National Skeptics Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: January 13, 2017 is National Skeptics Day.

Skeptics Day

Skeptics Day motivates you to recognize and listen to your internal skeptic, and all of the hesitant people that you know. Not everything can be as good as it seems, some things are connected to be unsatisfactory, and points can simply get worse; right?

Bet You Didn't Know It's Squirrel Appreciation Day
Bet You Didn't Know It's Squirrel Appreciation Day

One of the tasks I take on as producer of Word of Mouth is updating the monthly calendar. This typically involves adding major holidays and upcoming events for the show on a big whiteboard, but I have taken it upon myself to add in the more obscure ...

Babe Ruth Calls His Shot And Six More Dubious Sports Stories (Photos)
Babe Ruth Calls His Shot And Six More Dubious Sports Stories (Photos)

In honor of International Skeptics Day, which is Wednesday, we collected eight of the most dubious stories in sports. From time-honored legends like Babe Ruth calling his shot to more recent examples of things that sound flat-out made up, here's our ...

This International Skeptics Day, Check Your Social Security Statement
This International Skeptics Day, Check Your Social Security Statement

International Skeptics Day falls on October 13, making it a month of second-guessing and, hopefully, getting to the truth of the matter. At Social Security, we believe that a healthy bit of skepticism encourages you to get the facts. We have created an ...

Embracing Skepticism And Feeding Curiosity During The '100 Days Of GMOs'
Embracing Skepticism And Feeding Curiosity During The '100 Days Of GMOs'

In honor of International Skeptics Day celebrated earlier this week, this issue seems ripe for exploration. It's the recognition of that public curiosity for the facts and an appreciation of the healthy skepticism essential to the scientific process ...

GMO question-and-answer website celebrates 1000 answers
GMO question-and-answer website celebrates 1000 answers

GMO Answers highlighted the milestones on "National Skeptics Day," Oct. 13. "On a day focused on critical thinking, open dialogue and scientific discussion, it's only fitting we acknowledge that consumers have a lot of questions and are interested in ...

Keep Social Security updated to prevent surprises
Keep Social Security updated to prevent surprises

Kimberly Yellow Robe is the Social Security Administration's public-affairs specialist in Mesa. AZCENTRAL. Check your account on International Skeptics Day. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Read or Share this story: http://azc.cc/ ...

January 13, 2017 is also Peach Melba Day, Rubber Duckie Day