DC's Improbable Science

Truth, falsehood and evidence: investigations of dubious and dishonest science

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Links to good sites

DC’s original IMPROBABLE SCIENCE page. All the older stuff is here.
DC’s goodscience blog is now merged into Improbable Science,so it no longer exists.


Badscience.net Ben Goldacre’s site, with text of his excellent Guardian column too.
If you read nothing else, read this.Ben Goldacre has put together feeds from many good blogs at Badscience Blogs

Science Based Medicine. An excellent new(ish) site.


Respectful Insolence. One of the best US sites, not least their Academic Woo Aggregator.


Notes from Dr. RW. Another excellent US site, and originator of the beautiful term, quackademic.



Here are 33 links aggregated by Coracle at Science and Progress

A big side order of Why
A canna’ change the laws of physics
Action For Autism
Ambri-guous
Apathy Sketchpad » Science And Religion
Bad Science
Beyond The Second Law
consider, evaluate, act
DC’s IMPROBABLE SCIENCE
Dr Aust’s Spleen
Education Watch
Evidence-based everything
extraordinary claims
Flexuosa
gimpy’s blog
Hawk/Handsaw
Holford Watch: Patrick Holford, nutritionism and bad science
jdc325’s Weblog
Junkfood Science
Left Brain/Right Brain
Letting Off Steam
Modne Bzdury
Mugs and money
Poor Pothecary
Pyjamas in Bananas
Science and Progress
SkeptoBot
The Broken Hut
the quackometer blog
Thinking Is Dangerous
We sell dreams in a bottle
Wellington Grey
What the hell is this?
Here is my original list of links



QUACKWATCH (highly recommended)

Health Watch (UK)

The quackometer. Andy Lewis’s page

Holfordwatch. A site devoted to supplement salesman, Patrick Holford.

ebm-first.com: One of the best collections of evidence about most sorts of CAM. Positively encyclopaedic.

The James Randi Educational Foundation

The Sceptical Preacher. Sean
Kehoe’s site. It has had some good stuff recently

UK-Skeptics’ forum. A new UK forum

UK-Skeptics – The website.

Little Atoms. Website of “Little Atoms” Radio show, broadcast fortnightly
on Fridays from 16:30 to 17:30 on Resonance 104.4 FM . Little Atoms is a live discussion show, Produced and presented by Neil Denny and Richard Sanderson. Little Atoms explores the science of politics and the politics of science. Download their mp3s.

Skeptico Critical thinking for an irrational world

The National Council Against Health Fraud (USA)

The Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine (SRAM) (Editor Wallace Sampson)

ADbusters (see especially the spoof adverts gallery)

Science Jokes

The world of Richard Dawkins

The skeptic’s dictionary

The skeptics’ society

CrankDotNet: cranks, crackpots, kooks and loons on the net

The skeptics annotated bible

Francis Wheen’s Top 10 Delusions

The Toadstool Millionaires: A Social History of Patent Medicines in America
before Federal Regulation, James Harvey Young

The Medical Messiahs:
A Social History of Health Quackery in Twentieth-Century America James Harvey Young

Boffin productions Greetings cards for Scientists, Mathematicians, Free-thinkers and Sceptics

REASON Rationalists, Empiricists And Skeptics Of Nebraska

Martin Freedman’s Skeptics’ Search Engine.

And one more I just found. Counterknowledge. “Exposing conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history”. The suthors on this one are a bit of a surprise.

Sense about Science an independent charitable trust to promote good science and evidence in public debates.

Some links to delusional sites that illustrate how the far the CAM lobby has penetrated the National Health Service

The NHS Alliance A goldmine of misinformation

NHS Trusts Association

The NHS CAM library

The Research Council for Complementary Medicine

The Prince’s Foundation for Integrated Health Some of the wackiest views on the web.

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