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Dear Sasquatch: Does Ear Candling Work?

Dear Sasquatch: My aunt and cousin swear by regular ear candling to remove toxins. I have a sinus infection, and my cousin tells me the ear candling clears the sinuses as well. Is this true? Is there any benefit to this? –Vin L. Dear Vin: Ear candling has no effect …

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Happy Pi Day from Skeptisquatch!

I have been too busy celebrating Pi Day to write up a post, so instead, I would like to share how I celebrate this day of mathematical deliciousness. Unless I’m in Europe, where today is 4.66 day. First, I got up early to start baking for the contest later that …

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Cryptozoology

DNA Proof of Bigfoot!

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 …

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Dear Sasquatch: Firewalking

Dear Sasquatch: My mom and my brother went to one of those Unleash the Power of Your Mind seminars, where they have people walking on hot coals. They said it was a whole “mind over matter” thing. I told them I thought the coals were probably not that hot or …

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Dear Sasquatch: Do Energy Drinks Work?

Dear Sasquatch: Sometimes, when I have to stay up late . . . studying, I drink energy drinks, and they seem to keep me awake. I’ve tried a bunch of them. Some work better than others. Even the 5-Hour Energy, which I thought would be bunk, actually works, especially the …

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CryptozoologyInterviews

Interview with Sasquatch, Part 3

This is the final installment of our interview with Sasquatch. (Part 1 is here and part 2 here.) In this segment, Sasquatch discusses the sport of extreme tumble-weeding, what he does when he needs medical care, how he writes with his huge hands, and the secret identities of some relatives. …

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Interview with Sasquatch, Part 2

This is the continuation of our interview with Sasquatch. (Part 1 is here.) In this segment, Sasquatch gives us the lowdown on his beauty routine, from waxing to his favorite shampoo, plus his encounters with Nessie and aliens, his appearances on Doctor Who, and cooking tips for eating your dead …

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Interview with Sasquatch, Part 1

After much pursuing, cajoling, and extortion, we finally got Sasquatch to agree to an interview, which we conducted several weeks ago. He enjoyed it so much that he agreed to write a regular column for us, Dear Sasquatch. In part 1 of our interview, he explains why he’s always blurry …

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