Skeptical Inquirer Archives
A Glimpse Backward—and Forward—at Skepticism’s Big Tent
Bigfoot and I: Reflections on Forty Years of Skepticism
Dispelling Demons: Detective Work at The Conjuring House
From Tiny Acorns…
Houdini and the Cancer of Superstition
How I Got Hooked on the Skeptical World
Michael Mann and the Climate Wars
MUFON Gets into the Bigfoot Business
My Personal Odyssey in Skepticism
‘M’ Is for Mysterious Marks
Nuclear Power and the Psychology of Evaluating Risk
Skeptical Activism from the Bottom Up
Superstition Masquerading as Science
The Day the World Changed . . . for Me
Winning the Vaccine War
Alternative Medicine Is a Playground for Apologists
Authority and Skepticism
Dog Behavior: Beneath the Veneer of ‘Man’s Best Friend’
Fate: Inventing Reasons for the Things That Happen
How Can Skepticism Do Better?
Issues in Science and Skepticism
Ley Lines: Investigating on Site
Our Conspiracy-Generating Brains
Playing to an Empty Room: Ghost Hunting and ‘Singapore Theory’
Promote Reason, Prevent Climate Catastrophes: Let’s Get ’Er Done
Science and Skepticism
Skepticism Evolves—and So Does the Paranormal
The Better Angels of Our Nature vs. the Internet
The Science Literacy Paradox
Time to Upgrade the Skeptical Operating System. Reboot.
‘UFO Disclosure’ Happening Again This Year
What Science Is and How and Why It Works
Why I Am Optimistic about the Future of Skepticism
Why Science and Religion are Irreconcilable
William Tell: Myth or Reality?
A Skeptical Response to Science Denial
Dear Readers, This Is about You . . . and Us
Does Astrology Need to Be True? A Thirty-Year Update
Does E = mc2 Imply Mysticism?
Does the Universe Revolve around Me?
Egging the Equator
Good News for Grouches: Happiness May Be Overrated
Heavy with Praise, Light with Skepticism
Jesse James’s ‘Haunts’: Legends, History, and Forensic Science
Obesity: ‘Fat Chance’ or Failure of Sincerity?
The Do’s and Don’ts of Trusting Science
The ‘Phoenix Lights’ Become an ‘Incident’
A Testament of Belief Masquerading as Science
CRISPR-Cas9: Not Just Another Scientific Revolution
Hallucination or Revelation?
New X-Files Renews Cover-Up Conspiracy Claims
The Art and Science of the Scam: Implications for Skeptics
The Nature of ‘Nature’
U.K. Viral ‘Ghost Photo’ Explained
Another Really Bad Week for the Supplements Industry, Including Criminal Charges
Cyptozology and Global Warming
Divine Providence or Divine Malfeasance: A Skeptical Inquiry
Does the Scientific Method Have Biblical Origins?
Missiles and Saucers
Skepticism and the Nature of the Mind
The Mote in Thy Brother’s Eye
The Physics of Martial Arts
Do We Really Want Science-Informed Candidates?
Hanging Out with Hangar 1
Have You Seen the Toucan Man?
Invasion of the Pod People
Lincoln’s ‘Haunting’ Presence
Skepticism in Popular Music: The Art of Discourse
The Science of Meaning
The Sixteenth European Skeptics Congress, London 2015
The SkeptiCal Conference
Trends in Scientific Knowledge, Education, and Religion