Bad Science

EPUB EBook by Ben Goldacre

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Full of spleen, this is a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of Bad Science. Bad Science EPUB EBook When Dr Ben Goldacre saw someone on daytime TV dipping her feet in an 'Aqua Detox' footbath, releasing her toxins into the water, turning it brown, he thought he'd try the same at home. 'Like some kind of Johnny Ball cum Witchfinder General', using his girlfriend's Barbie doll, he gently passed an electrical current through the warm salt water. It turned brown. In his words: 'before my very eyes, the world's first Detox Barbie was sat, with her feet in a pool of brown sludge, purged of a weekend's immorality.' Dr Ben Goldacre is the author of the Bad Science column in the Guardian. His book is about all the 'bad science' we are constantly bombarded with in the media and in advertising. At a time when science is used to prove everything and nothing, everyone has their own 'bad science' moments from the useless pie- EPUBchart on the back of cereal packets to the use of the word 'visibly' in cosmetics ads. Like this book? Read online this: Biological Science with Organic Chemistry and Brock's Biology of Microorganisms AND University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics and General ... and Science, Evaluating Online Resources, The Language of God, the Evidence for Belief, the Science of God, the Torah, the Bible, the Qu'ran and Science.

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