Fringe scientist Ruggero Santilli isn’t pleased at all with a couple of articles I’ve written about his activities. He tried to scare to scare me off with a peculiar letter from his attorney, Joe Parrish from Fortis Law.
Wim Hof’s Cold Trickery
Wim Hof is well known for setting some stunning records in the cold, but in the last couple of years changed his focus to selling his method as a tool to get better health. What is plausible of his claims? And what is true about his claims that his method has gained scientific recognition?
‘Iceman’ Wim Hof over the top
Another world record is added to the list of ‘Iceman’ Wim Hof. But what does this performance actually come down to?
Oliver Sacks’s Twins and Prime Numbers
In his book “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat” (1985) Oliver Sacks describes an intriguing case of savant syndrome. He tells the story about his encounter with the twins John and Michael, who had been in institutions since childhood, variously diagnosed as autistic, psychotic or severely retarded. Others before Sacks had already investigated these boys and […]