Episode 119: Chiropractic

On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Ashlyn, Laura, Gem, and Lauren talk about the history and practice of chiropractic medicine, then Ashlyn hosts a game of -ology A–Z! Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a program promoting secular humanism and scientific skepticism that is produced by the Winnipeg Skeptics. Links: … Continue reading Episode 119: Chiropractic

Episode 65: Homeopathic Nosodes and Nostrums

Episode 65: Homeopathic Nosodes and Nostrums In this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Gem Newman talks about homeopathic medicine in theory and practice, and is joined by Michael Kruse of Bad Science Watch to discuss the Stop Nosodes campaign. Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a program promoting secular humanism and … Continue reading Episode 65: Homeopathic Nosodes and Nostrums

Irish Company Solves World Hunger, Climate Change, Small Chickens

Cross-posted from Skeptic North. A news article from the Irish Independent has been making the rounds these last few days. With the cheery title of “Wave goodbye to global warming, GM and pesticides” this (almost) unbelievably credulous bit of reportage claims that a new technology developed in Ireland will solve pretty well every modern-day agricultural … Continue reading Irish Company Solves World Hunger, Climate Change, Small Chickens

Bad Advice from Truther.org

The following is a guest post from Brendan Curran-Johnson, who was one of our presenters at last year’s SkeptiCamp. Here, Brendan responds to a few of the claims made in an image that’s currently circulating on Facebook, which originates from the hilarious den of conspiracy nuttery that is Truther.org. While I certainly support people learning … Continue reading Bad Advice from Truther.org

Bad Science Watch to Health Canada: De-register Homeopathic Vaccines

Reprinted from Bad Science Watch. PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bad Science Watch to Health Canada: De-register Homeopathic Vaccines Toronto, ON – Wednesday August 1st, 2012 – Today, the new Canadian science advocacy group Bad Science Watch announced plans to convince Health Canada to de-register homeopathic health products that are offered as unproven replacements for … Continue reading Bad Science Watch to Health Canada: De-register Homeopathic Vaccines