Phrenology was a hot topic in 1830s America, the relatively new “offspring of inquiring and revolutionary age,” as the Quarterly Christian Spectator called it in 1834. It was hailed by some as a science that could unlock the secrets of the human brain by measuring the skull. It was denounced by others as sheer hucksterism – the work of con-men using the dubious notion of “cranial bumps” to make money off the gullibility of others.
Space travel is impossible. According to Mark Peeters, that is. Mark Peeters claims that it is not possible to make an object move so fast that it escapes Earth’s gravitation.
It seems these days there is no shortage of “quantum” machines, or “quantum” explanations that will cure all known ills, generate unlimited “free” energy, communicate with the dead, explain personal “reverse causality” or perform any other highly improbable thing you can think of. One might be tempted to be skeptical, except that it’s just “science” isn’t it? Doesn’t quantum mechanics prove all these things to be true? Decide for yourself…
Anthroposophs have long rejected the accusations of racist origins in Anthroposophy – there simply are no racist skeletons in the closet. This article will investigate just what the inventor of Anthroposophy, Rudolf Steiner actually said about human races.
A walkthrough of the claims that psi exists as shown by the Ganzfeld Experiments.
Two skeptics take a walk on the hot side of life.
A commentary on “Information and Uncertainty in Remote Perception Research”, Dunne and Jahn, Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR).
How eating cakes can make you lose weight.