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Recently, Bill Maher instructed America on the importance of knowledge. He's right, of course, but he's a rather imperfect messenger: Listening to him is like receiving a lecture from Bill Clinton or Donald Trump on the importance of marital fidelity.

Mr Maher's monologue provided some insight into his political viewpoint. It was illuminating for two reasons, but probably not in the way Mr. Maher would hope for.

First, he accused people who disagree with his political views of being lazy and engaging in "false equivalence," an entirely fictitious logical fallacy that is an...

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So PETA has now enlisted a former Mr. Universe to its vegan cohort. Barnabas du Plessis, the 2014 standard bearer, says he switched to veganism about a year ago, and has never felt better in his life. That's nice. The only problem is with the hidden...

180693606A group of researchers assembled a bunch of data to arrive at their foregone conclusion: meat and dairy products increase the risk of cancer. While their work is couched in science-like jargon, in fact, there is no there there, when one mines the data presented. It s essentially an op-ed masquerading as a scientific endeavor.

This claptrap actually got published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, which should be ashamed of itself, if a college can experience such an emotion. The title gives a clue as to its scientific rigor:...

1266062_35822295As if parents of autistic children didn t have enough to contend with, now there s a pseudo-warning from the animal rights/vegan-promoting group PETA alleging that consumption of dairy products is linked to autism. Citing one 12-year old study of only 20 children, the group trumpets that there was a significant reduction in some autistic symptoms when 10 kids stopped consuming casein, the protein in cows milk, compared to the 10 who continued consuming it. Really? Twenty children? Not...

tastes-like-chicken-light-brown-print-t-shirt.american-apparel-unisex-organic-tee.natural.w760h760The always-brilliant Dr. Joe Schwarcz, the director of McGill's Office for Science & Society...