Dermaved told users their skin cream was natural and Ayurvedic - in fact, it contained clobetasol propionate, one of the most potent steroids on the market

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Questionable accusations over ‘woke’ climate change solutions empower white genocide conspiracies

Claims that climate change belief is part of a 'woke' religion feed into conspiracy theories around Malthusian depopulation schemes and white genocide

The climate change deniers spreading misinformation… with charitable status

Seventy four climate scientists signed an open letter calling for a climate change denial charity to lose its charitable status - so why doesn't the Charity Commission act?

A visit to Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, the UK’s only explicitly creationist tourist attraction

After decades of criticism for its creationist messages, how has Noah's Ark Zoo Farm changed? Sarah Hearne paid the zoo a visit, to find out.

Levity on the Web: how the internet facilitates pseudoscience – and skepticism

From the archives, Steve Donnelly reflects on the role of the internet in spreading and promoting pseudoscience - and allowing skeptics to expose it

Psychic predictions for 2021 in review: peace talks from Donald Trump, and an end to Covid

2021 once again saw a slew of psychic predictions in the media - and a near-perfect record of misses and failures.

A rotten apple spoils the barrel: the fad of drinking apple cider vinegar to lose weight

Apple cider vinegar is often promoted for weight loss, yet the studies show there's no miraculous benefit to drinking the acidic juice.

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