The Numbers Don’t Lie (Except When They Do)

They say the numbers don’t lie, but there are all kinds of ways to distort the truth using numbers that might even be technically correct.  Read More The Numbers Don’t Lie (Except When They Do)

How to Spot Bad Science

Bad science is, unfortunately, everywhere. Sometimes it results from reporters who don’t understand the story they’re covering and mangle the facts (or who willfully misrepresent findings to twist the story to their own particular worldview). Sometimes people want to make a fast buck, so they lie about the efficacy of their product or service. Sometimes people are just, well, delusional. Here are a few quick things to look out for that may tip you off to the presence of Bad Science. Read More How to Spot Bad Science