Tag Archives: pseudoscience

Hello all you media reporters, whether mainstream (MSM), minor tributary (MTM) or obscure backwater media (OBWM). Isn’t it time you released some air from the tyres of that truth-bending Shroud of Turin juggernaut?

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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A solution (at last!) to the Turin Shroud – based on my 5 years of continuous experimental research.

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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STURP: Space-age Technology Unleashing Religious Propaganda!

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Brief message to Joel Achenbach, Washington Post, re your hijacked posting on pseudoscience and the Turin Shroud

Colin Berry 6:53 AM GMT Er, haven’t you fellas not got a chatroom you can go to?What’s the point of inserting a link to earlier (RELEVANT!) comments on the TS if all folk find when they get here is boarding … Continue reading

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Dear Royal Society. Time maybe to take a hard line on those who peddle Turin Shroud pseudoscience?

This is the Last Post (cue one mournful trumpet) on this site, although comments are still welcome, critical ones included (provided the criticism is not intended to be purely destructive, and is preferably constructive and non-abusive). If it’s a summary … Continue reading

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

Highlighted text (blue): “Sir Paul believes strongly that scientists have a duty to speak out about science in public life and challenge pseudoscience.” (I’m happy to accept  whatever the President of the Royal Society understands by the term “pseudoscience” and … Continue reading

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“Let’s poke ’em with hokum…”

Which single word best sums up the pseudoscientific claims of Shroudologists? I’ve thought quite long and hard about that question. Today, inspiration finally struck, though it required a resort to a folksy style of English that is arguably more Stateside … Continue reading

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