Chemist Warehouse are happy to sell you products that might not work


Fellow Victorian skeptic Chris Higgins recently wrote to Chemist Warehouse asking them why they knowingly and wilfully sell useless products, for which there is no supporting evidence, to their unsuspecting clientele. Chris quite rightly questioned their ethics, given the trust most Australians place in their industry, which is seen as well educated and highly moral, … Continue reading Chemist Warehouse are happy to sell you products that might not work

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Some pointers on critically assessing the validity of claims


Wide-scale access to the Internet has resulted in unprecedented access to information for the average citizen of any developed nation, and the more recent proliferation of mobile data devices and networks have exponentially increased our ability to reference the collective body of knowledge on a whim. This access comes at a price however, as tech-savvy … Continue reading Some pointers on critically assessing the validity of claims