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NASA Calls Bullshit on Goop’s £95 ‘Bio-Frequency Healing’ Sticker Packs

There’s no shortage of things to be mad about in late capitalism. Pretty high on the list, though, is the Eat, Pray, Love brand of pseudoscience promoted by Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop. Somehow, Goop—which previously encouraged women to shove eggs up their vaginas—has out-Gooped itself: the brand is now promoting stickers called “Body Vibes.” The product, which I remind you, is literally a sticker, uses “NASA space suit material” to “rebalance the energy frequency in our bodies,” whatever the actual fuck that means. Read More >>

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Sting Operation Reveals Science’s Insane Fake News Problem 

If someone applied to a top position at a company, you’d hope a hiring manager would at least Google the applicant to ensure they’re qualified. A group of researchers sent phony resumes to 360 scientific journals for an applicant whose Polish name translated to “Dr. Fraud.” And 48 journals happily appointed the fake doctor to their editorial board. Read More >>

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A Women’s Health Magazine Just Printed Gwyneth Paltrow’s Terrible Health Advice

Gwyneth Paltrow, high priestess of sex-dust smoothies and £50 jade vagina eggs, is back with some more pseudoscientific health advice that you should definitely never follow. Read More >>

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Please Don’t ‘Glue’ Your Vagina Shut During Your Period 

An obviously male doctor in Kansas thinks that as an alternative to pesky and unseemly tampons, women should basically start gluing their vaginas shut. In case the word “glue” next to “vagina” didn’t already made this apparent, this is a very, very bad idea. And before you ask, no, he is not joking. Read More >>

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Scientists Call Bullshit on Study Linking HPV Vaccine to Brain Damage

Sometimes it looks like one thing causes another. Every time you eat ice cream, your nose hurts. Every time you turn on the sink, your pipes clank. Or in this case, HPV vaccines seem to coincide with strange side effects. Read More >>

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No, Scientists Cannot Predict Whether Toddlers Will Become Criminals

Earlier this month, a new study came out suggesting that it’s possible to predict whether a toddler will become a criminal. Based on neurological exams, scientists correlated the brain health of people at age three with whether they went on to commit any crimes as adults. And for those with poor brain health, 80 per cent of the time, it turned out that they did. Read More >>