Reader’s Request: Nibiru, the Phantom Planet, Coming to Destroy Us?

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Lance Oleviri made the following request:

I would love to see an in depth discussion about Nibiru. So many people truly believe in this bunk, phantom planet, and trying to convince people, with science, is frustrating. I think you would do a great job.

We’ll do our best, Lance.

Nibiru: Mythical Planet of Doom

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UPDATED: Toddler Victim of Anti-Vaxxer and Alternative Medicine Trends

Toddler died from meningitis after anti-vaxxer parents treated him with home remedies instead of medicine

Herbs and spices with mortar and bottle with oil

UPDATED 03/11/2016
We often mix humor with our articles to help emphasize various important points. Not this time.
We recently published an article on the origins of the ‘Anti-Vaxxer‘ movement, and another on ‘alternative medicine‘. We’re bringing it up again because of the following tragedy that occurred in 2012. 
Collet Stephan, 35, and her husband David Stephan, 32, face up to five years in jail for failing to provide the necessities of life to 19-month-old Ezekiel, who died in March 2012.

David Stephan, 32, and his wife Collet Stephan, 35, have pleaded not guilty to failing to provide the necessities of life for 19-month-old Ezekiel, who died in March 2012. RCMP said at the time that the boy had been ill for a couple of weeks but his parents only called for an ambulance when he stopped breathing. He was airlifted to a hospital in Calgary and, after five days, doctors took him off life support machines. Doctors told the boy’s parents he died of meningitis. [1]

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