Middlesbrough

Laetrile (B17) – The Quack Cancer Cure That Will Give You Cyanide Poisoning

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This blog post and subsequent video is based on ‘The Rise and Fall of Laetrile’ on QuackWatch.org.  Modern medicine is better today than it has ever been, yet, paradoxically, the use of complementary and alternative treatments are becoming more prevalent. It is now not uncommon to see multiple alternative health stores on the high-street selling a plethora of products; all of which have very ...

David Icke Live: A Review of a Night Wasted With Britains Most Famous Conspiracy Theorist

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David Icke was a former sports broadcaster and spokesman for the Green Party who attracted media attention because of his unusual views after being interviewed on various TV shows in the early 90s. During his “turquoise period”, where he would often be seen wearing a turquoise shell suit because he believed the colour was a condiuoate for positive energy, he appeared on the Wogan show, ...

My Experiences With Psychic Sally

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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 ...

Psychic Sally Morgan Kicked Me out of Her Show

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Edited by Peter & Jacqueline Back in May 2014, I went to see the “psychic to the stars” Sally Morgan performing a show in my hometown of Middlesbrough, and I was thoroughly unimpressed. Although I don’t personally believe that anyone has psychic abilities, I have a rather unusual fascination with pseudoscience and the supernatural, and was genuinely excited to see her performance. ...

Nine till Five Snake Oil Peddlers

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By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah In October last year, I wrote an article about a 78-year-old man named Allan Taylor who apparently cured his incurable cancer with a new diet. Back in 2011, Allan was told that he had colon cancer and had around 22cm of his colon removed. He also underwent chemotherapy, but was later told that he would no longer benefit from the treatment and that there was ...