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‘Bill Nye Saves the World,’ starting with Netflix in 2017

‘Bill Nye Saves the World,’ starting with Netflix in 2017 When Bill Nye hears someone spouting some Facebook-meme pseudoscience garbage, you can see him tense up from head to toe.” Netflix promises to deliver Nye’s “unfiltered style,” but also experiments, demos, and special guests.

NASA reminds us that the zodiac has changed; salt ensues

NASA reminds us that the zodiac has changed; salt ensues Rumors are flying, though, that NASA put out a “new zodiac” with new star sign dates.“We didn’t change any zodiac signs, we just did the math,” NASA spokesperson Dwayne Brown told Gizmodo in an email.

Homeopathic solutions now have to be labeled to disclose that there's no science behind them

Homeopathic solutions now have to be labeled to disclose that there's no science behind them Their latest comments contend (PDF) that the standard disclaimer isn’t enough to dissuade consumers from buying this crap, so now not only do homeopathic products have to carry the standard disclaimer, they also have to say there’s no science behind them.But the only reason I can’t make a blanket statement that homeopathy provides no benefit whatsoever is the placebo effect.