Leftovers from… the past several days

Oh boy, I’m behind on links. Here is a slew from the last many days I have not been able to get to but you may enjoy.

Also, if anyone has ideas on how to pass along more of these quick-links besides a collection under Leftovers, send us a message. We would like to get stories out from lots of sources that we don’t have time to cover. We’d like for you to see as many stories as possible and be able to comment or discuss. Ideas welcome.

The Science of Miracles: How the Vatican Decides : Discovery News.

Child Sacrifices | Skeptoid.

BlobFest 2013 a sign of lasting enthusiasm for cult-classic – The Phoenix.

Ask the property whisperer Elisabeth Jensen | News.com.au.

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up – In Focus – The Atlantic.

Tyrannosaur left a tooth behind in another dinosaur.

Pam Ragland, Terry Smith: No, psychics can’t help murder victims..

In Iraq, the Bomb-Detecting Device That Didn’t Work, Except to Make Money – Businessweek.

BBC News – Leading writer and feminist Elaine Morgan dies aged 92.

Study links Omega-3 fatty acids and higher prostate cancer risk | CTV News.

‘Sharknado’ Dares To Ask: Is It Going To Rain Giant Man-Eating Sharks? : Monkey See : NPR.

Ancient art? No. On babies? HELL NO! Catalyst: Chiropractors – ABC TV Science.

Virtual Skeptics went live from The Amazing Meeting in Las Vegas on Sunday. Gosh were we tired! But we had some special guests.

  3 comments for “Leftovers from… the past several days

  1. July 17, 2013 at 10:57 AM

    I have it on good authority that the hadrosaur mentioned above had coconuts glued to its tail and those were what the T-rex was really after.

  2. Chris Howard
    July 17, 2013 at 11:50 AM

    Sharknado gives me hope that one day one of my scripts will get optioned! I mean seriously, have you all seen this thing?

    It’s either the brilliant work of genius marketing gurus, or was written in a basement “apartment” with no ventilation, Funions, microwave burritos, mountain dew, bongs chock full of DRO, and on an old smith corona typewriter that the basement tenet begged his landlord mom to use.

    I watched it. I’m not proud.

  3. Brian
    July 17, 2013 at 3:22 PM

    If your ever wondering how something like Sharknado gets made, here is a great video with insights into how Hollywood works. Warning this is Kevin Smith, so it includes vulgarity. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgYhLIThTvk

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