The Strange remains the same for 09 Jan 2014

I’m tempted to start every “The Strange Remains…” with a quote from This Is Spinal Tap, just… because.

David St. Hubbins: I believe virtually everything I read, and I think that is what makes me more of a selective human than someone who doesn’t believe anything.

Nessie?!: Sea-Serpent Skeleton Installed In French River | Geekologie.

Fran and Dan Keller freed: Two of the last victims of satanic ritual abuse panic.

BBC News – Town of Hell freezes over in the US.

Australia’s science agency apologises after failing to create dragon eggs – Telegraph.

Vatican and Pope Francis Seek New Demon Exorcists – The Daily Beast.

2013 Legislative Review: placenta take out « Science-Based Medicine.

Beating poppy seed defense: New test can distinguish heroin use from seed ingestion.

New piece at Huff Post blog – Hoaxing is a viable explanation A Ruse By Any Other Name, Still Stinks.

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  3 comments for “The Strange remains the same for 09 Jan 2014

  1. John
    January 10, 2014 at 1:57 AM

    I’ve got a follow up on the lovely dragon story in Australia.
    the CSIRO have made her a dragon!
    Also the team from ‘how to tame your dragon’ have also offered her a dragon.
    luckiest girl on the planet.
    http://www.watoday.com.au/technology/sci-tech/csiro-builds-sophie-a-dragon-20140110-30lpf.html

    • January 12, 2014 at 3:28 AM

      I consider CSIRO a real bunch of nice people. However the comments complaining about them “wasting time and money” make want to go door-to-door with a rolled-up newspaper, and swat a few rude idiots.

  2. Chris Howard
    January 10, 2014 at 8:04 AM

    I move to Southern Indiana, and Hell freezes over. That sounds about right.

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