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paranormal/supernatural/occult

05-12-08

In this week’s eSkeptic, Brian Ragle discusses the film Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire.

05-11-14

In this week’s eSkeptic, Calvin Campbell shares his lively and strange personal experience with psychic “thoughtographer” Ted Serios.

Luck, ESP & Magic: How a Scientist Tests the Unusual

Dr. Wiseman has established an international reputation for research into the scientific examination of unusual areas within psychology. This lecture covers his many interests, including: the Luck Project, lying and lie detection, the psychology of magic, eyewitness testimony, the psychology of the paranormal, ghosts and hauntings, and experimenter bias in ESP research.

05-07-07

In this week’s eSkeptic, Lee Traynor participates in an exorcism and lives to tell the tale.

05-04-26

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer reviews The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson.

05-01-05

In this week’s eSkeptic, we announce Michael Shermer’s latest book, Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown.

04-10-22

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer recounts his experience appearing on the Art Bell Show.

04-10-01

In this week’s eSkeptic, John Olmsted reviews the fantasy docudrama and cult hit What the #$*! Do We Know?.

04-05-25

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer reviews the environmental disaster film The Day After Tomorrow. Ivan W. Kelly takes on Percy Seymour’s new theory of astrology.

04-05-17

In this week’s eSkeptic, the Sunday Times science editor Jonathan Leake writes about Percy Seymour’s new theory of astrology. David Hackett Fischer explores the origins of “Debunking.” Also, letters on Roman Catholic atheism and Freeman Dyson’s endorsement of the paranormal.

04-05-04

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer responds to Freeman Dyson’s assertion that there are valid reasons to believe in the paranormal. Curtis Cameron exposes the errors in ABC’s Primetime Thursday.

04-03-18

In this week’s eSkeptic, Don Lattin reviews Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. Two short articles look at homophobia in Tennessee and superstitions in Glasgow. Michael Shermer discusses the origins of evil and The Science of Good and Evil receives a positive review.

04-02-12

In this week’s eSkeptic, Michael Shermer explores his theory of the evolution of morality in relation to George W. Bush in his opinion editorial “The Divinity of Politics: Throughout History, Leaders Have Claimed a Supernatural Link.”

03-12-19

In this week’s eSkeptic, three articles explore diverse topics: Leon Jaroff discusses Larry King and the paranormal; Dan Henry recounts his adventure swimming with dolphins; and Michael Shermer rescues a dog.

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