Phrost

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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Updated: Astrophysicist and Science Ambassador Neil DeGrasse Tyson Cleared of Sexual Misconduct

Updated 3/17: National Geographic and the parent company for Tyson's show "Cosmos" have released the following statement: “The investigation is complete, and we are moving...

These Heroes Just Pulled Off the Greatest Academic Hoax of the Modern Age

It's 4 AM CST as we're typing this, and in a few hours a lot of people are going to wake up to a...

People who think this way are more prone to believe Conspiracy Theories

...and as the saying goes, sometimes the reason is because you're stupid and make bad decisions. A recent study out of the University of Fribourg...

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: How the Internet Ruined Politics

The year was 1993. All jeans were "mom jeans", and Saved By The Bell was still poisoning the minds of the young with its sanitized...

No Reasonable Person Would Believe What Alex Jones Says, say Alex Jones’ Attorneys

Leonard Pozner is the father of a six year old named Noah. Noah was murdered in his classroom in 2012. Lucy Richards is a...

How to Argue Like a Badass, Not a Dumbass

Everyone hates those "One Simple Trick...!" articles. But some things really are simple. If you want to lose weight, you burn more calories than...

Enough is Enough: Instructors, it is NOT okay to have sex with your students

Morality Check: if you see the people you teach as potential sex partners you're a goddamned predator. How's that for a tagline? Does this hit a...

It’s Perfectly Legal to Kill Someone as Long as you Use This Specific Weapon

Legal in all fifty states, and nearly every country on Earth! Attention psychopaths and sociopaths: have you ever wondered what it's like to kill another...

YouTube Star who Claimed Veganism Cured Cancer has Died of Cancer

Do not ask for whom the bell lols... Okay, that's totally insensitive, but come the crap on people, it's 2018—if you have the technological capability...

Ad Hominem: Attacking the Researcher Just as Effective as Discrediting the Research

Do facts upset you? Do you not like the results of Scientific research? Boy do we have great news for you! That's right, instead of...

Yet Another Hit Piece on Jordan Peterson

There's an insidious, BS argument technique currently spreading like a rhetorical pestilence through Social Media, conventional media, and even in academic institutions. Here's how...

Vaccine Deniers More Prone to Believe Other Conspiracy Theories

Sure, you're sitting there with a deliberately stupid look on your face as you read this. But then you uncross your eyes, wipe off...

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Almost all coverage paints President Trump as being accused of rape and the Department of Justice as utilizing taxpayer money to defend him. That is BS.

Fighting is Easy, Winning is Hard – The Same Goes for Arguing

Why internet arguments almost always become puerile shouting matches that solve nothing and are as satisfying as trying to eat a bowl of steam.

The Death-Rattle of Journalism

Journalism in the United States may have one foot in the grave—can we resurrect it?
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