A former Army Intelligence Analyst desperately fights 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…

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…

Aside from my “day job” things have been pretty busy: The website has a cleaner more focused design to reflect my long term vision for promotion of logic and critical thinking I’m developing a State of the Paranormal Survey for…

Starting this year I will be releasing an annual State of the Paranormal Survey, with a tip of the hat to the United States’ State of the Union Address.  This will provide an overview of the top events, players and…

What Makes a Great Paranormal Investigator?

In my quest to become a competent investigator of the paranormal I’ve spent a lot of time trying to answer this question: What make’s a great paranormal investigator? The pyramid on the left represents the primary factors that determine the ability for…

API is a relatively new organization dedicated to the scientific pursuit of UFOs. They are headed by Antonio Parish who has a background in military counter-intelligence and a Master’s degree in Planetary Science.  They will be putting on a free…

I wanted to do my own calculation of size for the UFO over the moon. I discussed why I believe this is the shadow of another object in a previous post you can read here.  Finding the precise edge of…

The big story yesterday is about a UFO captured hovering over the surface of the moon. It was captured by YouTube user and skywatcher Crrow777. Theories have ranged from aliens to a camera glitch. You can see one analysis of the video here….

Many of you are already familiar with the James Randi Million Dollar Challenge: A Million Dollar prize awaits anyone who can prove the paranormal. The prize has been a banner for skeptics to rally behind and a point of contention…

Eyewitness testimony is a point of contention between paranormal investigators and skeptics. Skeptics generally dismiss eyewitness testimony since it is difficult to measure and perceptions can be quite different than reality. Other investigators point to the correlation of the cases as…