Articles by Myles Power

About Myles Power (615 Articles)
My name is Myles Power, and I run the educational YouTube channel, powerm1985. I spend what little free time I have sharing my love of SCIENCE! through home experiments, visiting sites of scientific interest, and angrily ranting at pseudoscience proponents. I am also one of the founding members of the podcast 'The League of Nerds' - which I co-host with James from 'The History of Infection'.

Agent Orange – The Synthesis of 2,4,5,-Trichlorophenate – #3

October 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

  The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. For almost half a century, controversy has surrounded its use, mainly because it contained a highly toxic dioxin impurity (TCDD). Despite this impurity being thoroughly investigated, there is still a lot of confusion by the public regarding how it was formed and why it took so [...]

CBS Publishes a Video That Implied I Was Promoting MMS

October 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Miracle Mineral Supplement/Solution (MMS) is a 28% sodium chlorite solution in distilled water currently being sold online as a cure-all tonic. Once “activated” by an acidic solution, like citric acid, it generates chlorine dioxide – a powerful disinfectant that has been used in the past as a water purifier. Jim Humble, the man who coined the name and who is also the self-styled Archbishop of his own church (Genesis II), claims to have cured thousands of people using MMS of our most [...]

#184 – Agent Orange

October 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. For almost half a century, controversy has surrounded its use, mainly because it contained a highly toxic dioxin impurity (TCDD). Despite this impurity being thoroughly investigated, there is still a lot of confusion by the public regarding how it was formed and why it took so long to be [...]

#183 – Nazi Conspiracies and Sci-Fi Technology

October 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/183.mp3 In this podcast, we discuss Nazi conspiracy and the ridiculous technologies (e.g. spaceships, secret bases at the core of the planet, and Nazi’s on the moon) that people believe were created as part of [...]

Exposed: Fake Ugandan Red Cross Medical Trial That Fed People Bleach

October 8, 2017 // 2 Comments

Stitched together full documentary exposing the unethical “clinical trials” that took place in Uganda back in 2012. In this video I show you how those involved designed an experiment to fool people into thinking you can cure malaria by drinking bleach. What was once known as Miracle Mineral Supplement, but for legal reasons had to change its name to Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), is a 28% sodium chlorite solution in distilled water currently being sold online as a cure-all tonic. Jim [...]

Agent Orange – Part Three – The Synthesis of 2,4,5,-Trichlorophenate

October 6, 2017 // 2 Comments

The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. For almost half a century, controversy has surrounded its use, mainly because it contained a highly toxic dioxin impurity (TCDD). Despite this impurity being thoroughly investigated, there is still a lot of confusion by the public regarding how it was formed and why it took so long [...]

#182 – Was Balloon Boy a Hoax?

October 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

Was Balloon Boy all a hoax? Yes, yes it was unless you’re Myles. Myles gets it all wrong and buys into a hoax, James (the voice of reason and writer of this blurb) tries to fish Myles’ deluded brain back, oh and Buck was there I [...]

The Anarchists Cook Book – Chapter One: Drugs – Myles Reviews

September 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

When I was growing up, I remember hearing stories of a book that contained information so dangerous and controversial that to own a copy, even an electronic one, could get you in trouble with the authorities. This was because the book contained a set of instructions on how to, amongst other things, construct explosive devices and synthesise illegal narcotics. This infamous book, which has now sold more than 2 million copies, has been linked to countless acts of violence around the world [...]

Debunking Chemtrails – Depopulation & the Space Preservation Act – #3

September 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

An interesting conspiracy theory that has grown in popularity over the last decade is the belief that the long-lasting white clouds left in the sky by aircraft are actually chemical or biological agents deliberately sprayed on the population for nefarious reasons. The people who believe in this conspiracy theory call these lines in the sky ‘chemtrails’ and feel so strongly against them that back in May of this year, they organised protests around the world. In an attempt to better [...]

#181 – PETA Targeting Scientists

September 17, 2017 // 1 Comment

This week the nerds are joined by Kevin Folta once again he has recently being spreading awareness of PETA’s latest campaign of harassment. Dr Christine Lattin is a postdoc researcher at Yale, her work focuses on how stress can effect behaviour in birds. She is also trying to develop new methods to reduce having to kill these birds. PETA have decided that anyone working with live animals should be targeted for harassment. PETA members have surrounded venues where Dr Lattin is talking and [...]

The Anarchists Cook Book Review – Chapter One: Drugs

September 14, 2017 // 4 Comments

When I was growing up, I remember hearing stories of a book that contained information so dangerous and controversial that to own a copy, even an electronic one, could get you in trouble with the authorities. This was because the book contained a set of instructions on how to, amongst other things, construct explosive devices and synthesise illegal narcotics. This infamous book, which has now sold more than 2 million copies, has been linked to countless acts of violence around the world [...]

#180 – What the Health

September 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/180.mp3 What the health is the latest assault on the nerds sensibilities. Instead of understanding that almost any diet can be healthy constructed the film makers decided that it is vegan or [...]