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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This is Why You Can’t Change Someone’s Mind With Facts

You’re arguing politics with a random stranger on the Internet, reasonably sharing facts that support your argument while asking for them to do the same. You can tell they’re getting irritated, and the further into the discussion you go, the

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FDA Drops Ban Hammer on Anti-Bacterial Soap

It’s a dark day for germaphobes, and a good day for normal skin flora. In 2013 the US Food and Drug Administration gave companies a year to prove their claims that additives to soaps could kill germs better than the

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This Presidential Candidate thinks WiFi Harms Children

Bullshido tends to stay away from politics, as an editorial policy. We prefer to stick to subjects that are matters of fact, and highlight the people who are twisting, omitting, or denying those facts. But when you have a political

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10 Pictures That Will Shut Up Your Anti-GMO Friends

Just about everyone these days has someone in their life –a friend, a relative, a co-worker– who subscribes to the asinine notion that food was better back when people lived in caves. Most of those people are simply misinformed and

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Getting Hit in the Head Increases Suicide Risk

It’s almost as if, getting kicked and punched is bad for you. There has been much ado in the media about traumatic brain injuries, especially with regards to professional football players. Canadian researchers recently published a study in which they demonstrated

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Facebook Founder Vaccinates Child, Angering Morons

Mark Zuckerberg might not be everyone’s definition of a hero, but he certainly weathered a storm of morons this past week as he shared a picture of his child on his feed with the caption “Doctor’s visit — time for

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