Laundry ball wins Shonky award
Pseudo-technology with a good dose of sciencey-sounding words was the worthy recipient of a Choice Shonky award “for pure fabrication”. NanoSmart laundry balls are claimed to “revolutionise the way you do washing forever” and free you from having to rely on hopelessly outdated technologies like laundry detergent and fabric softener….
Popoff pops up in the UK
The UK Good Thinking Society has revealed the latest snake-oil salesmanship from evangelist Peter Popoff. Michael Marshall, project direct with Good Thinking, says that “Over the last six months, we have been investigating ‘faith healer’ Peter Popoff and his highly-lucrative current business of promising to heal sickness and cancel debts…
Is the AVN finished?
Recently released information shows that Australia’s leading anti-vaccination organisation is on the way out. The gradual decline of the Australian Vaccination Network from the darling of the movement in Australia to a nonentity has been graphically demonstrated with the release of the organisation’s annual summary of financial affairs lodged with…
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