• If You Think You Can Survive on 'Junk Food and Cigarettes,' You're an Idiot

    The Daily Mail has been trailing a new book this week by "leading science writer" Tony Edwards. The first extract from the book gave the paper a valuable opportunity to address the important question of whether red wine causes or cures cancer.

  • Homeopathy Fanatics Protested in London

    Most reasonable people dismissed the idea that homeopathy might be able to benefit anyone years ago. It's been around since the 18th century, so it's not quite as old as trepanning, but it's roughly as illogical as drilling a hole in your head to cure...