Daily Archives: November 22, 2012

Leftover Links for November 22, 2012

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Oh, wow. Today was a SUPER BUSY day on the blog thanks to the Bloop post getting huge hits everywhere. I’ve updated that post to counter the grumpy folks who thought that wasn’t “news”. It was.  Meanwhile, I’m still full from dinner but there are some mighty tasty leftovers today… Astounding details about this cult…

Alternative healing malpractice charge for U.K. vet

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A U.K. vet faces strange charges of practicing alternative medicine on dog AND owner. Drink a dose of your dog’s medicine, vet told Jack Russell owner – Telegraph. Marie-Louise Schlemm made the woman drink medicine prescribed for the animal, known as Ratzy, and performed ‘chakra’ on her without her permission, it was said. Schlemm then…

People are dying for this therapy experience in China

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New therapy treats patients with death experience |Society |chinadaily.com.cn. A special psychotherapy service that lets people experience death is gaining popularity in Shenyang, capital of Liaoning province. More than 1,000 people have tried this special psychotherapy — being brought back from “death” to life — the Shenyang Evening News reported on Nov 20. People who…

Celebrity Scientologists use shady expert on TV show (Update: Autism claims)

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Kelly Preston Uses Convicted Pharmacist with Suspended License As “Expert” on TV Show “The Doctors” | Showbiz411. On the November 21st episode of the syndicated TV show “The Doctors,” spooky Scientologist Kelly Preston shilled for her fellow sect member Kirstie Alley’s Organic Liaison diet program. As part of the show, Preston presented a taped piece…

South Pacific island does not exist (Updated:Caution – items on maps may not appear as noted)

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BBC News – South Pacific Sandy Island ‘proven not to exist’. A South Pacific island, shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Earth and Google Maps, does not exist, Australian scientists say. The supposedly sizeable strip of land, named Sandy Island on Google maps, was positioned midway between Australia and…

Mother remains in prison for failure to seek medical attention for premature child

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Oregon City faith-healing mom to remain in prison while her manslaughter conviction is on appeal | OregonLive.com. A member of an Oregon City-based faith-healing church will remain in prison while her manslaughter conviction is on appeal. A Clackamas County judge turned down a petition Monday for early release while the conviction of Shannon Mae Hickman,…