No wonder people mistake flocks of birds for UFOs sometimes
An age-old argument
This guy gets it.
James Randi debunking people who claim to have supernatural abilities
Can we get a little outrage directed at Amazon for allowing this dangerous misinformation to be promoted on their platform? Directed by Andrew Wakefield himself, the evil sociopath directly responsible for the deaths of perhaps hundreds of thousands of children.
Dr. Oz's Deleted Tweet on Astrology. This guy is the definition of unethical.
Same thing with high resolution cameras and supernatural spottings too
Anti-vax comic from the 1940s. Not much has changed.
Antivax is the new civil rights movement 😑😑😑
Indian Atheist page with more than 300k followers blocked because local laws restrict Facebook's ability to show it
Remember this tweet?
Saw this floating around Twitter, seems like a good tell-the-difference guide
This should be illegal.
From friends on Facebook
None of them exist.
When a 1 star review is better than a 5 star. Found this while searching for a pediatrician.
TIL the Smithsonian took Koch money and this is what happened
This was on the breakroom table at work. I had a brief read and it's as bad as you'd imagine.
Columbia professor accidentally poisons self rather than get flu shot
If you haven’t checked our Shaun the skeptic on YouTube you’re doing yourself a disservice
Relevant cartoon from the New Yorker
Christmas present from girlfriend
At the heart of science is an essential balance between two seemingly contradictory attitudes - an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive, and the most ruthlessly skeptical scrutiny of all ideas, old and new... -Carl Sagan
Personal Acts to Reduce CO2 Emissions: Beliefs vs. Facts
This was unironically posted at r/conspiracy and is the top post right now
Reddit.com is sponsored by...
From Carl Sagan in 1996 in his book The Demon Haunted World
Acquaintance posted this. She's 33, desperate for a significant other, but makes decisions like this constantly. Even harmless pseudoscience like Astrology holds people back.
TIL Google News classifies astrology as science
The skepticism patch is not working
In the way that scepticism is sometimes applied to issues if public concern, there is a tendency to belittle, to condescend, to ignore the fact that, deluded or not, supporters of superstition and pseudoscience are human beings... - Carl Sagan [1512x1080]
Micheal Shermer, the founder of The Sceptics Society, claims that Nazis were far-left because they had the word 'socialism' in their name.
Nationalist science vs globalist science... wtf? I don't even have words.
A decent breakdown of all things real and fake news.
Found this gem on Futurama
Jordan Peterson doesn't understand how YouTube works
I never thought I would actually see this in the wild. It is sickening.
If asparagus had a label with a list of ingredients
Reddit happily takes money to promote “online psychic readings”.
get well card, crosspost from r/antiMLM
Oil believe it when I see it
At my local gym, when suddenly I see a fellow skeptic has recently stopped by!
This is polio.
Hello @MailOnline. I've read your devastating article on illegal migrants in Saint Denis. We too in France have tabloïds who couldn't care less about the truth, but I really have to say: you're in a league of your own. Everything in your paper is wrong. A fact checking:
I guess I will have to check back next month then.
The best Essential oils for heart problems.
On my Facebook feed.
Alex Jones being forced to read a police report about the murdered children in Sandy Hook in a deposition for the lawsuit against him filed by the parents of Sandy Hook victims.
Can't wait for flat earthers and space deniers stumbling over themselves trying to explain this.
Stand up for science
This piece of skepticism brought to you by Monsanto.
Um. I'm skeptical.
Went to the Dr. yesterday, saw this on the wall at check-in, I was impressed
Sign me up 🙄
I don’t think so, reddit mobile app.
WiFi / EMF radiation shields now being advertised on Reddit.
Dont know if this belongs here, but I found some incredibly healthy eggs
It's got what plants crave.
In the break room at my workplace today. ;)
Umm...those are all chemicals.
Cancer woo is my least favorite. Here’s a lady promoting her nonsense in a backcountry hiking group. She’s responding to a post where someone’s looking for easy hikes to take a terminal cancer patient on.
[Satire] What's Big Organic trying to hide?
Et tu, Goote?
Neo Nazi streamer Owen Benjamin spreads dangerous lies about science and scientists on a daily basis.
Came home to my girl friends new book on the table. I think my SGU book in cringing.
Skeptic folks in India be like..
Found this in some old saved images, felt it was a good fit
David Hume reincarnated
How legitimate is this? (xpost /r/lifehacks)
The Big Question
Has ET gone home?
