debunking

Go Goop Yourself

A Former Naturopath Told Us How She Sold a Detox Scam

Britt Hermes is a former naturopath who recently blogged about how easy it was to convince people to buy unnecessary detox regimens.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.21.17
olympics

Why the Olympics Are an ‘International Festival of Sports Pseudoscience’

Cupping is just one science-free ‘therapy’ on display in Rio.
Kate Lunau
8.8.16
medicine

If You’re Going to Quit Flossing, Why Not Quit All This Other Crap Too?

Getting an annual checkup, taking vitamins, your daily shower...
Kate Lunau
8.3.16
News

Is Flossing Bullshit?

A new report says it just might be.
Mike Pearl
8.2.16
Stuff

Calling Bullshit on the Internet's Left-Wing Gun Control Memes

Something needs to be done about America's gun violence problem, but these arguments are duds.
Mike Pearl
11.3.15
News

Calling Bullshit on the Internet's Right-Wing Gun Memes

A look at what the far-right hive mind has spewed out in the wake of the latest mass shooting.
Mike Pearl
10.9.15
News

Calling Bullshit on the Internet's Islamophobic Memes

Words aren't necessarily true just because they're superimposed over an image.
Mike Pearl
9.24.15
News

The Guy Who Caught the Internet's Favorite Giant Fish Is Bummed No One Gets It

That 'mutant fish' isn't radioactive, and the guy who caught it is bummed you don't get it.
Emiko Jozuka
9.18.15
Science

Relax Everyone, Drinking Milk Isn’t Going to Kill You

Do some science that has a counterintuitive result, and the media will milk it for all it’s worth.
Alexandra Ossola
11.5.14