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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 …


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: 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 …


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. …