More Options

Special Articles

Web exclusives from CSI contributors

Getting Into Pterosaur Trouble – An Interview With Daniel Loxton

Getting Into Pterosaur Trouble – An Interview With Daniel Loxton

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
April 3, 2013

“The goal for Pterosaur Trouble and the other Tales of Prehistoric Life series books is persuasive photorealism—or heightened realism, anyway. I want it to look like I just popped back in time with my camera and took some nature photographs. That concept constrains every aspect of the creation of the illustrations.”

This Week in Conspiracy: For Fear of a Jesuit Planet

This Week in Conspiracy: For Fear of a Jesuit Planet

by Robert Blaskiewicz
This Week in Conspiracy
April 1, 2013

In the lore of conspiracism, few religious groups, with the exception of Jews, are more feared or thought to be more powerful than the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). As I write, it was only yesterday that the College of Cardinals elected the first Jesuit pontiff, Jorge Mario Bergoglio (now Pope Francis), which makes you wonder: If they were so powerful, what took them so long to ascend to power?

Leave Us Alone, You’re Spoiling Things

Leave Us Alone, You’re Spoiling Things

by Sharon Hill
Sounds Sciencey
March 29, 2013

The Skeptic is the unwanted visitor to the paranormal-themed discussion. Questions are unwelcome; they spoil the fun. “Why do you bother nagging on the ghost hunters, the Bigfoot believers, and the UFOlogists,” they ask, “Why not go do something to stop real harm?”

Jim Underdown represents CSI at ConDor XX

Jim Underdown represents CSI at ConDor XX

by Jim Underdown
March 15, 2013

From March 8 – 12, 2013, I attended and spoke at ConDor XX, a sci/fi and fantasy conference at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego.

Wikapediatrician Susan Gerbic discusses her Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project

Wikapediatrician Susan Gerbic discusses her Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project

by Susan Gerbic
March 8, 2013

The Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW) project was started in May 2010 as an effort to unite editors to become more skilled at adding skeptical content to the fifth most popular Internet site in the world. I discovered that there are people in our community that have been looking for a way to become more involved but need more structure, support, and training.

Burning the Mean and Disparaging Skeptic Straw Man

Burning the Mean and Disparaging Skeptic Straw Man

by Sharon Hill
Sounds Sciencey
March 1, 2013

Does “skeptic” equal nasty, obnoxious and shouty? No? Then why do we get automatically tagged with those characteristics even when we are not? The word carries some connotations. But that ought not bar an exchange between skeptics and believers. We have some bridges to build.

Bad Pharma – Interview with Ben Goldacre

Bad Pharma – Interview with Ben Goldacre

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
February 27, 2013

Dr. Ben Goldacre is a best-selling author, broadcaster, medical doctor and academic who specialises in unpicking dodgy scientific claims from drug companies, newspapers, government reports, PR people and quacks. For this interview, we discuss the extent of the problems that face the medical establishment and what we can do to solve these problems.

Conspiracy Theory Roundup (February 9, 2013)

Conspiracy Theory Roundup (February 9, 2013)

by Robert Blaskiewicz
This Week in Conspiracy
February 26, 2013

The Conspiracy Theory Roundup is an ongoing series of news items from around the web relevant to connoisseurs of conspiracism.

13 Is Their Lucky Number

13 Is Their Lucky Number

by Jim Underdown
February 13, 2013

The IIG is—we believe—the largest paranormal investigations team in the world. With affiliate groups in several states and a Canadian province, we are in the process of creating an international network of trained investigators who will not only look into paranormal, fringe science, and extraordinary claims in their own regions, but also administer the IIG $50,000 Challenge.

Bill Cooke Visits CFI-Kenya

Bill Cooke Visits CFI-Kenya

by George Ongere
February 6, 2013

From January 7 to 11, our current Director of International Programs at CFI, Bill Cooke, visited Kenya to have a look at the expansive programs CFI-Kenya has been undertaking.

Page 9 of 58 pages « First  <  7 8 9 10 11 >  Last »