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Cat Beats Professional Wealth Managers at Picking Stocks | TIME.com

Cat Beats Professional Wealth Managers at Picking Stocks | TIME.com | Skepchik | Scoop.it
The stocks selected by Orlando the cat managed to outperform those selected by finance professionals.
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Don’t eat your organic veggies

Any shopper can tell that organic fruits and vegetables are expensive. Now a peer-reviewed academic study tells us that they’re no more healthful than conventional products. Researchers at...
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Dietary Supplements and Their Natural Dangers: Things to Know

Dietary Supplements and Their Natural Dangers: Things to Know | Skepchik | Scoop.it
The Law Offices of Christopher E. Grell is one of only a handful of law firms in the United States who represents individuals who have been harmed by herbal
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James Randi: Homeopathy, quackery and fraud | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Legendary skeptic James Randi takes a fatal dose of homeopathic sleeping pills onstage, kicking off a searing 18-minute indictment of irrational beliefs.
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Not always the flu: Some may have other viruses

Not always the flu: Some may have other viruses | Skepchik | Scoop.it
An early flu season, complicated by an aggressive strain of a stomach virus, has spread misery across the United States.
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When people say "I KNOW I have the flu" - 2/3 of the time, they're wrong. Many other viruses can cause symptoms similar to the flu. 

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Why People Believe in Conspiracies: Scientific American

Why People Believe in Conspiracies: Scientific American | Skepchik | Scoop.it
A skeptic's take on the public's fascination with disinformation
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Does Organic Food Make You a Judgmental Jerk? Maybe

Does Organic Food Make You a Judgmental Jerk? Maybe | Skepchik | Scoop.it
The caricature of the snooty health nut may have some basis in reality.
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The End of the End of 'Organic'?

The End of the End of 'Organic'? | Skepchik | Scoop.it
Would an apple by another name taste as sweet, or so free of antibiotics, so nutritious and healthful? Or would it taste exactly the same, but just cost more?
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TED Blog | 4 scientific studies on how meditation can affect your heart and brain

TED Blog | 4 scientific studies on how meditation can affect your heart and brain | Skepchik | Scoop.it
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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Lance Armstrong's doping admission: Questions Oprah should have asked

Lance Armstrong's doping admission: Questions Oprah should have asked | Skepchik | Scoop.it
The embattled former cycling champion has some questions to answers, though not necessarily to who you think.
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Science-Based Medicine » “Urban Zen” and homeopathy at Beth Israel Medical Center, or: Dr. Gorski destroys his chances of ever being invited to join the faculty at BIMC or the Albert Einstein Colle...

I guess I never really wanted to work in Manhattan anyway. At least, that's what I keep telling myself. I mean, why on earth would I want to? What's the...
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Alternative Medicine’s Flawed Reasoning: The One True Cause of All Disease - Better Health

Alternative Medicine’s Flawed Reasoning: The One True Cause of All Disease - Better Health | Skepchik | Scoop.it
Better Health is a network of healthcare professional blogs, offering commentary on news, research, health policy, healthcare reform, true stories, disease management and expert interviews.
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Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online | Video on TED.com

TED Talks By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge?
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The Case Against Breast-Feeding

The Case Against Breast-Feeding | Skepchik | Scoop.it
In certain overachieving circles, breast-feeding is no longer a choice—it’s a no-exceptions requirement, the ultimate badge of responsible parenting.
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Organic Farming Isn't Always Sustainable; Another Threat to Bees

Organic Farming Isn't Always Sustainable; Another Threat to Bees | Skepchik | Scoop.it
Discovered in Green: Organic farming isn't always sustainable, another thing that's hurting the honey-bees, warming oceans are melting glaciers, and some trees grow better in dirty cities. 
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Organic Food Isn't More Nutritious, but That Isn't the Point

Organic Food Isn't More Nutritious, but That Isn't the Point | Skepchik | Scoop.it
That doesn't mean it's not healthier. How our obsession with organics' "healthiness" led us away from the term's roots
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