368,379 people killed, 306,096 injured and over $2,815,931,000 in economic
Press for What's The Harm
This site has been mentioned in the press and on the web, here are some highlights:
Friday, February 6, 2009
Many thanks to Penn Jillette for the great video about the site he posted today. Click play to watch, if you haven't seen it already. Thanks, Penn!
Be sure to give Penn's many other videos over at Crackle.com a look too, click the hyperlink above to get there. (If for some reason there is no video player displayed above or it doesn't work, also click that link to view the video over at Crackle).
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Thank you to all
the many great skeptic and science websites and other blogs that have linked to this site, either in a post or in your blogroll or both. In no particular order, here's a little "link love" for:
If I missed you, I apologize. Email me and I'll remedy it in a future update.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Derek and Swoopy interviewed me about the site on episode #84. It was great to finally visit their studio, which is right nearby here in Atlanta.
The Guardian (UK)
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Rose Shapiro recounts "A Bad Week for Alternative Medicine" in the news, and works in a nice plug for the site. Take a look at Rose's great book "Suckers: How Alternative Medicine Makes Fools of Us All" in the store.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
A nice profile of the site by Tuan Nguyen, including some background as to why I started it. It is titled "Victimized by Astrology and... Veganism?" (I made some adjustments to the vegetarianism category as a result of the criticisms here).
"I think it's excellent," Michael Shermer, president of The Skeptics Society, says of the site. "'What's the harm?' is the question that all of us skeptics get asked whenever we do interviews on T.V. or debate people about irrational beliefs. And often, they are quite harmful."
Thursday, July 17, 2008
In a story titled "Psychic Nearly Destroys Family" writer and investigator Ben Radford tells the story of Colleen & Victoria Leduc, who are also here in our psychics category. Ben has written some great books, check them out.
Discover / Bad Astronomy
February 12, 2008
Just a few weeks after I launched the site, Dr. Phil Plait (the Bad Astronomer) highlighted it in a blog post. Holy traffic boost, batman! It was a huge leg up for the visibility of the site. (And he followed up with more links too!). He recently released his second book, "Death from the Skies" and I recommend you give it a look.