When Study Results Have Morally Uncomfortable Implications
February 5, 2009


Scientific research is very important and valuable, but can sometimes have uncomfortable moral implications

Catty Comments About Celebrities with a Few Extra Pounds: A Closer Look at the Outrage
February 2, 2009


Recently female celebs with a few extra pounds have been criticized in the media. But is it a tempest in a teapot?

New Age Book Offers “Raw Logic” to Dismiss Skeptics
January 23, 2009


A new New Age book called “Amazing Grace” offers something called “Raw Logic” to refute skeptics. Does it? You decide!

Are the world’s peanuts becoming less flavorful because of me? A guilty pleasure revealed.
January 18, 2009


Benjamin Radford muses on whether his love of peanuts is in some small way destroying the world.

Ben Radford’s Psychic Ability Revealed! 2008 Predictions
January 13, 2009


Benjamin Radford reveals the predictions he made for 2008 in 2007, revealing a stunning 90% success rate.

New Jersey UFO Case Likely a Copycat Hoax
January 7, 2009


A set of mysterious lights seen recently over New Jersey bears a striking resemblance to the 2008 Phoenix Lights UFO Hoax

Skeptic Benjamin Radford’s Psychic Predictions for 2008
December 30, 2008


In December 2007, Skeptical Inquirer managing editor Ben Radford made 22 predictions for 2008…

NM Senator’s Miracle Cure Merely Mistake, Misdiagnosis
December 29, 2008


Recently I came across a front-page headline in my local newspaper, about a state senator here in New Mexico whose brain disease may have been cured by God through the power of prayer. "Brain Disease Either Gone or Stalled," was the front page article’s subhead. I wrote a column about this for LiveScience.com; here’s an …

Another Plane Crash, Another Ordinary Miracle: Science Saves but God Gets Credit
December 23, 2008


A recent plane crash in Denver was called a miracle because all survived. But did God or science save lives?

Dear Abby: Skeptical Ghost Buster!
December 21, 2008


Dear Abby shows a bit of refreshing skepticism in her response to a reader’s comment about being visited by a ghost