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posted by cmn32480 on Monday June 26 2017, @03:19PM   Printer-friendly
from the apparently-it-DOES-take-a-rocket-scientist dept.

Goop HQ is obsessed with wearable stickers that rebalance energy. NASA and a former NASA scientist are here to bring them back to Earth:

Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle and wellness website really may have stuck their foot in it this time. [...] It all kicked off when an article appeared on Goop promoting stickers. These aren't just run-of-the-mill stickers though. These are Body Vibes stickers that "promote healing."

"Body Vibes stickers (made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so they can monitor an astronaut's vitals during wear) come pre-programmed to an ideal frequency, allowing them to target imbalances."

[...] But wires must have been crossed somewhere as NASA have now come out to say that they "do not have any conductive carbon material lining the spacesuits." In fact, their spacesuits are made out of synthetic materials and spandex, they explained to Gizmodo.

Body Vibes' stickers were reportedly created as a result of top secret research, but Mark Shelhamer, former chief scientist at NASA's human research division, wasn't particularly impressed by this. "Wow," he told Gizmodo. "What a load of BS this is."

Also at Vanity Fair. Here's some background reading on Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop. Paltrow was recently named CEO:

Last Monday, the actress turned life-style entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow summoned a small group of employees to her bright Santa Monica office. Goop, the weekly newsletter she founded nine years ago, has grown into an e-commerce empire, and she wanted to discuss the online marketing plan for the company's latest enterprise: pills. In 2014, sales of dietary supplements in the United States reached $36.7 billion, so it makes sense that Goop would expand its stock of wellness wares (Ayurvedic ashwagandha powder; a vaginal-muscle-toning egg made of jade) to include vitamins.

[...] Last year, Goop raised fifteen million dollars in venture capital and moved its headquarters from New York to Los Angeles, in the process losing its C.E.O., Lisa Gersh, the former C.E.O. of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.


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  • (Score: 2) by VLM on Monday June 26 2017, @05:17PM (2 children)

    by VLM (445) Subscriber Badge on Monday June 26 2017, @05:17PM (#531412)

    Didn't the God Emperor himself say something about grabbing them by their intuition, power, and wisdom? It kind of changes the news media narrative about that story, when it's read in Gwyneth's voice. Truly the God Emperor's prophet, Gwyneth is.

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  • (Score: 4, Funny) by cubancigar11 on Tuesday June 27 2017, @04:07AM (1 child)

    by cubancigar11 (330) on Tuesday June 27 2017, @04:07AM (#531746) Homepage Journal

    So THAT's why he won. Trump had access to male intuition, power and wisdom, and he grabbed the female intuition, power and wisdom too! Hillary had access to female intuition, power and wisdom but her access to male intuition, power and wisdom was sucked up by so many others. It all makes sense!

    • (Score: 2) by VLM on Tuesday June 27 2017, @03:26PM

      by VLM (445) Subscriber Badge on Tuesday June 27 2017, @03:26PM (#531944)

      Still sounds more likely and realistic than the "russkies hacked our votes"

      Once the Russian thing fizzles out your idea may be on to something.

      Thank you St Gwyneth of the Jade Egg and Prophet of the God Emperor.