Pseudoscience

Three Pints of Lager and a Quantum of Physics, Please

Philip Moriarty | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Tech
Philip Moriarty

The science-in-the-pub experience has recently gone global with the arrival of Pint of Science in 2013. I spoke both at this year's launch event for PoS (as described here) and at the festival itself the week before last, in the "Making The Future" event in Nottingham. In just three years PoS has grown so that it spans 20 cities in the UK, with events now also happening in five different continents.

On Biorhythms, Validation, and the Sense of Community

Julian Vigo | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK
Julian Vigo

Who remembers biorhythms?  I do.  I was about nine when biorhythm was all the rage, peaking in the mid to late 1970s in North America.  Conterminou...

Why I'm Controversial in the Wellness Scene

Pixie Turner | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Pixie Turner

Forget the fact that your unvaccinated children are a danger to others, forget that by telling someone to go off their meds and go the "natural" way you might be endangering their life. It doesn't matter, cause you're cool, you're alternative.

MPs Should Think Twice Before Signing EDMs

Chris Magee | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Magee

The name makes it sound as if these statements, which Members of Parliament can put their names to in support, lie at the foothills of some sort of legislative process, sparking debates and justifying Parliamentary scrutiny. In fact, the process begins and ends with MPs sending a letter to the Vote Office, where their name will be added to a list. They are essentially meaningless.

Filmeopathy: The New Miracle Cure

Will Porter | Posted 22.10.2012 | Home
Will Porter

What's your favourite home remedy? I know some people swear by chicken soup, others a hot water bottle, when I'm ill I prefer copious amounts of tea and a DVD.