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On Biblical Kinds

On Biblical Kinds

by Penny Higgins
Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record
December 19, 2014

A “kind” is the basic division of organisms according to Creationists, in much the same way that “species” is the fundamental division of organisms to evolutionary biologists.

The $100,000 Flying Reindeer Challenge

The $100,000 Flying Reindeer Challenge

by The Independent Investigations Group
December 9, 2014

What happens when the Independent Investigations Group and CSI go after “the mother of all extraordinary claims”?

Happiness, Religion, and the Status Quo

Happiness, Religion, and the Status Quo

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
December 4, 2014

The emotional benefits that accompany many superstitious, paranormal, and supernatural beliefs undoubtedly make them more difficult to discard.

Your Holiday Dinosaur

Your Holiday Dinosaur

by Penny Higgins
Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record
December 2, 2014

Most vertebrate paleontologists agree that modern birds evolved from dinosaurs. Many, including me, refer to birds as dinosaurs.

IIG at IAC

IIG at IAC

by Jim Underdown
November 26, 2014

On November 13, 2014, a few representatives from the Independent Investigations Group (IIG) in Los Angeles visited Culver City, California, one of the three U.S. locations for the International Academy of Consciousness (IAC).

Susan Gerbic Reports on the 2014 Skeptics Toolbox

Susan Gerbic Reports on the 2014 Skeptics Toolbox

by Susan Gerbic
November 13, 2014

Each August at the University of Oregon, Eugene, you will find a devoted group of conference attendees learning a critical thinking skill to bring back for use in their everyday lives.

Behind the Magic – Interview With James Randi

Behind the Magic – Interview With James Randi

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
October 30, 2014

In 2012, documentary filmmakers Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom began work on An Honest Liar, a profile of the life of “The Amazing” Randi, as he embarks on a series of public crusades to expose America’s beloved psychics, mentalists, preachers, and faith healers with religious fervor.

You Should Have Seen This One Coming – Protesting With Good Thinking At UK Psychic Events

You Should Have Seen This One Coming – Protesting With Good Thinking At UK Psychic Events

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
October 17, 2014

In March of this year, the UK charity Good Thinking was contacted by Mark Tilbrook. Mark is a skeptical activist who had been planning to hand out leaflets to people on their way to attend a range of psychic shows.

In memoriam Jean DOMMANGET

In memoriam Jean DOMMANGET

by The Comité PARA
October 16, 2014

Jean Dommanget died on October 1, 2014 at the age of 90. He was an astronomer and head of the Département “Astrométrie et Dynamique des corps célestes” at the Royal Observatory of Belgium. He was an internationally acknowledged specialist in the domain of double stars.

In Celebration of Martin Gardner

In Celebration of Martin Gardner

by Martin Gardner
October 15, 2014

To commemorate the centennial of the birth of one of the greatest figures in modern scientific skepticism, we have decided to republish a selection of his “Notes of a Psi-Watcher” and “Notes of a Fringe-Watcher” columns from the Skeptical Inquirer on our website.

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