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How to Determine If A Controversial Statement Is Scientifically True

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« on: June 21, 2012, 09:19:16 AM »

http://lifehacker.com/5919830/how-to-determine-if-a-controversial-statement-is-scientifically-true
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Every day, we're confronted with claims that others present as fact. Some are easily debunked, some are clearly true, and some are particularly difficult to get to the bottom of. So how do you determine if a controversial statement is scientifically true? It can be tricky, but it's not too difficult to get to the truth.


Nice article to give to your less than skeptical connections
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 12:00:58 PM »

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How to Determine If A Controversial Statement Is Scientifically True

You go check on Wikipedia, followed by Snopes.com.  :-)
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 15:05:15 PM »

You go check on Wikipedia, followed by Snopes.com.  :-)

Wikipedia is good but maybe not the 100% trustworthy
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2012, 15:43:07 PM »

How to test whether a claim is scientifically sound, or bogus? Just post it in the Science section as a fact, and count to ten. Cool Wink

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