Tag Archive for Merseyside Skeptics

Closed-minded: the non-ability to accept results. Psychics fail test.

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In a followup to this story, the results are in: A scientific experiment has found that two mediums were unable to demonstrate that they had special psychic powers. BBC News – Psychic pair fail scientific test. The test by researchers at Goldsmiths, University of London, tried to establish whether mediums could use psychic abilities to…

Once again, a challenge to U.K. psychics to show their stuff

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Merseyside Skeptics are giving the UK’s top psychics, including Sally Morgan, the opportunity to demonstrate they can talk to the dead Calling all psychics: a chance to prove your powers in a scientific test. Although the chances that mediums really can contact the dead are probably infinitesimally remote, the persistence of belief in psychic powers…

Delivering a kick to Shuzi sports band: Skeptics group conduct test and expose claims

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Claims for the Shuzi sports band exposed as baseless by Merseyside skeptics group. Is the Shuzi sport band a brilliant technology or a waste of money? | Michael Marshall | Science | guardian.co.uk. The Shuzi sport band claims to deliver ‘Nano Vibrational Technology’ to perk up your blood and enhance performance. I first became aware…

Sally Morgan’s lawyer says she won’t show up and quit bothering her; she’s busy

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From Simon Singh: Sally Morgan’s lawyer sends me an email – slsingh’s posterous. On Friday evening, I received an email from Sally Morgan’s solicitor, Graham Atkins of Atkins Thomson. He has “17 years experience in the legal aspects of the media, reputation management and branding industries”. The email is headed “STRICTLY PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL – NOT…