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“Both sides are just as bad” – Why assholes make False Equivalence arguments

You’re in middle school and it’s been a crappy week: your parents are pissed off about you getting a B even though your siblings are basically delinquents. Your teachers have long since stopped giving a shit about their jobs. The

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Alex Jones Supplements Are Bullshit

In other news, water: wet, frog sexuality: undetermined. Following John Oliver’s segment about Alex Jones and his ridiculous-yet-dangerous nonsense, a hero at Buzzfeed named Charlie Warzel decided to send the supplements Jones hocks on his show–to his army gullible nitwits

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Don’t Get Burned by BS “Eclipse Glasses”

The solar eclipse is happening August 21st and people are cashing in… at the expense of your eyeballs. Without proper eye wear, you can easily damage the sensitive rods and cones of the eyes. And because your retinas have no

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Razors – Weapons of Intellectual Self Defense in the Age of Bullshit

Have you ever been in an argument with someone who laid on the bullshit so thick you couldn’t cut through it? Well Bullshido’s here to help. This is the first in a series of articles we are putting together to

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NHS to Stop Paying for Homeopathy

It’s funny how running out of money prioritizes things that actually work. The cash-strapped UK’s National Health Service is looking to save £250m a year, and on the chopping block (finally) are medical treatments that aren’t actually based on evidence,

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Vladimir Putin Called Out as Judo Fraud

This could be the single greatest call-out of bullshido in modern history. Many people who follow both Martial Arts and international politics are familiar with two bits of Vladimir Putin trivia: He holds a black belt in Judo. He has

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US Rep. Asks NASA if Mars Had Ancient Civilizations

It can be a real pain in the ass trying to cover the topic of scientific illiteracy without straying into politics, especially when there is an ever-present financial incentive for politicians to play–or stay–dumb. As the saying goes, “facts are

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No, the Chinese Did Not Teleport an Object into Orbit

The state of Science Journalism is a dumpster fire. This article made the rounds last week: Sounds awesome, right? Well it’s bullshit. A photon is an “object” as much as that fart noise you make with your armpit is a

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