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The Skeptic Zone

Jun 1, 2024

Richard Saunders

Kate & Allie

This week Kat and Adrienne take a skeptical look at 'Baby Helmets'. Are they truly necessary or just another example of our culture's obsession with over-protection? What is the medical point of view? Baby helmets, also known as cranial orthoses, are seen by some as intervention for infants with positional plagiocephaly (flat spots on the head) or brachycephaly (narrow, elongated head shape).

Bend Nerd Night

Energy Trivia. Join Brian Dunning from the Skeptoid podcast as he leads a round of trivia at 'Nerd Night' in Bend, Oregon. Test your knowledge!

Skepticamp Interviews #1

Guest reporter Rob Palmer attended the inaugural Triangle SkeptiCamp that took place on 25th of May 2024 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

In part #1 of a series of interviews from the event, Rob chats to Coleman Watts, the host of the 'Think This Through' YouTube channel. He also catches up with Erika Engelhaupt, science journalist and author of 'Gory Details'.

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to Seances.

1967.10.01 - The Sydney Morning Herald
1973.02.12 - The Sydney Morning Herald
1994.08.04 - The Sydney Morning Herald