Bill Nye’s Take on the Nye-Ham Debate
Bill Nye gives his own first-person view of this much-watched and much-discussed debate, the circumstances surrounding it, his preparations and strategy, and the reasons he decided to take part.
The ‘200 Demons’ House: A Skeptical Demonologist’s Report
Sparking an international media frenzy, a house in Gary, Indiana, was—according to two unnamed “clairvoyants”—besieged by over 200 demons.
Health Risk from Fukushima Radiation
Fear is a powerful emotion with clear protective functions. However, fear is not always adaptive.
Mount Rainier: ‘Saucer Magnet’
Mount Rainier isn’t just where seminal UFO figure Kenneth Arnold saw “flying saucers” in 1947; the majestic mountain actually plays a more direct role in saucerology.
Selling Pseudoscience: A Rent in the Fabric of American Medicine
A study of federal funding advancing naturopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, and energy healing as acceptable medical protocols finds troubling misuse of taxpayer dollars.
Connecticut’s Hidden Animals?
The rational part of my mind recognized almost immediately thereafter that the identification I had come up with was nonsensical. But was it?
Myths and Media in the Creationist Movement
A review of Intelligently Designed: How Creationists Built the Campaign against Evolution, by Edward Caudill.