• Facebook
  • Apple cider vinegar is not a “healing tonic” or cure-all

    Another fine example of psuedo-science and misinformation. Unfortunately shared thousands of times on Facebook. At least they admit that actual proof is not important to them: “Apple Cider Vinegar is one of the most incredible healing tonics you will find anywhere, period. I’m not even exaggerating, I don’t have to. The results that you experience […]

  • Science
  • Always be skeptical

    At least two of my FB friends posted and praised this completely false “article”. Um… NO. NO. NO. More of the same “the man has the cure to cancer and is hiding it because he’s trying to protect profits!!” misinformation. Folks, before you post stuff like this read it critically and skeptically. I’m not suggesting […]

  • Science
  • Skeptic Toolkit – Peer Reviewed Science

    Before we begin, you have to ask yourself: Do you want to believe or do you want to investigate? This is the first in a series of posts I plan to do about the tools and practice of being skeptical. This first time around I intend to highlight one of the most important tools in […]

  • Skepticism
  • A Credulous Mind

    “A credulous mind… finds most delight in believing strange things, and the stranger they are the easier they pass with him; but never regards those that are plain and feasible, for every man can believe such.” — Samuel Butler, Characters (1667-9) Excerpted from Carl Sagan’s Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark