Source: Time.com, ‘HEALTH’ section (17 June)
One-line summary: A US soccer player scored a goal and then says he previously had a dream about doing so. So then, can your dreams predict or influence your future? Scientists say maybe or maybe not. By which they mean: ‘Actually not.’
We know it’s on the bandwagon because they say: “So while it’s not exactly ‘scientific’…”
World Cup relevance: 4/5
Science relevance: 2/5
Source: Gizmodo.com (17 June)
One-line summary: That vanishing spray, invented in 2002, is now on TV a lot. So without actually explaining how it works, here’s what a ‘free kick’ is.
We know it’s on the bandwagon because they say: Continue reading “Bandwagon latest: ‘Science news’ with tenuous World Cup relevance doing the rounds right now”