groups and individuals across the world have been investigating
extraordinary claims for decades. Here we will be collecting
all available online resources that show the findings of these
investigations. More will be added in the forthcoming online
database of skeptical resources. If you have conducted investigations
or have found worthwhile reports on the Internet, please let
in the New England Journal of Skepticism, Robert Drysdale
explores the popularity of acupuncture through research
and the investigative reports of Dr. Steven Novella.
engineer Eric Kreig, of the Philadelphia Association for
Critical Thinking, has been investigating the free energy
claims of Dennis Lee for five years. Here you can read
about the results of his investigations.
Newman, like Dennis Lee, has claimed that he can demonstrate
a device that produces more energy than it consumes.
Eric Kreig explores Newman's claims and provides worthwhile
information and resources for further study.
Novella reports on an interesting investigation that took
place in Hamden, Connecticut. A group of skeptical investigators
joined a team of researchers from the New England Society
of Psychical Research to explore an a house claimed to
be haunted. Here he documents the findings.
Levin, a high school student at the time, won the New
York Area Skeptic's annual Joel Serebin Memorial Essay
Contest with this investigative essay into the popular
superstition about black cats.
Sheaffer investigates a set of popular photographs from
the 1950s that were distributed in support of the claims
being made about alien visitation and flying saucer