From the Spectral to the Spectrum: Radiation in the Crosshairs

From the Spectral to the Spectrum: Radiation in the Crosshairs

by Jeanne Goldberg
Skeptical Inquirer · Feature · Volume 42.5

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.

The Care and Feeding of the Vagina

The Care and Feeding of the Vagina

by Harriet Hall
Skeptical Inquirer · Column · Special Section · Volume 42.5

The Case That CAM is Unethical

The Case That CAM is Unethical

by Harriet Hall
Skeptical Inquirer · Review · Volume 42.5

CAM exploits patients, including physical damage, mental distress, financial loss, and harm to third parties.

Get Thinking with Podcasts – Some to Check Out in 2018–2019

Get Thinking with Podcasts – Some to Check Out in 2018–2019

by Kylie Sturgess
Special Articles · Curiouser and Curiouser
October 11, 2018

If you know anyone who loves podcasts, you’ll know they’re always keen to recommend what the next big thing will be

Skeptical Organization To Launch in Brazil

Skeptical Organization To Launch in Brazil

by Natalia Pasternak Taschner & Carlos Orsi
Special Articles · Special Report
October 10, 2018

Alternative therapies in the Brazilian Unified Health System will be the first target of the new institute in defense of scientific evidence

An Early ‘Monster’ with an Older History

An Early ‘Monster’ with an Older History

by Terence Hines
Skeptical Inquirer · Review · Volume 42.5

In cryptozoological terms, the Jersey Devil doesn’t have the cachet of the Loch Ness monster, Bigfoot, or even the chupacabra.