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How to Make Better Decisions: Skeptics’ Advice

How to Make Better Decisions: Skeptics’ Advice

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
February 21, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 4

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 4

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
February 20, 2018

This article is the fourth of five articles, chronicling the adventures of my month long European About Time Tour. This tour was funded by the individual skeptical organizations and by private donations.

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 3

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 3

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
February 16, 2018

About Time Tour – September 24–29, 2017

Pulseras de cobre y cócteles: ¿el cobre te curará o te matará?

Pulseras de cobre y cócteles: ¿el cobre te curará o te matará?

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
February 15, 2018

Las pulseras de cobre se usaron durante siglos en la medicina folcórica. Supuestamente reducen el dolor de las articulaciones y la rigidez asociada a la artritis, y usando cobre en la muñeca presuntamente beneficia a todas las articulaciones en el cuerpo.

An interview with Joe Nickell at CSICon

An interview with Joe Nickell at CSICon

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
February 14, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 2

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 2

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
February 9, 2018

About Time Tour – September 20–24, 2017

An interview with Grant Ritchey at CSICon

An interview with Grant Ritchey at CSICon

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
February 8, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

Copper Bracelets and Moscow Mules: Will Copper Heal You or Kill You?

Copper Bracelets and Moscow Mules: Will Copper Heal You or Kill You?

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
February 8, 2018

Copper bracelets have been used for centuries in folk medicine. They allegedly reduce the joint pain and stiffness associated with arthritis, and wearing copper on the wrist supposedly benefits all joints in the body.

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Elects Six New Fellows

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Elects Six New Fellows

by csicop.org
Special Report
February 8, 2018

CSI fellows are elected for their distinguished service to science and skepticism, serving as advisors to CSI and its magazine, Skeptical Inquirer, and are invited to share their expertise and advice on the program’s issues and projects.

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 1

Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 1

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
February 8, 2018

Susan Gerbic tells of her journeys through the countries of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

A Skeptics’ Six-Month Book Club List for a New Year

A Skeptics’ Six-Month Book Club List for a New Year

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
February 6, 2018

(AKA the Science-Based-Diversity-Fetus-Transgender-Entitlement-Vulnerable-Evidence-Based Reading Suggestions for the Start of 2018)

Some Success Against City of Hope’s Cancer Miracle Mongering?

Some Success Against City of Hope’s Cancer Miracle Mongering?

by William M. London
Consumer Health
February 2, 2018

William London fights against false advertisement by City of Hope

An interview with Alison Bernstein at CSICon

An interview with Alison Bernstein at CSICon

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
January 31, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

William James and the Psychics

William James and the Psychics

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
January 30, 2018

Why did one of the great figures in the history of psychological science, a Harvard University professor who supervised the earliest United States doctoral degrees in psychology, spend many years attending séances and ultimately come to support the honesty and integrity of a famous Boston medium?

Uno de los nuestros tiene problemas…

Uno de los nuestros tiene problemas…

by Claire Klingenberg, Escépticos Europeos
Special Report
January 29, 2018

Posiblemente sepáis que Britt Hermes, una activista escéptica internacional sobre la naturopatía, ha sido demandada por difamación.

De entrañable curandero a peligro público

De entrañable curandero a peligro público

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
January 26, 2018

Medios españoles que le han promocionado durante décadas dan la espalda a un pseudomédico por decir que la mejor terapia contra el cáncer es “no hacer nada”

An interview with Eugenie Scott at CSICon

An interview with Eugenie Scott at CSICon

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
January 24, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

One of our own is in trouble…

One of our own is in trouble…

by Claire Klingeberg, European Skeptics
January 17, 2018

Britt Hermes, who is an international skeptical campaigner about naturopathy, is currently being sued for defamation.

An interview with Kevin Folta at CSICon

An interview with Kevin Folta at CSICon

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
January 17, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

Sonic Attack Claims Are Unjustified: Just Follow the Facts

Sonic Attack Claims Are Unjustified: Just Follow the Facts

by Robert E. Bartholomew
Special Report
January 16, 2018

Regardless of what you may be hearing in the news, claims that a “sonic attack” took place in Cuba are dubious.

