Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 38.5
by Josh Zepps
We present a condensed version of an earlier interview about Ann Druyan’s experience with the first and the new Cosmos series by Josh Zepps for our Center for Inquiry’s Point of Inquiry podcast.
Although unfamiliar to many skeptics, rhetorical analysis can provide a useful complement to the traditional critical thinking approaches that comprise the “skeptic’s toolbox.”
by Harriet Hall
A brief guide to a popular alternative system of remedies based on a nineteenth-century concept that has no scientific validity.
A much-hyped two-hour Discovery Channel “documentary” delved into a decades-old pseudo-mystery known as the Dyatlov Pass incident in which nine Russian skiers died under unclear circumstances in the Ural Mountains.
by Joe Nickell
In October 2013, led by a professional guide, I visited Mount Rainier and its vicinity, the locale of numerous alleged sightings, track discoveries, and photographs of the elusive creature.
Unlike other mysterious phenomena such as psychic powers, ghosts, or Bigfoot, there is no doubt that crop circles are real. The real question is what creates them.
Kendrick Frazier Asks Ann Druyan about the New Cosmos
Runaway Hysteria: The Toyota Panic, with the Federal Government’s Seal of Approval
The Cosmos Odyssey of Ann Druyan
Evidence in Science
Carl Sagan, Laurance Rockefeller, and UFOs
The Amazing Randi Story: Why James Randi Deserves a Biography
The Uncomfortable Science of Athletic Achievement
How to Be Less Dumb
You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself by David McRaney
The Rendlesham UFO Incident: A Study in Folly
by James McGaha and Joe Nickell
Encounter in Rendlesham Forest: The Inside Story of the World’s Best-Documented UFO Incident by Nick Pope
A Skeptical Linguist Looks at American Beliefs
God Bless America! Strange and Unusual Religious Beliefs and Practices in the United States by Karen Stollznow