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New machine removes cancer from water!

  1. Aug 12, 2006 #1


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    Here's a nice little crackpot ad from a magazine. I removed all of the contact information so it doesn't break the advertising rules on here. This is just for humor value.

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  3. Aug 12, 2006 #2
    haha WOW!! That's funny and disturbing at the same time :)

    What magazine was this from?? Wonder if people would take that seriously?
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    It's a bloody good thing that I only drink beer. :approve:

    Oh wait... that's made out of water! I'm doomed! :cry:
  5. Aug 12, 2006 #4


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    Popular Mechanics but I think someone said they also saw it in Popular Science.
  6. Aug 12, 2006 #5
    It's sad that someone dying form cancer bought it.
  7. Aug 12, 2006 #6


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    That's pathetic. But what's more pathetic is that there are people out there that will believe it.
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    ...which is a good example of why I quit reading both many years ago.
  9. Aug 12, 2006 #8
    I have been drinking nothing but water for the past 4 years (maybe 2 non-water drinks a year), I better get to a hospital quick!!!!!
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    I wish I thought of that!

    Dammit. I could be making millions. :rolleyes:
  11. Aug 12, 2006 #10
    Which is why the perpetrators of this fraud deserve 15-20 years.
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    That poses a really good question, why is this type of obvious fraud legal?
  13. Aug 12, 2006 #12
    I am thinking the same thing. There seems to be a snake oil remedy for just about every malady known to man. I have even been getting some of the ads in my snail mail.
  14. Aug 13, 2006 #13
    Art thou an officer?
    Or art thou base, common and popular?
    Henry V, 4. 1

    I think anything with popular in the title is probably going to be base by default. Not wanting to sound snobbish myself but science is somewhat elitist. It's a fairly narrow group which is why many people would fall for that nonsense.
  15. Aug 13, 2006 #14


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    This IS serious, I'm going to demand an MSDS for Dihydrogen Monoxide from my Safety Officer! :biggrin:
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