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by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Ne're cast a clout...
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Ne're cast a clout...

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-weatherman-caught-in-a-media-storm-7665925.html However, Mr Corbyn, 65, who has a degree in physics and runs a company named WeatherAction from an office in south London, declines to disclose his methodology in detail. He specialises in long-range f...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Noel Edmonds on "electro mist, fog and smog."
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Re: Noel Edmonds on "electro mist, fog and smog."

...pulsed electromagnetism. it's a technology that has been known for thousands of years...
A true British eccentric. :D
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Spain Thread.
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Spain Thread.

There has been lots of UFO talk around the southern Costa del Sol at the moment following some military activity over easter. http://www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2012/04/19/costa-encounter/ Mary Ann Whyte Wood, 61, a retired company director from Berkshire, saw what she described as a large, gold...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Spain Thread.
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Spain Thread.

Do you know why some of them are wearing red pointy hoods? Because they are bonkers IMO. http://www.thinkspain.com/news-spain/10791/easter-in-spain Pointed hoods, reminiscent of those worn by the Klu Klux Klan are used by members of the parades and are said to represent penitents too shamed by the ...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Spain Thread.
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Spain Thread.

This passed our front door on Sunday

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by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: MMR & Autism... again...
Replies: 1
Views: 1231

MMR & Autism... again...

Another big study (95,000+ kids) shows that there is no link. I don't know why they bother checking this any more. Bit like testing Homeopathy - there's no point. Anyway, if I'm reading this right, they have uncovered a very slight probability that kids who have NOT had the MMR vax are MORE likely t...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: "Lunar Cycle Effects Busted,"
Replies: 2
Views: 1245

Re: "Lunar Cycle Effects Busted,"

... and not for the first time. I know an ex RUC policeman who is completely convinced that this effect is real. Prisons and police stations expect more trouble on a full moon and are manned accordingly (he might well be right about that of course). Just no point in discussing it - instant appeal to...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: "A professional astrologer realizes astrology isn’t real."
Replies: 3
Views: 1564

Re: "A professional astrologer realizes astrology isn’t real

bindeweede wrote:Well, would you believe it? :-o

Worth a quick look.


https://bogardiner.wordpress.com/2015/0 ... isnt-real/
He discovered the Forer effect all on his own. Good on him for changing his view - must have been a wrench.
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Polygraphs/Lie Detectors in the US.
Replies: 14
Views: 3022

Re: Polygraphs/Lie Detectors in the US.

Dubious Dick wrote:BDSM and impressive bazookas aside, surely lie detectors have long been discredited anyway?
I meant to say that but got distracted.

I didn't think anyone took them seriously except guests on Jeremy Kyle.
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: David Colquhoun...
Replies: 1
Views: 448

David Colquhoun...

... in The Spectator spectacularly blows any chance he had of a knighthood... http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/spectator-surgery/2015/05/prince-charless-letters-reveal-the-extent-of-his-lobbying-for-dangerous-alternative-medicine/ I suppose that the Prince cannot be blamed for his poor education. He may...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Polygraphs/Lie Detectors in the US.
Replies: 14
Views: 3022

Re: Polygraphs/Lie Detectors in the US.

Hello, yes, women have tits - and I had to look up what BDSM stands for, how did YOU know, Chaggle?! The usual suspects... :roll: polomint38 wrote: Fat lip, bruised ribs and a twisted ankle. Before Bob says anything the fat lip does improve my looks. :ck Croydon 13013 wrote: Happy new year! :cheer ...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Another new UK political party
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Re: Another new UK political party

bindeweede wrote:Well, as most people know, Nigel Farage failed to win the Thanet South seat. Al Murray received 318 votes, resulting in a lost deposit.

https://www.google.co.uk/?gws_rd=ssl#q= ... esult+2015
6th, just after the Lib Dems, out of 11. Could've been worse...
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Polygraphs/Lie Detectors in the US.
Replies: 14
Views: 3022

Re: Polygraphs/Lie Detectors in the US.

Must admit that when I first saw the post I thought someone had posted a BDSM video by mistake. :shock:
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Toothpaste tube indicator
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Re: Toothpaste tube indicator

Zep wrote:Aren't the marks on the end of toothpaste tubes just printing registration marks for the packaging?
Correct.
by chaggle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Toothpaste tube indicator
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Toothpaste tube indicator

I've haven't come across this particular brand of idiocy before...

http://www.joanasrecipes.com/hidden-sec ... tom-color/

Green – All Natural
Blue – Natural + Medicines
Red – Natural + Chemicals
Black – All Chemicals