Radioactive Quackery Pops up in Thailand

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Over on Science Based Medicine Steve Novella highlights a bit of radioactive quackery that has popped up. His source is an article from Thailand. There officials have discovered and pulled the plug on a scam that involved selling people an ‘energy card’ that you buy to supposedly … “improve the immune system, strengthen the heart … Read moreRadioactive Quackery Pops up in Thailand

Goop Health, one of the quackiest quackfests of 2018

Goop Health

With a hat-tip to Orac for the term “quackiest quackfest”, we have the news that Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop brand held the quackiest quackfest of 2018 – the “GOOP Health” conference in New York. Goop is not about bulk-selling pseudoscientific nonsense, instead it is an attempt to cast an aura of credibility by cranking up the prices … Read moreGoop Health, one of the quackiest quackfests of 2018

Truly Bizarre Claims “Hillary Clinton Lies Because Satan Controls The Democratic Party”

The claim that “Hillary Clinton Lies Because Satan Controls The Democratic Party” is of course a bit of political theatre and so when you learn who made this claim, then you will simply roll your eyes, because rhetoric like this is the norm for this guy and not an exception. It was Duck Dynasty Phil Robertson. This … Read moreTruly Bizarre Claims “Hillary Clinton Lies Because Satan Controls The Democratic Party”

Claim: “Atheists have caused 110 million deaths in the last hundred years”

Once again this old chestnut pops up. Ray Comfort, a well-known evangelist has suggested that those that do not embrace myths as fact are inherently evil as follows … On Tuesday’s episode of “Janet Mefferd Today,” evangelist Ray Comfort said that atheists can’t be trusted in politics or other positions of authority because they have no “moral high … Read moreClaim: “Atheists have caused 110 million deaths in the last hundred years”