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July 31, 1998

Skeptical Inquirer, July/August Issue

Skeptical Inquirer, July/August Issue
The July/August issue of Skeptical Inquirer, the magazine of CSICOP, was posted yesterday. Selected articles include "Magnetic Therapy: Plausible Attraction?," "Biomagnetic Pseudoscience and Nonsense Claims," "Planting a Seed of Doubt," "Book review: Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh," and "CSICOP Compiles Top Ten Paranormal Hoaxes."

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July 30, 1998

The Skeptic, July Issue

The Skeptic, July Issue
The July issue of The Skeptic, the newsletter of the North Texas Skeptics, was posted to their web site recently. Feature articles include "Show Me God," "The Third Eye, and "Creation Science Education."

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Reality Check, Summer Issue

Reality Check, Summer Issue
The Summer issue of Reality Check, the newsletter of the Rationalists of East Tennessee, was posted to their web site recently. Feature articles include "Einstein's credo," "A brief history of skepticism, Part II," "The many forms of atheism," and "Carlos Castaneda is, well, y'know, like maybe."

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July 29, 1998

QuackWatch Posts Two New Articles

QuackWatch Posts Two New Articles
QuackWatch explains "Why People Are Vulnerable" (under the General Observations topic) and "Board Certification: What Does it Mean?" (under the Consumer Protection topic).

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July 28, 1998

Phactum, June Issue

Phactum, June Issue
Articles from the June issue of Phactum, the newsletter of the Philadelphia Association for Critical Thinking (PhACT), are now online. The feature articles are "Review of Talk by Joe Nickell," "Cryonics," "Belief in the Paranormal from an Evolutionary Perspective," by Jim Enright, "TT Study Makes it to JAMA," and "To a would be Scientific Revolutionary."

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July 27, 1998

Has Science Found God?

Has Science Found God?
The Secular Web has posted an article by Jeffery Jay Lowder responding to a recent Newsweek cover story, "Science Finds God".

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July 26, 1998

Skeptic News Web Site, www.skepticnews.com, Goes Online

Skeptic News Web Site, www.skepticnews.com, Goes Online
I've moved the prototype page to www.skepticnews.com and have begun putting the site together in earnest. Stay tuned for further changes as I get things organized!

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July 19, 1998

Skeptic News Prototype Begins Operation

Skeptic News Prototype Begins Operation
Today I began creating these pages, initially creating links to earlier reports in an effort to estimate what frequency of updates I can expect (as well as to give people something to see while these pages get started).

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July 18, 1998

Psychic Greta Alexander Has Died

Psychic Greta Alexander Has Died
Today's edition of the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Illinois carries a Copley News Service article reporting that self-proclaimed psychic Greta Alexander died yesterday in Hopedale Hospital in Delavan, Illinois.

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July 09, 1998

The REALL News, June/July Issue

The REALL News, June/July Issue
The June/July issue of The REALL News, the newsletter of the Springfield, Illinois-based Rational Examination Association of Lincoln Land, is now online. The feature articles are "A Visit to the Institute for Creation Research, Part Two," by Karen Bartelt, and "The Eyes Still Speak," by Martin Kottmeyer.

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