Daily Archives: January 10, 2013

Leftover Links 10 January 2013

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Something weird happened. I messed up on the scheduling. Oopsie. Oh well, here they are. Trademark suit against creationists settled. For $270,000, You Can Be the Owner of Bigfoot’s Grave. Giant squid seen in the Northern Pacific. Red Sky At Night As Storm Dumps Dust On Town. Positive spin put on many drug trials despite…

Meryl Dorey resigns from AVN

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Dave, the Happy Singer, has the news… The AVN’s announcement: Meryl gives her Crayons to Greg – Dave The Happy Singer. Meryl Dorey has resigned as president of the AVN. Her replacement is the splendidly eccentric Greg Beattie. Here is the AVN’s announcement of the news: Greg Beattie, long-time vaccine researcher and author of two…

“Antioxidant” is not synonym for “healthy”

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The antioxidant myth is too easy to swallow People are hooked on the fallacy that ‘antioxidant’ is a byword for ‘healthy’ – perhaps because the truth is less appealing When the press release arrived in our inboxes, we knew what would happen next. A controversial Nobel laureate had stated, in a peer-reviewed paper he described…

Mayan extraterrestrial blockbuster is completely busted

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We’ve been following this saga since September of 2011, when Producer Raul Julia-Levy claimed to have the goods in a film project that would show “evidence of Mayan and extraterrestrial contact, and all of their information will be corroborated by archaeologists”.   We doubted that at the time. In March, the hype continued when he…

Dolphin stampede in California

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Boat caught in middle of dolphin stampede off Dana Point [Video] – latimes.com. It was a rare, breathtaking sight: In a flash, a pod of about 1,000 common dolphins began a stampede, churning across the blue-gray waters off Dana Point at a rapid pace. Dave Anderson, the captain of Capt. Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Safari,…