Skepticism

What was the Philadelphia Experiment?

The Philadelphia Experiment is a bad movie from the 1980s, and also the conspiracy theory that refuses to die, despite virtually zero evidence of its occurrence. Learn all about this strange non-event in today's show.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Josh and Chuck read tons of articles and a lot of them are really good. Here are the best of the bunch.

The Supermoon: Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, right?

It must be exhausting being a tenacious skeptic of the variety that exerts effort to point out to other just how unlikely or dumb their ideas are. While you're just one rational humanist, there is a seemingly limitless supply of what you consider really bonehead beliefs: God, UFOs, perpetual motion, hollow Earth, the Mars face, witchcraft, Piltdown man, chupacabras, chemtrails, hypnosis -- it just keeps going on like this.