Tri-City Herald Publishes Creationist’s Tall Tale As News

Here’s a perfect example of bad reporting. John Trumbo of the Tri-City Herald in Washington state wrote an article about Greg Morgan, a local man who recently found an unusual sandstone formation. And there’s only one conclusion he can draw from it: Morgan, who is a mechanical engineer and worked in the aviation industry before [Read More...]

Get Yourself and Your Children Vaccinated

Steven Weinreb suffers from chronic lymphocytic leukemia and has new white blood cells in his body, making him vulnerable to diseases the rest of us don’t have to worry about. So he makes an important plea in today’s New York Times: … if 75 percent to 95 percent of the population around us is vaccinated [Read More...]

Understanding Christianity and Global Climate Change

This is a guest post by Lisa. [Personal information has been removed.] … I used to believe global climate change wasn’t real. Raised in a conservative, orthodox Christian church, denial went with the territory. Along with evolution and dinosaurs, climate change fell into the camp of liberal lies. For many, it is unfathomable that people [Read More...]

Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson in an Awesome Interview

Are there any two people you’d more want to see in a room together than Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson? (Especially when Colbert isn’t in character!) No. No there aren’t. I don’t care what you say in the comments. Enjoy! (Thanks to Claudia for the link) [Read more...]

Why Is a Science Website Selling Unscientific Products?

***Update***: Edmund Scientifics has responded to this post here. They say they’re transitioning the products to a different part of their website, but 1) They’re still in Psychology as I type this and 2) They’re still being sold without a disclaimer (or anything similar) that it’s fake science. … If you were looking to pick [Read More...]


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