In Russia, there are about 30 authorative scientists engaged in the study of abominible snowmen. In fact, they are setting up a university resaerch institute at Kemerovo State University to study the mythical Yeti, according to The UK’s Daily Mail.
You might ask: what scientific evidence for the existence of bigfoot is the driving force [...]
Who says skeptics should not indulge themselves in fantasies? Stoic, rational, logical, critical, evidence-based, scientific are just a few of the adjectives that help define us. But in the context of skepticism, you seldom hear a skeptic embracing fantasy as a practical tool on our skeptical utility-belts. It’s time to make room for a new [...]
There is a new science being taught at college level educational facilities here in Connecticut. Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut is offering what they are calling a “Ghost Science” class. This could perhaps be the most oxymoronic title I have ever encountered in all my years of skepticism.
Ghost related courses and studies are [...]
On the most recent episode of 5×5, we discussed a study involving the effects of therapeutic touch on certain types of cells. The authors of the study concluded that therapeutic touch promoted cell growth.
Near the end of the episode I asked what criteria the authors used to determine the credentials of the theraupeutic touch [...]