A response to a cranky creationist
June 5, 2009


I wrote a column about dinosaurs having been extinct for 65 million years, and got a curious creationist challenge.

New video of Champ lake monster: A skeptical analysis
June 5, 2009


New footage of Champ, the monster said to inhabit Lake Champlain, is out! Monster, hoax, or deer?

Return of the Montauk Monster!
May 28, 2009


The “Montauk Monster” was a strange creature found on a New York beach. It’s dead, but it’s back!

Ghost Hunter Patrick Burns Pens Ghost Hunting for Teens Book
May 18, 2009


Ghost hunter Patrick Burns has a new book– by a well-known children’s textbook publisher–on ghosts for kids.

Faked Abduction Claims: Why Would You Fake A Kidnapping?
May 13, 2009


In the past few weeks, a series of faked abductions and false rape/abduction claims have surfaced.

Blowback? SF Chronicle: CIA Introduced Swine Flu in Cuba to Weaken Castro
April 29, 2009


San Francisco Chronicle reported that anti-Castro forces, with the help of the CIA, introduced swine flu to Cuba

New film “The Soloist” Features (and slightly mocks) Atheists
April 22, 2009


The new Robert Downey / Jamie Foxx film “The Soloist” depicts atheists

Unsolved Serial Killings Haunt NM; Where are the Psychics?
April 22, 2009


New Mexico has been stalked by a serial killer, dumping bodies in the desert. Why aren’t psychics helping solve the crime?

Taking Skeptical Activism to a New Level
April 7, 2009


A new guide for skeptical activism includes over 100 ideas for spreading critical thinking

NJ UFO Hoax by Skeptics Proves Point But Raises Questions
April 2, 2009


Should skeptics hoax the public to prove a point, or is that a breach of ethics?