What Martin Gardner Taught Me

June 02, 2010

Martin Gardner, one of the all-time great skeptics, taught me how skeptics can help the public with real-world problems.

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BP Oil Spill: Just Wondering Where the Psychics Are…

May 26, 2010

Psychics should be asked—after each and every tragedy and national disaster—to explain their failures.

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Rescuing Oiled Wildlife: Expensive and Ineffective

April 30, 2010

The desire to clean oiled wildlife is admirable and noble, but the most obvious solution is not always the best one.

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British Government Study Finds Homeopathy Worthless

April 22, 2010

A recent UK committee investigating homeopathy provides yet another nail in the coffin for this pseudoscience

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How Global Warming Creates Monsters

April 08, 2010

Benjamin Radford reveals an interesting link between Bigfoot and global warming. From his upcoming book on the chupacabra.

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Valuing Solutions Over Problems, Explanations Over Mysteries

March 30, 2010

A brief discussion about the nature of mysteries and the value in finding their solutions

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Blog on psychic detectives riles the believers—especially those who don’t read carefully

March 17, 2010

A Discovery News blog results in a poster's reply that seems to prove that psychic detectives are real!

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Psychics: Be a Hero, Save Lives, and Earn $2 Million!

March 08, 2010

$2 million and hero status awaits any psychics who can solve Toyota's problems

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Ghost Hunters International Team Finds Evidence of Fictional Character’s Ghost!

February 24, 2010

Ghost Hunters International team finds evidence of a ghost of a woman who never existed

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Another Real-World Example of Eyewitness Unreliability

February 19, 2010

If you think eyewitness reports are accurate, you otter read this.

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