Australian (Local) Podcasts
- Godless Business
A group of Australian sceptics talking about the events of the world every fortnight.
- Imaginary Friends Show, The
The demolisher’s of irrational, illogical and dangerous posed beliefs, faiths and religion.
- In Vino Veritas Podcast
In Vino Veritas is the hilarious skepti-comical podcast from Jason Brown and Dave The Happy Singer. Over three bottles of wine, the hilarious British Sydneyside skeptics dissect, discuss and debate the news, science, religion, philosophy, technology, poli
- Pseudoscientists, The
The official podcast of The Young Australian Skeptics.
- Science On Top
Each week, they take a look at the science news that often doesn’t make it into the mainstream media. Science On Top is their attempt to shed light on the extraordinary work being done in the name of science, and discuss the world of science in general.
- Skeptic Zone, The
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason.
- Skeptically Challenged
Skeptically Challenged is a forum for exposing pseudoscience. Every day we are bombarded with information and highly questionable claims that have little basis in objective reality as determined by science. Skeptically Challenged throws down the gauntlet
- Token Skeptic
Why do we believe weird things? What does feminine intuition really mean? How do you become an effective activist for science and reason? Are you ready for a fortnightly show that poses these questions and more?
- Amateur Scientist, The
A comedy podcast about extraordinary things.
- Amateur Skeptics
We here at Amateur Skeptics are not scientists. We are normal people who are trying to look at the world with an evidence-based approach. We strive to have open minds and change our opinions with new evidence.
- Astronomy Cast
Astronomy Cast offers you a fact based journey through the cosmos.
- Be Reasonable
Be Reasonable is the monthly interview show which talks to people who believe ideas contrary to the mainstream scientific and skeptical worldview.
- Brain Science Podcast
The Brain Science Podcast features the latest books about neuroscience as well as interviews with leading scientists from around the world.
- Cognitive Dissonance
An Atheistic & Skeptical News Podcast
Consequence is a biweekly podcast from the James Randi Educational Foundation. Each episode, regular people share their personal narratives about the negative impact a belief in pseudoscience, superstition, and the paranormal has had on their lives. From
- Doubt Cast, The
We are a de-converted Catholic couple who have decided to take our daily discussions, rants, mockery, and sarcasm about religion and other unfounded beliefs to the world of podcasting. Religion has long dominated the world of ideas by demonizing those wh
- Dr Karl and the Naked Scientist
Dr Chris Smith aka The Naked Scientist with the latest news from the world of science and Dr Karl answers listeners’ science questions on Radio 5 live’s Up All Night programme.
- Exposing PseudoAstronomy Podcast
Exposing PseudoAstronomy, one claim at a time.
- Geologic Podcast
George Hrab and the Geologic Universe.
- Infinite Monkey Cage, The
Award winning science/comedy chat with Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests. Witty, irreverent look at the world according to science with physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince.
InKredulous is the topical, skeptical, news quiz game from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.
- Just Skeptics
Just Skeptics is a skeptical podcast brought to you by the Greater Manchester Skeptics.
- Little Atoms
Little Atoms is a weekly show featuring the worlds of science, journalism, politics, religion, academia, human rights and the arts in conversation.
- Meet The Skeptics!
A regular interview show with today’s most prominent Skeptics and critical thinkers.
MonsterTalk discusses monsters with scientists and researchers in the field. What are the hard facts behind the legends of Bigfoot, Lake Monsters, Sea Monsters, Ghosts, Goblins, Aliens, and the thing under your bed? Tune in and find out.
- Mr. Deity
Mr. Deity offers a humorous (and slightly irreverent) look at the day-to-day operations of the universe and the “Big Man” in charge.
- Oh No, Ross and Carrie!
We show up so you don’t have to.
- Pod Delusion, The
The Pod Delusion is a weekly news magazine podcast about interesting things. From politics, to science to culture and philosophy, it’s commentary from a secular, rationalist, skeptical, somewhat lefty-liberal, sort of perspective.
- Point of Inquiry
Point of Inquiry is the premiere radio show and podcast of the Center for Inquiry, drawing on CFI’s relationship with the leading minds of the day including Nobel Prize-winning scientists, public intellectuals, social critics and thinkers, and renowned en
- Probably Science
Three professional comedians and incompetent scientists take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring Matt Kirshen, Brooks Wheelan, Andy Wood and a rotating cast of special guests.
A review of Quacks, Frauds and Charlatans. Oops. Thats not right. That should be Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine i.e. SCAM’s.
- Rationally Speaking
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics.
- Skepchick Podcast
The Skepchick podcast appears irregularly with interviews, discussions, and assorted skeptical goodness.
Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine.
- Skeptically Yours
Passionate skeptics Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about skepticism, conspiracies, urban legends and the effects of misinformation on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of skeptics, scientists, humanists and th
- Skeptics with a K
Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.
- Skeptics’ Guide 5×5, The
The Skeptics’ Guide 5×5 – Five Minutes with Five Skeptics. A weekly science podcast discussing news in the world of science and pseudoscience. A companion to The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe weekly podcast.
- Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe, The
The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe is a weekly Podcast talkshow discussing the latest news and topics from the world of the paranormal, fringe science, and controversial claims from a scientific point of view.
Skeptoid is a weekly show taking an incisive, critical look at pop culture phenomena and pseudoscientific beliefs.
- StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Science, pop culture & comedy collide on StarTalk w/ astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-hosts, celebrities & scientists.
- Strange Quarks
Strange Quarks is a podcast that peers into the fringes of science and pseudoscience, and covers the battle for science-based politics in Britain and around the world with the help of some interesting guests.
Australian (Local) Resources
- $100,000 Prize, The | Australian Skeptics Inc
Do you have psychic or paranormal powers? We don’t mean the illusion or trickery in stage magic, we mean things like extra sensory perception, telepathy, telekinesis, divining for water or metals, clairvoyance and predicting the future.
- A Week in Science | Royal Institution of Australia
A Week in Science is the science news feed from RiAus. We’re bringing you the science news you need to know, all week every week.
- ABC Science
ABC Science is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s online gateway to science.
- ABC Splash
Watch, listen and play videos, audio clips and games. The ABC and ESA have teamed up to bring primary and secondary students and teachers world-class Australian resources.
- Animations: Critical Thinking – Bridge8
Bridge8 cowrote produced, animated and directed a series of six critical thinking animations for TechNyou, an emerging technologies public information resource funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and T
- Atlas of Living Australia
The Atlas of Living Australia (Atlas) contains information on all the known species in Australia aggregated from a wide range of data providers: museums, herbaria, community groups, government departments, individuals and universities.
- Australian Academy of Science
Promoting excellence in Australian science
- Australian Academy of Science – Science by Doing
Science by Doing incorporates interactive activities, video and hands-on experimentation to engage secondary students with inquiry based, high-tech units fully aligned to the national curriculum for science, and supports school-based science teaching team
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure services.Its primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) – Complaints & problems
- Australian Skeptics (Educational Resources)
Material to help teachers get the truth to students.
- Australian Skeptic’s Guide to Astrology
The basic proposition of Western Astrology is that your personality and fate are influenced by the apparent positions and motions of heavenly bodies.
- BadPsychics Blog, The
Jon Donnis is on a mission to civilize! One woo at a time! “BadPsychics never died, it just took an extended vacation”
- Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky (ABC Science)
- Bent Spoon Award, The
The Bent Spoon Award is presented annually to the perpetrator of the most preposterous piece of paranormal or pseudo-scientific piffle. Read Barry Williams’ overview of the history of the Bent Spoon Award. What is it? How was it constructed? How are nomin
The People’s Watchdog
- Christmas Questions
Christmas from a skeptic and atheist point of view.
Are you concerned about the environment? Do you want to do your bit to preserve our natural environment for generations to come? If so, join the ClimateWatch team – a community made up of ordinary people, who together, are making a real difference to the
- Convention Videos | Australian Skeptics Inc
Australian Skeptics have a long and proud tradition of holding national conventions. Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Hobart, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Canberra have all played host to local and international speakers.
- Conversation, The
In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers.
- COSMOS magazine | The Science of Everything
COSMOS is a magazine of ideas, science society and the future.
- Critical Thinking – University of Tasmania
Critical thinking includes such ‘higher-order’ thinking tasks as reasoning, problem-solving, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. The skills or tasks involved in critical thinking will vary, but may include:
- Curiosity Show
Australian science education television show | Prof. Rob Morrison and Dr. Dean Hutton
- Database of Adverse Event Notifications
The Database of Adverse Events contains around 251,000 reports of adverse events. People who experienced an adverse event cannot be identified, and maintaining their privacy has been of paramount importance to the TGA.
- Double Helix Science Club
A huge array of games, events and activities awaits you! Be catapulted into a world of science fun!
- DR. BOB'S TRIVIA QUIZ
Silly trivia questions – I already know the answers, so send witty or sarcastic replies!
- Embiggen Books
An independent bookshop with the largest collection of science titles in the observable universe.
- Explore the Seafloor | Be an online citizen scientist
Explore the Seafloor is an online citizen science project undertaken by ABC Science in conjunction with the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) as part of National Science Week 2013.
