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UFOs integral to understanding humanity’s origin?

“It’s pretty hard for someone to draw conclusions on mankind when Darwin had never seen nor heard of UFOs. That’s kind of like teaching math but not understanding trigonometry.” –John Kocsis, letter to editor, St. Catharines Standard, Ontario, CA “you … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Vacuum Flowers

Matter is nothing more than fluctuations in the quantum vacuum. Another flashback to (unrelated) old science fiction, Michael Swanwick’s Vacuum Flowers. Really, this is about the random fluctuations of my memory and web browsing serendipity. So … According to the … Continue reading

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Synthetic Telepathy

“The U.S. Army is developing a technology known as synthetic telepathy that would allow someone to create email or voice mail and send it by thought alone. The concept is based on reading electrical activity in the brain using an … Continue reading

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Irrefutable Logic

“[Amanda Peet] has a lot of balls to come forward and be on that side [vaccinations], because there is an angry mob on my side, and I like the fact that I can say she’s completely wrong.” and “… until … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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