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Skeptic Links

www.csicop.org
The best skeptic organization.
www.tpgi.com.au/users/tps-seti/baloney.html
Carl Sagan’s Baloney Detection Kit, with valuable links.
www.quackwatch.com
Don’t go to the clinic without it.
www.med.ualberta.ca/ebm/ebm.htm
Evidence based medicine.
www.NaturalDatabase.com
The truth about herbs.
http://www.winningwriters.com/scambustingsites.htm
Scam literary/poetry contests. Remember, if your poetry is any good, THEY pay YOU to print it. The National Library of Poetry "contest," which everyone wins, is a contemptible scam.

Links to My Articles for The Rational Enquirer
The skeptics' newsletter for Western Canada.

Laser Quit
A report on Vancouver's Laser Quit, a for-profit clinic where one can have one's earlobe (really!) zapped with a laser, with a view to quitting smoking.
Magnetic Appeal
Report on Micro-Magnets ... New Miraculous Pain-Relieving Therapy.
New Age Commentary
Commentary on a number of New Age beliefs, including "South American healers," spoon bending, and biokinesiology.

Other Articles

Weird science; or, learning from the past
What is the difference between quackery and medicine?
Research of the Holiday Kind
"A 5-ant test could be quickly accomplished and the results averaged by the time the barbecue was ready."
The Wizard of Comox
Dr. Kirsten Emmottt is a skeptic who believes in medical magic

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