TRC #410: Iraq Bans Bomb Detectors + Redheads and Pain + More Celebrity Medical Advice

651-3Pat takes a look into the history of the ADE-651 bomb detectors used in Iraq. Next, Darren explores whether people with read hair feel more pain. Lastly, those wacky celebrities are at it again! Cristina fact checks Khloe Kardashian’s advice that you should put vitamin E on your V.

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Iraq Bans Bomb Detectors

NY Times: Iraq Swears by Bomb Detectors

BBC: James McCormick Jailed

BBC: The Story of Fake Bomb Detectors

Vanity Fair: Fake Bomb Detectors in Iraq

CNN: Death Toll Rises in Bombing Attack

NY TImes: British Man Held for Fraud

Popular Mechanics:  Military Pseudoscience that Just Won’t Die

POPSCI: How A Millionaire Sold Fake Bomb Detectors Around The World

Wikipedia: Ideomotor Phenomenon

Wikipedia: Dowsing

Brochure for the ADE 651

Wikipedia ADE 651

Do Redheads Feel More Pain?

Liem at el. Publication


Science Nordic

Khloe Kardashian’s Advice On Vitamin E

Daily Beast: Khloe Kardashian’s Vagina Oil Is A Bad Idea

Dr. Jen Gunter: Don’t Take Kardashian Gyno Advice

Your Tango: Why Khloe Kardashian Puts This On Her Vagina

WebMD: Vitamin E

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Vulvovaginal Health

Daily Beast: Kardashian-ing Your Vulva? No Thanks

Live Science: Vitamin E May Cause More Harm Than Good

PubMed: Effectiveness and Safety of Vaginal Suppositories

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