Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 40.2
The man who brought us Innumeracy and touted the benefits of mathematical thinking begins his ‘anti-memoir’ by conveying concerns and questions we should have about biographies... or our own lives.
In her new book, Troublemaker, written with Rebecca Paley, Remini interweaves stories of her personal and professional life with her history in and growing doubts about Scientology.
Is biological race a mere myth or a troublesome fact better left unexplored?
by Joe Nickell
The Yowie is becoming increasingly standardized in its appearance. It is sometimes said that it resembles “depictions of the American Bigfoot” or that “America’s Bigfoot would be an identical type”
But why today is there so much discussion about Magdalene? What’s so special about this woman to attract the attention of fans of mysteries?
by Matt Nisbet
As we educate the public about scientific consensus, evidence suggests we also need to reframe the focus of debate. Americans tend to view climate change as a scientific or environmental issue, but not as a problem that affects them personally or that connects to issues that they already perceive as important.
by Harriet Hall
He doesn’t blame people who go off in pursuit of a promised miracle cure. He understands their desperation and the comfort of having a hope to cling to. Rather, he blames those who offer that anything without a fair, accurate, and accountable foundation.
Skepticism and the Nature of the Mind
The Mote in Thy Brother’s Eye
by Thomas Gilovich and Lee Ross
Does the Scientific Method Have Biblical Origins?
by Brian Bolton
Another Really Bad Week for the Supplements Industry, Including Criminal Charges
Divine Providence or Divine Malfeasance: A Skeptical Inquiry
Missiles and Saucers
Cyptozology and Global Warming
by Stuart Vyse
Sadly, buying a gun does not make you safer. To the contrary, the evidence suggests that bringing a gun into your home increases the chances you will be killed.