Who knew there were so many blogs dedicated to debunking the paranormal? Herewith, our top five:
Bad Astronomy What it’s about: Finding the funny in NASA, politics and UFO sightings. Who writes it: Phil Plait, physics and astronomy professor at Sonoma State University Who should bookmark it: Science geeks, Trekkies The Skeptic’s Dictionary What it’s about: A comprehensive resource on the supernatural, paranormal, and pseudoscientific, “from Abracadabra to Zombies.” Who writes it: Sacramento City College philosophy professor Robert Todd Carroll Who should bookmark it: Academics, philosophers The Rogues Gallery What it’s about: Debunking myths through science and debate. Who writes it: Members of the New England Skeptics society. Who should bookmark it: Conspiracy theorists The Quackometer What it’s about: Exposing health fraud and pseudoscience on the web. Who writes it: Self proclaimed “mad inventor” Andy Lewis. Who should bookmark it: Disgruntled med students Memoirs of a Skepchick What it’s about: A critical thinker’s take on pop culture, the supernatural, and religion. Who writes it: Skeptical Bostonite Rebecca Watson. Who should bookmark it: Atheists, literature lovers
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