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Welcome to the Skepticism, Science & Pseudoscience Group 0 laconicsax Feb 2012 Dec 2011 8 5329
I've been hanging out in a Flat-Earther-forum for a while. Let me tell you how these people think: 21 DetlefK May 2 Monday 4 580
Psychologists have found out where conspiracy-theories come from. 0 DetlefK May 8 May 8 6 366
Andrew Wakefield: How a disgraced UK doctor has reinvented himself in anti-vaxxer Trump's USA 5 LeftishBrit May 5 May 5 6 264
A Load of Ballokis 0 muriel_volestrangler Apr 28 Apr 28 1 235
Because America is Dumb, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop is Now Worth 250,000,000 Dollars 9 muriel_volestrangler Mar 30 Apr 18 5 419
Oprah Winfrey for President? Does anyone remember all the pseudoscience and quackery shes promoted? 12 progressoid Jan 2018 Apr 15 13 604
Why Im quitting GMO research 2 progressoid Mar 31 Mar 31 2 392
So about that 'Alien' 0 uriel1972 Mar 22 Mar 22 2 380
National Geographic Sent Crystal Healing Water Bottles To Science Writers 8 progressoid Mar 3 Mar 7 2 558
California judge rules for Monsanto in "Roundup causes cancer" case... 4 Archae Feb 27 Feb 28 0 496
One of the reasons I distrust the World Health Organization... 2 Archae Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 607
2018 Predictions: The Death Throes of the Anti-GMO Movement 5 progressoid Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 465
Milwaukee "doctor" still believes vaccines cause autism... 4 Archae Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 283
Flat-Earther's publicity-stunt fails when rocket fails to launch. 5 DetlefK Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 350
Green Bay TV news does a puff piece on a "pet psychic..." 2 Archae Jul 2017 Feb 2018 0 875
How's this for absolute woo? 8 Archae Jan 2018 Feb 2018 1 429
Who are hollow Earthers? These conspiracy theorists think aliens and Nazis live inside Earth's core 9 Soph0571 Dec 2017 Feb 2018 0 403
Death was everywhere at Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop conference 4 progressoid Jan 2018 Feb 2018 0 464
There's a GMO documentary out now, narrated by Neil Degrasse-Tyson. 6 Archae Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 394
Functional Medicine 2 utopian Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 291
"That isn't real." (toon) 1 DetlefK Jan 2018 Jan 2018 6 480
The Encyclopedia af American Loons has a real dandy this time... 3 Archae Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 549
More really screwy conspiracy theories... 1 Archae Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 330
Anyone care to critique this website ? 4 steve2470 Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 363
Oh great... 3 Archae Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 462
Some conspiracy theories have real consequences... 0 Archae Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 322
A couple of the screwy things people believe... 4 Archae Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 451
I have a serious question about the Flat-Earth theory. 5 DetlefK Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 561
Doctor wins 2017 John Maddox prize for countering HPV vaccine misinformation 1 muriel_volestrangler Nov 2017 Nov 2017 6 307
Latest conspiracy theory, "The Las Vegas shooter wasn't alone and it's all a big cover-up!" 3 Archae Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 1078
new conspiracy theory linking GMOs with supposed campaign to 'eliminate Africans' 0 progressoid Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 306
Flat-Earther to announce run for governor after shooting himself 1 mile into the air. 4 DetlefK Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 462
One very, very important question about the moon-landing hoax... 7 DetlefK Nov 2017 Nov 2017 4 756
The Flat Earthers had their international conference yesterday and it was jaw-dropping 4 Soph0571 Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 613
The Moon landing kooks now have "proof!" 6 Archae Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 710
A lengthy post about "Mindfulness" 13 Orrex Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 924
Someone needs to come out of the 11th century... 3 Archae Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 680
I smell a scam here... 6 Archae Oct 2017 Oct 2017 1 1038
Michigan mom says she could face jail time for not vaccinating her son 2 progressoid Sep 2017 Oct 2017 0 1857
