Canberra Skeptics: Get off that Armchair and Change the World! – Skeptical Activism in Action

Speaker: Richard Saunders Date: 14 November 2011 Time: 6:00-7:30pm Location: Optus Lecture Theatre, CSIRO Discovery Science Centre, Clunies Ross Street Acton ACT 2601 Free Admission Richard Saunders will give an overview of some of the recent success achieved by skeptical activism, including the downfall of the Power Balance company in…

Power Balance admit to misleading claims

In a move that has been welcomed by skeptical groups all over the world, an Australian consumer watchdog group, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instructed Power Balance to cease making misleading claims about their silicone bracelets. The performance sports bracelets, which have gained considerable popularity via high…