Daily Archives: November 20, 2012

Leftover Links for November 20, 2012

Still hungry? Here are some leftover links that didn’t make it onto our front page today. A disturbing mystery Dolphins shot, mutilated, stabbed; attacks along Gulf Coast a mystery for experts Sky Lanterns again prompt people to look up Clues point to cause of Vancouver’s ‘unexplained lights’ A piece on James Randi’s visit to India…

Medical Board case against Burzynski dismissed

Cancer clinic doctor Stanislaw Burzynski has had a case pending against him from the Texas Medical Board. Burzynski operates a cancer treatment clinic that has come under high scrutiny for its unproven methods, lack of published studies, high cost and ethical considerations. This is bad news. This was posted on Facebook: Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski’s Four…

Emotional problems framed as “internet addiction”

Are Social Networking Internet Sites a Factor in Psychotic Symptoms? As Internet access becomes increasingly widespread, so do related psychopathologies such as Internet addiction and delusions related to the technology and to virtual relationships. Computer communications such as Facebook and chat groups are an important part of this story, says Dr. Uri Nitzan of Tel…

Apeman sightings in the U.K.

Watch out. Bigfoot (double) crossing.

‘Britain’s Bigfoot’ spotted in Tunbridge Well You see some strange things in and around the county, but perhaps this could be the weirdest yet, after claims a British Bigfoot has been spotted in woodland near Tunbridge Wells. Dubbed the Kentish Apeman, it is claimed he towers eight-foot tall, is covered in hair and has red…

Looney mooney myth debunked again

If the moon ever REALLY looks like this, we're DOOMED.

Many people RELIGIOUSLY believe that the full moon causes people to behave differently – more crime, higher birth rates, busy emergency rooms, general increase in mental issues. Is it true? No, no and no. Science has shown this is positively NOT true and should be put to rest. But it won’t go away as society…

Santa parade party pooper

santa head

And they call Skeptics party poopers! Man arrested after telling kids there’s no Santa |  The Kingston Whig-Standard. A 24-year-old Kingston man was arrested Saturday evening during the Santa Claus parade along Princess Street after police received a complaint that someone was walking along the parade route telling children that Santa Claus didn’t exist. A…