Daily Archives: January 3, 2013

Leftover Links for 3 January 2013

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Serving up your leftover links for today… Fear of 13 traced to Judas, myths – Washington Times. UFO caught on video at Cardwell in north Queensland | News.com.au. Science-Based Medicine » Dr. Oz Doubles Down on Green Coffee Bean with a Made-for-TV Clinical Trial. Worst product of the week: homeopathy for kids and pets –…

Gambian hospital to treat AIDS only with herbs

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Aids patients in Gambia to be treated with herbal treatments despite concerns. Gambia to open hospital to treat Aids patients with herbal medicine – Telegraph. Aids patients in a new hospital in Gambia will treated with herbal mediciden [sic] despite medical concerns the treatment is dangerous. President Yahya Jammeh said in 2007 he had found…

Illinois radar interference anomaly

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Something strange is showing up on weather radar in Illinois What, exactly, is that radar anomaly in Mason County? – Peoria, IL – pjstar.com. It may not be extraterrestrial activity, but a permanent imprint on the central Illinois Doppler radar even has the National Weather Service stumped. A mysterious “beam of interference” has been etched…

Celebrities against GM foods

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Television chefs and other public figures have been blamed for preventing science from feeding the poor by campaigning against genetically modified foods. Celebrities’ GM crusade stops science feeding the poor, says campaigner – Telegraph. The environmentalist Mark Lynas said GM crops could help provide more food at a lower price by reducing the need for…

Burning video games, films and music as Sandy Hook school reopens

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Connecticut town to burn violent video games as Sandy Hook returns to school. A Connecticut community is to hold an amnesty of violent video games in the wake of last month’s mass shooting in Newtown. Organisers Southington SOS plan to offer gift certificates in exchange for donated games, which will be burned. The group, a…