Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

Leftover Links for 7 January 2013

A bit of catching up to do today… news, olds and opinions. Good stuff. Don’t miss any of it. You might have seen this one go around. Sneaky kitty. BBC News – Cat ‘arrested’ for break-in at Brazilian prison. A few headless animals wash on shore. Headless carcasses found on South Beach | News – Home.…

Plane disappearance sparks nonsense idea about Los Roques curse

Are the Los Roques islands the new Bermuda Triangle? | World news | The Guardian. The archipelago off the coast of Venezuela, where fashion designer Vittorio Missoni’s plane disappeared mid-air, has a growing reputation for mysterious vanishings. The as-yet-unexplained disappearance last Friday of the plane carrying six passengers and crew, including Italian fashion mogul Vittorio…

Spinning the story of healthy chocolate (UPDATE)

This is a funny update to the Xocai healthy chocolate story. For background, Xocai is marketed as a product that is good for you – “high levels of natural antioxidants and Polyphenols that are found in its cacao can provide a viable solution to individual nutritional needs”. (Or, you can just eat a balanced diet.)…

Long-running Global Consciousness Study results said to be significant

Seems impressive, but…it is not as solid as they think. Global Consciousness Study via We May All Be Psychic: Data From 14 Year Global Consciousness Study Released | Who Forted? Magazine. 14 years ago the creators of the Global Consciousness Project began placing random number generators all across the world. They call these generators “eggs”.…

“Hovering UFO” is unsolved, not “proof” of anything

ufo landing

This story, of a photo taken back in July, is currently making the rounds on UFO websites. All we have to go on is a MUFON report. Landing of “Disc Shaped UFO” Captured on Security Camera | Who Forted? Magazine. A UFO witness from Cotulla, Texas claims to have captured the landing of a “disc…

Christmas Eve – Silent, Holy and strange orange lights night

Christmas Eve, a popular night for seeing lights in the sky. A sighting of an array of orange lights freaked people out a bit in North Bay, Canada. Many hypotheses were offered. No shortage of opinions |North Bay Nugget. There’s been no shortage of speculation about what the yellowish-orange lights were in the sky on…

Odds of Apophis Apocalypse – We’re OK

A close call but it won’t be a catastrophe. Don’t worry. Yet. Apophis – a ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid – flies by Earth on Wednesday | guardian.co.uk. Asteroid Apophis arrives this week for a close pass of Earth. This isn’t the end of the world but a new beginning for research into potentially hazardous asteroids. Apophis…