Category Archives: medieval forgery

Might invisible ink technology (mere child’s play) have been superbly fine-tuned to achieve whole body imaging?

Latest: Sept 9, 2016:  Glory be! This site has finally managed to make it onto Page 3 listings of a Google (UK)  search under (shroud of turin), albeit at or near the bottom! This morning’s screen grab: There I was … Continue reading

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Might flour-power have been used create the enigmatic “Shroud” of Turin body image? A retired FMBRA flour scientist says …

  Back in January 2012 this investigator set out to model the Shroud of Turin body image, using known scientific principles. (He thinks he may have succeeded!) It was in response to the claim by Paolo Di Lazzaro and his … Continue reading

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Is the Shroud of Turin really just 18 years short of its 2000th birthday? SEE THIS BLOG FOR A DAILY ACERBIC OVERVIEW OF CURRENT WRANGLING (currently 2015, now Week 35)

Topic 8: This one is about the subtelty of the image formed on linen using my latest flour-imprinting technique, i.e. dry flour onto wet linen, followed by brief oven roasting to bring up the orange-brown image, followed by washing with … Continue reading

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A generic model for how the Turin Shroud could have been forged via a TWO STEP process (image capture, then separate image development).

Here’s a comment I left a couple of days ago on Dan Porter’s shroudstory site (my last on that impervious-to-reason site). It flags up my current thinking that the Turin Shroud must have been produced via a TWO STEP process … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse science now in the crosshairs.

Who can correctly guess the gist of my next posting, one that will be addressed primarily to MSM journalists? Here are some clues. 1.  The effect that centuries of wear and tear might have on ancient man-made images. 2. Mickey … Continue reading

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Time methinks to refresh this blog’s tagline (and hopefully improve its dismal Google ranking).

Time methinks to provide a more attractive/repulsive tagline for this blog (the choice depending on your personal take on Shroud authenticity). Previous tagline: The Shroud image could easily be mistaken for a contact scorch – highest point on weave, non- … Continue reading

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Flow chart summarising a novel hypothesis for how the Shroud of Turin came into existence (and fooled generations of scholars)

Click on any part of the two images to enlarge. (Click twice for double enlargement).  The second image is a continuation of the first to the modern day. ( a stand-alone 500 word summary has also been added to the … Continue reading

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