Meet the man who fooled millions

We’ve been hearing that chocolate’s healthy for years and, as a nation, we’ve held a general hope that someone would find chocolate to actually be healthy.

Then, everything changed when one man dropped facts at us. Or, at least, what we thought were facts at the time: chocolate was healthy, final fact. The man was a doctor, he had a Ph.D. He did science. But he misrepresented the numbers on purpose to see how far people could take it.

The answer is far. Scary far.

Click to learn more at: io9 of Gawker

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