2015

#109 – Climate Change

December 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

Ho Ho Ho, it is Christmas but Nerds care not for this time of joy and goodwill, no! It may be the season for snow and winter cheer but outside it is unseasonably warm! Is it just weather or Climate Change? Will Santa’s Grotto soon be a floating workshop? Myles and James are joined by Chris, a researcher into Climate Change, to talk over the process of denying man-made Climate Change and what is Climate Change any way? [...]

The Chemophobic Food Babe

December 26, 2015 // 14 Comments

One thing I love about having a relatively large subscriber base is that I don’t have to go out of my way to find pseudoscience proponents to shoot down with cold hard logic and indisputable facts. I am constantly sent emails from people telling me about the latest quack online selling a holistic cancer cure, or the latest conspiracy based on Flight MH17, the Boston bombings, Pig-Gate, etc. But there is one name that kept popping up time and time again – Vani Deva Hari, or as she is [...]

Palmistry and Its Practical Uses – Myles Reviews

December 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

One thing a lot of people don’t know about me is that I like to collect quack crap. My bedroom seems to slowly be turning into a monument to all the stupid and half-baked dangerous ideas people have had over the past two centuries. My books and trinkets are windows into a world I can’t enter. A world of pseudo-science, the paranormal, and the flat out bat-shit crazy. Over the years I have collected some gems including my pride and joy – a copy of Liam Scheff’s ‘Official Stories’ – [...]

#108 – The Burzynski Clinic

December 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

  In the state of Texas a clinic offers what some might call a miracle cure for cancer. The man behind this clinic is Dr Burzynski who claims to have discovered an underlying physiological difference between cancer patients and healthy people. Using quite frankly backward logic he has been opening ‘clinical trials’ using molecules he identified. The problem… There seems to be no clear scientific proof that these molecules work while evidence they harm. His clinic also [...]

Interesting Comments Left on my Video Critical of “Dr” Young’s Book ‘The pH Miracle’

December 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

When you make videos on subjects critical of 9/11 conspiracy theorists, fact checking March Against Monsanto protesters, or anything about circumcision, you can expect a fair amount of negative comments. Whilst some of these will be constructive – letting you know if you have made mistakes – the majority will be flat-out insulting or bizarre. It has got to the point now where I can pretty much predict which of my videos will have the most ‘thumbs down’ ratings and [...]

My Victorian Book on Palmistry Says a Lot About Modern-Day Quackery

December 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Edited by Peter & Ben One thing a lot of people don’t know about me is that I like to collect quack crap. My bedroom seems to slowly be turning into a monument to all the stupid and half-baked dangerous ideas people have had over the past two centuries. For example, on my desk I have a phrenology bust, on one of my shelving units I have a homeopathic first aid kit, and on another I have amassed a collection of unusual books. The subjects covered in these books ranges from claims that the [...]

#107 – The Human Experiment

December 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

CHEMICALS! Run, run as far as you can you can’t get away from chemicals. Myles, James and the Irish wonderlad Buck watched ‘The Human experiment’ a 2010 documentary trying to expose the evils of chemicals. This movie is not aimed at people with a sense about chemistry or what chemicals actually are. Swinging between consumer rights to out and out moral justice warrior the documentary has really very little [...]

My Experiences With Psychic Sally

December 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

In May of 2014, I went to to see the ‘psychic to the stars’ Sally Morgan at Middlesbrough town hall, and if there was one word I could use to describe my night it would be ‘boring’. First off, I feel I have to say that I personally don’t believe that psychics exist so, as you can imagine, I find people like Sally distasteful. This, however, was not the reason why I found the night boring as I do love this kind of thing and was genuinely excited – not only to [...]

#106 – Who Shot JFK

December 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

  JFK; one of histories greatest conspiracies, polls show that a majority of people believe that the ‘official’ story is fabricated to hide the involvement of another organisation. Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone who was behind the grassy knoll, Myles, James and the interminable Buck explore the depths of conspiracies surrounding the assassination. Who do you think shot JFK? Is the story too [...]

Is Glyphosate “Probably Carcinogenic to Humans” ?

December 3, 2015 // 7 Comments

In May 2015 a body within the World Health Organisation (WHO) called the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) declared that Glyphosate (the key ingredient in Roundup) was probably carcinogenic. In this video Myles is joined by James, fellow co-host of the podcast The League of Nerds, to critique the findings of the IARC. Original IS GLYPHOSATE PROBABLY CARCINOGENIC? PROBABLY NOT! JimTheEvo The League of Nerds | Podcast for the Modern Nerd! The League of Nerds Website The League of [...]

#105 – The New Oprah Order

November 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Are you sleeping sheeple? There is a dark mystery surrounding organic food and marketing. A trail that goes all the way to the top. Myles and James explore the rabbit hole of dubious connections between people in the anti-gmo movement. What do these people gain, who do we find if we follow the [...]

Myles Gets a Tarot Card Reading

November 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

In this video I go undercover tarot reading at a mind body and spirit event and discuss the experience and show that when you give hardly any information, or the wrong information, the person giving the reading gets it all [...]

#104.5 – Veganism and Food Sustainability

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

  EXTRA EXTRA read all about it! Due to some technical issues this podcast was not up to our normal quality so we decided instead of binning it we thought we would make it an extra. With that in mind, Myles and James were joined with Diana to talk about the vegan lifestyle and food sustainability. Is Vegan the only way forward, should we invest in other [...]

#104 – A Matter of Faith Review

November 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Myles James and the one they call Buck sat down and subjected themselves to the 2014 Creationist ‘film’ Gilmore Girls find Jebus or officially know as ‘A Matter of Faith’. The film centres around a young woman’s attempted enlightenment at university all the while her family and fellow christians try to brain wash her out of reason. Will she get back in the game and work out which came first chicken or egg, this and other exciting questions will not be [...]