Leftover Links for 1 January 2013

It’s the first of the year and there were a lot of zany stories that came across the feed. I have no response to these…

Bird Removed From Chinese Zoo For Screaming Obscenities – Neatorama.

UFOs & Venus and tsunamis
Book reveals secrets of NZ archives.

Freak accident: man dies as toy plane flies into his head.

Quite amazing.
Daredevil Gorilla walks across tightrope – Telegraph.

Check out this excellent followup to the buggy UFO story
Episode 221 – Bryan Bonner de-mystifies the Denver UFO | Strange Frequencies Radio.

I don’t even…
UK police: Attackers dressed as Oompa Loompas beat man – World News.

A new skeptical project.
Shane Brady – Introducing the Skeptic Podcast Deep Freeze Project For….

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  2 comments for “Leftover Links for 1 January 2013

  1. agen j
    January 2, 2013 at 3:14 PM

    Okay, Okay. doubtfulnews.com has joined my list of sites I am not allowed to view/read/surf with liquids in-hand or nearby. My lovely wife is from the Philippines. She is approximately 4′ 10″ tall. A fair number of her close friends are in the same height range. I have occasionally referred to my wife and her friends as a group of Oompa Loompas. In truth, when we are at a gathering of my wife’s Philippines friends/family l find myself humming, “oompa, loompa, dip-a-dee-doo, I’ve got another riddle for you…” I view your site story headlines and summaries almost daily. Today, I paid your site the highest compliment I can bestow on a web site. I spewed coffee onto the keyboard and screen when I saw the story link for the oompa loompa attack on a grocery store shopper! I thank you so very much for making my day more tolerable with a good laugh and a cleaning of my computer desk and equipment! Oh, and no, I have not shown the story to my wife. I am not so brave as to make any obvious connections to her whereabouts on the day in question.
    Thank you
    agent j
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    • January 2, 2013 at 3:25 PM

      SUCCESS!

      Thanks for sharing. :-)

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