Recent Developments in ‘Eastern’ Science

Recent Developments in ‘Eastern’ Science

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
January 12, 2018

Science from the Koran and the Vedas? Who knew?

An Interview with Britt Hermes at CSICon

An Interview with Britt Hermes at CSICon

by Jonathan Jarry
CSICon
January 11, 2018

Check out this interview by the McGill Office for Science and Society

Ayurveda: Ancient Superstition, Not Ancient Wisdom

Ayurveda: Ancient Superstition, Not Ancient Wisdom

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
December 14, 2017

Ayurveda is basically superstition mixed with a soupçon of practical health advice.

I promise, it is the last time I will write about Tyler Henry.  This year. Probably.

I promise, it is the last time I will write about Tyler Henry.  This year. Probably.

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
December 8, 2017

Sometimes what is missing from a psychic reading is more interesting—and more important—than what was actually said.

Do Superstitious Rituals Work?

Do Superstitious Rituals Work?

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
December 8, 2017

Yes, your superstitions work, but it’s the ritual, not the superstition, that’s making you feel better. Any old ritual will do.

CSICon Photo Tribute to James Randi

CSICon Photo Tribute to James Randi

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
Special Report
December 5, 2017

Susan Gerbic explains the history behind the Randi photo and the obstacles faced while trying to capture it.

Would You Drill Holes in Your Head for Science?

Would You Drill Holes in Your Head for Science?

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
November 15, 2017

The information that can be obtained from sham surgery trials is invaluable, but it doesn’t always change clinical practices, and many have questioned the ethics of subjecting sham surgery patients to the risks of sham surgery knowing there is no possible benefit to their health.

Chiropractors and Diabetes Gimmickry

Chiropractors and Diabetes Gimmickry

by William M. London
Consumer Health
November 13, 2017

Chiropractic’s identity as a profession depends on a gimmick: promoting the implausible notion that chiropractors have special expertise to detect and adjust supposedly health compromising spinal dysfunctions.

An Interview with Guy Harrison

An Interview with Guy Harrison

by Alejandro Borgo
November 10, 2017

Guy P. Harrison is an American author. He is known for his written works on skepticism and atheism.

El origen del movimiento escéptico español

El origen del movimiento escéptico español

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
November 9, 2017

Un grupo de ufólogos fue a mediados de los años 80 el germen de la primera organización española crítica con las pseudociencias

‘Educate Yourself’: The Log in the Critical Eye

‘Educate Yourself’: The Log in the Critical Eye

by Benjamin Radford
Special Report
November 8, 2017

As a professional skeptic, I deal with all manner of believer. Some are respectful, some are not, but the one constant is that the believer and I are approaching the topic from different viewpoints.

From Mallets to Chisels: Good Journalism, Bad Journalism, and Fake News

From Mallets to Chisels: Good Journalism, Bad Journalism, and Fake News

by Tamar Wilner
Media Mind
November 6, 2017

Ever since “fake news” became an inescapable phrase in late 2016, journalism professionals familiar with misinformation have made a point of defining the term carefully. But some academics and journalists seem confused.

The Riddle of Consciousness

The Riddle of Consciousness

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
October 23, 2017

Consciousness is not a nonphysical phenomenon. It is an evolved user-illusion, “a system of virtual machines that evolved, genetically and memetically, to play very special roles in the ‘cognitive niche’ our ancestors have constructed over the millennia.”

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Michael Mann

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Michael Mann

by Mark Boslough
CSICon
October 20, 2017

Michael E. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center at Penn State. His research focuses on climate change.

“13. It’s Just a Number, Right?”

“13. It’s Just a Number, Right?”

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
October 13, 2017

A 2007 Gallup poll found that 13 percent of Americans would be bothered by being assigned a 13th floor hotel room.

We Already Know the Las Vegas Shooter’s Motive

We Already Know the Las Vegas Shooter’s Motive

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
October 12, 2017

The shooter’s goal was to set a record: to kill as many people as possible all by himself and to become famous for doing so, simply because he could.

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Bob Novella

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Bob Novella

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
September 28, 2017

Bob Novella is one of the founding members of the popular The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe podcast that started in May 2005. He and the rest of the Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe rogues will be speaking at CSICon, October 26–28, 2017.

