Skeptical Inquirer Archives
Bigfoot or Big Fraud?
Crazy Beliefs, Sane Believers: Toward a Cognitive Psychology of Conspiracy Ideation
Diet-Heart: A Hypothesis in Crisis? Part 1: From Proposal to Paradigm to Policy
Flaw and Order: The Science and Mythology of Criminal Profiling
Historical Revisionism in Tim’s Vermeer
In Defense of Useless Math: Why the New Common Core Isn’t As Liberating As It Seems
Modern Geocentrism: A Case Study of Pseudoscience in Astronomy
Monster Catfish: Investigating a Whopper
Science and Skepticism, the Big Picture
Sylvia Browne’s FBI File: Examining Her Alleged Detective Work and a Federal Criminal Investigation
The Amazing Randi’s Most Extraordinary Escape, Part 2
The Cockington Church Ghost Photo
The False Memory Syndrome
The Trent UFO Photos—‘Best’ of All Time—Finally Busted?
Why Do People Believe in Gods?
Why We Believe: New Research, New Understanding
44 Doctor-Bashing Arguments . . . and Harriet Hall’s Rebuttals
A Walk on the Other Side
Defending Science-Based Medicine: 44 Doctor-Bashing Arguments…..and Their Rebuttals
Dr. Phil and the Hummingbird
Era of the Flying Saucers
JAL 1628: Capt. Terauchi’s Marvelous ‘Spaceship’
Lessons of a Landmark PK Hoax
Moonlight and Magic
Reading, Writing, Math, and Panic in the Schools
Sweet Science of Seduction or Scam? Evaluating eHarmony
The Amazing Randi’s Most Extraordinary Escape, Part 1
The Great Freethinker We Owe A Big Debt
Vegetable Oil or Snake Oil? The Pseudoscience of ‘Oil Pulling’
Video Game Violence and Pseudoscience: Bad Science, Fear, and Politics
A Skeptical Linguist Looks at American Beliefs
Carl Sagan, Laurance Rockefeller, and UFOs
Evidence in Science
How to Be Less Dumb
Kendrick Frazier Asks Ann Druyan about the New Cosmos
Runaway Hysteria: The Toyota Panic, with the Federal Government’s Seal of Approval
The Amazing Randi Story: Why James Randi Deserves a Biography
The Cosmos Odyssey of Ann Druyan
The Rendlesham UFO Incident: A Study in Folly
The Uncomfortable Science of Athletic Achievement
Childhood Obesity, Fast Food, and the Overstuffed Elephant in the Room
Did Television Introduce Anorexia to Fiji?
MUFON Jumps the Shark
Raelism: Christianity for the Space Age
Science and Religion: New Questions and Issues
Thermal Imaging: Cold Hard Facts or Just Hot Air?
The Brain and Religious Belief: Analysis Disappoints
The Epistemology of Thought Experiments, Part 2
The Secular Are Skeptics: The Worldviews of Today’s University Students
Did Elves Delay Road Construction in Iceland?
Earthquake Lights Shine Again!
Saucer, Saucer, Who’s Got the Saucer?
Stop Heisenberg Abuse! Three Outrageous Misappropriations of Quantum Physics
The Epistemology of Thought Experiments, Part 1
UFOs and Cognitive Science: A Case Study
Was Special Creation De-Nye’d?
A Philosophical Mind Considers the Universe (and Us)
Between a Beer Joint and a Highway Warning Sign: The ‘Classic’ Cash-Landrum Case Unravels
The Burzynski Affair: Forty Years and Counting
The Continuing Resistance to Acceptance of Reality
The Epsitemology of Thought Experiments, Part 1
The House of Skeptics Serves Psi (and Crow)
The Lure of Mysterious Paintings
The Mystery of the Texas Chupacabra
What Is the Danger That Terrorists Will Attack the United States with a Nuclear or ‘Dirty’ Bomb?