- Friends of Science in Medicine
Our Association was formed at the end of 2011 out of concern about the increasing number of dubious interventions, not supported by credible scientific evidence, now on offer to Australians.
Putting Australian fungi on the map!
- High Court Challenge
High Court Challenge to the constitutional legality of the NSCP
- IQ2 Australia
Too often, the big issues feel ill-served by parliamentary question time or the 24-hour news cycle. IQ2 provides the perfect forum for big issues and bigger ideas.
- Little Black Book of Scams
The little black book of scams highlights a variety of popular scams that regularly target Australian consumers and small business in areas such as fake lotteries, internet shopping, mobile phones, online banking, employment and investment opportunities.
This web site is the most recent initiative of healthlinks.net. It has been developed to address a need for a centralised source of approved Australian medicine information for consumers and health professionals that is up to date, free of charge and cont
- National Science Week
National Science Week is an annual celebration of science in Australia, an opportunity to join together to enjoy and explore the wonders and benefits of science.
- Not religious now? Mark the census NO RELIGION, and take religion OUT of politics
The coming census in Australia is an important chance to make sure your interests are met in decision making and funding, that views you do not hold are not over-represented in the coming years.
- Rationalist Society of Australia, The
The Rationalist Society of Australia is an association of like-minded people, joined together to promote a rational approach to public policy in Australia and to their own day-to-day lives.
- Redmap Australia – Redmap
Redmap stands for Range Extension Database and Mapping project. This project invites Australians to share sightings of marine species that are ‘uncommon’ to their local seas. Over time, Redmap will use this ‘citizen science’ data to map which Australian m
- Report A Rort
This Report a Rort blog aims to provide current, comprehensive information for the public on what is required, and who to send their complaints to when it comes to reporting pseudo-scientific products.
- RiAus – YouTube
RiAus brings science to people and people to science. It creates real and virtual spaces in which people can listen, talk and think about science in all its shapes and forms, and develop innovative and accessible ways of engaging the general community. It
- Royal Institution of Australia
Bringing science to people and people to science
- Say NO to chaplains
Stand up for secular education
- Scam Buster app
Be scam wise – stay one step ahead of the con men with NSW Fair Trading’s free mobile app Scam Buster.
SCAMwatch is a website run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). SCAMwatch provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.
- Science Alert
Science Alert: Research News, Features, Opinions & Jobs from Australia & NZ
- Science Book a Day A science book a day keeps boredom away!
Science Book a Day is a project put together by George Aranda who often goes by the name PopSciGuy. I run a science book club in Melbourne, Australia and hope to run one online soon.
The Australian Government powers Australian science in diverse ways. Here’s a selection.
- Shelley Segal | Singer and Songwriter from Australia
“For an atheist, she’s got a hell of a lot of soul”
- Shonky Awards
CHOICE’s Shonky Awards name and shame the shonkiest rip-offs and shoddiest products being sold in Australia.
- Skeptic School, The
In 2011 Adam VanLangenberg started a sceptical society to help his students recognise scams such as the Power Balance bands. Since then it has blossomed into a really wonderful group of kids who regularly give up their lunchtimes to spend time with him an
- Skeptics in Australia
Skeptics in Australia is a forum for discussion around topical issues of science, pseudoscience and the paranormal.
- Sleek Geeks Eureka Science Schools Prize › Sleek Geeks (ABC Science)
University of Sydney’s Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize
- Somewhere To Think
This site is a portal to introduce you to many of the thought-provoking groups around Australia and New Zealand.
- Stay Smart Online
The Australian Government’s cybersecurity website provides information for Australian internet users on the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.
- Stop the Australian (Anti)Vaccination Network
Stop the AVN (SAVN) is dedicated to stopping the deceptively-named AVN once and for all. It is our mission to see their campaign of misinformation and lies come to an end. We do this by exposing their lies, their endemic corruption and their fraudulent pr
- Tamar Valley Astronomy Group
A group in Northern Tasmania interested in Astronomy and/or Space Exploration. If want to meet others of the same ilk and are local or just passing through please come an visit. All ages welcome.
- Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
Australia’s regulatory authority for therapeutic goods.
- Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) – Reporting problems
ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia using a network of accredited trainers.
Ignite Your Imagination – Science News and Events in Tasmania
- “The Skeptic” Magazine | Australian Skeptics Inc
The Skeptic is published four times per year by Australian Skeptics Inc. Since the first issue was published in 1981, the Skeptic has printed articles on a vast variety of sceptical subjects ranging from alien abduction to zombies.
- 20 Things You Didn’t Know About… | Discover Magazine Columns
20 Things You Didn’t Know About…
- A Skeptical Manifesto
The following is excerpted from Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time by Michael Shermer, 1997, W. H. Freeman.
- Amazing Meeting!, The
The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM) is an annual celebration of science, skepticism and critical thinking. People from all over the world come TAM each year to share learning, laughs and the skeptical perspective with their fellow skeptics and a host of distinguish
- Anti-Vaccine Body Count
The United States Anti-Vaccination Movement is composed of a variety of individuals ranging from former doctors who should know better, to semi-celebrities who have no medical training, to anti-government conspiracy theorists who distrust anything that th
- Ape, not monkey
Ape, not monkey a comic strip about science, skepticism and their relentless battles with superstition and pseudo-science.
- Arguments from Global Warming Skeptics and what the science really says
Here is a summary of global warming and climate change myths, sorted by recent popularity vs what science says.
- AsapSCIENCE – YouTube
Your weekly dose of fun and interesting science.
- Bad Archaeology
Bad Archaeology is the brainchild of a couple of archaeologists who are fed up with the distorted view of the past that passes for knowledge in popular culture. We are unhappy that books written by people with no knowledge of real archaeology dominate the
- Bad Astronomy
THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE IN BLOG FORM
- Bad PR
Why you really can’t always believe what you read in the news…
- Baloney Detection Kit, The
Ten questions we should ask when encountering a claim.
- Beat The System With This List Of 40 Free Educational Websites
Enough with the words, here is a great list of 40 useful links where you can learn a lot for free.
- Beyond 2012: Why the World Didn't End
Dec. 21, 2012, won’t be the end of the world as we know, however, it will be another winter solstice.
- Big Think
Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World’s Top Thinkers and Leaders.
- Carbon Dating
A Comic About Science And Relationships
- Celebrating Christmas
Sources of Christmas Traditions, Modern and Ancient
- Center for Inquiry
The mission of the Center for Inquiry is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values.
- Choose the Truth or you Fail! – YouTube
It’s very simple: we tell you two facts – you choose the Truth, or you Fail!
- Clergy Project, The
The Clergy Project is a confidential online community for active and former clergy who do not hold supernatural beliefs. The Clergy Project launched on March 21st, 2011.
- Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online, The
Darwin’s complete papers and publications, all available for free.
- Confirmation bias – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Confirmation bias: In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias (or confirmatory bias) is a tendency to search for or interpret information in a way that confirms one’s preconceptions, leading to statistical errors.
- Consensus Project, The
THE CONSENSUS PROJECT measured the level of consensus in published, peer-reviewed climate research that humans are causing global warming. In the most comprehensive analysis to date, we analysed 21 years worth of peer-reviewed papers on “global warming” o
The place where you map other worlds, explore our universe, & contribute to science.
- Darwin Awards
The Darwin Awards salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who accidentally remove themselves from it…
For the fun of debunking, duty of skepticism, and the love of science.
- Denialism Blog – Don't mistake denialism for debate
Here we will discuss the problem of denialists, their standard arguing techniques, how to identify denialists and/or cranks, and discuss topics of general interest such as skepticism, medicine, law and science.
- DOAJ — Directory of Open Access Journals
Focusing on open access to peer-reviewed research articles and their preprints
- Doubtful News
Paranormal and pseudoscience news…because people really believe this stuff.
- Drinking Skeptically
Drinking Skeptically is an informal social event designed to promote fellowship and networking among skeptics, critical-thinkers, and like-minded individuals.
- Edzard Ernst
A New Blog on Alternative Medicine.
- Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained
Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained.
- Explore the Brain and Mind – BrainFacts.org
BrainFacts.org is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public.
- Extraordinary Claims
The Centre for Inquiry Canada‘s Extraordinary Claims Campaign will feature bus ads, educational events and online discussions to challenge well-known and widely believed claims by demanding evidence as extraordinary as the claims themselves.
- FishBarrel (Australia: Reporting to the ACCC and TGA.)
The easy way to report misleading health claims online.
- Fix Wikipedia
Is it Worth Paying Attention to Wikipedia?
- Foundation Beyond Belief
To demonstrate humanism at its best by supporting efforts to improve this world and this life, and to challenge humanists to embody the highest principles of humanism, including mutual care and responsibility.
- FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature
Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge variety of topics.
- Galaxy Zoo
We are trying something new! Come help us understand a very specific type of galaxy and experince science from start to end.
- Genetic Testing for Health, Disease & Ancestry; DNA Test – 23andMe
Genetic Testing for Health, Disease & Ancestry; DNA Test – 23andMe
- Good Thinking Society
Encouraging curious minds and promoting rational enquiry
- Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, o
- Great Courses, The
The Great Courses brings the most engaging professors into your home or car through courses on DVD, audio CD, and other formats. Since 1990, great teachers from universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale, and more have crafted over 350 courses
- Grief Beyond Belief
Faith-free support for non-religious people grieving the death of a loved one.
- Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia
The mission of the Guerrilla Skepticism editing team is to improve skeptical content of Wikipedia. We do this by improving pages of our skeptic spokespeople, providing noteworthy citations, and removing the unsourced claims from paranormal and pseudoscien
- Here Be Dragons: An Introduction to Critical Thinking
Here Be Dragons is a free 40 minute video introduction to critical thinking. It is suitable for general audiences and is licensed for free distribution and public display.
- HighWire Free Online Full-text Articles
- Homeopathy vs Science – a Metaphor
- Homeopathy: there’s nothing in it
The 10:23 Campaign aims to raise awareness about the reality of homeopathy. We will tell you how it can be shown not to work, why homeopaths’ claims are impossible, why you should care.
- How Does Homeopathy Work?
If you notice any mistakes or errors on this website, please email us and we will publish a correction. Please note that corrections will not be accepted unless accompanied by robust, peer-reviewed, scientific data.
- How many skeptic podcasts are there? Please help me find them all
A list compiled by Tim Farley.
“Learn how Everything Works!”
- Human Evolution
The Smithsonian Institution’s Human Origins Program
- I fucking love science
We’re here for the science – the funny side of science. Quotes, jokes, memes, photography and anything your admin finds awesome and strange.
- Inexplicable Universe, The: Unsolved Mysteries
Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson – The Great Courses – Audio & Video Lectures from The World’s Best Professors
- inFact with Brian Dunning
inFact with Brian Dunning is the web video series that gives you the real facts behind popular myths, promoting high-quality information that helps people live better lives.
- I’m a Skeptic, Not a Cynic
Some people believe that skepticism is the rejection of new ideas. Often people confuse “skeptic” with “cynic.” Skeptic is derived from the Greek skeptikos, which means, “inquiring” or “to look around.”
- JREF Classroom Materials
- JREF Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge, The
At JREF, we offer a one-million-dollar prize to anyone who can show, under proper observing conditions, evidence of any paranormal, supernatural, or occult power or event. The JREF does not involve itself in the testing procedure, other than helping to de
- JREF Video – YouTube
Videos from the James Randi Educational Foundation’s archives, including presentations and workshops from the Amaz!ng Meetings, talks by Randi, D.J. Grothe and others form the JREF at other events, and podcasts and other digital content, including The Ran
- Kids Without God
Welcome to Kids Without God, a site for the millions of young people around the world who have embraced science, rejected superstition, and are dedicated to being Good Without A God!
Helping Science Share Discoveries, Science News, and Laboratory Research Findings
- Let People Choose
Magic or medicine is not a choice
- Libel Reform Campaign
The Libel Reform coalition brings together English PEN, Index on Censorship and our partner organisation Sense About Science to campaign to reform the libel laws of England and Wales.
- Link without pagerank – donotlink.com
link without improving “their” search engine position
- List of dates predicted for apocalyptic events – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
- Media Guide to Skepticism | Doubtful News
Purpose: To provide a clear, easy-to-read guide about the “Skeptical” viewpoint as subscribed to by many who might call themselves Skeptics or critical thinkers; to distinguish practical Skepticism from the popular use of the phrase “I’m skeptical,” and f
- Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us
Professor Steven Novella – The Great Courses – Audio & Video Lectures from The World’s Best Professors
- MinuteEarth – YouTube
Science and stories about our awesome planet!
- MinutePhysics – YouTube
Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science.
- My Favorite Universe
Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson – The Great Courses – Audio & Video Lectures from The World’s Best Professors
- Mystery Solved! – The webcomic of skepticism and adventure!
Mystery Solved! is the webcomic dedicated to skepticism and adventure!
- MythBusters Database : Discovery Channel
The MythBusters have tackled more than 700 myths since their 2003 premiere … and we’ve never referred to someone as “a bull in a china shop” since.
- National Center for Science Education
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a not-for-profit, membership organization providing information and resources for schools, parents, and concerned citizens working to keep evolution and climate science in public school science education
- Nature ENCODE : Nature Publishing Group : A landmark in the understanding of the human genome
Welcome to the Nature ENCODE site. Here you will find the overview ENCODE paper in which the consortium describes the project’s key findings and numerous integrative analyses.
- NeuroLogica Blog
Your Daily Fix of Neuroscience, Skepticism, and Critical Thinking.
- Odds Must Be Crazy, The
Welcome to The Odds Must Be Crazy where we collect and celebrate the crazy, random happenstances that occur every day!
