Cryptomundo only ranks as #8 on our list because, let's face it, cryptozoology is not exactly the most harmful of pseudosciences.
It's more of a weekend lark for enthusiasts of the strange.
My list of the worst offenders on the web in the promotion of scientific and factual misinformation.
by Brian Dunning Filed under Alternative Medicine, Conspiracy Theories, Consumer Ripoffs, General Science, Health Skeptoid Podcast #283 November 8, 2011 Podcast transcript The Internet is a dangerous place.
A tireless promoter, Mercola has built his website into probably the most lucrative seller of quack health products.
Huff Po's anti-science stance on health and medicine appears to be deliberately systematic and is unquestionably pervasive.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease." Presumably that's a result of all the regulatory action he's suffered.
Alexa ranked #9,800 Google Page Rank 6 Evangelical Christian websites are a fine thing for those who roll that way, and most such sites do good charitable and social works.
Let's begin at the bottom of our list of the worst offenders, with a site that nevertheless has staggering amounts of traffic: Alexa ranked #23 Google Page Rank 8 The Huffington Post is arguably one of the heaviest trafficked news, opinion, and information sources on the Internet.
Its many editors and 9,000 contributors produce content that runs the gamut and is generally decent, with one exception: medicine.