BAD SCHOLARSHIP, WEIRD BELIEFS AND STRANGELY UNEXPLORED AREAS OF RESEARCH

Identifying strangely neglected areas of research, understanding why orthodox research scholarship and 'knowledge' becomes lopsided, revealing and understanding the reasons for the creation, dissemination and widespread belief in academic and policy oriented research frauds, lies, deceptions, hoaxes, fallacies, myths, braced myths, errors and irrational policymaking.

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Myths Busted with Publicly Available Big Data on Google



The Richard III's Tomb Document Fallacy: 

Sep. 24, 2016

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=24085%2c24085



"Tech-lag Turkeys" and Thanksgiving Day: History of the Latter Phrase and American Holiday

Nov. 8, 2015


Guy Fawkes Night: The First Full 5th November Etymology

Oct. 31, 2015


Happy Hallowe'en: But Did the Scots Poet Burns First Coin the Word Halloween?

Oct. 31, 2015



The Shocking 1656 Etymology of Easter Eggs?

Apr. 3, 2015

Easter Bunny Hop Off! The Easter Bunnie Hopped First into English

Apr. 3, 2015


April Fools Day: Etymological Origins

Apr. 1, 2015 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22766%2c22766


Foundations of the phrase 'Jerry Built'

Nov. 30, 2014



The X Marks the Spot Myth

Nov. 22, 2014 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22477%2c22477



Etymologist: First Find Thyself

Nov. 13, 2014

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22449

The 'It is what it is' myth debunked

Oct. 12, 2014

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22366


On 'Accidentally on Purpose': Big Data Cuts The Mustard Yet Again!

Oct. 12, 2014

Debunking the 'Dreamscape' Myth

Oct. 11, 2014

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22360


Debunking the Roots of Boredom


Oct. 10, 2014

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22359%2c22359


Big Data Finds its Own Etymological Roots 

Oct. 7, 2014


https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=22352%2c22352




On the Origin of the Word Asteroid: Big Data Strikes Again II

Oct. 1, 2014 

The Know Your Onions Myth: 
May 3, 2014




Richard Dawkins, Charles Darwin and Selfish Replicator DNA Exposed!

Feb. 20, 2014 

A Remarkable Scotsman Appears to have Invented the Peace Corps by Coining the Term and Concept - Not President Kennedy or any of his Associates.

Dec. 16, 2013


The Modernism Myth

Nov. 29, 2013



The Humpty Dumpty Myth

Nov. 29, 2013 


The Nerd Myth

Nov. 28, 2013



The Drug Czar Myth

Nov. 27, 2013


The American-American Dream Myth

Nov. 26, 2013


The Selective Breeding Myth

Nov. 25, 2013


The Living Fossil Myth

Nov. 24, 2013



T he One Medicine Myth

Nov. 21, 2013



The Knickerbocker Glory Fallacy

Nov. 20, 2013 5


The poor quality 3D printed gun fallacy

Nov. 18, 2013


The Pale Ale Fallacy

Nov. 17, 2013



The First World War Sports Car Myth

Nov. 16, 2013

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21477



The Wikipedia Salami Fraud Fallacy 

Nov. 16, 2013

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21476%2c21476




The Undiscoverable Serial Killer Fallacy

Nov. 15 2013

Quiz Myth 

Nov. 13, 2013 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21468



The Okay Fallacy

 Nov. 12, 2013



The Gun-Fighter Myth 

Nov. 10, 2013 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21452




The Hillbilly Myth Nov. 10, 2013  


https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21451




The Artificial Reality Myth Nov. 7, 2013

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&archiveDate=11-2013



The Origin of Hello Fallacy: Nov. 6, 2013 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&archiveDate=11-2013



The Automobile Myth Nov. 5, 2013 


 https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21435

The Medium is the Message Myth Nov. 4, 2013 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&archiveDate=11-2013



The Osborne Brainstorm Myth 

Nov. 3, 2013 : https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21425




Sutton’s Mythbusting Protest: Wikipedia Myth No. 1 The Monkey’s Uncle Fallacy 


Nov. 2, 2013 

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=21423




Internet Dating for Nerds: Discovering your Roots with Google

Mar. 15, 2013 


The Selfish Gene Myth is Bust: Richard Dawkins is an Invented Originator 

Mar. 5, 2013  

https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=20445



Fame at Last: Google Finds the Original Google after 110 Years in a Library 'Wilderness'  Feb. 23, 2013


All The Black Market Origin Myths Are Now Busted!


164ft Zombie Rats Busted 'Bulloney: Dec. 20, 2012 https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=19284




On Bugs and Irrational Fear of Crime 'Knowledge' : Another Possible Supermyth? Aug. 18, 2012 


If  You Really Can get Ants in Your Pants and an Earwig in Your Ear Is Fear of Crime Really Greater than Risk?

 May 12, 

2012 https://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/science/social_sciences/sociology/mike-sutton?tab=blog&blogpostid=17414


Jan. 30, 2013 10:48 am
The Merton Myth is Bust
Jan. 24, 2013 4:44 pm




Jan. 7, 2011 10:02 am

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When giving evidence to a military tribunal. the President asked him if he had anything more to say. Wright replied:
'No sir, I have given you the facts. I can't give you the brains.'

Who Reduced the Power of Google Chrome?

Oct. 26, 2016