A former Army Intelligence Analyst battles the illogical, the irrational, the unreasonable and the pseudo-skeptical in the battle for a logical approach to paranormal investigations. Join me on my quest to bring sanity to a world where the intelligent act out…

It is a common statement by skeptics, proving the opposite is very difficult; believers say here’s a ghost now disprove it To disprove a claim it would have to be testable under the scientific method, otherwise, we would have to…

Spotlight: Skeptical About Skeptics

Skeptical About Skeptics is a great site exploring prominent skeptics, pseudo-skeptical attitudes, bad logic and controversies. It’s a great source of all things pseudo-skeptical and I highly encourage anyone active in the field to learn about some of these issues. …

When I first jumped into the paranormal community I spent a lot of time trying to discuss the topics with others. I haunted discussion forums and comment threads in hopes of logical debate and learning great information. I’ve since learned…

This is the home to Error Level Analysis or ELA. ELA is an awesome technique that highlights compression differences in photos. This is a great way to determine if a photo has been digitally modified. It doesn’t work for all…

I understand parsimony: It is reasonable to say the existence of a ghost is not supported by currently established scientific fact. What I don’t understand is why some skeptics adopt this as a personal view. Furthermore, I don’t understand why…

In 2011 Mark  McMenamin, professor of geology at Mount Holyoke College, suggested that the mythical Kraken could be a real creature. McMenanmin based his theory off of a discovery of Icthyosaur bones. Icthyosaurs were giant ocean-dwelling creatures with flippers. McMenanmin claimed the vertebrae…

Vampire Deer Spotted After 60 Years

  This Kashmir Musk deer was spotted in a forest in Northeastern Afghanistan. This is the first sighting of the animal in 60 years. The strange deer has two long fangs that protrude from its upper jaw. You can read…

It’s no secret that the modern skepticism movement has been struggling to expand its base. In fact it seems to drive away existing members as fast as it can add them. I’ve seen postings across the net asking what the movement…

Spotlight: Astrometry.net

This is a very cool tool that allows you to upload a picture of the night sky and it will attempt to match the picture with known stars and planets. This is an awesome tool for UFO investigations because it…

Ghostly Shadow - An Interesting Case

Usually most ghost images are pretty simple to explain away. At first I thought this shadow was easily explained but furthur examination left me intrigued. Peggy Maguire of the Central Ohio Paranormal Society captured a photo of a shadow on…

The Enigma Digest on Youtube posted this video of suspected intelligent life on Mars: The first thing I noticed is that the impression has been made in some sandy soil. We can see areas where this soil has cracked. And…

I know it isn’t a world-changing news topic but new discoveries are always cool. This new species of frog is very similar to the leopard frog but with a unique croak and different spots. You can read the entire story from…

Spotlight: ACH Toolset

The ACH toolset is a web-based application to analyze how various evidence fits several competing hypotheses. It was originally developed for the intelligence community. This is a great tool for investigators because it forces you to build different explanations and…