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August 29, 1998

Mass Media Funk - Psychic Dog Fails ESP Test; Spontaneous Human Combustion Explained

Mass Media Funk - Psychic Dog Fails ESP Test; Spontaneous Human Combustion Explained
The Skeptic's Refuge, in the Mass Media Funk column, briefly summarizes two recent news items. In the first, Jaytee, a "clairvoyant" terrier, is tested to see whether he knows when his owner is about to return home. (If Jaytee won Randi's million dollar challenge, how would he spend the money?) In the second, researchers test the "wick effect," in which a body's fat fuels the flames. How nice.

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