Daily Archives: November 14, 2012

Leftover Links for November 14, 2012

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Here are a few leftovers that didn’t make our front page. Eat UP! Petitions petitions petitions… Even Bigfoot has one, to recognize something we haven’t even found yet. Recognize the cryptid species known as Bigfoot as an endangered species in the United States of America.. Unsolved mystery Massive Indianapolis explosion baffles investigators On false memories…

Beware of breaching whales

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Whale lands on boat and injures three men off Port Elizabeth. A breaching whale has leapt out of the sea off South Africa and landed on a boat, injuring three men, one seriously, officials say. “The men claim they were motoring slowly approximately a kilometre offshore when a whale breached in front of their boat…

Your grade for science: N/A

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Report: Science instruction disappearing in elementary school, but not science grades / LJWorld.com. The Kansas State Board of Education heard a report Tuesday that as many as one in five elementary teachers in Kansas and surrounding states are reporting science grades on student report cards, despite the fact that they don’t spend any time teaching…

Smart meter opponents lose case in British Columbia

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B.C. smart meter opponents lose appeal court bid to overturn utilities commission. A bid by smart meter opponents to overturn an unfavorable ruling by the British Columbia Utilities Commission was rejected Tuesday by the B.C. Court of Appeal. The group, Citizens for Safe Technology Society, had alleged that BC Hydro had overstepped its authority when…

A UFO explained. NOT a Chinese lantern (for a change).

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The original news story… UFO investigation after chef spots mystery object hovering in sky | Dundee & Tayside STV. Adrian Musat, 40, of Pitlochry, Perthshire, saw the white light floating over Clunie Wood in Perthshire. He recorded the mysterious light, before sending the tape off to supernatural investigators, the British UFO Research Association (BUFORA).  Adrian…