A very inspiring talk by Jamy Ian Smith at TAM 2012. I share his vision on what skepticism should be about. Worth watching all 40 minutes!
December last year I wrote a blog on kloptdatwel.nl on so called HHO-generators. These generators are meant to be built into your car and will produce a hydrogen-oxygen mixture via electrolysis. This explosive mixture (in Dutch we call it ‘knalgas‘) is used to enrich the diesel or gas your car uses. From the generator it […]
In November 2011 the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy announced the IACH Award for the best scientific article on homeopathy. Some weeks ago news came out: the IACH Award 2011 is won by Irene Camerlink, Liesbeth Elliginger et al. from the Netherlands. They won the prize of 2,000 euros with their publication on a study in […]
Every year it’s the same story: when people around us start coughing and sneezing and complaining of catching the flu, we see commercials for the unpronounceable product pop up on our TV screen. Oscillococcinum is back in town! This cold and flu season we saw some interesting developments with regards to this homeopathic drug; interesting from […]
As the first of my articles on www.kloptdatwel.nl to be translated into English, I have chosen “De priemgetal tweeling van Oliver Sacks“. The Dutch version was originally published on December 22nd 2011. Oliver Sacks writes in his book “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat” (1985) about the autistic twins John and Michael. […]
In Ecowasbal afgekeurd I follow up on my investigation into the Ecowasbal. This time the focus is on the use of certificates issued by institutes like TüV Süd. I discovered that the main certificate in this case is invalid and it’s authorization probably falsified by the South Korean producer. The article is in Dutch, if you don’t master […]