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  • Anti-ScienceBig Foot!

    Sasquatch Genetics! Or…Not.

    You might have seen some news coverage of a Sasquatch genome paper recently: “A team of eleven scientists with expertise in genetics, forensics, pathology, biochemistry, and biophysics has sequenced three whole nuclear genomes from a novel, contemporary species of hominin in North America. The study, “Novel North American Hominins, Next Generation Sequencing of Three Whole Genomes and Associated Studies,” which analyzed DNA from a total…

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  • Skepticism

    DNA Proof of Bigfoot!—X-Post

    Cross-posted from Skeptisquatch at Teen Skepchick Melba Ketchum, a veterinarian and founder of DNA Diagnostics, has put out a press release claiming to have evidence that “confirms the existence of a novel hominin hybrid species, commonly called ‘Bigfoot’ or ‘Sasquatch,’ living in North America.” Ketchum has been making claims along these lines for years, but she has yet to provide…

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  • Skepticism

    ICYMI: August 5 – August 11 on the Skepchick Network

    Now that the Olympics are over, I can stop pretending like I want to get in shape. Which means that I can sit in front of my computer reading blog posts guilt-free. And you – yes, you! – get the benefit, dear readers, because I have compiled a list of some of the best stuff you missed last week on…

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  • Afternoon Inquisition

    AI: Don’t Talk About That

    This topic comes up a lot. It’s the things skeptics shouldn’t talk about topic. The logic that is often used on one side of this argument, if followed to the end would surmise that we shouldn’t even be talking about this topic at all. Cue crickets chirping.

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  • Bigfoot

    Even if you haven’t heard of the “Patterson-Gimlin film”, chances are, you’ve seen this iconic video. This grainy, blurry film reputedly stars Bigfoot (and a chick Bigfoot at that!). Moreover, it’s touted as the best evidence for Bigfoot in existence. Anyway, here it is… again… In the latest episode of Monster Talk, we interview Mike McLeod, author of Anatomy of…

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  • Monster Talk

    Are you a Bigfoot buff? A fan of phantom cats? Whatever your favorite cryptid, I urge you to check out Monster Talk, a new podcast about cryptozoology. Finally, science has a say about the Loch Ness Monster, El Chupacabra and other mysterious beasts. (And maybe even Squatchy, our French Canadian, cross-species molesting  friend!) Monster Talk takes cryptozoology to the lab.…

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  • The Bigfoot Hoaxers are Back! (An Illustrated Post)

    First, the bad news: those idiot con artists who tried to peddle a Halloween costume off as the real body of Bigfoot are back. Now, the good news: I drew a comic about it instead of writing a blog entry. My conjoined twin Jeffrey Rowland of Overcompensating made a general request for guest-drawn comics this week, and I was inspired.…

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  • Comment O’ The Week!

    Once again, I’m allowing our smart and sexy Skepchick commenters to take the stage. Today’s pithy post comes from a story that just absolutely begs for sarcastic retorts — Bigfoot Told Him to Do It: Expatria // Mar 27, 2008 at 8:35 pm The thing that troubles me most is that Bigfoot has always been so gentle with me. And…

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