My background is in journalism and investigation, often trying to understand why people believe things for which there is little or no evidence. My specialty is applying critical thinking and scientific methodologies to unusual claims. I also -- oops, gotta go: I found an error on the Internet!
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An American couple say they have been wrongly convicted of causing the death of their adopted daughter. Continue reading →
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Half of Americans endorse at least one medicine-based conspiracy theory. Why?
A ruthless Mexican drug cartel is accused of kidnapping children to harvest their organs. For real? Continue reading →
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