Why People Believed Fake Bomb Detectors Worked

by | May 13, 2013 | Folklore, Investigation, Media Literacy, News, Psychology, Skepticism | 0 comments

A man who sold bogus bomb detectors likened to dowsing rods in Iraq and elsewhere was convicted of fraud in a British court last week.

You might think that if the bomb-detecting devices were completely worthless, that would soon become clear to those people whose lives depended on them.

And you’d be wrong. HERE’s why.


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