Pseudoscience is any belief system or methodology which tries to gain legitimacy by wearing the trappings of science, but fails to abide by the rigorous methodology and standards of evidence that demarcate true science. Although pseudoscience is designed to have the appearance of being scientific, it lacks any of the substance of science.
First it was Joel Achenbach in the Washington Post a few weeks ago, deploying the (silent) p word in connection with Shroud research..
Two days ago, checking my WordPress site meter, I found that a critique I had written of ill-defined wacky radiation scenarios had been cited by David Kyle Johnson in Psychology Today.
Annoyingly, I was totally unaware of his three-part posting when they first appeared some two weeks ago. Once again, the strangely selective Google search engine* and (it goes without saying) Troll Central aka shredstory.com (well, my stories) go a long way to explaining why I've been slow to pick up on a kindred spirit taking umbrage with shroudie pseudoscience.
Here's the belated comment I sent to Psychology Today - though whether anyone gets to see it (except here) after the passage of time remains to be seen: