That Time When an AIDS Conspiracy Magazine Went Out of Business Because the Employees Died of AIDS

The universe may be indifferent to Human suffering, but it’s also unforgiving of Human stupidity…at least it used to be. Modern medicine has done wonders for the survival rate of Human beings, in many cases even going so far as

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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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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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Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism, But Obese Moms Might

…although to be fair, no data exists to suggest a correlation between obesity and being an anti-vaxxer conspiracy nut. -ED First off, an admin note for our more… cognitively challenged[1] readers who follow us on Facebook: this study was undertaken

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Anecdotes Still Aren’t Evidence – Just Because Something “Works For You” Doesn’t Mean it Works

Sorry ’bout your cognitive deficiencies, bro. Melinda Wenner Moyer has gotten a lot of modern day hate mail–irate comments and messages via social media–right out of the gate after launching a column on Self magazine that addresses inaccuracies in health

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“Your Presence Here Will Cause Babies to Die” – Doctor Storms Stage at Anti-Vaccine Conference

The paranoid anti-vaccine conspiracy movie “Vaxxed” is making its rounds in all the hippest circles of gullible mooks who believe Playboy models over medical science. If that sounds harsh, it’s because we absolutely mean it to be. Whether deluded, willfully

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Hoax Paper on “The Conceptual Penis” Published in Prominent Social Science Journal

Bullshido tends to steer clear of Social Science issues. This is partly because our mission is focused on things that are simultaneously both indisputable bullshit and popularly believed, partly because many of the topics are so emotionally charged that there’s no

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Musk Fudging the Numbers on his Solar Roof

It should be noted that we’re huge fans of Elon Musk and his projects. But if you’re going to play loose with the facts to sell a product, even if that product has the potential of making the world a

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Belief in Demons is Harmful to Mental Health

With everything going on in the world today —war, terrorism, financial instability, Cheetos— why do people still bother worrying about made up boogeymen? People who believe in demons or evil spirits are less likely to be in good mental health

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