Daily Archives: January 4, 2013

Leftover Links for 4 January 2013

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A few real doozies in here today. Don’t miss these. Incredible “Double Helix DNA Cloud” Appears In the Moscow Sky | Who Forted? Magazine. BBC News – Seal seen at Drayton Lakes Reserve – 50 miles from sea. Python purge: Florida contest turns public loose in Everglades | Fox News. Wind farms and abuse of…

Mongolian Death Worm hunter Ivan Mackerle dies

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Ivan Mackerle, Czech cryptozoologist and adventurer, who famously popularized the Mongolian Death Worm, has died at 71. Cryptomundo » Ivan Mackerle: Death Worm Hunter Dies.   After a long serious illness the famous journalist and explorer Ivan Mackerle died on Thursday January 3, 2012 [sic, 2013]. He was a great representative of the old honest…

Skeptical activism project gears up to collect for children’s hospital

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Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients aims to make a big donation in the name of infamous cancer clinic doctor Stanislaw Burzynski. Happy Birthday, Dr. Burzynski! In honor of Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski’s 70th birthday on January 23rd, 2013, the Skeptics for the Protection of Cancer Patients are fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Our…

A 180 degree turn on GMOs. Thank science.

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A heartening story about changing your mind. Because he discovered science. Leading Environmental Activist’s Blunt Confession: I Was Completely Wrong To Oppose GMOs. If you fear genetically modified food, you may have Mark Lynas to thank. By his own reckoning, British environmentalist helped spur the anti-GMO movement in the mid-‘90s, arguing as recently at 2008…

Alien reported on Taiwan newscast

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I’m sorry about this one but have at it if you wish. I have no comments, really, other than fakety fake. Extraterrestrial walks on Taiwan’s Newscast Taiwan has an 8’ alien and photos on TV to prove it. Residents of Taitung took photos of the alien back in May, near Jiaming Lake. Only this week…