So long as there are people who claim homeopathy works, we must never tire of explaining that it doesn’t

Homeopathy is useless. That’s according to Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council, which has produced a 300-page draft report that reviewed the evidence for homeopathy as a treatment for 68 clinical conditions. The report’s overall assessment of the evidence is that homeopathy is “not effective for treating the range of health conditions considered”. Read […]

Calling Katie Hopkins a troll is an insult to trolls

It’s always been only a matter of time before terms previously confined to the internet join the mainstream. “Troll” is one such term, and while former Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins may be described as a number of things, a troll is definitely not one of them. The fact that she clearly believes that children with supposedly […]

Sorry Nascar, but on the internet, you aren’t above the law

How refreshing it is to see a corporate juggernaut failing to get its own way on the internet by gaming the system. On Saturday, at least two dozen Nascar spectators were injured when a crash sent debris into the stands at Daytona International Speedway. One fan captured his perspective from the same stands on video, […]