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Skepticality: The Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine
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The Haunting of Richard Wiseman

This week Skepticality once again welcomes noted “Quirkologist” Richard Wiseman (Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom; and fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, or CSI). Swoopy talks with Professor Wiseman about his recent paranormal investigations and the initial findings from his Hauntings: The Science of Ghosts project, presented as part of the 2009 Edinburgh International Science Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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How I Became a Libertarian

Although the Skeptics Society is apolitical, Michael Shermer sometimes explores political and economic issues in his personal blog. In some critical comments, Skepticblog readers seem to think that there are two Michael Shermers: Mr. Rational Skeptic and Mr. Kooky Libertarian. In this week’s Skepticblog post, Michael provides some personal background as to how he became a libertarian. READ the post and leave a comment at Skepticblog.org > While you’re there be sure to read the blog posts of the other Skepticbloggers: Brian Dunning, Kirsten Sanford, Mark Edward, Phil Plait, Ryan Johnson, Steven Novella, and Yau-Man Chan.

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