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Fake Science

'Journalist Bait' Study Deemed A Fraud

natureheader | Posted 05.06.2013 | Science

By Eugenie Samuel Reich Few researchers have tried harder than Robert Trivers to retract one of their own papers. In 2005, Trivers, an evolutionary b...

'Alternative' Textbook Banned From Texas School District

Posted 08.28.2012 | Education

Fake Science 101: A Less-Than-Factual Guide to Our Amazing World has been banned by the Houston Independent School District, the Houston Press blog Ha...

PHOTOS: Fake Science 101

Posted 08.16.2012 | Comedy

We first celebrated Fake Science back when it was just a Tumblr, and now it's grown into a full-fledged book, paper and all, appropriately titled "Fak...

The Concocted Chemistry in Cosmetic Commercials (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 07.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

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The 13 Funniest 'Facts' From Fake Science: Your #1 Source For Misinformation (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Internet is full of wrong information, but rarely is it as intentionally wrong -- or as funny -- as the Tumblr Fake Science. The blog, whose tagli...