Web exclusives from CSI contributors
by Sharon Hill
November 14, 2012
Members of the public don’t know much about science, and they seem fine to leave science to the scientists. That’s Trouble.
November 7, 2012
An Interview with Quackometer’s Andy Lewis
November 6, 2012
Although we are on opposite sides of the planet, we have the same problems that you face in United States: psychics, astrologers, conspiracy theorists, doomsayers, alternative medicine "therapists,” fundamentalist preachers, creationists, and a host of charlatans who prey on the ignorance of people in the streets, either on television or privately.
October 29, 2012
A report on the wide variety of activities of CFI/Argentina in 2012, including lectures, television appearances, online organizing, and more.
October 15, 2012
An Interview with Science Television Creator Sonya Pemberton.
by Leo Igwe
October 12, 2012
A review of 50 Popular Beliefs that People Think are True by Guy Harrison.
by Uiwon, Hwang
October 10, 2012
My name is Uiwon, Hwang, 35 years old. I majored in railroad engineering at university and worked as a rolling stock driver after graduating. I always had some interest in the global scientific skepticism movement, a rare case in Korea. This is how I started to work in the field of scientific journalism.
by Caleb W. Lack
October 1, 2012
Last fall, it was brought to my attention that John Edward was scheduled to appear in downtown Oklahoma City for two seminars on March 9, 2012. I brought this information to the campus group that I advise, the UCO Skeptics, and suggested we plan a protest to help educate people on exactly what John Edward would be doing, and that it was in no way related to supernatural abilities.
by Gary Longsine and Peter Boghossian
September 27, 2012
The Twin Fallacies of Appeal to Righteous Indignation and Appeal to Sanctity.
Appeals to righteous indignation or sanctity—which attempt to shield ideas from contemplation, discussion, investigation, or criticism—are common, impede rational discourse, and should be recognized as logical fallacies.
September 26, 2012
The Merseyside Skeptics recently launched a video called Testing the Shuzi Sports Band. In order to find out more about its creation, I spoke to Mike Hall of the Merseyside Skeptics.