First there was the advent of fake news; then they introduced us to fake science. And truth be told, there was so much fake science thrown in our faces in 2019 that this article would be excessively long were we to recap all of it. So instead, here are the 10 most outlandish fake science stories of 2019 that would have made us chuckle were they not so pathetic and ridiculous:
Before it crashed and burned, Theranos, created by Elizabeth Holmes, was seen as a budding technology startup that had the ability to "miniaturize" and simplify the standard blood testing procedure. But there was just one problem: The whole thing was a scam and a hoax designed to steal people's DNA for massive profits.
You know what else is a scam and a hoax? Global warming and the idea that human activity is in any way responsible for so-called climate change. Greenpeace Canada co-founder Patrick Moore fessed up this past year to the inherent fakeness of global warming, and how the Cult of Climate Change isn't interested in saving the planet, but is rather concerned with stealing people's money in the name of "climate activism."