Tag Archives: pseudo-science

28 Dec 2008
The Universal Cure

“The year in crackpottery, and what it costs us.” (Coturnix, ScienceBlogs) links to several additional sites about bad science, among them “7 (Stupid) People Who Sued the Scientific Method” (McKinney, Cracked.com). McKinney humorously summarizes each case and then states what victory would imply. At #4, for example, a number of scientists and Nobel Prize winners […]

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01 Jun 2008
Woo Vibrations

According to it’s web site, “The VIBE Machine is an electronic device that brings the vibrational level of your body back to its natural state of being. VIBE stands for Vibrational Integrated Bio-photonic Energizer.” I sometimes let the bogus products advertised, particularly on the interminable “infomercials” that suck the remaining life out of almost-dead broadcast […]

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19 Apr 2008
I’m feeling exposed

I know I’m going to regret this…. Usually I tend to stand back from any arguments regarding fundamental beliefs, whether religious, political, or even about programming. The participants are not going to convince the other side of anything; hopefully they’ll each feel better afterward (if they don’t stroke out first). Feel free to stop reading […]

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