Category Archives: medieval hoax

Might those be flecks of congealed wheat gluten one sees on the Turin Shroud? Evidence for unique one-off white flour imprinting?

Site banner: see how a simulated sweat imprint (my wet hand pressed down onto dark fabric) responds magnificently to 3D-rendering computer software (ImageJ) before and after tone-reversal (negative back to positive image). Remind you of anything? Like those supposedly “unique”  and … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse science now in the crosshairs.

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … Continue reading

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

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … 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)

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … Continue reading

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Shroudie-Alert: Day 12: time now to write that long-overdue letter to the Royal Society…

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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Could this be clinching evidence that the Shroud image is a contact scorch?

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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A question for Stephen Jones re his so-called “wounds” on the Shroud (not to be confused with bloodstains)

  Late addition (July 2019) Please forgive this postscript, correction, “prescript”,  correction, intrusion, added many years later – based on some 350 and more postings here and elsewhere. That’s including some 7 years of my hands-on investigation into image-forming techniques, … Continue reading

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