Celebrities

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…

Teller prevails in ‘The Rose and Her Shadow’ copyright suit

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In an update to this story, about the copyright lawsuit filed by magician Raymond Teller (of Penn and Teller), there is a resolution and it is good news for magic artists. Teller Wins Lawsuit Over Copied Magic Trick Performance – Hollywood Reporter. Teller is widely known as a great magician, but he has just pulled off…

Jenny learns people want a mate who understands statistics and gets vaccinated

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I think this was not her intended outcome, but it sure says volumes. Jenny McCarthy Learns Over Twitter That A Lot Of People Want A Mate Who Is Vaccinated. Jenny posted this tweet, no doubt expecting to get an array of responses regarding what people find attractive in a potential mate. What she received was…

Geller says he’s been asked to help locate MH370 (UPDATE: Completely unhelpful)

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Have you ever seen anyone who sticks his nose into stuff like Uri does? Uri Geller ‘asked’ to help find missing Malaysia Airlines plane – Get Reading. Spoon-bending illusionist Uri Geller says he has been asked to help locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Mr Geller, who lives in Sonning, tweeted on Tuesday saying he…

Will the public get 10 years safely isolated from Trudeau? YES! (Updated)

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Updated 17-Mar-2014 Perpetually prosecuted pitchman Trudeau was sentenced on Monday. They asked for ten years and they got it. Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors ask 10 years in prison – chicagotribune.com. Federal prosecutors want jailed TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for repeatedly defying court orders to pay a whopping $37…

The Indiana “portal to hell” circus continues with movie and TV deals

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After international attention, media companies saw a hot topic in the events claimed to occur in Gary, Indiana. The priest has signed a movie deal and will also collaborate with Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures. Priest signs film deals after well-publicized exorcisms of Latoya Ammons. The Rev. Michael Maginot has signed a deal with Evergreen…

DiCaprio used for ghost story

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Reporter reads more into TV interview than is really there. Ghosts, especially ghosts haunting celebrities, are a big hit getter. Leonardo DiCaprio terrified by ghostly noises at home. The Titanic actor is frequently awoken by eerie creaking sounds at his California mansion and has to get out of bed and check the windows and doors…

Speeding while drunk is adequate means to kill you and your passengers

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No conspiracy is needed. British police reveal there was no merit to new information they received regarding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Police knock down Princess Diana murder claim – CNN.com. There is “no credible evidence” to support a claim that the British military was involved in the deaths of Princess Diana, her…

Some funny quantum entanglement business on Deepak Chopra’s Wikipedia page

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We posted recently about the kerfuffle between Rupert Sheldrake, Deepak Chopra and the head of the Guerrilla Skepticism project on Wikipedia, Susan Gerbic. The rantings of Chopra took an interesting turn when people started looking into his own Wikipedia page. He who lives in glass houses, yada yada yada… Quantum variations in Wikipedia rules –…

Ghostly hand in the bath: Peaches Geldof takes creepy pic of herself and child

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Can our readers explain this photo? Peaches Geldof claims ghostly hand in selfie belongs to suicide girl – 3am & Mirror Online. Peaches Geldof claims a mysterious hand which appeared in a selfie she took belongs to a ghost. She snapped the picture of herself with daughter Astala in the bathroom of her Kent home.…

There is no excuse for listening to the ludicrous ravings of celebrities

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This appears to be another case of Hollywood celebs trying to keep as much attention as possible even if it means saying really crazy stuff. Or, in other news, DON’T listen to celebrities pontificate about history. Tila Tequila Claims ‘Hitler Was A Good Man,’ Paul Walker’s Murder Was ‘Ritualistic’: LAist. Tila Tequila, the former reality…

Kardashians Christmas greeting hides messages about membership to exclusive secret society?

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Here’s some Hollyweird madness, more on celebs’ fascination with symbols of the Illuminati: Does the Kardashians’ Christmas card hide a secret Illuminati message?. Looking like a mix between a scene from Boogie Nights and the interior of a jazzed up Blackpool Pleasure Beach arcade, it’s gaudy clickbait replete with thinly veiled digs at celebrity culture.…

Actor anxious over health scare and silly psychic prediction

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What’s the harm in dabbling with psychics? They can freak you out and give you unwarranted anxiety. It is unethical to tell someone they will die thanks to your unprovable nonsense “knowledge”. Frankie Muniz second mini-stroke after psychics told him he would die aged 27. Frankie Muniz has suffered a second mini-stroke – chillingly after…

Sylvia Browne is dead

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Robert Lancaster, a long time skeptical thorn in Sylvia’s side, has received a message that she died this AM. Sylvia Browne passed away this morning – JREF Forum. I received an email today from a member of Browne’s family stating that she passed away this morning at 5am. I would think that it was related…

On trial for attempting to sell their souls for fame and power (UPDATE: Verdict)

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Originally published Oct 18, 2013. See update below. A strange trial is underway in Johannesburg, South Africa. Four people were charged with the murder of an 18 year old girl who was beaten, doused with petrol and set on fire in ritual in Linmeyer, Johannesburg, in October 2011. She died in hospital a week after the…

I’m not a health care expert, I just play one in real life

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The Wall Street Journal publishes an editorial by Suzanne Somers, actress, labeling her a “health and wellness” expert. Wow, that REALLY IS bottom of the barrel. She spouts a lot of nonsense. Expert? They have an odd interpretation of that word. [Thanks to Jeb Card for the tip]  Suzanne Somers: The Affordable Care Act Is…