpots on the net.
Features list and highlights of skeptical information available on the web.
Dedicated to debunking all manner of dubious claims.
This websites debunks most UFO sightings but also questions a possible spiritual connection. Includes papers on various aspects of paranormal activity and pseudo-science.
The Journal of Strange Phenomena. Online version of the print magazine.
Founder of the Tampa Bay Skeptics.
A skeptical look at auras, Kirlian photography, reincarnation, spiritualism, astral projection, and astrology.
Monitors the media in search of misleading numbers in news, politics and science.
Collaborative wiki examining current issues in science and society from a philosophical perspective.
A forum to discuss everything related to scientific skepticism. Specializes in science, atheism and debunking irrational beliefs.
The world's first organized counter-skeptic group, exposing and debunking the arguments of pseudo-skeptics and their organizations and publications.
Frequently asked questions about the sci.skeptic newsgroup.
Netherlands foundation for information on social problems and occult tendencies.
Examines a variety of claims with emphasis on debunking "creation science."
E-zine featuring writings on skeptical inquiry and critical thinking. Also lists related books and provides links to numerous websites on topics including skepticism, alternative science, creationism, and health fraud.
Skeptical articles about the occult, paranormal, and pseudoscience.
Links to materials for skeptics, and about skepticism.
Criticism of skepticism, including information about fraud in mainstream science and questioning of the methods and motives of skeptics.
Links to newsletters, organizations, and websites.
"Dedicated to all the Flat Earthers, Circle Squarers, Angle Trisecters, Cube Halvers, Perpetual Motion Mechanics, UFO and Elvis sighters, and all the other true believers who adamantly refuse to accept mathematical or physical proof that their convictions are untenable."
United Kingdom publication, taking a skeptical look at pseudoscience and claims of the paranormal.
The Skeptic Tank is a BBS which maintains extensive archives on scientifically questionable groups, individuals, and ideologies. Message board and articles.
Skeptical definitions and essays on occult, paranormal, pseudoscientific ideas and practices with references to skeptical literature.
The Skeptics Society is a scientific and educational organization of scholars, scientists, historians, magicians, professors and teachers, and anyone curious about controversial ideas, extraordinary claims, revolutionary ideas and the promotion of science.
Dr. Shermer is founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, columnist for Scientific American, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Claremont Graduate University. Site contains essays, columns, reviews and multimedia clips.
Skeptic articles, information, books from Tony Youens - parapsychology investigations.
Experts test claims on subjects including dinosaurs, creation/evolution, and cryptozoology.
How it differs from science, how to spot it. Junk science, pathological science, quackery and pseudoscientific scams.
Web e-zine featuring a series of skeptical articles.
Laboratory at the University of Nice where paranormal phenomena are studied.
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