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Today and Tomorrow the FDA will be accepting public comments regarding their proposed changes on the regulation of homeopathic drugs in the United States. As a long time patient of homeopathy, I ...
by weegeeone
Comment Count 249 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 01:40 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Everyone is familiar with the story of Roswell, New Mexico, where an extraterrestrial spaceship supposedly crashed and alien bodies were recovered and hidden by the US Government. But if the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 06:37 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Try your hand with the meme generator http://memegenerator.net/ The image of the two torture shrinks, Bruce Jessen (left) and Jim Mitchell (right) is at the meme generator site and is called ...
by atana
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 02:46 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Here we go again. "Researchers" trying to show that a pseudoscientific concept is real medicine, but failing so badly that only true believers would qualify it as real "evidence." In this case, ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 03:29 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Let's make something clear right here, at the beginning of the article–there is a vast amount of legitimate scientific literature that describes evidence that GMO crops are safe to both human ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 298 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 04:19 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Uh oh. In a recent issue of _Science_ (August 22, 2014), Virginia Morell, reports Wolves cooperate but dogs submit, study suggests . You realize what this means, don't you? "Are you a dog or a ...
by doomvox
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 03:37 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I know I shouldn't use the conspiracy theory fallacy when talking about the pseudoscience-pushing science deniers, who are the bread and butter of topics for skeptics. But, when I keep observing ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 292 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 165 Recommends
I usually don't dwell too much ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 01:33 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
In case you're assuming that it can, it really can't. Since any reasonable person would understand that homeopathy violates some of the basic principles of physics, chemistry and biology. And ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 798 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT with 231 Recommends
As some of you know, I have a passion for the subject of Genetically Modified Organisms. Yet others have said or would say I'm a shill, benefiting financial for expressing my "so-called" autonomous ...
by ksenapathy
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 12:53 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
One of the most tiresome discussions that a scientific skeptic has ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 136 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 11:56 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
Originally presented at Skeptical Raptor's Blog. Herewith is an online discussion with someone about the science of the earth's moon. Or,
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 02:13 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Genetic Modification is a contentious topic these days. Many consumers demand their right to know and right to choose whether or not to purchase GMOs. Read on for some of the science behind GM tech,
by ksenapathy
Comment Count 196 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 09:01 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Image credit As a liberal, democratic parent, have you ever felt thankful for your Western privilege? Read on for a heartfelt piece about why empathetic, pro-science parents (and non-parents)
by ksenapathy
Comment Count 150 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 06:37 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
For decades, fans of the paranormal have debated the supposed phenomenon of "Spontaneous Human Combustion" (SHC), in which people have apparently burst into flame from the inside, and are consumed ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 01:51 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
When Kate Mulgrew, best known as the star of Star Trek: Voyager and now a co-star of the Netflix-only drama Orange is the New Black , was asked to do commentary for a science documentary film called ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 85 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 06:41 AM PDT with 110 Recommends
via Mediaite There ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 173 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 10:47 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
A recent poll has me perplexed. Pretty perplexed. An increasing number of Americans believe that astrology (the belief that the apparent motion of the planets and stars through the heavens actually ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 140 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 08:20 AM PST with 56 Recommends
For all that I try to Just Not Deal With religion these days, doing my best to live and let live as long as they're not trying to deny science or legislate against me or my friends' existence... ...
by filkertom
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat Sep 28, 2013 at 04:56 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Google News sends me a notification each day with all the day's stories related to PTSD. Usually I just read them and scream, or cry, or hit my forehead with my hand. But for the last few days I'...
by hepshiba
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 02:13 PM PDT with 8 Recommends