Organized Skepticism: Four Decades … and Today
Just over forty years ago, the world was awash in unexamined paranormalism. But a scientific response to all the nonsense was beginning to brew.
The New Pope Saints
On April 27, 2014, two former popes—John XXIII (Angelo Roncalli, 1881–1963) and John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla, 1920–2005)—were made saints of the Roman Catholic Church. But how are saints created?
Behind the Magic: An Interview with James Randi
An eighty-six-year-old skeptic, secular humanist, and atheist, Randi has investigated paranormal, occult, and supernatural claims for much of his career.
When Don’t the Highly Educated Believe in Evolution? The Bible Believers Effect
Among those who believe the Bible is the word of God, those with more formal education are less likely to believe in human evolution than those with less education.
Alien Lights? At Phoenix, Stephenville, and Elsewhere: A Postmortem
Investigations show that famous nighttime “alien light” sightings were all due to objects in the sky, but not the extraterrestrial spacecraft UFO enthusiasts imagined.