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Special Reports from CSISpecial Report
January 20, 2017
From a folkloric perspective there are many red flags that the story of The Bye Bye Man (as Schneck described it to me and in his book—he didn’t write the screenplay) is fiction.
by Susan Gerbic
December 1, 2016
The lineup of speakers was some of the stars of science and skepticism, making this a must-do conference.
November 9, 2016
Notable skeptics were remembered for their deeds in a short presentation shown during the conference.
September 22, 2016
Any other time reports of threatening clowns would likely have been ignored or dismissed, but these copycat clown incidents come at a time when very real terroristic threats and school shootings are in the news.
by Russ Dobler
June 8, 2016
“It’s why the skeptics’ movement was founded—to tackle the issues people think important but that mainstream science considers too ridiculous to bother with.”
September 1, 2011
It’s the day of the Rapture, May 21st, 2011, but I’m on my way to the First Iconium Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, for other reasons.
June 9, 2011
At an unconventional convention in Atlanta in February, conspiracy theorists, UFO researchers, alternative medicine advocates, new patriots, and...
May 4, 2011
It's not often that a convention is cheerfully preoccupied by the sound of crunching.
by Joe Nickell
October 31, 2010
Joe Nickell recently sat down with Director of CFI Libraries Tim Binga to hold the 14th Annual Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Houdini Séance.
by Robert Slack, Jr., Eugenie V. Mielczarek
June 10, 2010
Acupuncture has become increasingly embedded within the American healthcare system, despite mounting empirical evidence against it.