Thursday, February 22, 2018
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Dowsing data defy the skeptics

Posted on Friday, 25 February, 2005 | Comment icon 6 comments


Image credit: (PD)
 
"Usually, the boundary between science and science fiction is as distinct as the difference between the 6 o'clock news and "The Simpsons."

  View: Full article

 Source: Popular Mechanics


  Discuss: View comments (6)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Venomshocker on 26 February, 2005, 17:06
Ive done some dowsing with rods, and was EXTREMELY skeptical. But man, it really does work!!!! Ya gotta try it for yourself in order to be convinced.
Comment icon #2 Posted by LittleIrishVampiress on 26 February, 2005, 18:06
i've never tried finding underground water myself(it wouldn't be too difficult in ireland anyways ) but i've been able to locate hidden objests very accurately. 4 out of 5 times, and it was my first go at it. i started a topic about it, and unfortunately i havn't gotten the response i was hoping for! i thought scientific explanations would be thrown at me from all sides, and maybe eventually i'd find one that actually trully debunks it...so far no good! ah well, it's fun to play round with.
Comment icon #3 Posted by _hAiLO_ on 26 February, 2005, 20:59
What a phenomenon... Science has no input in dowsing, and yet it still works. 6th sense? Quite possibly...and how does it work? Science probably hasn't figured that out yet.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Jeremy_Rumbolt on 26 February, 2005, 22:12
My pop had a dowser go and find a good spot for a well by his cabin. After he had found a spot, they dug down about a foot or two and water came up through. It has some of the cleanest, clearest, coolest, best tasting water I have ever had.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Me_Again on 26 February, 2005, 23:07
Like bees unaware they are too aerodynamically challenged to fly, dowsers don't let the skeptics get them down. I liked that quote and this one... As impressive as this success rate may seem, it doesn't do much to change the minds of skeptics. Their preference is to test dowsing under more controlled conditions. Back To The Lab Controlled conditions
Comment icon #6 Posted by koenig212003 on 27 February, 2005, 2:54
As a scientist I'm required to be skeptical about things such as this but the truth is that I've tried it myself and it DOES work. Why..I have absolutely no idea, but it certainly did work for me on numerous occasions using bent wires!


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6116873
261208
173441

 
How did the Egyptians align the Great Pyramid?
2-21-2018
Archaeologist and engineer Glen Dash has worked out how such a precise alignment was achieved.
Pair of ancient Roman boxing gloves unearthed
2-21-2018
The well-preserved gloves were discovered during the excavation of a Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall.
'World's loneliest tree' records new epoch
2-21-2018
A solitary tree on an island in New Zealand may hold the key to determining the beginning of the Anthropocene.
Mystery of Edinburgh's green river solved
2-20-2018
Concerns were raised recently when a river in the Scottish capital turned a disconcerting shade of green.
Other news in this category
Mystic Baba Vanga's 2018 predictions revealed
Posted 12-24-2017 | 41 comments
The blind Eastern European psychic, who died in 1996, made numerous predictions about major world events....
 
Real-life Magneto can stick metal to his body
Posted 12-23-2017 | 14 comments
A young schoolboy from Syria has acquired the remarkable ability to magnetically attract objects....
 
Russian scientists call out TV clairvoyants
Posted 11-26-2017 | 16 comments
Researchers in Russia are offering a large cash prize to anyone who can demonstrate psychic powers....
 
$100K paranormal prize unclaimed 37 years on
Posted 9-4-2017 | 324 comments
To date, The Australian Skeptics have yet to see conclusive proof of psychic or paranormal powers....
 
Breatharian couple claim to live on 'energy'
Posted 6-17-2017 | 37 comments
Camila Castello and Akahi Ricardo claim to eat only a tiny amount of food and say they never feel hungry....
 
CIA used psychics in Lockerbie investigation
Posted 2-2-2017 | 104 comments
Declassified CIA files have detailed some of the unorthodox methods used to investigate the bombing....
 
Did Nostradamus predict Trump's victory ?
Posted 11-12-2016 | 78 comments
Both modern day and historical prophets may have foreseen the Republican candidate's rise to power....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