Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mystery pelican mass death follow dolphin catastrophe in Peru

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Peru investigates mystery pelican deaths – CNN.com. Authorities in Peru are investigating the death of over 538 pelicans, along with other birds, on the northern coast of the country, the Peruvian ministry of production said Sunday. The new environmental investigation comes on the heels of an incident earlier in April when 877 dolphins washed up…

Free UFO show nightly: Now with extra dimensional travel

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Ontario witnesses observe UFO enter inter-dimensional doorway An Ontario witness suggests that some UFOs may be inter-dimensional rather than ‘extraterrestrial’. What do you think? An Ontario, Canada witness reports seeing a UFO enter into an apparent inter-dimensional doorway on 28 April 2012 according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database. The…

Ohio Bigfoot conference shows the big guy is not a joke

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The long running Ohio Bigfoot conference sees media coverage this year as Bigfoot is a pop culture icon. Bigfoot conferees cite track record The conference has been around for more than 20 years. Some of the 300-or-so conference attendees consider themselves “die-hard” Bigfoot trackers. Some have had experiences — they know something lurks in the…

Barbie doll model Lukyanova likely enhanced more than surgically

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Ukranian Model Valeria Lukyanova, Barbie-lookalike, calls herself a “Living Doll”. The story of her transformation via cosmetic surgeries and some impossible looking and weirdly fakish photos have been all over the internet this week. Is she is real? One man comes forward to say she is trying to get money from him and he thinks…

Earthquake-predicting failure and serial pseudoscientist Croft gets more attention

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In another update to our article about Serial pseudoscientist predicts huge earthquake event for March 22 (Update: FAIL) at least one independent “reporter” has failed to do basic fact checking and is inadvertently helping Terral Croft turn his failed prediction into a win in the minds of his readership. This reporter bills himself as a…

If only curing asthma was so easy

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My miracle medicine – Fiji Times Online. According to the World Health Organisation estimates, nearly 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, with nearly 10 per cent of the global population diagnosed with this lifelong respiratory disease. There is no known medical cure for asthma, with asthmatics enduring a continuous management regime of…

Paranormal unreal estate circus in New Jersey continues (Update: People’s Court)

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More on the Toms River, New Jersey haunted rental house. Are renters spooked by ghost house? | The Asbury Park Press NJ | APP.com. …the family and Lopez [are] consider[ing] an offer to air their case on the television program “The People’s Court,” which has offered to cover all fees and judgments regardless of who…

Seal Beach mystery creature

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Mystery Creature Washes Ashore in Seal Beach – wsbt.com. An unidentified creature was discovered Wednesday by a woman taking her daily walk along the shore in Seal Beach. Karen Summers says she animal corpse didn’t look like anything she nad ever witnessed. She called officials from the Public Works Department, who arrived Friday morning and…

Think again: Religious belief affected by analytical thought

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A look at the kind of thinking that determines how religious we are A new University of B.C. study suggests analytical thinking can be harmful to religious faith. The psychology report, published today in the prestigious journal Science, reveals that religious belief drops after subjects perform analytical tasks or are exposed to Rodin’s sculpture The…

Social media spreads rumors of disaster as green cloud descends on Moscow

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Green cloud has Moscow residents fearing the worst; turns out to be just pollen  – NY Daily News. Terrified Muscovites can put away their gas masks and take out their Claritin. A sinister-looking green cloud looming in the sky over Moscow Thursday is merely the result of increased pollen levels, city officials told Russia’s Interfax…

Woman died of starvation from sunlight only diet

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Report: Swiss woman starved to death doing guru-inspired ‘sunlight’ fast. Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reports that a woman starved to death after embarking on a spiritual diet that required her to stop eating or drinking and live off sunlight alone. The Zurich newspaper reported Wednesday that the unnamed Swiss woman in her fifties decided to follow…

Biodynamic wine is a witches brew of magical thinking

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B.C.’s Summerhill winery seeks biodynamic certification. Summerhill Pyramid Winery CEO Ezra Cipes admits there are elements of biodynamic farming that sound more like witchcraft than modern agriculture, but he insists you can taste the results in a superior glass of wine. In the biodynamic process, herbs such as camomile, nettles and dandelions may be stuffed…

Seafoam spectacular in Seaton Bay

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Devon residents enjoy unexpected foam party on Seaton Bay beach Residents from a quiet seaside town in Devon have received an unexpected invitation to a foam party after one washed up on Seaton Bay sea front during yesterday’s bad weather. The strange sea foam arrived on the south coast of England last night and covered…

Skeptics on TV: Anderson Cooper allows the rational voices to be heard regarding aliens

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TV Skeptic: A 'balanced' discussion of UFOs on 'Anderson' – latimes.com. Anderson Cooper presented a show on “Are we being visited by aliens from space?”. Now, the topic itself caters to the sensational aspect of news that Anderson has taken up, with celebrity interviews being the other half of the daytime talk show. But, he…

Serious searchers seeking Sasquatch, or Shenanigans? (Removed)

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REMOVED Why was this post removed? We at Doubtful News have decided that Bigfoot news is currently too absurd to warrant discussion on our site. There is no solid evidence that Bigfoot exists. Yet, TV shows and cryptozoology personalities have assumed the reality of the creature instead of considering all reasonable options to explain eyewitness reports.…