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The Skeptic Zone

Jul 16, 2023

Richard Saunders

Nobody's Fool

Nobody's Fool: Why We Get Taken In and What We Can Do about It Hardcover
by Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris.

Interview with with Daniel Simons. From phishing scams to Ponzi schemes, fraudulent science to fake art, chess cheaters to crypto hucksters, and marketers to magicians, our world brims with deception. In Nobody's Fool, psychologists Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris show us how to avoid being taken in.

Maynard's Spooky Action

Maynard and Saunders head to Sydney Skeptics in the Pub. Featuring Annie McCubbin and Tim Mendham.

Australian Skeptics Newsletter

What skeptical news has caught the eye of Tim Mendham this week?
Read by Adrienne Hill.

A Dive into a Trove

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


10 Years Ago

The Skeptic Zone #247 - 13.July.2013

A interview with Dr Eugenie C. Scott. Dr Eugenie C. Scott is a physical anthropologist who has been the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) since 1987. She is a leading critic of young earth creationism and intelligent design - A Week in Science (extra update) with Dr Paul Willis