Astrology

A hundred times NO – the moon does not cause a crazy night at the hospital

If the moon ever REALLY looks like this, we're DOOMED.

Yet another analysis has come out to kill the idea that hospital admissions and human birth rates are greater during the full moon than at other times. More than one analysis of such data shows conclusively that the moon has no correlation with these conditions. But, it’s such a widespread belief, I’m not sure another study…

Is the fate of the NHS really written in the stars? Tredinnick thinks so.

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As most people in Great Britain will know, there is a general election approaching, which usually means that issues that have been bubbling over for awhile tend to come to the forefront. This election’s political hot-potato has thus far been the NHS (National Health Service). Few would deny that the NHS is facing something of…

The growing trend of confusing astrology with science

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Astrology is the fatally-flawed idea that the location and movement of stars and planets influence our lives here on earth. It’s the epitome of a NON-scientific idea that has been discarded centuries ago. No scientist studies it. However, a recent survey shows almost all population segments, especially young people, mistakingly think this field is considered…

Not news: An astrologer fails

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Many favorite astrologers (and psychics, same thing) simply tell their clients what they want to hear to keep in good favor. That will eventually backfire. ‘Not all of Nostradamus’ predictions came true either': Sri Lanka ex-president’s seer jobless | SBS News. As a defeated Mahinda Rajapaksa slunk out of Sri Lanka’s presidential palace, the astrologer…

There shall be no mocking of astrology in India!

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I disagree fully. Therefore… commence mocking. Astrology is like astronomy, says BJP MP Ramesh Pokhariyal Astrology is like astronomy, claimed a BJP member in the Lok Sabha, drawing protests from some opposition members. While making references to traditional practices such as astrology and ayurveda, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank said that among others, concept of atom, was…

Astrological discrimination prevalent in China

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WHAT!? I am discriminated against? I am an excellent worker! Virgos suffering ‘astrological discrimination’ in China. Those born between August 23 and September 22 are mocked online for being picky, spoiled, and fussy to the point of being obsessive-compulsive. “Virgos are perfectionists, so they’ll often criticise other people,” Felicia Jiang, founder of popular astrology website…

Is it ‘occultists’ or plain old political infighting that is making a mess of Wells?

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Uh oh, when your town goes woo-ey, the politicians give up and run away. UKIP candidate for Wells Jake Baynes resigns: claims Glastonbury occult infiltrated party | Western Daily Press. One of the highest-profile Ukip candidates at the next General Election sensationally resigned tonight – along with his local party chairman – amid bizarre claims…

It’s a boy – psychic fail

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They had a 50/50 chance but the majority of psychics in the U.K. got it wrong. Psychic Source Survey Predicts Baby Princess for Kate and William – Press Release – Digital Journal. On July 9th, 62% of the 50 psychics surveyed at Psychic Source, the most respected psychic service provider, predicted that the royal couple…

Astrologically-associated killing. Motive unclear.

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A burglary suspect confessed to sacrificing his girlfriend in Lauderhill, Florida. A Lauderhill man is charged with premeditated murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend. – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com. “Slain Lauderhill woman’s boyfriend tells police he ‘sacrificed’ her” A Lauderhill man told a bizarre tale of needing to find a victim who had a…

Psychic Today show faces fine for claims made on UK television

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UK media regulator, Ofcom, ruled that a Psychic Today TV show breached the broadcasting code which states that services such as astrology, horoscopes, and tarot readings should be advertised “for entertainment purposes” only. Psychic TV channel faces Ofcom fine over Dowler and Jackson claims | Media | guardian.co.uk. A psychic television channel faces a fine…