That Time I made Taleb’s Monsanto Shill List 3 times.

That Time I made Taleb’s Monsanto Shill List 3 times.

Science Pony loves nothing more than a good opportunity to outreach. Unfortunately this was not one of those times. What it was, however, was a straight-up call to science troll.  While the motivations there might be less pure than the driven snow, the results are usually pretty sweet regardless. Bitching out a bunch of misguided Taleb followers proved no exception. Read more

Dr. Axe, it is not nice to erase comments.

Dr. Axe, it is not nice to erase comments.

Well Science Pony is perplexed. It all started when I tagged in on a post promoting a “Free” webinar on “leaky gut” and the thyroid and adrenal system by my friend and fellow skeptic/science defender Ryan Phillips.  Having taken time and effort to carefully craft polite, evidence-based queries for Dr. Axe, MD, I was confused and a bit hurt to see that not 20 minutes later they had all disappeared from his page, without even so much as a sugar cube thrown my way. How uncivil. Read more