My new article for Discovery News on Brian Williams and the psychology of false memories is now out, check it out HERE.
Last month what looked like a human finger was found on a beach in northern Australia; police were called but in the end scientists solved the mystery… you can read my article about this displaced digit HERE.
I was recently interviewed on The Humanist Hour, talking about skepticism, skeptical investigation, miracles, and much more. You can hear the show HERE.
A Chilean farmer recently found a pair of partly mummified animals in a wine cellar. Of course the obvious explanation is “chupacabra,” though as I explain it’s almost certainly not… yes, the little vampire beastie just won’t die. You can read the story HERE.
You may have heard that a boy who wrote an inspiring “true story” best-seller about going to heaven has admitted he made it up. I wrote an article on it, and a analysis about why many people believed it, you can read it HERE.
A viral story about how a high school allegedly used Photoshop to change their students’ yearbook photos to make them thinner started on Reddit earlier this month and has appeared on Gawker, Jezebel, Gizmodo, PerezHilton, and elsewhere.
As it turns out, the story isn’t quite as outrageous as claimed, you can read it HERE.
Censorship and free speech: Was Sony going to shelve The Interview last month because of terror threats? Most people think so.
But a closer look suggests that might not be true; you can read it HERE.
My new article about the logic and claims that a dream-recording app might be able to prove precognitive psychic powers is now up at Discovery News, you can read it HERE.
I was recently interviewed by UNM Prof. V.B. Price for New Mexico Mercury magazine, in which I talked about my new book Mysterious New Mexico, skepticism, and investigations. Who got upset by my book? Find out!
The five-question interview is available online HERE.
On January 9 I appeared live on the Paul Harris Show (KTRS in St. Louis) discussing claims of “theft by hypnosis” and myths about hypnosis in pop culture. Fascinating stuff, check it out!
You can hear the 12-minute interview HERE.