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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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Bullshit Killed Steve Jobs

And here you were thinking it was pancreatic cancer… What’s the harm? What’s the harm if someone believes in “alternative medicine”? That’s the question whined by idiots who think there’s nothing wrong with the multi-billion dollar industry selling powdered rhino

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Joe Rogan and SciBabe Team Up to Call BS on Chiropractic Pseudomedicine

Train by day, call BS by night… all day. Over the years, Joe Rogan’s podcast has seen its share of bullshit, and not just by virtue of his long time friendship with conspiracy nutcake–albeit Jiujitsu legend Eddie Bravo. Rogan has

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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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The Profiling Project vs. Homicide Victim Seth Rich: Criminal Profiling BS

I don’t know who murdered Seth Rich, and neither does “The Profiling Project”. Introduction There is probably no other subject in criminal justice/criminal investigation that is plagued by so much bullshido as what is commonly called “Criminal Profiling”. You’ve probably

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