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Skepticism Courtesy Of The Daily Mail … Seriously.

The Daily Mail (TDM) is a rag. This should come as a surprise to no one. TDM loves to spew forth articles about aliens, UFO’s, crop circles, ghosts, and all other sorts of fantasies that impress most children and far too many adults. This as well should come as a surprise to almost no one (certainly no [...]

Crop Art

This is one of the most beautiful “crop circles” I have ever seen.

I put the words “crop circles” in quotes because I don’t think that this term properly describes what we are seeing here. This is a work of art. Carefully thought out and planned, with geometric precision and inspired imagination, this design [...]

The Haunted Marsh

On January 14th 2009, a fellow named Roger Marsh featured the Connecticut Paranormal Research Society (CPRS) ghost-hunting group amongst his “American Ghost Hunters – Best Evidence 2008” series. To the 95% of the world who embrace some kinds of pseudoscience in place of actual science, this might seem like an impressive statement. To the 5% [...]

When Good Science Meets Good Journalism

Last week, an article appeared in The New Haven Register by their science editor, Abram Katz, entitled “Confused by the lights: UFO sightings plentiful, but why would aliens visit Stratford?” The article was brought to my attention as part of a company-wide email blast by a co-worker of mine whose brother was interviewed in the article. [...]

Fringe – X-Files Jr.?

It seems like every so often, prime-time TV schedules become packed with paranormal shows. A lot of the time it seems to be caused by one show that becomes very popular, very fast. It happened with the Twilight Zone, it happened with the X-Files. And now, it seems like it might happen again with Fringe.

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