Head of US EPA Scott Pruitt fails ‘the BS test’.

My Collins Dictionary defines bulls**t as: “Exaggerated or foolish talk; nonsense” and my attention was arrested by the title of a recent scientific p(...)

Scientists say they have identified differences in how people accept or reject profound-sounding statements that don’t actually make any sense. File photograph: Getty Images

Scientists in Canada have identified a number of factors, including lower levels of cognitive abilities, that determine whether someone is likely to a(...)