The Lure of Mysterious Paintings, Part 2

The Lure of Mysterious Paintings, Part 2

by Massimo Polidoro
Skeptical Inquirer · Notes on a Strange World · Volume 38.4

In continuing our discussion on “mystery” paintings from the past: a special place is held by paintings that are said to hold hidden meanings—especially when they do.

Mount Rainier: ‘Saucer Magnet’

Mount Rainier: ‘Saucer Magnet’

by James McGaha and Joe Nickell
Skeptical Inquirer · Article · Volume 38.3

Mount Rainier isn’t just where seminal UFO figure Kenneth Arnold saw “flying saucers” in 1947; the majestic mountain actually plays a more direct role in saucerology.

ExpeRimental Science on YouTube with Alom Shaha

ExpeRimental Science on YouTube with Alom Shaha

by Kylie Sturgess
Special Articles · Curiouser and Curiouser
September 8, 2014

Alom Shaha was born in Bangladesh but grew up in London. A teacher, science writer, and filmmaker, he has spent most of his professional life sharing his passion for science and education with the public.

Selling Pseudoscience: A Rent in the Fabric of American Medicine

Selling Pseudoscience: A Rent in the Fabric of American Medicine

by Eugenie V. Mielczarek and Brian D. Engler
Skeptical Inquirer · Article · Volume 38.3

A study of federal funding advancing naturopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, and energy healing as acceptable medical protocols finds troubling misuse of taxpayer dollars.

CFI/Argentina Report (Partial)

CFI/Argentina Report (Partial)

by Alejandro Borgo
Special Articles
August 29, 2014

Recent activities, events, and appearances from CFI/Argentina.

CSI Announces Paul Offit As Winner of the 2013 Balles Prize

CSI Announces Paul Offit As Winner of the 2013 Balles Prize

by Paul Fidalgo, Communications Director
Skeptical Inquirer · News & Comment · Volume 38.4

It is for a literary endeavor, perhaps no less valuable than his scientific work, that Dr. Paul Offit is the 2013 recipient of the Robert P. Balles Annual Prize in Critical Thinking.