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The Brain is Not Simply Split into Two Totally Separate Halves, and Other Lessons on Skepticism

One year ago, I wrote an article that skewered the infographic that one website had been sending to the public. I showed the...

Skeptikai’s 2012 Year-End Review (July – December)

The year has come to an end, and it’s time to look back at some of my favourite pieces from 2012. The latter...

Skeptikai’s 2012 Year-End Review (January – June)

The year has come to an end, and it’s time to look back at some of my favourite pieces from 2012. The first...

Skeptikai Reaches 100k! …Impressive or not?

Skeptikai started in January 2011, and I’m happy to say that it has grown substantially every few months. First with bursts of a...

Skeptikai Reaches Another Milestone! – Admitting Being Wrong

I made a mistake. I recently published a post critiquing a research article on the notion of “gaydar,” investigating whether or not it...

The Social Network Wars in Japan – Mixi, Twitter, and Facebook

The popularity of Facebook is growing to such proportions that it has some people worried that it’s “killing local social networks around the...

Blogging is Good for Your Memory

In a very real sense, blogging is good for your memory. It’s a shame that not more people know this, but I intend...

Skeptikai Turns One Year Old! And My Top 10 Picks

One year ago today, Skeptikai became a reality. Since then, a hell of a lot has happened. Obviously I never expected the March...

Truth and Fantasy, and the SOPA bill

I have good news and potentially very bad news. First, the good news.I am happy to announce the opening of Truth and Fantasy,...

Skeptikai Becomes a Blip!

A few days ago, Skeptikai reached 10,000 hits. That is, either the same person kept clicking on the same few pages over and...

Skeptikai on Twitter

Since I’m constantly told how great Twitter is, I decided to join a week ago. I’m not sure how it will affect my...

Living in a Radioactive Japan

Since yesterday morning, the situation in Japan has become much more serious, which is hard to believe considering the damage already done. The...

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30 Countries with the Most Economic Freedom

 The 23rd (2017) edition of the Index of Economic Freedom was released, and the results are surprising. According to the website, “In economically free...

The Scourge of Internet Memes, and Believing Everything You See

Have we become a society of gullibility? Anyone who has a large enough network on social media has been able to see an...

6 Ridiculous Fake News Stories of the Past Year

Donald Trump sends his own plan to transport stranded marines, ISIS endorses Hillary Clinton and she sold them weapons, and Rage Against the...

2016 Absolutely Sucked

Pretty much once a year, I take a break from my usual articles of epic quality and write something personal, reflective, or otherwise far less-than-eloquent. So I...