Daily Archives: March 3, 2013

Leftover Links for 3 March 2013


Slow news day… So, I’m going to hawk my own wares. I have this post which is a collection of (not so mysterious hairless critters): Freak Out Over Hairless Mystery Beasts | Doubtful. And this new one about being labeled a Bad Guy (Girl) Skeptic. Burning the Mean and Disparaging Skeptic Straw Man – CSI. Here is…

Baby cured of HIV


Should we get excited or wait with hopeful optimism? In Medical First, a Baby With H.I.V. Is Called Cured. Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby had been cured of an H.I.V. infection for the first time, a startling development that could change how infected newborns are treated and sharply reduce the number of children…

Mystery of a scorched circle in Tasmania

Photo: ABC News: Fiona Blackwood

Not much to go on here. Mysterious light blamed for circle of fire – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Early Saturday morning police and fire crews received calls from concerned residents in Carnegie Street at Claremont, who reported seeing a bright light igniting a fire in a nearby paddock. Tasmania Fire Service officer Scott Vinen…