Skepticism


Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay have managed to successfully pull off a wonderful Sokal like hoax. They have now written up what they did within a Skeptic magazine article … The androcentric scientific and meta-scientific evidence that the penis is the male reproductive organ is considered overwhelming and largely uncontroversial. That’s […]

Hoax Alert: The Conceptual Penis as a social Construct


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And this week’s Darwin award for doing something so catastrophically stupid that you end up dying before you can breed and thus enrich the gene pool is … Zimbabwe Pastor trying to walk on water at the Crocodile River gets eaten by 3 crocodiles  A pastor from a local church in […]

Claim: Pastor trying to walk on water at the Crocodile River gets eaten by 3 ...


Trump had promised to reward the religious right with special privileges for voting for him. For example back in February we have USA Today reporting that Trump had assured them that he would … “totally destroy” the law that prohibits churches from engaging in political activity, a move that would upend 63 years […]

Did Trump really obliterate the Johnson Amendment?



There is a new study that takes a rather serious look into the idea that you can psychologically inoculate people. Well yes, with my tongue firmly placed in my cheek I believe the term we use to describe that is the word “Education”. OK, so putting the teasing to one […]

Can you vaccinate against “Alternative Facts”?



Jerry Taylor was once a very vocal active Climate Change denier. As staff director of the energy and environment task force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and vice president of the Cato Institute, it was his job be take this stance, but he did this, not because it was […]

Why did Jerry Taylor change his stance on Climate Change?