Reduce Greenhouse Emissions and Make a Profit: My Forty-Year Focus on Climate Change
My experience suggests a contrarian view on the climate change debate that may be worth sharing with my fellow skeptics, including those of you skeptical of climate science.
The ‘Bell Witch’ Poltergeist
Called “America’s best-known poltergeist case,” Tennessee’s sensational “Bell Witch” affair of ca. 1817–1821 has gone unexplained, it is said, for two centuries.
Demarcation and Pseudoscience
The demarcation problem is a serious one because science has extraordinary social cachet and commands huge sums of public financing, as well as because pseudoscience maims and even kills people.
Curse of the Evil Eye
The evil eye is a lucrative business for many psychics and charlatans. However, the risks run by those who decide to rely on these frauds are often much worse than just a bloodletting to their pocketbooks.
Harun Yahya’s Islamic Creationism: What It Is and Isn’t
The works published under the name Harun Yahya promote “Islamic creationism.” A closer look at their internal logic reveals that their appeal lies in their capacity to mimic science.
When Big Evidence Isn’t: The Statistical Pitfalls of Dean Radin’s Supernormal
Dean Radin’s new book claims that the scientific evidence for supernormal human abilities is now overwhelming. Radin relies upon meta-analyses and misrepresentations of published results to produce outlandish confidence numbers that work against the very belief he is trying to foster.
Demonology: A Study of What Is Not
Demonology is one of the most misused terms in English, particularly by those relating the phrase to the occult. But what is it?