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    After #LastNightInSweden, Today We Are All Swedes.

    After #LastNightInSweden, Today We Are All Swedes. On the heels of the #BowlingGreenMassacre, already we face another international tragedy as we reflect on what happened last night in Sweden. What happened remains to be made clear, though one can only speculate regarding the amount of meatballs that accidentally rolled onto the floor. Some have taken […] More

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    Donald Trump is not even wrong

    Donald Trump is not even wrong Something tells me that if you told Donald Trump that he’s “not even wrong,” he would take it as a compliment. Things that satirize him aren’t even satire anymore, because his actual words are far more ridiculous. The excerpts from his press conference were absolutely ridiculous. Check out this […] More

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    I can’t hear you over the sound of scientific consensus

    I can’t hear you over the sound of scientific consensus Words can have different meanings. For instance, “theory” to the layperson does not have the same meaning as “scientific theory” does to an actual scientist. The same idea applies to the phrase “scientific consensus.” You can’t simply look at the dictionary definition of a word […] More

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    The Very Essence of Pseudoscience – Sciolism

    The Very Essence of Pseudoscience – Sciolism At the central core of pseudoscience are the self-professed “experts.” Food Babe. David Wolfe. Stephanie Seneff. Joseph Mercola…. Just to name a few. I was listening to the latest episode (jump to 40:35 in the show) of The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe yesterday when the word of […] More

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    Dissecting A Food Babe Fear Mongering Campaign

    Dissecting A Food Babe Fear Mongering Campaign Full size image It’s a little confusing to me why Vani would choose to pick on a burger chain based on the west coast (she lives in a home on the east coast). But hey, you gotta monger where the fear mongering is good I suppose. What’s curious […] More

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    Bt use is allowed in organic farming

    Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) use in organics Organic lobbyists often resort to fear mongering to help support their points. They’re also fond of the usage of showing plants being injected with needles. A quick Google search demonstrates their use of this misinformation, despite it having nothing to to with how crops are genetically modified. The fact […] More

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    Girls Scout Cookies are Delicious

      (Full-size image link) Vani has continued to try to bully other companies, such as In-N-Out Burgers. Sources: Organic farmers can use Copper Sulfate on their crops, shown to cause liver disease HFCS is no more dangerous than table sugar Gluten makes your dick fly off Synthetic vitamins are the same as naturally occurring vitamins […] More

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    I’ve done my “research!” | The Dunning-Kruger effect

    (Full size image) I’ve done my “research!” | The Dunning-Kruger effect There are numerous reasons to love the internet. Having the entire volume of human knowledge available in your pocket 24 hours a day is something we take for granted. This capability truly is a double-edged sword though, as there are just as many great resources […] More

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    Daniel Dennett on 9/11

      I don’t think the 9/11 attacks taught us anything we didn’t already know about religion. It has long been obvious – even to the deeply religious – that religious fanaticism is an extremely dangerous deranger of otherwise sane and goodhearted people. Daniel Dennett Also check out our discussion group, The Science Enthusiasts! More

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    White privilege

    White privilege. Panel 1: Michael Slager shot Walter Scott while Walter was running away. Panel 2: Civil rights activist burns and stomps on Confederate flag. Also check out our discussion group, The Science Enthusiasts! More

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