1. Detecting Bullshit on the Internet

    It's amazing what people will believe. At least once a week, I'm forwarded a piece of information from a seemingly reasonable friend or family member that seems ridiculous. Obama is a Muslim! The Department of Homeland Security is setting up death camps! Eat whatever you want and still lose weight …

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  2. The Houben Case and Facilitated Communication

    The media has been reporting that a Belgian man who has been in a coma for 23 years is now able to communicate thanks to "assistance" from an aide who holds his hand while he types on a keyboard (or actually, while they type on a keyboard).

    Here are a …

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