Abortion pie chart
Anti-ScienceFeaturedFeminismRandom Asides

Bad Chart Thursday: Abortions and House Fires

Hey, did you know that the leading cause of DEATH in the United States is not heart disease? It’s true. I saw it on Facebook, thanks to a tip from …

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Getting ready
Random Asides

Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Charts for Ladies

Hey, ladies. Are you tired of men using complicated charts and graphs to convey their brilliant man brain thoughts deliberately so that women won’t understand them? Because everyone knows women …

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elevator button
ScienceSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: Attack of the Hospital Elevator Buttons

I came across this article in my feed, titled “Why you should never, ever touch that hospital elevator button.” I already knew, based on the title, why I probably shouldn’t touch …

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Terry Richardson & Dov Charney
Feminism

Bad Chart Thursday: Exposing Dov Charney & Terry Richardson

I had never thought much of Terry Richardson or Dov Charney, but all the information I’d heard about “them”, until very recently, somehow ended up in the same mental box, …

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Infographic showing the increasing prevalence of Pica Disorder
Random AsidesSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: Useful Tips for Making a Bad Infographic

Today, over at Skepchick HQ, we got a special message from reader Ali that is definitely not spam: We’re trying to get the word out about a new eating disorder …

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Gangnam
Random AsidesSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: “Gangnam Style” Video Slightly Delays Doomsday

Tuesday’s daily chart over at The Economist demonstrates the horrible price we pay globally by collectively watching “Gangnam Style” more than 2 billion times on YouTube. Assuming that each click …

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misogyny.men
FeminismRandom AsidesSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: Not Misogyny

This post is not about misogyny. This post is not about Elliot Rodger. Those sentences I just wrote? They also are not about misogyny or Elliot Rodger. If you think …

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FoxArcticIce
Anti-ScienceRandom AsidesSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: Fox News on Ice

All that hype about the arctic ice melting and how we’re all going to live in water cities built on the backs of dead polar bears? Total bullshit, according to …

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