September / October 2018
The God Engine
by James Alcock
Belief in the supernatural develops as a natural consequence of the way our brains work, so it should be no surprise that religion is both pervasive and enduring.
From the Spectral to the Spectrum: Radiation in the Crosshairs
by Jeanne Goldberg
Public attitudes about radiation, shaped by a rich history of mythology from biblical times to the modern events of Chernobyl and Fukushima, impact personal lives and decisions, but they also have global existential implications.
Multi-level marketing companies use subtle influence techniques to capture and influence recruits—and you are at risk.
I’ve Got Algorithm. Who Could Ask for Anything More?
by Peter Kassan
The news has been filled with discussions of the so-called algorithms of Facebook and other software giants. Originally, the word algorithm had a precise meaning, but more recently it has been used to elicit undeserved respect—and perhaps to avoid deeper scrutiny.
Biological Reasons Young-Earth Creationists’ Worldwide Flood Never Happened
by Lorence G. Collins
Like the geological evidence, biological evidence demonstrates that a worldwide flood never happened 4,350 years ago, as young- Earth creationists believe.
Ghostly ‘Black Monk’ or Random Tourist?
by Kenny Biddle
On the Set of Cosmos’s Season Two
We Need a Paradigm Shift in Science Advocacy
by Gregg Davidson, Carol Hill, and Ken Wolgemuth
Why Belief is So Powerful
Outside the Box: Solving Diverse Mysteries
by Joe Nickell
A Telepathy Investigation
Why are Millennials Turning to Astrology?
by Stuart Vyse
The Care and Feeding of the Vagina
by Harriet Hall
Caught Between the Possible and the Paranormal
The Case That CAM is Unethical
by Harriet Hall
An Early ‘Monster’ with an Older History
Climate Fundamentals: NOVA’s ‘Decoding the Weather Machine’