Is it Possible to Study the ‘Paranormal’?

August 18, 2010

A question from the public: How does an investigator study subjects never proven to exist?

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New Prayer Study: Need Glasses or Hearing Aid? Ask God!

August 04, 2010

A new, badly flawed prayer study suggests that God will heal hearing and vision problems if someone else asks Him to.

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Reflections on Camp Inquiry 2010

July 26, 2010

A memorable week at CFI's summer camp for kids, Camp Inquiry

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New Film “Inception” Bends Both Minds and Logic

July 18, 2010

The new thriller Inception, starring Leo DiCaprio, has good intentions but a plot full of holes.

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Ghost Photo on Front Page of New York Times

June 28, 2010

A New York Times front-page photograph seems to reveal a mysterious ghostly image.

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Psychic Carla Baron Called Out on Claim of Solving Natalee Holloway Case

June 14, 2010

Famous psychic Carla Baron says she solved the Holloway case; that's news to the police, FBI, and Holloway's parents.

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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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