Bigfoot at Mount Rainier?
In October 2013, led by a professional guide, I visited Mount Rainier and its vicinity, the locale of numerous alleged sightings, track discoveries, and photographs of the elusive creature.
Crop Circles: A Not-So-Convincing Case
Unlike other mysterious phenomena such as psychic powers, ghosts, or Bigfoot, there is no doubt that crop circles are real. The real question is what creates them.
Discovery’s Mountain of Mystery Mongering: The Mass Murdering Yeti
A much-hyped two-hour Discovery Channel “documentary” delved into a decades-old pseudo-mystery known as the Dyatlov Pass incident in which nine Russian skiers died under unclear circumstances in the Ural Mountains.
Josh Zepps with Ann Druyan: Cosmos, Carl Sagan, and Culture
We present a condensed version of an earlier interview about Ann Druyan’s experience with the first and the new Cosmos series by Josh Zepps for our Center for Inquiry’s Point of Inquiry podcast.
The Rhetoric of Extraordinary Claim
Although unfamiliar to many skeptics, rhetorical analysis can provide a useful complement to the traditional critical thinking approaches that comprise the “skeptic’s toolbox.”
An Introduction to Homeopathy
A brief guide to a popular alternative system of remedies based on a nineteenth-century concept that has no scientific validity.