… doesn’t mean that you are inoculated from believing in nonsense.
Take Rob Gutro for example. He is a NASA meteorologist who works as deputy news chief at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Part of his NASA job responsibilities are to communicate to the public the scientific work that the GSFC does on a day [...]
A new book was just recently released, titled “Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture”. It was authored by a team of professors from the Department of Sociology at Baylor University and Eastern Tennessee State University.
The book examines who tends to believe in the paranormal and [...]
Oh Uri, are there any limits to your imagination?
The Wall Street Journal reports on Uri Geller’s latest claim is that there is buried treasure on an island that he owns. Not just any treasure – Egyptian relics, brought to the island by the daughter of a Pharaoh some 3500 years ago.
Read the whole [...]
A couple weeks ago Steve made an appearance on Skeptiko, the not-so-skeptical podcast hosted by Alex Tsakiris. During the 80 minute show, they debate the current state of near death experience (NDE) research.
Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for the second in a two-part series with Yale University Neurologist, Dr. Steven Novella. During the [...]
While some skeptics are busy this week making arrangements for The Pope to be arrested upon setting foot in the United Kingdom, I’ll be bringing to your attention the news that a recent survey of 23,000 shows that 20% of those people believe that aliens are among us, disguised as humans and interacting among us.