Critical Thinking

Episode 7: A Story of Bacon, Heartburn, and Alleged Cancer

I love bacon! Actually, I loved cured meats! I also love veggies high in nitrates! And fortunately, for me, all these things love me,...

Episode 5: White Hat Bias and Fear

In old Westerns, you'd see the hero come in wearing white. It was a subtle hint, a subtle clue that this was the hero....

Episode 4: A Tale of Uterine Cancer, Hair Products, and Bad Stats

Ever heard of noise? I'm certain you have. In science, when we talk about noise, we're normally talking about the variance or the variability...

Episode 3: Do Beautiful Parents Have More Girls

In 2006, Satoshi Kanazawa published a paper where he said very attractive parents will tend to give birth to more daughters. Yep, he said...

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