- Periodic Table of Videos – YouTube
Your ultimate channel for all things chemistry. A video about each element on the periodic table. And we upload new videos every week about science news, interesting molecules and other stuff from the world of chemistry.
- Planetary Society, The
Founded by Carl Sagan, the Planetary Society is the largest and most influential public space organization group on Earth.
- ProCon.org – Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues
ProCon.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity that has no government affiliations of any kind. Our purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We do not express opinions on our research projects (“issue websites
- Project Reason
A Non-Profit Dedicated to Reason
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
- QED | Question, Explore, Discover
QED is a two-day science and skepticism convention.
- Quackometer, The
So, is it possible to spot a quack web site just from its use of language? Is is possible to automate the process? The Quackometer intends to find out…
Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions.
- QualiaSoup – YouTube
UK artist and secular humanist discussing critical thinking, science, atheism, philosophy, religion & the natural world.
- Quirkology – YouTube
Quirky Mind Stuff from Richard Wiseman
- Random Deepak Chopra Quote Generator – Wisdom of Chopra
wisdomofchopra.com uses a very simple algorithm to generate random ‘quotes’. The words and phrases used are contained with 4 PHP arrays, the source code is available on request. Just send a tweet to @WIsdomOfChopra.
RationalWiki (RW) is a community working together to explore and provide information about a range of topics centered around science, skepticism, and critical thinking. RationalWiki currently has 6,080 mainspace articles.
- rbutr – Facilitating online discourse
rbutr is an application which allows people to follow inter-website debates and easily find counter arguments to pages they are viewing.
- Relatively Interesting
If you were to merge the curated content from the Huffington Post, the wit and charm from Cracked.com, and then blend it with a little science, skepticism, critical thought, neuroticism, and then mix that with the observational humor of Jerry Seinfeld or
- Respectful Insolence
“A statement of fact cannot be insolent.” the miscellaneous ramblings of a surgeon/scientist on medicine, quackery, science, pseudoscience, history, and pseudohistory (and anything else that interests him)
- Retraction Watch | Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process
Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process
- Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
The mission of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science is to support scientific education, critical thinking and evidence-based understanding of the natural world in the quest to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance a
- Rogues Gallery, The
The Official Blog of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe
- Sceptic vs. skeptic
- Sci-ence.org — Science Comics
Sci-ənce (pronounced “science”) is a comic about science, technology, skepticism, geekery, video games, atheism, and more.
- Science Bob
Science Experiments, Videos, and Science Fair Ideas.
- Science Daily: News
ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public arou
- Science Infographics | Visual.ly
The science infographics in our showcase are prime examples of how data visualizations can assist in the understanding of the conceptual and the practical.
- Science Is Awesome
A community built for the posting and sharing of scientific updates, quotes, cartoons, jokes and photographs. We’re dedicated to bringing the amazing world of science straight to your newsfeed in an amusing and accessible way.
- Science Made Simple | Sciencelearn Hub
These 15 short video clips are aimed at demystifying commonly used but little understood scientific and technological jargon.
- Science Network, The
Online video provider specializing in science content.
- Science News for Kids
Science News for Kids (SNK) is an award-winning online publication dedicated to children 9-14, their parents, and their teachers. It was launched in 2003 by the nonprofit organization Society for Science & the Public (SSP) as a youth edition and compa
- Science, The Channel – YouTube
- Science-Based Medicine
Exploring issues and controversies in the relationship between science and medicine
- Science-Based Medicine » SBM Topic-Based Reference
This section of Science-Based Medicine is dedicated to reference resources for major topics and issues relevant to science and medicine. For each topic we will give a concise overview followed by an index of SBM posts on the topic, and key outside resourc
- Science-Based Pharmacy
Turning an eye on the profession, separating fact from fiction on both sides of the counter.
- ScienceDump | Espresso for the Mind
Science dump is a source for popular science videos and pictures. Our goal is to bring back the cool and fun in science by selecting the best on the web for u. Find our latest trending articles in de section below. Also have a look at our selection of doc
- Scientific American – YouTube
Official YouTube Channel of Scientific American
- Scientific American: Skeptic
Scientific American: Skeptic
- Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group
Online and open access, Scientific Reports provides rapid publication and high visibility of research – for all areas of science
- SciShow – YouTube
Hank Green enriches your world with Science four times a week.
Science we can do together.
- Sense about Science
Equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
- SETI Institute
The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe.
- Shut Up Infinity
We make comedy about the perception of science.
- Sick Science!™ – YouTube
Videos and cool science experiments from Steve Spangler and SteveSpanglerScience.com
- Sixty Symbols – YouTube
Cool videos about physics and astronomy.
