No Science, No Evidence, No Clue – Part 4

  Claim 4: A Whole Pile of Conspiracy Theories and Half-Truths About Modern Medicine  This article is part 4 in a series – you can read the first three parts here, here, and here. What would a meme about curing cancer with alternative medicine be without throwing in a (un)healthy dose of paranoia about the motives of…


No Science, No Evidence, No Clue – Part 3

This blog post is a continuation of No Science, No Evidence, No Clue. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Claim 3: Juicing can cure cancer It’s almost as if, the further down the rabbit hole one goes, the less scientific this meme gets. Juicing what, exactly? It’s difficult to know where to…


No Science, No Evidence, No Clue – Part 2

  This blog post is a continuation of No Science, No Evidence, No Clue. You can read Part 1 here. Claim 2: Alkalinity can cure cancer! Moving forward to claim number two, where unsurprisingly, we have another triumphant statement that a single, simple treatment can cure cancer. Of course, without an actual reference to exactly where the meme…


No Science, No Evidence, No Clue – Part 1

Cannabis cures cancer? A follower sent me this meme in a message and since I have seen it getting around a fair bit; I decided a debunk of this steaming pile of bull intestinal leavings was necessary. There are certain things in the wooniverse that really grind my gears to the point of being unable to peacefully…


Herbalife: The Evidence Is Weak With This One

Herbalife. This is a brand that really seems to be everywhere, doesn’t it? We probably all have at least one friend who uses it or sells it. A quick Google search of the word Herbalife revealed that the first two pages of search results are pretty much all just official Herbalife links, stores selling Herbalife and consultants for…


The Illusion of Evidence

TL;DR: The illusion of Science has no evidence for their non-evidence based memes. If you have been spending time in the skeptic world, no doubt you will have noticed a page called “The illusion of Science” dropping non-evidence based memes all over the science pages with links to their non-evidence based articles on their non-evidence…


“Undeniable Evidence”?

In an ideal world, celebrities would not be allowed to use their fame to promote the spread of misinformation. They would be held accountable for the damage they do with their ignorant tweeting and public statements on scientific topics – which they are horrifically under (not at all) qualified to speak on. But this is…