June 21, 2012
The new film Brave, about a headstrong Scottish fire-haired archer princess, squanders one of Disney's best characters in a meandering and muddled script.
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June 13, 2012
Why blogs suck: It's probably true that most blogs are crap-but it's a shame that we must work so hard to find the non-crap.
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June 04, 2012
A brief and enlightening exchange with a UFO believer over a skeptical analysis.
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May 14, 2012
News organizations around the world claimed that a young Russian model has achieved her desire to look like a Barbie doll, sparking discussion and outrage about the media's influence on women. But is it true?
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April 30, 2012
A lot of the time people simply don’t read--and this hold implications for both skepticism and public discourse.
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April 16, 2012
The idea of "balance" is very popular in both society in general and especially with New Age and alternative medicine crowds. While it offers a superficially appealing way to view the world, it is actually often incorrect, misleading, and potentially unscientific.
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March 21, 2012
Skepticism and feminism clash over the ancient (and New Agey) labyrinth symbol.
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March 08, 2012
The controversy over Rush Limbaugh's comments has implications for the skeptical movement. Why Rush is a Dick, and skeptics shouldn't be.
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February 28, 2012
Though few have heard of it, the important Oscar-winning short subject film Saving Face may be the best film of the year, highlighting horrific abuse of women in Pakistan.
February 22, 2012
A skeptic visits the Peruvian ruins of Macchu Picchu and finds history tainted by pseudoscience.