A group blog site focused on increasing the role of women in the skeptical community.
reddit: the front page of the internet
- Skeptic Action (SkepticAction) on Twitter
This project can be done in moments. Make a difference, share this tweet. Instructions Here. http://skepticaction.blogspot.com/2013/04/wot-web-of-trust-is-such-amazingidea.html
- Skeptic » A Skeptical Manifesto
- Skeptic » eSkeptic
Science in your inbox every Wednesday!
- Skeptic » Junior Skeptic » Explore Junior Skeptic!
Bound into every issue of Skeptic magazine, Junior Skeptic is an engagingly illustrated science and critical thinking publication for younger readers.
- Skeptic's Annotated Bible, The
Skeptic’s Annotated Bible / Quran / Book of Mormon
- Skeptic's Dictionary for Kids
Like any dictionary, this skeptic’s dictionary gives the meanings of words. This dictionary not only tells you what words like ‘ghost’ mean, it tells you what scientists and skeptics think about ghosts.
- Skeptic's Field Guide, The
A site for skeptics and critical thinkers. Hundreds of real life examples of fallacies, updated regularly. An eBook version of Humbug! The skeptics’ field guide to spotting fallacies in thinking.
- Skeptic's Library – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of works centered around scientific skepticism, religious skepticism, critical thinking, scientific literacy, and refutation of claims of the paranormal. It also includes titles about atheism, irreligion, and related subjects. It is intende
- Skeptical Activism: Fight Fraud & Pseudoscience!
There are as many ways to “be a skeptic” as there are individual skeptics. For some, the value of the community of skeptics is community itself; for others, it is the opportunity for reflection and self-improvement, while for others, it is an area of pure
- Skeptical Science
Getting skeptical about global warming skepticism
- Skeptical Software Tools
Applying the power of the programmable web to the purposes of skepticism.
- Skeptical Songs | The Skeptic in the Room
Eddie Scott’s skeptical songs.
A growing series of grassroots-led, medium-scale skeptical conferences for which the content is provided by the attendees themselves.
SkepticBlog is a collaboration among some of the most recognized names in promoting science, critical thinking, and skepticism. It also features the cast and producers of The Skeptologists, a pilot skeptical reality show.
- Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist
Professor Michael Shermer – The Great Courses – Audio & Video Lectures from The World’s Best Professors
- Skepticism | Conferences
Skeptics gather to discuss critical thinking, irrationality, science, pseudo-science and the paranormal and their effect on society.
- Skepticism, Skeptical Investigations, and Critical Thinking
Articles and organizations which take a skeptical approach to paranormal, fantastic, and supernatural claims. Information is presented about critical thinking and logical fallacies, skeptical treatments of psychics, astrology, prayer and religion, pseudos
- SkepticReport » Pay attention to the writing on the wall
SkepticReport hopes to help dispel the darkness by providing a forum for skeptical and critical thinking.
This is a free, community driven Q&A for scientific skepticism. It is a part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A websites, and it was created through the open democratic process defined at Stack Exchange Area 51.
- Skeptics Guide to the Universe, The – YouTube
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe (SGU) is a weekly science podcast discussing science news, especially controversial and fringe claims from a skeptical point of view. Visit our homepage at: www.theskepticsguide.org
- Skeptics in the Pub
Skeptics in the Pub (or Sceptics in the Pub, if you prefer) are groups which meet and converse in the UK and beyond, usually gathering once every month.
- Skeptics On The .Net
Skeptics On The .Net aims to be the premier directory for all things skeptical on the internet. Our goal is to help those just starting to learn about Skepticism and to expand the knowledge of those who already consider themselves skeptics.
- Skeptics Society, The (Reading Room)
The Reading Room is a comprehensive, free resource of articles relating to science and skepticism. The Library contains an ever-growing index of articles, reviews and opinion editorials culled from our extensive archives, offering an in depth look into th
- Skeptics Society, The (Skepticism 101)
THE SKEPTICAL STUDIES CURRICULUM RESOURCE CENTER is a comprehensive, free repository of resources for teaching students how to think skeptically. This Center contains an ever-growing selection of books, reading lists, course syllabi, in-class exercises, P
- Skeptics; Atheists; Realists; Agnostics; Humanists
The cure for unnecessary superstitions is education, awareness, critical and rational thinking.
- Skeptic’s Dictionary, The
The Skeptic’s Dictionary is a website and a book. Each features definitions, arguments, and essays on topics ranging from acupuncture to zombies, and provides a lively, commonsense trove of detailed information on things supernatural, paranormal, and pseu
- Skeptoid | Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena
A database of skeptical podcasts.
