John Oliver Explains Why Some Scientific Studies Are Really Just BS

May 9, 2016

Your cat might want to kill you.

Or not.

But it's hard to separate fact from fiction, especially when so many research studies seem to contradict each other, John Oliver said Sunday on "Last Week Tonight."

Take coffee.

"Coffee today is like God in the Old Testament: It will either save you or kill you depending on how much you believe in its magical powers."

Watch him explain why there's currently lots of bullsh*t masquerading as science.