The Venn Diagram of Irrational Nonsense

Chrispian Jago at The Reason Stick, famous for his Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense, now attempts to show the interrelation of pseudo-scientific and pseudo-medical nonsense through a venn diagram:Click twice to embiggen. … [Read more...]

The Truth Behind the Bermuda Triangle

What makes The Bermuda Triangle such a hotbed for catastrophe? Are natural phenomena wreaking havoc here, or is it something "out-of-this-world?"Spoiler Alert: It doesn't have anything to do with supernatural forces. Apologies in advance for those who were hoping for that. … [Read more...]

The Truth About Crop Circles

And all this time I thought demons were just having fun with us. … [Read more...]

Across the Hollow Earth

This started as an experiment just to see how many digital sources I could find for this obscure figure in American history. Answer: quite a lot, really.A year after the end of WWII, noted astronomer Gerard Kuiper (for whom the Kuiper Belt is named) published an article in Popular Astronomy describing the German astronomical work undertaken during the period in which communications had broken down. He bemoaned the "intellectual deterioration" that had allowed many German scientists to … [Read more...]

James Randi’s Challenge to Homeopathy Manufacturers … [Read more...]