27 academias científicas nacionales europeas alertan de 
la inutilidad y el peligro de la homeopatía

27 academias científicas nacionales europeas alertan de 
la inutilidad y el peligro de la homeopatía

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
September 26, 2017

Dictaminan que la pseudoterapia limita sus efectos al placebo y piden a los legisladores de la UE que tomen medidas contra ella

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Maria Konnikova

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Maria Konnikova

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
September 25, 2017

Maria Konnikova is a full-time writer with PhD in Psychology. She’s written two books and has been working on a third. Learn more about her here!

The Experience of Experiencing Eclipse People Watching

The Experience of Experiencing Eclipse People Watching

by Susan Gerbic
Special Report
September 22, 2017

Susan Gerbic explains her experience of totality during the 2017 Solar Eclipse

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Sheldon W. Helms

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Sheldon W. Helms

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
September 22, 2017

Sheldon W. Helms is a professor of experimental psychology at Ohlone College in Fremont, California, where he serves as senior faculty member in the Psychology Department.

Testosterone Rex

Testosterone Rex

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
September 19, 2017

Testosterone Rex: the familiar, plausible, pervasive, and powerful story of sex and society. Testosterone drives masculinity; it allegedly explains all those male/female differences.

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Evan Bernstein

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Evan Bernstein

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
September 18, 2017

Evan is the co-host of an award-winning podcast, The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe, and also a member of the executive board for The New England Skeptical Society. Get to know him here!

The One Where “Psychic” Tyler Henry Reads Alan Thicke

The One Where “Psychic” Tyler Henry Reads Alan Thicke

by Susan Gerbic
September 15, 2017

Is Hollywood Medium blaming Alan Thicke for not taking Tyler Henry’s reading seriously?

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Kavin Senapathy

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Kavin Senapathy

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
September 14, 2017

Kavin Senapathy will be speaking at CSICon Saturday, October 28 along with Natalie Newell at 11:00 a.m. She is a science communicator who lives in Madison, Wisconsin and writes for Forbes Magazine. Get to know her in this interview.

La Homeopatía es una farsa

La Homeopatía es una farsa

by Nick Little, translated by Alejandro Borgo
Special Report
September 13, 2017

La homeopatía es una farsa. Se ha demostrado a través de la investigación científica que los “remedios” homeopáticos son, como mucho, un placebo.

From CSICon Speakers James Alcock and Loren Pankratz: A Call for Essays

by James Alcock and Loren Pankratz
Special Report
September 12, 2017

The speakers are seeking essays about the personal experience of changing one’s mind because of meaningful new information or data, compelling argument, or defeated theory. Read for more information!

TIES Weekly Update – September 6, 2017

TIES Weekly Update – September 6, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
September 6, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

James Alcock - an Interview with Susan Gerbic

James Alcock - an Interview with Susan Gerbic

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
September 6, 2017

James Alcock is a professor of psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada. He is also a fellow and member of the Executive Council for the Committee for the Skeptical Inquirer and one of the original faculty lecturers with the Skeptic’s Toolbox.

TIES Weekly Update – September 1, 2017

TIES Weekly Update – September 1, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
September 1, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science

Wellmania: Misadventures in the Search For Wellness—Interview with Brigid Delaney

Wellmania: Misadventures in the Search For Wellness—Interview with Brigid Delaney

by Kylie Sturgess
Curiouser and Curiouser
August 31, 2017

Cold-pressed juices, quitting sugar, Paleo, hot yoga, mindfulness … if you embrace these things you will be happy, you will be well—just ask Instagram.

Robert Brotherton habla sobre las teorías conspirativas: “solo la punta del iceberg”

Robert Brotherton habla sobre las teorías conspirativas: “solo la punta del iceberg”

by Susan Gerbic, translated by Alejandro Borgo
CSICon
August 30, 2017

Rob Brotherton es autor y profesor en el Barnard College, ciudad de Nueva York, EE.UU. Tiene un doctorado proveniente de la Goldsmiths University of London; su tesis se refería a la psicología de las teorías conspirativas.

