Skepticism

EXSMELLYARMPITS!

I just tweeted “If I was Harry Potter I’d just do a spell instead of washing. EXSMELLYARMPITS!” which is funny because it’s a pun on a Potter-world spell, you see. …

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Girlgasm

Ladies, all the ladies, gather round, I would like to talk about…sewing. Dressmaking is like cooking – in the domestic world it’s perceived as the domain of women, but in …

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The end of NHS homeopathy?

Amazing news, or almost. Early reports from the Commons science and technology committee indicate that the taxpayer will no longer have to foot the bill for homeopathic treatments on the …

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Placebo Effect Explained

Ben Goldacre just tweeted this great video commissioned by the NHS of him explaining the placebo effect in layman’s terms. Not aimed at me, but absolutely perfect for, say, my …

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Emergency de-bunking! Vatican City

The Twitterverse is suddenly agog at the news that the age of sexual consent in Vatican City is 12. That’s because Catholic priests are all pedos, right?! And yet, how …

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