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Scientific Consensus and the Obvious Truth about Global Climate Change

I often ask questions in my article titles, but the question “are we responsible for climate change?” is simply unnecessary. From the overwhelming...

Exorcism, the Human Stun Gun, and Suggestion

When the world ended last year, I pointed out the there is a certain degree of relativism to the apocalypse. That is, you,...

Why Haven’t We Found the Missing Link in the Fossil Record? Science Answers!

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. -George OrwellIf evolution is such an incontrovertible “theory,” then why haven’t we found the...

The 2013 Pigasus Awards

Every year, the James Randi Educational Foundation gives awards to recognize the special few uncritical thinkers who do more to peddle pseudoscience and...

Possessed by Demons, Animals, and Nonsense

“Japan doesn’t have that stuff. That’s more of a Western thing.” Just like I constantly have to remind Westerners how they’re horribly wrong...

The Brain is Not Simply Split into Two Totally Separate Halves, and Other Lessons on Skepticism

One year ago, I wrote an article that skewered the infographic that one website had been sending to the public. I showed the...

Skeptikai’s 2012 Year-End Review (July – December)

The year has come to an end, and it’s time to look back at some of my favourite pieces from 2012. The latter...

Skeptikai’s 2012 Year-End Review (January – June)

The year has come to an end, and it’s time to look back at some of my favourite pieces from 2012. The first...

Should Parents Tell Their Kids “The Truth” About Santa?

Spoiler Alert! Santa is a dangerous alcoholic, suffering from obesity, and doesn’t exist.Actually only one of those is true. Well, maybe two… but if...

The Apocalypse 2012 is Real (…but not at all what you think)

If a credible source told you the precise day you were going to die, it would presumably cause a great deal of anxiety....

Say “Tata” to Unwanted Wrinkles and Slap the Years Right Off Your Face!

Are you willing to pay $350 in the name of beauty? Do you have no sense of scientific literacy and want to get...

Top 5 Quotes of Stupid America’s War on Smart People

The American war on smart people is incredible. For some reason, there has been a growing disdain for intellect and distrust for education...

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30 Countries with the Most Economic Freedom

 The 23rd (2017) edition of the Index of Economic Freedom was released, and the results are surprising. According to the website, “In economically free...

The Scourge of Internet Memes, and Believing Everything You See

Have we become a society of gullibility? Anyone who has a large enough network on social media has been able to see an...

6 Ridiculous Fake News Stories of the Past Year

Donald Trump sends his own plan to transport stranded marines, ISIS endorses Hillary Clinton and she sold them weapons, and Rage Against the...

2016 Absolutely Sucked

Pretty much once a year, I take a break from my usual articles of epic quality and write something personal, reflective, or otherwise far less-than-eloquent. So I...