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Salton Sea Earth Curvature Test
June 7, 2018
Greetings! The Independent Investigations Group is seeking Flat Earth proponents to participate in a test of the Earth’s surface to be held at the Salton Sea. National Geographic will be on hand to film the proceedings, and noted Flat Earth YouTuber Mark Sargent will be participating in the ..
Light Bulb Luminosity Demonstration
March 20, 2018
On September 23, 2017, the IIG Los Angeles tested an applicant’s claim that he could alter the brightness of a light bulb using only psychic ability. A special thanks to Mike Skor who lent advice on light meters and testing methodology. The Venue Photography lab dark room in the Oklahoma City area. The Applicant The …
Telekinetic: Sam Chacon
September 21, 2014
In the summer of 2014, Sam Chacon applied to have his claimed telekinetic abilities tested by the IIG. Chacon, a gentleman in his 80’s, claimed he could move a floating toothpick in a bowl of water using “emanations” from his hands. This is typical of telekinesis claims, in that t …