Tag Archive: Power Balance

Aug 25

Common element: Water

Sometimes I have been asked why people see a benefit from the various snake oil products I am trying debunk and otherwise shine light on.  People are much more accepting of the fact that it’s not just a placebo effect. In my researching of the all of the scam products from Lifewave, Cieaura, bHIP, 8ight, …

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If you offer them free stuff, they will come. | Sceptic School

Some of the more interesting points:

  • Two placebos are stronger than one
  • Capsules are stronger than pills
  • Expensive placebos work better than cheap ones
  • People in different countries react different to placebos
  • Actual medicine also has a placebo affect
  • You can get addicted to placebos and suffer withdrawal when being taken off them

 

 

Mar 27

Are Balance Bracelets like I Renew and Power Balance Scams? | Tyler TX Directory

Another blog which came to similar conclusions about the power bracelets and similar products I had heard of the IRenew Bracelet, the Power Balance Bracelet, and the Pure Energy Band but this was now a new one I hadn’t yet heard of before. I chalked them all up to being the same scam. via Are …

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Mar 16

Initial research

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After revisiting this CieAura claims several times in the past few days, I thought I would compile some of my research to hopefully benefit others from falling for it. CieAura is one of many companies woven over the past decade to sell these products. Their management and owners include several criminals who have been found …

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Nov 23

Power Balance Bracelet Company Hit With $57 Million Settlement, Expected To Go Bankrupt

Angry consumers who sued Power Balance, the company that makes those hologram-plastered athletic bracelets, will soon be winning a whopping $57 million settlement from the company, reports TMZ. In our advertising we stated that Power Balance wristbands improved your strength, balance and flexibility. We admit that there is no credible scientific evidence that supports our …

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