The Incorrigible Dr. Oz

The Incorrigible Dr. Oz

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
August 29, 2017

Oz has made a reputation for himself as the Television SuperDoctor, but don’t be fooled by his dramaticized remedies.

Moving Science’s Statistical Goalposts

Moving Science’s Statistical Goalposts

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
August 28, 2017

In 1989, Ralph Rosnow and Robert Rosenthal, two well-respected experts on statistical methods in psychology, wrote the following memorable line: “We want to underscore that, surely, God loves the .06 nearly as much as the .05”. For researchers in psychology, this was an amusing statement.

Puzzling World - NZ

Puzzling World - NZ

by Susan Gerbic
August 25, 2017

The world is turned inside out for Susan Gerbic, as she makes a visit to the Puzzling World, located in New Zealand

Enter the Skeptic Zone: An Interview with CSICon Speaker, Richard Saunders

Enter the Skeptic Zone: An Interview with CSICon Speaker, Richard Saunders

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
August 24, 2017

Richard Saunders is twice president of the Australian Skeptics, founder of the popular Sydney Skeptics in the Pub event, actor, and also a professional origamist.

Looking Back at the 2016 New Zealand Skeptics Conference

Looking Back at the 2016 New Zealand Skeptics Conference

by Susan Gerbic
August 24, 2017

Susan Gerbic re-caps her recent experiences in New Zealand at the Skeptics Conference.

This is Genetic Engineering 2.0!

This is Genetic Engineering 2.0!

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
August 14, 2017

Kevin Folta is a professor at the University of Florida and the chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department. He will be speaking at CSICon on Friday October 27.

Addressing the Fear-Based Narrative Around GMOs with Natalie Newell

Addressing the Fear-Based Narrative Around GMOs with Natalie Newell

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
August 8, 2017

Natalie Newell is the director and producer of the Science Moms documentary that will be shown at CSICon on Saturday, October 28 at 11:00 a.m.

The Ghost Behind You

The Ghost Behind You

by Essam Munir
Special Report
August 7, 2017

A neuroscientific exploration of feeling of a presence phenomenon

Kenny Biddle at CSICon: You Are Going to Love His Workshop!

Kenny Biddle at CSICon: You Are Going to Love His Workshop!

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
August 4, 2017

Kenny Biddle lives in Pennsylvania and was a paranormal investigator until he began questioning ghost photographs he and his peers kept shooting. He is a professional photographer, blogger, writer and science enthusiast. He will be speaking at CSICon 2017 Thursday, October 26.

El aristócrata que intentó engañar a Houdini

El aristócrata que intentó engañar a Houdini

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
August 3, 2017

Joaquín María Argamasilla cautivó hace cien años con su visión de rayos X a renombrados científicos españoles.

Robert Brotherton on Conspiracy Theories: “...just the tip of the iceberg.”

Robert Brotherton on Conspiracy Theories: “...just the tip of the iceberg.”

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
August 2, 2017

I got into conspiracy theories very early in my psychology career, while I was still an undergrad. Around that time I was getting into the skeptical movement, reading books such as Flim Flam and The Demon Haunted World, and it got me interested in the weird side of psychology – false memories, magical beliefs, and the like.

Homeopathy is a Sham

Homeopathy is a Sham

by Nicholas Little
Special Report
August 1, 2017

Homeopathy is a sham. Homeopathic “remedies” have been shown repeatedly by scientific research to be at best placebos.

The Age of Misinformation is More Global Than We Might Think

The Age of Misinformation is More Global Than We Might Think

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
July 31, 2017

Taner Edis is a professor of physics at Truman State University in Missouri. He is a Scientific and Technical Consultant for CSI and has written several books on religion and science. He will be speaking at CSICon 2017 at 9am on Saturday, October 28.

iDoubt: Critical Thinking and Skepticism in Africa in an Internet Age

by Leo Igwe
Special Report
July 28, 2017

The need for critical thinking in Africa cannot be overemphasized because some of the dark and destructive effects of dogma, superstition, and blind faith are most manifest is in this region.

