#143 – Cupping

The League of Nerds

Cupping, seriously… the American olympics team turned up covered in big red circles after having embraced the practice of cupping. Cupping; the alternative ‘treatment’ of using low pressure cups to give people hickies that are claimed to help treat muscle pain. Suffice to say there is no evidence that the practice works and media outlets ate it up, often reporting with no concern of effective treatments.

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Hello Internet! My name is Myles Power and I am a chemist from the North East of England, who loves to make videos trying to counter pseudoscience and debunk quackery in all of its various forms! From the hype around GMOs through to Atrazine turning the freakin’ frogs gay, I’ll try to cut through the nonsense that’s out there!

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