Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

Leftover links for November 1, 2012

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Yummy goodies left over from Halloween yesterday… MoMo the Missouri monster is back. [VIDEO] Momo the Missouri Bigfoot is Back! (Or So the Tourism Bureau Claims) – St. Louis – News – Daily RFT. THAR SHE BLOWS! THE WHITE WHALE. These pictures were taken back in August but they are so cool. We don’t have…

Razor blades and cocaine for trick-or-treat?

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These scare stories about Halloween are typically blown out of proportion but I did find these two. In Canada: Razor blade found in London child’s treat bag, police say -Canoe.ca London, Ont. police are warning parents to be check their children’s candy after a double-sided razor blade was found in a trick-or-treat bag on Wednesday…

BUH BYE, Rachel from Cardholder Services

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I can’t even count the times this extremely annoying robocall was logged to my home AND cell phones. I’m very glad this scam’s been rubbed out. FTC Hangs Up On “Rachel From Cardholder Services”. For several years, American consumers have been receiving unwanted robocalls with a recorded message from “Rachel” or one of her fictional…

Pilots worried chemtrail conspiracy theorists may try to shoot down airliners

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Jet pilots fear ‘chemtrail’ attacks | The Australian AIRLINE pilots fear their jumbos could be shot down by conspiracy theorists who believe they are being poisoned by commercial aircraft. The conspiracy theorists are part of a global “chemtrail” movement that claims jets are spraying toxic chemicals over heavily-populated towns and cities around the world. “Threats…

It’s the Halloween lobster

The Halloween lobster, Pinchy

Lobster all dressed up for Halloween in orange and black. Dana Duhaime, a lobsterman from Salem, discovered the crustacean Sunday in one of his traps in Bakers Channel and an aquarium biologist picked up the one-pound female and brought it to the aquarium for its debut after Hurricane Sandy. The “split” coloring occurs once in…

Healing cancer: If alternative treatments work, they would not be “alternative”

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Foreign cancer treatments offering victims false hope?. The Fitzrandolph family knows what it’s like to take on a challenge. Their son’s gold medal pursuit meant a lot of sacrifices for many years. The family’s new challenge? Standing behind their daughter’s alternative path to healing her cancer. She found the lump in her breast when she…

Probst exposes psychics. Can we create a TV trend?

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Psychic Blues author and skeptic Mark Edward appeared on the Jeff Probst show yesterday to expose psychics. Probing with Probst The Good News: We may have reached the tipping point with the tv talk show circus and their propensity for spreading woo and rediculous paranormal trash. With the likes of Witch Dr. Phil and Anderson…

Acupuncture trial for fatigue lacks placebo group, is positive

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A new study assesses the effectiveness of acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue (CRF) in patients with breast cancer. Acupuncture for Cancer-Related Fatigue in Patients With Breast Cancer: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial We conducted a pragmatic, randomized controlled trial comparing acupuncture with enhanced usual care. Three hundred two outpatients with breast cancer participated. We randomly assigned 75…