Skeptical Inquirer Archives
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?
Australian Man Films Giant Glowing Object in the Sky and Then Deletes Comments Explaining What It Is
Creationism Gone Global
Delving into the Abduction Files
Explanations and Meta-Ideas
Extra Time or Game Over?
Indian Skeptic Assassinated, World’s First Anti-Superstition Law Passed
Philosophy Meets Medicine
Problems with Modern Medicine: Too Much Emphasis on Disease, Not Enough on Managing Risk
Six Signs of Scientism: Part 2
The Sacrifice of a Skeptic
The Unexplained Files—TV Mystery-Mongering
When Does a Human Life Begin?
An Inside Look at a ‘Psychic’s’ World
A Serious Look at Psychiatry’s Madness Model
Cautions and Enthusiasms
Detective: Uncovering the Mysteries of a Word
Psychic Successes or Memory Failures?
Scholarly Cryptozoology: Now, There’s Something You Don’t See Every Day
Six Signs of Scientism: Part 1
Taking Our Medicine: What Hope for Skepticism in Healthcare?
The Future of High Energy Physics in the United States
Truth, Part II
Authors Reply to NCCAM Response
A Dangerous Blending of Nazi Fact and Fiction
A Fundamental, Costly Error
Did Psychic Visions Locate Missing California Boy?
Electrocuting Parasites: Cutting Edge Pseudoscientific Technology
How News about ESP Research Shapes Audience Beliefs
NCCAM Responds to ‘Nurturing Non-Science’ Article
Obesity Redux: A Response to Readers
The Wonder of Creation Astronomy
Truth, Part I
Wildly Wrong, Psychics Shouldn’t Get a Free Pass
You Can’t Possibly Be Sirius!
Bringing Bayes into Predictions
Investigating Plagiarism in New Age Books
Mathematical Explanations and Degrees of Impossibility
News and Comment
Psychic Failure and the Boston Marathon Bombing
The Biography of America’s Lake Monster
The Mystery of the Sicilian Avengers
The ‘Psychology Is Science, Not Witchcraft’ Campaign
UFOs in the Desert, 2013
Vindication of My Notorious ‘Insulting’ Letter to UFOlogist J. Allen Hynek
Violence, Here and Above
Why Gay and Lesbian? A New Proposal
Admiration and Disapprobation
Bigfoot DNA Study: Making an End Run Around Science
Climate Change Denial in the Classroom
Is Interstellar Travel ‘Preposterous’?
No News Is Good News, but Bad News Is Deadly
Nurturing Non-Science: Startling Concepts in the Education of Physicians
Obesity: What Does the Science Really Say?
The Thought Reader Craze
Whose Burden of Proof?