A GoFundMe-campaign to prove that the Earth is flat. 7 DetlefK Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1267
Whatever happened to Sid Dithers? 2 Codeine Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1413
At last, people whose birth really was influenced by the movement of the planets 2 muriel_volestrangler Sep 2017 Sep 2017 4 1536
Fun article, but then... 6 Orrex Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1448
Tylenol Releases New Black Bile Gel Caps For People With Unbalanced Humors 1 progressoid Sep 2017 Sep 2017 7 1203
Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Alternative Medicine 5 HuckleB Jun 2016 Sep 2017 1 1254
100 Common Myths & Misconceptions: The world's most widespread falsehoods - debunked 11 Mosby Sep 2017 Sep 2017 8 2018
Cells from a woman's belly fat were injected into her eyes. Within months, she was permanently blind 6 progressoid Sep 2017 Sep 2017 5 1332
People are apparently injecting themselves with other people's blood 4 HAB911 Jul 2017 Aug 2017 5 2633
Julian Assange. Solar-eclipse-truther. 11 DetlefK Aug 2017 Aug 2017 5 2791
Flat-Earthers cite solar eclipse as proof why Earth must be flat. 6 DetlefK Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 2039
The Eclipse Conspiracy (something doesnt add up) 10 progressoid Aug 2017 Aug 2017 7 5220
Tonight on PBS' "Frontline," they take on the anti-vaxxers. 2 Archae Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 1917
The anti-vaxxers are bad enough... 5 Archae Jul 2017 Aug 2017 0 2558
"Health" crap sold on TV and the Internet... 1 Archae Aug 2017 Aug 2017 5 2303
Education Week reports on how DeVos' investment in "brain performance" company raises questions 4 HAB911 Aug 2017 Aug 2017 3 1749
Anti-vax movement prompts Brooklynites to withhold inoculations from their pets, vets say 9 muriel_volestrangler Aug 2017 Aug 2017 5 1180
This is the sort of "arguments" the anti-GMO side uses... 1 Archae Aug 2017 Aug 2017 3 279
Derek Lowe's reaction to Panera's dopey (and misleading) sodium benzoate ad campaign 2 ProfessorPlum Jul 2017 Jul 2017 5 1103
Article on Midichlorians gets published 5 Dr. Strange Jul 2017 Jul 2017 13 2047
On the subject of UFOs 9 LSFL Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 2017
Freeze-Dried Placenta Pills Linked to Newborns Dangerous Bacterial Infection 3 HAB911 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 4 1852
Wisconsin state congressman wants to give more money to chiro-quacks... 2 Archae Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 812
"Bio-frequency healing stickers" to put on your skin. $120 for a pack of 24. What a bargain. 6 DetlefK Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 2240
Pssst... Wanna read some really crazy shit? 8 DetlefK Mar 2017 Jun 2017 2 3794
Oh. My. Word. Negative ion "health" bracelets are made with radioactive materials. 6 eppur_se_muova Jun 2017 Jun 2017 8 2270
Parents convicted in son's death linked to alternative diet 5 HAB911 Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 1331
Gwyneth Paltrow admits she has no idea what she's selling on her site. 0 progressoid Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 1848
Science, vs blind belief... 1 Archae Jun 2017 Jun 2017 8 3805
The 5 rules of success for highly effective lifestyle gurus 1 progressoid Jun 2017 Jun 2017 6 3867
Longing for a reason to discriminate other people, Japan simply invents one. 6 DetlefK May 2017 May 2017 7 3493
William Shatners Tweets Are a Classic Case of Misinformation Spread 2 progressoid May 2017 May 2017 0 3780
The unbearable wrongness of Gwyneth Paltrow 3 progressoid Apr 2017 May 2017 6 7202
The Mad King of Juice: Inside the Dysfunctional Origins of Juicero 1 friendly_iconoclast May 2017 May 2017 1 3414
An oldie but a goodie: The Red Flags of Quackery. 2 progressoid May 2017 May 2017 7 3704
San Diego woman dead after turmeric IV infusion 4 progressoid Mar 2017 May 2017 1 4902
(UK) Vegan mother forced by High Court to vaccinate her children 4 progressoid Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 3828
Foundation for Reason and Science w/ Robyn Blumner 1 HAB911 Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 3677
Lie-proof your life with Carl Sagans baloney detection checklist 2 HAB911 Apr 2017 Apr 2017 5 3932
If You Get a Call From a 473 Area Code, Its Probably a Scam 3 HAB911 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 3 1644
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