Adjunct professors: slave labor of academia

Without any public notice, most colleges and universities are largely staffed by temporary adjunct faculty, with poor pay, no benefits, and no commitment to the institution.

Without any public notice, most colleges and universities are largely staffed by temporary adjunct faculty, with poor pay, no benefits, and no commitment to the institution.

How the other half lives

After 35 years of teaching at elite private colleges, it was a real culture shock to teach at a junior college—and see a very different system at work.

After 35 years of teaching at elite private colleges, it was a real culture shock to teach at a junior college—and see a very different system at work.

Autism and vaccines: correlation is not causation

Anti-vaxxers point to the rise of autism cases and blame it on the increasing use of vaccines. But as all critical thinkers know, correlation is not causation!

Anti-vaxxers point to the rise of autism cases and blame it on the increasing use of vaccines. But as all critical thinkers know, correlation is not causation!

Nazis, the CIA, Oilman Slick, Hoaxes—and the Yeti

The search for the Yeti has included a wide array of colorful characters, including Nazis, CIA agents, oil millionaires, and TV producers known for their hoaxes

The search for the Yeti has included a wide array of colorful characters, including Nazis, CIA agents, oil millionaires, and TV producers known for their hoaxes

The Paranormal is Normal

Skeptics laugh at ideas like Bigfoot and UFOs and think the battle has been won. But has it? Studies of American beliefs, such as the Baylor Religious Surveys, show that most Americans believe in the paranormal, and non-believers are the exception.

Skeptics laugh at ideas like Bigfoot and UFOs and think the battle has been won. But has it? Studies of American beliefs, such as the Baylor Religious Surveys, show that most Americans believe in the paranormal, and non-believers are the exception.