Woo!

Most of us on this site are sceptics (or skeptics, in the case of non-Brits), but many sceptics appreciate a good bit of woo, pseudoscience, quackery and snake oil - for the sheer inventiveness, for the hilariously bad "science" behind it and for the sheer wonderment that people will pay a lot of money for dubious treatments and objects which are, clearly, woo.

Full Intro

Posts by anyone
Join Group

Trending Posts

Recent Posts Posts by anyone

Newest Most Liked More More
Homeopathic Uranium! I made a homeopathic preparation, going completely "by the book" - the founder Samuel Hahnemann's instructions. And it did it for the sole purpose of chiding, mocking and belittling those who adhere to homeopathy. To be ...
Posted in Woo! group
Observer-Effect 4 VT Nov 13 Nov 13 44 comments
"I was an astrologer – here's how it really works, and why I had to stop" [theguardian.com] This is an interesting read, and having amused myself by conducting tarot card readings, automatic writing sessions and séances in the past ...
Also posted in General & Hellos
Jnei 8 UK Nov 8 Nov 8 22 comments
if only it worked
Posted in Woo! group
MsDemeanour 7 Australia Oct 29 Oct 29 11 comment
"Sometimes, you're just fucking wrong"
Posted in Woo! group
Jnei 8 UK Sep 29 Sep 29 44 comments
I had to go to the doctor's the other day. I lay on the examination table while she performed a few tests and I asked "So what do you think, Doctor? Will I be alright?" "I doubt it," she replied. "In fact, things don't look good - Mercury is in...
Posted in Woo! group
Jnei 8 UK Sep 18 Sep 18 33 comments
This strikes me as a meme that might prove useful on this site :-)
Also posted in Academic (e.g., Science)
Jnei 8 UK Sep 1 Sep 1 00 comments
Two Neuroscientists Walk Into a Psychic Fair... [blogs.scientificamerican.com]
Posted in Woo! group
Jnei 8 UK Aug 23 Aug 23 33 comments
Not sure if this is Woo, or just complete BS. [sidroth.org]
Posted in Woo! group
icolan 7 ME Aug 20 Aug 20 1010 comments
New age games
Posted in Woo! group
Hathacat 9 IL Aug 15 Aug 15 11 comment
I say do harm by taking no prisoners.
Also posted in General & Hellos
Goremmegedon 3 OH July 27 Jul 27 22 comments
Dripping with da woo here...
Posted in Woo! group
Hathacat 9 IL July 27 Jul 27 33 comments
I am very sad that the british members on here neglected to tell us about this. [thesun.co.uk]
Posted in Woo! group
OpposingOpposum 9 FL July 14 Jul 14 77 comments
Celebrity batshit crazy woo. [theoutline.com]
Posted in Woo! group
AmiSue 8 CT June 22 Jun 22 44 comments
I have been seeing my pain management doctor for 4 years now. I get Uflexxa knee injections - they work. Trigger point injections - the jury's out on those. Steroid injections - also work. Medication and referrals to physical therapy as well. On my ...
Posted in Woo! group
AmiSue 8 CT June 18 Jun 18 99 comments
Oh my eyes..
Posted in Woo! group
Charlene 9 May 14 May 14 22 comments
I just joined because I love the term "woo". It cracks me up and no, I'm not one of "them", I just make a bad first impression. woo... lol!
Posted in Woo! group
AlbertSchepis 5 CA Apr 17 Apr 17 22 comments
[realmedicineclinic.com] I really don't know what to say about or to anyone that would believe BS like that.
Posted in Woo! group
icolan 7 ME Apr 15 Apr 15 55 comments
These stories. I can’t believe them, yet they are true! [patheos.com]
Posted in Woo! group
AmiSue 8 CT Apr 14 Apr 14 33 comments
"Alternative" medicine and pet care. [skepticalinquirer.org]
Posted in Woo! group
Elganned 8 MI Apr 3 Apr 3 55 comments
Homeopathy
Posted in Woo! group
Jnei 8 UK Apr 2 Apr 2 44 comments
Just read this bit of Woooooo..En.joy!
Posted in Woo! group
Charlene 9 Mar 28 Mar 28 66 comments
Somewhere somebody's doing this..
Posted in Woo! group
Charlene 9 Mar 24 Mar 24 22 comments
Yup, he standing up..
Posted in Woo! group
Charlene 9 Mar 15 Mar 15 11 comment
Don't know if this qualifies for Woo! or not. If not, let me know. Member Antifred. Posted reply to a news article I posted about an Ohio law that defunds Planned Parenthood: "Pool versus klu klux Klan Masonic lodge governmental corruption ...
Posted in Woo! group
Elganned 8 MI Mar 13 Mar 13 44 comments
Panspermia Woo! from our resident expert, johhprytz [agnostic.com]
Posted in Woo! group
Elganned 8 MI Mar 13 Mar 13 33 comments


Note: you must be a member to view more groups or posts.

Photos 36 More

Members 49More

Moderator