1. Giddierone

    Claim: Pareidolia is bias

    A recently published, June 2024, paper by a Harvard Phd, Tim Lomas, with Michael Paul Masters, and Brendon Case, makes the claim that pareidolia [the misperception of random stimuli as real things or people] is a bias that hinders the objective study of what could be real anomalies. They refer...
  2. ki_cz

    ARK (Advanced Resonance Kinetics) Crystals

    Anybody have any idea what "effect" this video could actually be showing? It seems to tie in with the concept of these crystals helping plants grow at a faster/healthier rate as well: Which just screams bunk, but it would seem as though the experiment was conducted in such an...
  3. Auldy

    Claim: Satellites show global warming pause continues by CFACT

    I was recently directed to this 'scientific article' by a friend and decided to do some research into its claims and origins. The main focus is on the point: There was nothing special about the temperature of the Earth in 2014. In fact, there has been no meaningful warming since last century...
  4. CapnPegleg

    AuroraTek unveils "perpetual motion" device at CES I was sad that Steorn stopped boasting about its Orbo perpetual motion machine a few years ago. But I'm happy now that AuroraTek announced its perpetual motion machine. Unlike Orbo, which used fickle "delayed magnetic...
  5. Auldy

    Autonomous sensory meridian response

    Autonomous sensory meridian response (or ASMR) is currently a trending type of online therapy flooding youtube. Supposedly watching these whispering ladies imaginarily massage you will induce "distinct, pleasurable tingling sensation in the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body in...