A reminder that sometimes satire is difficult to distinguish from incompetence
Important commandments to live by as a true skeptic engaging in conversation. [x-post from r/stoicism]
Antivaxxer dies from vaccine preventable illness.
I made a (sort of) comic to explain evidence/theory and figured some of you might find it useful.
Pink rock salt isn't actually from the Himalayas, its from a smaller range near them. But more to the point certifying it as Non-GMO is as dumb as certifying it as dolphin friendly.
I've now added this for posterity on Jordan Peterson's RationalWiki page (in a section that already detailed his history of signalling climate denial)
Saw this in my local bookstore
I received this LinkedIn request <eyeroll>
Neil deGrasse Tyson responds to the dissing of Cosmos as effective scicomm
KFC and Food Babe
She's literally hurting her own children
I don't believe this but can someone explain this
Florida State University turned down a large donation to start a chiropractic school because they thought that to do so would damage their intellectual reputation. This campus map was produced by one of their chemistry professors to finally convince the school not to move forward.
True Cause of Cancer is Released... Mmmm hmmmm
Anti-vaxxer threatens journal editor: lest you want to lose your PubMed index
Chart of biases. Very good read.
I live in South Africa. Someone handed this to me today.
Friend found this at my alma mater. Never read something where I’ve disagreed with every iota of it down to the sentence structure.
Everyone in my office is using these damn essential oil diffusers, including the part-time exercise science major who's claiming you can save a lot of money on medicine.
What is the best way to shut up neo Luddites who think EMF's and Wi Fi are a plot for depopulation or causing cancer? Especially 5G.
Playing a game called 'Therapy'...
Found on Facebook. I hope this store loses business over this.
My daughter's school's latest fundraiser is concerning
Healing stones enclosed in glass. Put the thing in water, drink the water and disease is gone. For the low price of 99€. Found in a store between actual fucking medicine.
Don't be a Dick. Chemtrails are a hoax.
The Big Lie of Alcoholic Anonymous: We're not a religious program.
Can we fact-check this?
...nothing nothing happened!!!! -client who bought a magical spell on a website
Not just science ... GODscience!
Does placebo work on pets?
Some new bullshit on Facebook about the FDA and Gardasil. I usually avoid this type of crap, but I had to reply.
At the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
AntiAspartame Meme from Natural News
The Best And Worst Science News Sites
You can now check for rebuttals to any page on the internet by simply adding rbutr.com/ to the beginning of the URL
A budding skeptic makes a breakthrough discovery!
How can anyone actually believe this? It’s blowing my mind.
A handy infogram of dietary supplements and their scientific worth
I just got this message and uhh....
Satire or math is hard for some people?
My Mom is a teacher and just sent me this. Under it were a ton of comments from teachers saying how they were dreading school tomorrow because the kids will be crazy. I'm hoping there weren't too many science teachers spreading this.
Change you don't have to believe in
Physician assisted homeopathic suicide with James Randi and Dr David Gorski
Fortunate or Unfortunate?
The blatant response bias designed into the official presidential job performance survey answer choices
Alt Right Owen Benjamin HATES Einstein and claims Most of his theories have been debunked
Elon Musk trolls Flat Earther's with Mars question
Detox: You already have what you need. Close your wallet.
Dr. Oz is not the victim. His audience is.
At least they admit it
Deepak Chopra is doing an IaMA on the 4th of January, should be enough time to think of some good questions.
Fraud in science research
Two thirds of all Addicts are just traumatized children
Homeopathy practitioners in India ask govt to block Wikipedia Homeopathy page in India
Conspiracies are reassuring
Open letter to abelist anti-vaxxers
Whoa, Facebook seems to be auto-suggesting Snopes links for articles spreading bad science now.
Because none of these are chemicals /s
National Geographic has a message for kids....
Draymond Green backs up Kyrie: How do we stand on the earth if it's round? *rolls eyes*
All praise the healing divine insect spray.
Dowsing by backhoe operator left this cable cut. He defended his dowsing, I probably found an underground stream instead of the phone line.
Homeopathic woo is #1 seller in Amazon's cold and flu rankings, with 4.7 stars
Does this count? Found in my local pharmacy. Before I know what homeopathy was they actually sold me some for my constant nausea. Had no idea why it wasn't working until someone told me what it was.
Anti vaxxer thinks us normal folk are edgy
Anti-vaxxers at the climate strike. MA residents: call your reps. They are.
r/HQG delivers again.
My fb friend has irrational fears of the word chemical. She also posts tons of anti-gmo propaganda.
Are you clairvoyant?
Learn about herd immunity and the stink bus