Category Archives: SCIENCE!

Vox lies with statistics

Okay, maybe lies is too strong a word, but Vox‘s German Lopez sure does a good job illustrating numerical dishonesty in this piece on marijuana use in Colorado and Washington since recreational legalization. The headline is “Marijuana use rises in states with legalization,” and … Continue reading

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More on (moron!) bad pop science

Blogging clearly isn’t my priority lately (I have some great posts planned, though, I swear!), but nothing beats dumb pop science writing for generating a quick post. I’m sure I’ve missed some since my last post on the topic a … Continue reading

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On bad pop science

I just love this kind of writing about abstruse, abstract physics for a lay audience: A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection. In 1997, theoretical physicist … Continue reading

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