The latest image from the Hilary Evans Paranormal Library shows us the house in Amherst, Novia Scotia, which in 1878 was the scene of reported poltergeist activity.

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If a lateral flow test says you have COVID-19 – you almost certainly have COVID-19

There's nothing 'bizarre' about having a positive lateral flow test but a negative PCR - all tests have limitations, so assume any positive result means you have Covid.

After three decades, why do the public still see GMOs as controversial?

While the scientific consensus on GMOs is clear, there is still plenty of work to do to reassure the public that biotechnology can be trusted.

Obituary: Lewis Jones – magician, writer, teacher, and skeptic

Mike Hutchinson, long time contributor to The Skeptic says farewell to the magazine's former columnist Lewis Jones, who died in September.

The Ockham Awards 2021: honouring the best in skepticism, and the worst in pseudoscience

Nominations for the 2021 Ockham Awards are now open, with our annual award for Skeptical Activism and our Rusty Razor award for pseudoscience.

Those who define as ‘post-tribal’ forget that we all have communities – and biases

Humans form in-groups on the thinnest of pretexts - it's better to acknowledge the communities we're in than to delude ourselves in thinking we are 'post-tribal'

The death of John Lawler raises serious questions about the regulation of chiropractors

Mr Lawler suffered a fractured neck, and the chiropractor who administered his treatment was found to have misled medical professionals – yet faces no real punishment.

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