Ancient Navajo Cure for Hearing Loss: A Lesson in Spotting Red Flags

Ancient Navajo Cure for Hearing Loss: A Lesson in Spotting Red Flags

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
July 27, 2017

I’ve been getting emails advertising a lost Navajo remedy that can cure deafness. Nearly 33,500 people have allegedly reversed their hearing loss in just two weeks with this 100 percent natural treatment.

The Bloody Work of “Naturopathic Doctors” with Britt Hermes

The Bloody Work of “Naturopathic Doctors” with Britt Hermes

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
July 25, 2017

So, I was one of these “naturopathic doctors.” I went to a school near Seattle named Bastyr University, which told prospective students that its curriculum was “just like” medical school.

Principles of Curiosity Review

Principles of Curiosity Review

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
July 24, 2017

Susan Gerbic Reviews a New Skeptoid Media Production, Principles of Curiosity

SkeptiCal 2017

SkeptiCal 2017

by Susan Gerbic
Special Report
July 20, 2017

Race, Pornography, Fake News, Eclipse, Brain Myths, Popular Assumptions, and the Magic of Science…

“We shall see if the spirits are willing” - Meet CSICon Speaker Mark Edward

“We shall see if the spirits are willing” - Meet CSICon Speaker Mark Edward

by Susan Gerbic
CSICon
July 19, 2017

Everyone will have the opportunity to learn how to cold read up close and personal and there may be some amazing other more experimental things that will happen.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Emmys: An Amelia Earhart Special (Non)Mystery Post-Mortem

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Emmys: An Amelia Earhart Special (Non)Mystery Post-Mortem

by Benjamin Radford
Special Report
July 18, 2017

Going beyond the evidence is routinely seen on reality television…

NECSS 2017 Honors the Past While Looking Ahead

NECSS 2017 Honors the Past While Looking Ahead

by Russ Dobler
Special Report
July 17, 2017

Not even an “act of God” could keep a full day of Science-Based Medicine talks from kicking things off on Friday, June 30

UFOs Marathon: Seventy Years of Flying Saucers, Science, Myth, and Fiction

UFOs Marathon: Seventy Years of Flying Saucers, Science, Myth, and Fiction

by Alejandro Borgo, Carlos Domínguez, and Francisco Rinaldi
July 11, 2017

The event was supported—among others—by CFI Argentina and was entirely dedicated to flying saucers and on several subjects related to them.

The Xbox Kinect and Paranormal Investigation

The Xbox Kinect and Paranormal Investigation

by Kenny Biddle
Special Report
July 7, 2017

Sadly, the majority of gadgets that are being used by ghost hunting teams are about as useful as a car muffler in the shower. In other words, they are completely useless.

Eventually I’m going to piss off Tyler Henry

Eventually I’m going to piss off Tyler Henry

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
July 3, 2017

I have written extensively that from everything I have seen he is using cold-reading tactics.

TIES Weekly Update - June 20, 2017

TIES Weekly Update - June 20, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
June 27, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

Megyn Kelly, Alex Jones, and Conspiracies

Megyn Kelly, Alex Jones, and Conspiracies

by Benjamin Radford
Special Report
June 22, 2017

For skeptics it’s often a no-win situation: If we ignore whatever bogus claim (UFO, Bigfoot, ghosts, conspiracies) then what happens is that believers say to themselves: “There must be something to it…

Platillos volantes: el nacimiento del mito

Platillos volantes: el nacimiento del mito

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
June 22, 2017

Con Kenneth Arnold estalló en 1947 la fiebre de los ovnis, aunque entonces casi nadie relacionaba los objetos que se veían en los cielos con naves extraterrestres.

Quiroprácticos: pros y contras

Quiroprácticos: pros y contras

by Harriet Hall, translated by Alejandro Borgo
June 16, 2017

Cuando la quiropraxia es efectiva, lo que es efectivo no es “quiropráctico!: es SMT (Terapia de Estimulación Espinal, TEE)...

The Real ESP—Building a Bridge for Skeptics

The Real ESP—Building a Bridge for Skeptics

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
June 15, 2017

This interview with the European Skeptics Podcast is an example of what can happen when you venture out and meet others who share the same passion and worldview.

