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Picking stocks in the stock market is both a science and an art best left to the minds of “experts”. At least that is the conventional wisdom in modern times.

“Experts” come in many forms ranging from professionals on Wall Street to astrologers consulting their charts, with a whole lot of steps in between these [...]

Overdosing on Homeopathy: the 10:23 Challenge

This is simply too good not to share.

As part of the battle of wills and search for evidence, the JREF has thrown its support behind the fabled 10:23 Challenge.

Arguably the greatest challenge for skeptics is facilitating critical inquiry and calling out claims of the paranormal. Here is the JREF organizing on six continents [...]

The UFOs of 2012 debunked by a skeptical eye

An alien attack fleet is spotted in a spot on NASA film. [...]

Don’t Get Burned By FireBurnDoctor.com

SGU listener Ward McCreerty of Southern California has recently made me aware of a scam called FireBurnDoctor.com (FDB). A cursory Google search has revealed that FBD has been on radar of the skeptics for about a year now, but before I went to find out which of my favorite intrepid skeptics or skeptical organizations out [...]

Oh Nessie … Not Again!

For a creature that has never existed, this one has more life to it than any other non-existent thing in history.

Once again, The Loch Ness Monster (or “Nessie” for short) is in the headlines. The son of a photographer that was filming at the famed Scottish lake is out to prove that what his [...]