Omnipotent Deity Powerless Against Flu

October 28, 2009

Apparently even the very blood of Jesus Christ himself is not immune from contagion by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus.

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New Shroud of Turin Claims

October 13, 2009

An Italian scientist and his team claim to have replicated the Shroud of Turin, believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus

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New Canadian Lake Monster on Vancouver Island?

September 27, 2009

A Canadian researcher, in cooperation with the local tourism board, looks for a lake monster

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Psychic Detectives’ Failure Lets Killer Escape Death Penalty

September 21, 2009

Over 500 self-proclaimed psychics gave information about a missing woman; if any had been right, a killer would get justice.

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Patrick Swayze and the Fallacy of Dying Celebrity Wisdom

September 17, 2009

Why do the public and news media think that dying celebrities have special wisdom about life and death?

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The Last Days of Heath Ledger—So What?

August 11, 2009

Why would anyone think that an accounting of the last few days of Heath Ledger’s life would be important?

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The Transience of Hip

July 29, 2009

A look at the "Must" list of a popular pop culture magazine from 2005 sheds perspective on fleeting fame

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Skeptical Web site & Podcast Launched!

July 14, 2009

A new educational Web site about the science of monsters is now available:

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2005 Uri Geller:  Michael Jackson’s career comeback to be “most dramatic ever seen in showbiz”

June 30, 2009

Washed-up spoon bending psychic uses his amazing powers to embarrass himself.

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Interesting Reply to a Column on Critical Thinking by a Bush Supporter

June 22, 2009

In a recent column wrote about how claims made by politicians are often unproved or unprovable. I used Cheney as an example.

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