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Offline Pseudoscience-is-malarkey

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Can We Trust Homeopathy?
« on: 19/12/2014 02:29:53 »
Rarely, if ever, do companies that manufacture vitamin and supplements allow their claims to be scientifically tested in a controlled setting (i.e. clinical trials). A lot of these manufacturers make billions due to our tendency to be susceptible of magical thinking and reluctance to follow data.

Below is a video I edited and posted on YouTube. In it we see something that only rarely happens: the man who invented the "Dynactiv SR" homeopathic wristbands ACTUALLY ALLOWS his product to be tested in a controlled setting.  The inventor claims that his product unambiguously gives the wearer greater strength and improved balance via tiny (inactive) microchips that are embedded into the products. It is the opinion of the James Randi Educational Foundation and Australian Skeptics that Needle's claims violate scientific laws. They invite him to TAM 2012, offering him a million dollars if he can prove his claims in a controlled, mutually agreed upon setting.  This is a very short clip from Needle's hour long test.


 

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Re: Can We Trust Homeopathy?
« Reply #1 on: 19/12/2014 03:55:49 »
.... the man who invented the "Dynactiv SR" homeopathic wristbands ACTUALLY ALLOWS his product to be tested in a controlled setting.  The inventor claims that his product unambiguously gives the wearer greater strength and improved balance  ...

Evidently those type of wristbands don't remove wrinkles ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Balance

No-nonsense Aussies investigate these wristbands here ...
« Last Edit: 19/12/2014 04:04:33 by RD »
 

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