Daily Archives: November 13, 2012

Leftover Links for November 13, 2012

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Just a few tidbits for today… Recall that story about the compounding pharmacy that was the source of the meningitis outbreak. Well, the inspection was a bit disgusting. FDA find bugs, bird at affiliate of meningitis pharmacy – Yahoo! News. Sanal Edamaruku will speak in London. Standing up to blasphemy laws: Sanal Edamaruku and free……

16th Century lookalike

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Man Finds His Doppelganger in 16th Century Italian Painting | ABC News Blogs – Yahoo!. What started out as a leisurely stroll through the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Nov. 11 with his girlfriend, quickly turned into quite a surreal experience for Max Galuppo, 20, of Bloomsbury, N.J. Galuppo, a Temple University student, found his…

Manipulator convinced the De Vedrines family of a masonic plot against them

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‘Guru’ jailed for swindling French aristocrats. Thierry Tilly tricked three generations of family into handing over £3.6m, making them believe there was a plot against their lives A self-styled ‘guru’ has been sentenced to eight years in prison for cheating three generations of an aristocratic French family out of their fortune by making them believe…

Phone app marketers take advantage of desire for easy health fix

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People really believe their phone can cure acne, seasonal affective disorder and enlarge breasts. Many health apps are based on flimsy science at best, and they often do not work. When the iTunes store began offering apps that used cellphone light to cure acne, federal investigators knew that hucksters had found a new spot in…