Pseudoscientific sources
Pseudoscientific sources:
1- Rely on apologetics

2- Talk about facts and ignore the hypothetico-deductive method

3- Rely on popular literature; avoid professional scientific literature

4- Emphasize sources with artificial credentials and ignore quality scientists (e.g. National Academy)

5- Rely on scientists who share their opinion rather than the general scientific community

6- Confuse retrodiction with prediction

7- Have problems distinguishing well established scientific principles from speculation

8- Use pseudoscientific vocabulary, not professional scientific vocabulary

9- Appeal to popular opinion rather than the scientific community

10- Emphasize a belief system rather than intellectual insight

11- Usually have descriptive understanding, but not analytical understanding

12- Are rarely aware that they are pseudoscientific

Pseudoscience link

Pseudoscience at wikipedia