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Star Trek captain narrates anti-scientific film (Update: Sounds fishy)

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Why? We don’t know. Geocentrism is just WEIRD. ‘Star Trek’ actress lends her gravitas to film promoting idea that sun revolves around Earth. A new documentary film, narrated by a former Star Trek actress, promotes the long-ago disproven idea that the sun revolves around the Earth. “Everything we think we know about our universe is…

Monty Python inspired road sign angers Norwegian Public Roads bureaucrats

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Kudos on inventive signage. Although… I might have been so distracted laughing, I’d have wrecked. ‘Silly walk’ sign enrages roads agency The craze for installing doctored comedy signs has reached small-town Norway, with an art collective in Ørje on the Swedish border installing a pair of zebra crossing signs inspired by Monty Python’s Ministry of…

Dead animals in DC park part of ritual sacrifice?

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Parks have become a commonplace location to find animal remains related to possible ritual sacrifices. It would be less icky if people kept this kind of stuff to themselves. Goat, chickens, pigeons found with throats slashed in Rock Creek Park Animal welfare officials are investigating whether a religious or ritualistic practice was behind the death…

Mysterious symbols appear on London roads

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Strange symbols have been spotted in West London. Weird symbols appear on Uxbridge roads. What could they mean? Reader Maria Speechley spotted one at the junction of Grove Road, Uxbridge and Grove Way. There is another of the white, spray painted symbols in the pedestrianised section of Uxbridge High Street, close to Lloyds Bank. The…

Homeopathic remedy contains actual medicine? Stop selling it!

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We threw this story into leftovers a few days ago but the idea of an active ingredient in homeopathic preparation (not on purpose) was just so hilarious that it’s making the round in mainstream media today. The joke is “Homeopathy – there’s nothing in it!” Oops… Homeopathy product recalled over fears it may contain actual…

Dog survives 12 mile trip trapped in car engine

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Must have been a harrowing ride! Incredible photo: Puppy survives 12-mile car journey trapped in the engine A miracle dog has been welcomed home safe and well after somehow surviving a half-hour journey trapped inside a car engine. ‘Betty Boop’, a three-month-old Jack Russell, managed to climb up through the engine of a neighbour’s Audi…

Human Barbie is now a Breatharian

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We’ve written about Valeria Lukyanova before and her somewhat odd claims. Now she’s now a “breatharian, a strange and dangerous diet where you do not drink or eat but is suppose to live off of sunlight alone. Human Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, Admits She Starves Herself, Lives Off Of Light And Air. Ukrainian model Valeria Lukyanova,…

Ragnarok approaches!

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Oh terrific, another APOCALYPSE. I have plans this weekend! Ragnarok Viking apocalypse due to occur over the weekend. In advance of the predicted Ragnarok Viking apocalypse over the weekend, “Norsemen” have started to arrive in York in anticipation of the bloody battle that is supposed to happen on Feb. 22 and end the world. Attendees…

Spooky ghost video caught in historic English pub (UPDATE: Easy to fake)

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The latest “haunted pub” video is making the rounds. It’s pretty neat but videos will never be suitable as evidence for the paranormal. However, they do make for some nifty publicity. Has a ghost been caught on camera at ‘haunted’ pub, Ye Olde Man and Scythe in Bolton, Greater Manchester? – Manchester Evening News Spooked…