Moral Panic Du Jour: The ‘Blue Whale Game’

by Benjamin Radford
Special Report
June 15, 2017

“The Blue Whale ‘suicide game’ is believed to be a hidden online social media group which its main aim is to encourage our children to kill themselves…

Answering Vaccine Skeptics

Answering Vaccine Skeptics

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
June 14, 2017

Here are some short answers to some of the most common objections to vaccines…

P-Hacker Confessions: Daryl Bem and Me

P-Hacker Confessions: Daryl Bem and Me

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
June 13, 2017

Daryl Bem is unquestionably one of the world’s most fascinating psychologists. He represents the rare combination of an accomplished mainstream psychologist who is also a believer in ESP.

“Meanwhile, In the Upside Down…”

“Meanwhile, In the Upside Down…”

by Robert Blaskiewicz
The Conspiracy Guy
June 8, 2017

It was a quiet, uneventful week in Washington. I mean, aside from the ongoing tire fire at a fireworks factory that is the Trump presidency…

“¡Qué escándalo! He descubierto que aquí se miente”

“¡Qué escándalo! He descubierto que aquí se miente”

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
June 7, 2017

Tenemos un serio problema con la mentira, pero no es nuevo ni consecuencia de la existencia de las redes sociales

GSoW Audio of Skeptics Project

GSoW Audio of Skeptics Project

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
June 2, 2017

Wikipedia as you know contains lots of text, but the better pages also contain photos, audio, and video…

Chiropractors: Pro and Con

Chiropractors: Pro and Con

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
June 1, 2017

When chiropractic is effective, what is effective is not “chiropractic”: it is SMT. SMT is also offered by physical therapists, DOs, and others…

So, you supported the March for Science. Now what?

So, you supported the March for Science. Now what?

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
May 31, 2017

We care about science, education, critical thinking, and the Earth. Okay, now what?

TIES Weekly Update–May 16 and May 23, 2017

TIES Weekly Update–May 16 and May 23, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
May 25, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

The Lore and Lure of the Northern Lights

The Lore and Lure of the Northern Lights

by Benjamin Radford
Special Report
May 18, 2017

“I didn’t just want to write a science book… I wanted to celebrate the beauty and magic of the aurora and how captivating it is, and also explore the history of Arctic exploration and the cultures there…”

El jesuita mexicano que fotografiaba espíritus

El jesuita mexicano que fotografiaba espíritus

by Luis Alfonso Gámez
¡Paparruchas!
May 16, 2017

El padre Carlos María de Heredia asombró con sus demostraciones de fenómenos mediúmnicos a los estadounidenses en los años 20 del siglo pasado.

Exorcism, magic and dreams interpretation on Arabic TV channels

by Omar Meriwani
May 15, 2017

Arabic speaking countries are currently witnessing a new phenomenon: religious superstition satellite channels.

TIES Weekly update - May 8, 2017

TIES Weekly update - May 8, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
May 11, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

Anatomy of a Reading

Anatomy of a Reading

by Susan Gerbic
Guerrilla Skepticism
May 3, 2017

I’ve seen a lot of criticism of Tyler Henry, and I might be alone in thinking that what is going on with his readings has nothing to do with Google and everything to do with cold-reading.

TIES Weekly Update–May 2, 2017

TIES Weekly Update–May 2, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
May 1, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

The March for Science: A Road Race for Nerds

The March for Science: A Road Race for Nerds

by Stuart Vyse
Special Report
April 28, 2017

In addition to celebrating science for science’s sake, there was a strong theme of using science for the betterment of all.

TIES Weekly Update–April 25, 2017

TIES Weekly Update–April 25, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
TIES
April 25, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

The Vicissitudes of the Egg: From Vilification to Vindication

The Vicissitudes of the Egg: From Vilification to Vindication

by Harriet Hall
SkepDoc's Corner
April 18, 2017

For decades, scientists have been working their way towards a better understanding of what causes heart attacks and strokes.

Can Anything Save Us from Unintended Consequences?

Can Anything Save Us from Unintended Consequences?

by Stuart Vyse
Behavior & Belief
April 17, 2017

Better policy outcomes will be achieved only when decision-makers are motivated to use the best modes of thinking and deciding.