- No, Nat Geo’s bone-sniffing dogs are not going to find Amelia Earhart’s skeleton.
- How Good Buildings Get Bad Reputations
- Could We Find Nessie’s DNA?
- Like They Do on The Discovery Channel
- Let’s Talk About Sex
- …Then How Are Unvaccinated Children a Danger?
- Mythbusters topics, from the Skeptoid files
- The news on the new film is…
- If Vaccines Work…?
- Don’t Feed the Trolls?
- Alternative Medicine (122)
- Conspiracy Theories (126)
- Consumer Ripoffs (32)
- Cool Stuff (129)
- Education (122)
- Energy (33)
- Events (59)
- Food (11)
- Health (297)
- History (52)
- Nature (125)
- New Age (45)
- Paranormal (51)
- Pseudoscience (191)
- Science (316)
- Skeptoid Podcast (52)
- Space (62)
- Technology (75)
- TV & Media (161)
- Uncategorized (109)
- Urban Legends (87)
Category Archives: Uncategorized
There is no shortage of health fads and nonsense on the Internet, but when it comes to women’s health, actress Gwyneth Paltrow seems to lead the charge on the wackiest and most dangerous woo. Her lifestyle website and newsletter, called GOOP, … Continue reading
If you follow me on the Skeptoid blog you’ll find that I take a dim view of complementary and alternative medicine. My opinion is based primarily on a rational evaluation of the research. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), as a whole, … Continue reading
I can’t think of anything I would less rather announce today. We are losing one of Skeptoid’s brightest contributors. Over 9 years of the show, my favorite episode is #300, The Secret of the Gypsy Queen, an animated, musical fairy … Continue reading
The recent news is that Richard Dawkins was un-invited from the NECSS conference because of a tweet he sent that many found offensive. Of course it caused all sorts of uproars and divisions. Sigh… how tiresome; and at a time … Continue reading
The Squatty Potty is an invention by Robert Edwards; its express purpose to to improve the quality and ease of your bowel movements while on the toilet. It has a catchy name and is sold everywhere from Target to Amazon.com. … Continue reading
Just before the 4th of July holiday, there were reports of UFO sightings in Hemlock, Michigan. The UFO story itself is neither noteworthy nor unusual for this sort of random lights-in-the-sky sighting; but I found the news report generated from … Continue reading
This weekend was apparently a slow one in the news cycles, because a ghost video from 2009 has suddenly found its way onto websites such as the Daily Mirror and Redbook. Why is this 2009 video news in 2015? Because … Continue reading
This is not a Skeptoid post, I have one that will go up later today. This is a personal post for a person that helped inspire me to be a skeptic. I am saying goodbye to an actor/director and I am thanking … Continue reading
The media has been full of speculation recently about whether or not Bruce Jenner is transitioning to live life as a female (and it is all still speculation at this point, no matter how many anonymous sources TMZ speaks to). … Continue reading