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I don't write articles for people who read Vox or the New Yorker, I write articles for people who read microwave pizza instructions more than once but are significantly more dangerous as a group. Head Knuckle at Bullshido
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Lab Owner Gets 15 years For Falsifying Drug Tests Resulting in Parents Losing Custody of their Children

It goes without saying that making up your own facts ruins people's lives, but we're going to keep saying it anyway.

No, the “Danish Study” Doesn’t Say What Anti-Maskers Claim

Misrepresenting the findings of a scientific paper should earn you a swift kick in your gonads. We volunteer as tributes.

On Remaining Unbiased in the Age of Bullshit

The media needs to stop catering to both confirmation bias and the temper-tantrums of those who abuse it.

Know Your Bullshit – Magnified Minority

A magnified minority is a type of bullshit in which a group of people on the fringes of an area of expertise is gathered to disingenuously misrepresent or undermine the consensus of that field. Here's how that works.

Know Your Bullshit: Firehosing

If you feel like it's getting harder and harder to keep up with the stream of BS, that's because it is, and that's on purpose.

Mental Weakness and the “Just World” Fallacy

If you believe the world is "just", in its very nature, you have no personal responsibility to pursue making it better.

Arguing with Idiots: a Brief Guide

People who tell you not to argue with idiots are probably idiots. Here's a handy guide on how to do it properly without being an idiot yourself.

Microaggressions and Nematodes: The Scientific Worm Community Goes Karen Over a Joke

Save your face by sitting on your palms while reading this. Scroll with your feet or something.

Here’s Why Conspiracy Theorists Won’t Follow Public Health Guidelines

The saddest thing about a conspiracy mindset is the part where imagining everyone is out to get you implies your life matters to someone else.

Scientific Proof Why You Shouldn’t Text Unsolicited Pics of your Junk, Creep-o

If the fates of the Harvey Weinsteins and Louis C.K.s of the world didn't convince you, maybe Science will.

The Captain America Covid-19 Conspiracy, Destroyed

No, a screenshot of "Steve Rogers" in Times Square in Captain America does not show evidence for a planned pandemic. Of course it doesn't. But this ding-dong who got dunked on sure thought so.

The Dunning-Kruger Dunning-Kruger Effect

If you've never even read the abstract from David Dunning and Justin Kruger's "Unskilled and Unaware of it" but still insist on referring to the Dunning-Kruger Effect to try and dunk on someone, there's a good chance you fall under its purview.

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Lab Owner Gets 15 years For Falsifying Drug Tests Resulting in Parents Losing Custody of their Children

It goes without saying that making up your own facts ruins people's lives, but we're going to keep saying it anyway.

No, the “Danish Study” Doesn’t Say What Anti-Maskers Claim

Misrepresenting the findings of a scientific paper should earn you a swift kick in your gonads. We volunteer as tributes.

The US Presidential Election and Viral Conspiracies: Your No-BS Guide to a Whole lot of BS.

Are you feeling an insurmountable quantity of existential dread and disappointment over the 2020 election? Here's some more for you to process!

On Remaining Unbiased in the Age of Bullshit

The media needs to stop catering to both confirmation bias and the temper-tantrums of those who abuse it.
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