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The search for Amelia Earhart’s plane ends with conflicting reports

In an update to this story, the search for Amelia Earhart’s plane has been called off. TIGHAR Ends Earhart Aircraft Search. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery has ended a much publicized search for Amelia Earhart’s aircraft after being stymied by technical issues and difficult underwater topography. “After discussion and analysis of the results…

Discovery News gives Earhart researcher kudos for unverified claims

How completely ridiculous! Why give this guy any accolades at all? He’s found nothing verifiable. This seems par for the course for the news coverage of the Earhart mystery. Earhart-Searcher Ric Gillespie: DNews Person of the Year : Discovery News. Aviation researcher Richard Gillespie has spent decades investigating one of the 20th century’s most enduring mysteries:…

TIGHAR accused of racketeering in Earhart plane recovery project

Oh, this story just keeps giving and giving. Does this suit provide more evidence that TIGHAR is fishing for money? Aircraft group denies Wyoming man’s claim it withheld 2010 discovery of Amelia Earhart’s plane –  Newser. A Delaware aircraft preservation group denies a Wyoming man’s claim that it found pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart’s missing plane…

Did TIGHAR find Earhart’s plane? Possible possibilities are not very impressive

Don’t be fooled by the hyping headlines that they found the Earhart plane. Earhart expedition team says video possibly shows plane debris | Reuters. A team of researchers trying to solve the mystery of aviator Amelia Earhart’s 1937 disappearance said on Friday that underwater video from a Pacific island has revealed a field of man-made…

15 Credibility Street #21: Exaggerated and Unlikely Evidence

Follow up: Grand Canyon Creationist Update – NPS relents New Skeptoid episode on the case Fyre Fest Organizer arrested and Blink-182’s Matt Skiba Claims His ‘Witchy Ways’ Doomed Fyre Festival Tom DeLonge’s Sekret Machines News items: Amelia Earhart dubious photo History Channel documentary Extreme Tech regarding the Japanese theory. Debunked Slate: The “lost” Earhart photo was…

Swords and sophistry: Questionable archaeology to the hilt (UPDATE: Not a Roman sword)

Welcome to 2016! I predict that this year we will continue to see the popularity of pseudo archaeology – a cracked spinoff of a science-based field that studies human long-past history. Yes, more out-of-place artifacts, ancient alien astronauts, Atlantis, etc. Today, we bring you the continuing saga of SwordGate and a heretic historian who is attempting to prove…

The Strange remains the Same for 9 June 2015

Green Tea: Panacea or Poison? « Science-Based Medicine Warning over bogus ‘miracle cure’ which could be on sale in Surrey | Surrey News   The act-of-god defense for extreme weather impacts is being challenged in court. Source: Can Local Officials Who Ignore Climate Change Risks Be Sued? – Scientific American   Ban on imported Italian…

The Strange remains the same for 05 November 2014

Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office – The Daily Beast. Opening arguments heard in faith healing couple’s manslaughter trial. Bloody goat heads discovered hanging over Brooklyn street – NY Daily News. Reece Shearsmith and the haunted rectory. Can Imaging Analysis Solve Mystery of Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance?. Arrest made in San Francisco ‘blessing’…

The Strange remains the same for 30 October 2014

When Spirits ‘Dictate’ Books: What’s to Believe? : Discovery News. Do skeptics kill Halloween fun? Ask ‘The Shining’ hotel paranormal investigators – Faitheist. Magic May Lurk Inside Us All – NYTimes.com. Ghosts in the machine? Using the Kinect to hunt for spirits | Polygon. Liberians fast, pray for three days to break Ebola ‘curse’ |…

The Strange Remains the same for 1 July 2014

The error in man is thinking nature is in our control and not the other way around. ~From the movie Godzilla (2014) Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | ‘Flying saucer’ pathfinder tested for Mars missions. Why Believing In Astrology Is Not As Harmless As You Think. Royal Oak native investigates cold cases, missing persons using…

The Strange remains the same 05 May 2014

Strange trivia: The number of different ways you can arrange a deck of is called 52 factorial or 52 shriek. It is simply written down as 52!. The full number when written out in all its glory is: 80658175170943878571660636856403766975289505440883277824000000000000 Here is Stephen Fry explaining it on QI: Dr. Oz’s evolution as America’s foremost promoter of…

The Strange remains the same for 18 April 2014

The world’s shortest war was between Zanzibar and Great Britain. It happened in 1896 and lasted a total of 38 minutes. ~Mental Floss Dirty Creek, Old Purse Solve Four-Decade Mystery – ABC News. The New UFO Hunters | Motherboard. Rat Poison Harms Famous California Cougar | LiveScience. Police solve Brampton car damage mystery. Drunken Trees:…

Remains of the day 12 August 2013

Here are some remainders that were too good not to share. A judge overstepping her bounds in this case. Tenn. Judge Changes Infant’s Name From ‘Messiah’. Stinky perfume? FBI: Beauty supplies in package at JFK Airport. I’m not even going to feign excitement on this one. Breaking News – World Premiere Series “The Unexplained Files”…

Leftover Links for 16 June 2013

Good evening. Welcome to the leftover links from today. I’m not going to write up any more stories on TIGHAR, this is ridiculous. When they actually FIND something, then maybe. Amelia Earhart Plane Search Turns Up New Clue : Discovery News. BBC News – Doctors call for global consensus on diagnosis of death. But it’s…

Remains of the weekend 28-29 June 2014

Over the weekend, your editors plus one started up a new Facebook group to discuss anomalies, cryptozoology and the paranormal, in the Fortean style. If you are a fan of these stories we post on DN, come on over and join. Group of Fort: Anomalies, Cryptozoology and Paranormal Scarred Girl Kicked out of KFC a…