New Frog Species Discovered

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

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…

About Me

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…

Staying Busy

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…

I Need Your Feedback: 2014 State of the Paranormal Survey

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?

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 Hosts Virtual Conference: The Search for Life in the Universe

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…

What’s the Size of the UFO on the Moon?

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…

UFO Spotted Over the Moon Is a Shadow

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….

Why the Million Dollar Challenge Is Not a Fair Test of Psychic Powers

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…

More Than Ever, Eyewitness Testimony Should Count!

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…

Update: Fake Ghost App Project

Update: Fake Ghost App Project

Things are moving quickly on the fake ghost app project. Initially I was going to connect this directly to TheParanormalAnalyst.com, but after talking with others and contemplating the design, I moved it to a separate site. There is still work…