- Smarter Every Day – YouTube
I explore the world using science. That’s pretty much all there is to it. Watch 2 videos. If you learn something AWESOME, subscribe.
Our brain batter of art, culture, science, philosophy, spirituality and humor is designed to open your mind, challenge your friends, and feel damn good.
- Spangler Effect, The – Steve Spangler Science
He’s the science teacher you always wanted to have in school. Things just happen to fizz, pop, smoke and explode, and before you know it, you’re a part of his learning experience. His passion is to find the most creative ways to make learning fun. His met
- Spangler Science TV – YouTube
Videos and cool science experiments of Steve Spangler on TV.
A Global Science Community
- Steve Spangler Science
Science Projects Experiments, Educational Toys
HANDMADE CERAMIC JEWELRY FOR MEN AND WOMEN • EACH PIECE is FORMED BY HAND and HAND PAINTED. Inspired by science and nature.
- Teach the Controversy
Intelligently designed t-shirts urging you to show both sides of every story, even the really, really dumb sides. by Jeremy Kalgreen
- TED | TEDx: Independently organized TED events
Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. TEDx events are fully p
- TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing
Lessons Worth Sharing.
- TED: Ideas worth spreading
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.
- TEDTalks – YouTube
EDTalks shares the best ideas from the TED Conference with the world, for free: trusted voices and convention-breaking mavericks, icons and geniuses, all giving the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.
- TEDx — A letter to the TEDx community on TEDx and bad science
Below is an email sent to the TEDx community regarding our view on bad science/pseudoscience talks at TEDx events.
- Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies
A logical fallacy is usually what has happened when someone is wrong about something. It’s a flaw in reasoning. They’re like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people.
Truth-Saves.com is not against Christianity, it is against the lack of knowledge about Christianity. Only with in-depth and unsheltered knowledge of Christianity are people free to decide for themselves if they believe and/or support its claims.
TruthMarket™ is a Marketplace for Truth Telling™. It enables participants to “crowd-fund,” organize and execute grass roots campaigns to publicly expose false political, commercial and activist claims and reinforce true claims. Successful campaign creato
- Understanding Evolution
Understanding Evolution is a non-commercial, education website, teaching the science and history of evolutionary biology. This site is here to help you understand what evolution is, how it works, how it factors into your life, how research in evolutionary
- Unsourced – unsourced.org
Find the missing sources for news articles.
- Vaccinate Your Baby
Learn about the safety and importance of vaccines.
- Vaxfax – science based vaccination search engine
A science based vaccine specific search engine helping parents and parents-to-be find reliable vax related information.
- Veritasium – YouTube
Veritasium is a science video blog featuring experiments, expert interviews, cool demos, and discussions with the public about everything science.
- Vi Hart – YouTube
I’m a professional mathemusician at Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org
- Virtual Drinking Skeptically
Virtual Drinking Skeptically is a video chat based discussion group that meets at least twice a month. If you’re skeptic-friendly and enjoy interesting discussion, geekery, and other silliness, then join us on our next event!
- Vsauce – YouTube
Our World is Amazing.
- What’s The Harm?
This site is designed to make a point about the danger of not thinking critically. Namely that you can easily be injured or killed by neglecting this important skill. We have collected the stories of over 670,000 people who have been injured or killed as
- Why is science important? – A collection of thoughts from leading scientists, public figures, …and you.
A collection of thoughts from leading scientists, public figures, …and you.
- Why Is There a Skeptical Movement?
The ongoing work of the Skeptics Society and Skeptic magazine is part of an ancient and noble public service tradition. Today, we present two chapter-length explorations of that tradition, digging into the roots, founding principles, and purpose of scient
- Why skeptics should pay close attention to Wikipedia
Wikipedia has tremendous visibility on the web, appearing in the first page of many search results. Skeptics should strive to ensure that Wikipedia contains the best and most scientific information possible in topic areas we care about. This helps us reac
- Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine
Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers— not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.
- Worst Paranormal – Exposing False Paranormal Claims and Other Unethical Practices
Exposing False Paranormal Claims and Other Unethical Practices
- WOT (Web of Trust)
In addition to viruses and malware, phishing, scams, bad online shopping experiences, and untrustworthy content are becoming increasingly widespread threats on the web. They can only be identified by human experience.
- Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills
Professor Steven Novella – The Great Courses – Audio & Video Lectures from The World’s Best Professors
- Zooniverse – Real Science Online
The Zooniverse is home to the internet’s largest, most popular and most successful citizen science projects. Our current projects are here but plenty more are on the way. If you’re new to the Zooniverse, we suggest picking a project and diving in – the sa