Pseudoscience

Homeopathy Science and God: A Public Talk

Homeopathy Science and God: A Public Talk. Just as implausible things like relativity, quantum physics and the big bang are accepted because scientists accept them, homeopathy should now be endorsed by scientists, because recent science is validating homeopathy. Credit: @RichardWiseman on Twitter Really? The scientific community must have missed that memo! Just a heads up,…

FTC takes action against toning shoes

News Release Headline. The Consumerist Did FTF Spoil Its own Surprise? The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. ET, to announce a settlement with a major marketer of consumer goods in a case alleging deceptive advertising… …discerning eyes noticed that the URL appears to contain…

The puzzles of autism – Dealing with conflicting information on the Internet

The puzzles of autism. (Vancouver Sun) With so many misleading messages and conflicting perspectives about autism, making informed treatment decisions for children can seem like an impossible task. Further, new University of B.C. research suggests that such websites are one-sided and confusing. The researchers are taking a closer look at these sites and have found…

Chiropractors Lash Out in Massive Campaign Against Accrediting Agency

Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation: Chiropractors Lash Out in Massive Campaign Against Accrediting Agency. This article describes that the Council on Chiropractic Education, that has an unusual degree of control over licensing chiropractic, is accused of trying to remake the practice into something more akin to modern medicine – by adding drugs and surgery and eliminating…

Russian Scientist Claims to have Created Working “Time Machine”

Russian Scientist Claims to have Created Working “Time Machine” | Mysterious Universe. The Mysterious Universe website posts an entertaining story on a Russian engineer named Vadim Alexandrovich Chernobrov who claims to have built a working time machine by “utilizing strong magnetic fields that resonate about the capsule and affect the natural flow of time and…