Pyramid Power! It was a huge fad of the 70s and 80s.
Rare Pyramid Power Resources
(including interview with MythBuster Kari Byron!)
Skeptic.com now offers rare “Further Reading” resources relating to Junior Skeptic #23
: “Pyramid Power.” MythBusters fans will be excited to find a previously unpublished 2006 interview with Kari Byron.
Kari shares insights about the MythBusters tests of pyramid power, and stories about her experiences as part of the cast.
According to pyramid power’s apocryphal origin story, a Frenchman named Antoine Bovis stumbled upon the secret while standing inside the Great Pyramid in Egypt. Here, we present Bovis’s own description of his “discovery” in both the original French (3.6 MB PDF scan of a 1930s booklet by Bovis) and an English translation
As so often, the primary document falsifies the modern legend — yet it was lost to history until now. Also included are detailed sources and bibliography for Junior Skeptic #23
, a key Danish source on the legendary Bovis story (translated into English), and an extensive unpublished interview with 1970s (pro-paranormal) pyramid power author Max Toth, in which he reminisces about the history (and business!) of the paranormal fad he helped to /URL]
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