Posts filed under “UnScience”

Kimmel: A Message for the Anti-Vaccine Movement

Jimmy feels that all of this anti-vaccination silliness is starting to snowball, so he invited some real doctors to address it. These are actual medical professionals so hear them out and then decide for yourself.

 

 

Category: Humor, Really, really bad calls, UnScience

The worst anti-vaccine arguments

Source: Quartz

Category: Digital Media, Humor, Really, really bad calls, Science, UnScience

Astrological Predictions for 2015

Your stars for the year ahead Source: The Poke

Category: Digital Media, Really, really bad calls, UnScience

The Science of Climate Change

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) rips into Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change

Deniers are “Ignorant, out of touch, crazy”

Published on Jul 29, 2014

Ain’t no cure for stupid.

Category: UnScience, Video

Summers in the Future

Category: Digital Media, UnScience

How to Make a Killing in Global Warming

Two recent articles with related themes caught my eye. They are important for anyone who manages money, either professionally or for themselves. Together, they may just indicate a turning point in the debate on what might be the response to anthropogenic global warming. The first, from former Treasury Secretary and Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer…Read More

Category: Investing, UnScience

Six Ways to Separate Lies From Statistics

From Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, a short primer on separating lies from statistics:   1. Focus on how robust a finding is, meaning that different ways of looking at the evidence point to the same conclusion. Do the same patterns repeat in many data sets, in different countries, industries or eras? 2. Results that…Read More

Category: Bad Math, Data Analysis, UnScience

Statistically Appropriate Climate Change Debate

John Oliver hosts a mathematically representative climate change debate, with the help of special guest Bill Nye the Science Guy, of course.

Category: UnScience, Weekend

Earth Day Blues

Source: Star Tribune

Category: Digital Media, Humor, Really, really bad calls, UnScience

Guide to Spotting Bad Science

Great list:   Source: Compound Chem

Category: Digital Media, Science, UnScience