William Shatner’s Tweets Are a Classic Case of Misinformation SpreadIt was frustrating to watch but also instructive.
Trump Supporters Refuse to Believe Their Own EyesThey still think Trump’s inauguration crowds were bigger, despite the evidence. Here’s why.
Trump Sold America a Miracle CureBut when miracle cures fail, the patients don’t blame the salesman.
Homeopathic Medicines Will Carry Labels Saying They’re UnscientificBut for the people buying them, this will make them even more attractive.
Beware the Medical Beach ReadIt won’t give you nuanced science. But books of depth can—and Gluten Exposed is one of them.
Shame on People Who Fat-ShameObesity isn’t nearly as bad for your health as poverty is. Let’s extend the logic …
The Logical Failures of Food FadsWhy studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.
Get Your Stadiums Out of Our ChurchesIt’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education.
In Praise of IntoleranceToday’s political climate doesn’t require more tolerance. It requires less.
The FDA Should Approve Drugs Based on Evidence, Not EmotionsA new bill and Donald Trump could come together to undermine the FDA’s ability to safeguard the public from dangerous new drugs.
How to Play Your Way to a Fun LifeJust don’t expect to enjoy everything all the time, says Ian Bogost in his new book, Play Anything.
Why I’m a Professor of Religion and PhilosophySen. Marco Rubio thinks I should quit my job. I’m not quitting.
The First SuperfoodOne miracle fruit can cure disease and make people lose weight? That’s bananas.
This Article Is Fortified With AntioxidantsThe food industry’s devious, ingenious, magical misuse of science.