Rumors That Kale is Bad for You Are Based on Hilariously Bad Science

Just read the procedure described above. It describes how alternative medicine practitioner Ernie Hubbard, who set the kale=bad meme rolling earlier this month, tested his suspicion that patients were poisoning themselves with kale. Ah yes, the trusty upside-down-notecard-on-a-desk technique! Where would science be… »7/21/15 12:16am7/21/15 12:16am

Mike Huckabee Half-Heartedly Defends His Cinnamon Pill Cure For Diabetes

If you’re looking for garbage health advice, there are quite a few people to turn to: Dr. Oz, The Food Babe, and... Mike Huckabee? Yes, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has been peddling garbage supplements that are supposed to help cure diabetes. And he was on Face the Nation yesterday where he defended against … »5/11/15 2:21pm5/11/15 2:21pm

15 Ridiculous Headlines From The Dr. Oz Show's Website

Dr. Oz is in hot water over his promotion of garbage weight loss cures and anti-GMO fearmongering. His defense? The doctor claims his widely popular TV program “isn’t a medical show.” Which, if you ignore the fact that he often wears scrubs and has the word doctor right there in his show’s title, might have some truth… »4/29/15 3:29pm4/29/15 3:29pm

Doctors Ask Columbia University to Fire Dr. Oz Because He's Full of Shit

Dr. Oz is full of shit. He peddles garbage advice on his garbage TV show. And that's not just my opinion. It's science! Science which tells us that Dr. Oz gives advice that's baseless or wrong about half the time. But now his peers in the medical community are speaking out. »4/16/15 1:40pm4/16/15 1:40pm

Nine true facts that sound made up but are actually completely true

Sometimes things sound real but are completely fake. Those fake facts are just so convenient sounding and come perfectly wrapped in a bow tie that they spread like a disease. And then there are other facts that sound like complete made up bullshit but are actually real. Those are the scary ones. The shared souls over… »2/05/14 11:34pm2/05/14 11:34pm

Scientists Race to Develop Political Bullshit Detector, All Dials Pegged at 11

New Scientist today is summarzing »9/18/08 10:30am9/18/08 10:30am the world of political spin detection software-behavioral scientist Paul Ekman claims he can analyze a speech's text for words that indicate untruths and deception. Others look to analyze the tenor of the voice, and facial recognition to spot lies is becoming more of a reality. But…