Riddle Me Biddle
An Interview with CSICon 2018 Speaker Kenny Biddle
2017 O4SR Scholarship Winners for CSICon
One of the joys of attending skeptic conferences such as CSICon is introducing new people to the community and seeing them spark when they meet more people and then become more involved in the getting work done.
Nancy Grace Should be Ashamed of Herself!
Why should we care, she is just another celebrity known for hyping other celebrities right? Wrong.
Photos for Wikipedia
When I travel I look for forgotten museums and historical sites. I quickly look to see if there might be a Wikipedia page that photo can go on and snap away. Upload the image and then give it to a new person to add to the Wikipedia page. It is very rewarding.
A recap of the 2018 Fort Collins Skepticamp
CSICon Sunday Papers 2017
One of best parts of our community is the short lectures told by people who generally aren’t known as main speakers.
Ten Tricks of the Psychics I Bet You Didn’t Know (You Won’t Believe #6!)
Psychics are out to fool you. Yep, and they are good at it too.
MCS SkeptiCamp: Bringing Skepticism to the People
Susan Gerbic’s local group, Monterey County Skeptics (MCS), has just completed its fourth SkeptiCamp, held January 6, 2018 in Seaside, California.
Thomas Bopp Gets a Worthy Wikipedia Page
Thomas Bopp’s Wikipedia page was an embarrassment until GSoW got interested. Now thousands read about him and his codiscovery.
Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 5
This article is the fifth and last chronicling the adventures of my month long European About Time Tour. This tour was funded by individual skeptical organizations and by private donations.
Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 4
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
About Time Tour – September 24–29, 2017
Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 2
About Time Tour – September 20–24, 2017
Skeptical Adventures in Europe, Part 1
Susan Gerbic tells of her journeys through the countries of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.
I promise, it is the last time I will write about Tyler Henry. This year. Probably.
Sometimes what is missing from a psychic reading is more interesting—and more important—than what was actually said.
CSICon Photo Tribute to James Randi
Susan Gerbic explains the history behind the Randi photo and the obstacles faced while trying to capture it.
An Interview with CSICon Speaker Bob Novella
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.
An Interview with CSICon Speaker Maria Konnikova
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
Susan Gerbic explains her experience of totality during the 2017 Solar Eclipse
An Interview with CSICon Speaker Sheldon W. Helms
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.
An Interview with CSICon Speaker Evan Bernstein
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
Is Hollywood Medium blaming Alan Thicke for not taking Tyler Henry’s reading seriously?
An Interview with CSICon Speaker Kavin Senapathy
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.
James Alcock – an Interview with Susan Gerbic
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.
Robert Brotherton habla sobre las teorías conspirativas: “solo la punta del iceberg”
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.
Puzzling World – NZ
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
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
Susan Gerbic re-caps her recent experiences in New Zealand at the Skeptics Conference.
This is Genetic Engineering 2.0!
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
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.
Kenny Biddle at CSICon: You Are Going to Love His Workshop!
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.
Robert Brotherton on Conspiracy Theories: “…just the tip of the iceberg.”
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.
The Age of Misinformation is More Global Than We Might Think
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.
The Bloody Work of “Naturopathic Doctors” with Britt Hermes
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
Susan Gerbic Reviews a New Skeptoid Media Production, Principles of Curiosity
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
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.
Eventually I’m going to piss off Tyler Henry
I have written extensively that from everything I have seen he is using cold-reading tactics.
The Real ESP–Building a Bridge for Skeptics
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.
GSoW Audio of Skeptics Project
Wikipedia as you know contains lots of text, but the better pages also contain photos, audio, and video…