Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 41.4
Robert Sheaffer is one of the—if not the—world’s top experts on the subject of unidentified flying objects and claims of extraterrestrials, and he shares that knowledge in his new book Bad UFOs.
by Kyle Polich
In his “Missing411” series of books, author David Paulides claims that people are going missing from U.S. national parks under unusual circumstances and the National Park Service is obstructing attempts to investigate. What are the facts?
by Matt Nisbet
Partisan protests put public trust in scientists at risk.
by Joe Nickell
The death of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey went unsolved for two decades. Psychics were worse than useless, but the author’s proposed solution resulted from evaluating the best evidence.
by James Randi
James Randi addresses the sham of ‘Facilitated Communication’
Ben Radford explains a strange mist found in a Phoenix woman’s driveway.
by Gary Posner
Newly obtained recordings provide a unique opportunity to assess the sessions of a genuine “psychic detective” police case.
by Joe Nickell
Joe Nickell solves the case of an unlikely ghost, hidden in Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave
Geoffrey Kabat debunks elusive health risks in his new book.
To support their claim that humans and dinosaurs coexisted, numerous antievolution publications—including grade-school science textbooks—assert that dragon legends were inspired by human encounters with fire-breathing dinosaurs. Here’s why that’s unrealistic.
Did Australia’s Aborigines See Plesiosaurs? Yes–in a Children’s Book
The Danger of Chromotherapy
by Sébastian Point
Maria Konnikova Wins CSI’s Balles Prize in Critical Thinking for The Confidence Game
The Fires of Creationists, and Rallying for Science
The Monster of Florence: Case Closed?
Can Anything Save Us from Unintended Consequences?
by Stuart Vyse