Do you ever try to explain pseudoscience to people? John Cook tells us how to do debunking more effectively.
Put a light bulb into a lump of crystal, and magi… Oh wait, that’s not how the world works. Salt lamps may be pretty, but they won’t heal your asthma.
Chemophobia tends to really irritate me. Such as when people avoid products because of perfectly good ingredients which happen to be marked with a number.
How to inoculate people against pseudoscience? Teach them logical fallacies, says John Cook. It’s like a weaker version of nonsense.