For What It’s Worth
We have a glut of non-information. Most of it coming from people who have a proprietary interest in self-promoting garbage they may even consciously know to be false.
George Cherrie’s Dark Tales
It’s a good lesson for skeptics to question all extraordinary claims—not only from those with whom we may disagree or who may hold a different worldview, but also those whom we consider friends.
Steller’s Sea Ape: Identifying an Eighteenth-Century Cryptid
Since its appearance in 1741, a mysterious creature has remained controversial—a so-called “sea monkey” that puzzled naturalist Georg Wilhelm Steller.
To Be More Skeptical about Anti- Vaccination and Vitamin Supplements: An Interview with Paul Offit
I think once you scare people, it’s hard to un-scare them; once you open the Pandora’s Box, it’s hard to close it.