pseudoscience Archives

Why Your Cold & Allergy Medicine Doesn’t Work

January 7, 2016

Feeling Sick? Think Twice Before Reaching For That Over-The-Counter Cold Medicine. If you get a cold and decide to treat it with over the counter medicines, you may want to pay particular attention to the labels. Many active ingredients found in…

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Creationist Finds 60 Million Year Old Fossil, Remains Unconvinced

May 29, 2015

It has all the makings of a tale of science and reason triumphant: a Canadian creationist dug up a 60 million year old fossil fish in a Calgary basement. Were this a movie, it would lead to a stunning and…

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Climate Change Denying Congressman Confronted By Reality Denying Chemtrail Believers (VIDEO)

April 24, 2015

Paul Gosar, a Republican representative from Arizona, found himself in a bit of a situation at a recent town hall meeting. Everything started so well, until a chemtrail conspiracy theorist stood up, and things took a turn for the surreal:…

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FBI Used Flawed Hair Analysis For Decades. Did Innocents Die As A Result?

April 23, 2015

On the 17th of April, the FBI formally acknowledged what has been long suspected: over a 20 year period, its examiners gave knowingly flawed testimony using questionable forensic techniques: The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every…

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The Anti-Vaccination Movement is Dangerous Nonsense. PERIOD.

February 2, 2015

On Monday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a break from being a schoolyard bully and brought his mighty intellect to bear on the subject of vaccinations. He called for “balance” in the vaccination debate and claimed that parents should…

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