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The Strange remains the same 23 January 2015

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Mystery deepens: Prime bird death suspect ruled out – SFGate. Beard of Egypt’s King Tut hastily glued back on with epoxy. Strange Comet Discoveries Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft. Mysterious ‘Loud Boom’ Wakes Residents – Asheville Source of loud booms unknown. Even Elusive Animals Leave DNA, and Clues, Behind – NYTimes.com. (But not Bigfoot?) Confederate gold…

The Strange remains the same for 22 January 2015

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‘Three suns’ appear over Mongolia in rare anthelion phenomenon The Devil Makes Them Do It The boy who didn’t come back from heaven: inside a bestseller’s ‘deception’ What does Facebook’s new tool for fighting fake news mean for real publishers? ‘Long Island Medium’ Theresa Caputo A Fake? Psychic Cancels Tour Amid Fraud Claims: Did Andy…

The Strange remains the same for 21 January 2014

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Christian GP performs ‘exorcism’ on patient because ‘God is your surgeon’, tribunal hears – Telegraph. Wi-Fi Exposure Isn’t Killing Your Kids. Spirit ‘sceptic’ embarks on a night of ghost hunting. Will he connect with the dead? No, he won’t. Where’s Skurka? Presenting Theory on the Shroud of Turin. (Spontaneous human combustion, of course!) The Psychology and…

Remains of the weekend 17-18 January 2015

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NASA live stream cuts out after alien UFO sighting, claims blogger – seattlepi.com. Buzz Blog: Abusing Science with Stories of Post-Death Experiences. Blame Disneyland measles outbreak on anti-science stubbornness – LA Times. Sloppy P.R. charticles considered harmful » Nieman Journalism Lab. Yeti hunter looking for Scottish Bigfoot – Edinburgh Evening News. Parent outraged over possible…

The Strange remains the same for 15 January 2015

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1882 Winchester rifle found in Great Basin National Park | KSL.com. New FDA regulatory role threatens bogus diagnostic tests « Science-Based Medicine. snopes.com: Chipotle Pulls Pork from Restaurants to Appease Muslims? snopes.com: Duke University’s Muslim Call to Prayer. Completely absurd video from Russia of “Bigsuit”. The Yeti Exists, And It’s In Russia. Good Thinking Investigates: Sosatec…

The Strange Remains the same for 14 January 2015

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Newcastle man discovers a SNAKE in his supermarket shopping bag Iceland brewery makes beer using smoked whale testicles. Officials in one Southern Indiana town consider removing fluoride. Gilbert woman provides therapy through cuddling Five earthquakes rattle eastern Connecticut Monday. Tynemouth UFO: More sightings made of floating object in sky over North Tyneside The Skeptic’s Boot:…

The Strange remains the same for 12 January 2015

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Liverpool’s big bang theory solved: it was a gas canister explosion – Liverpool Echo. Did Meteorite Carve Icy Antarctic Crater?. Brandon experiments exposed – Winnipeg Free Press. snopes.com: 69 Dead After Drinking Crocodile Bile Poison Beer. The mysterious case of the missing manta bits | Deep Sea News. Why can’t these idiots outrun a hobbling…

Remains of the weekend 10-11 January 2015

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It was a quiet weekend. Keep sending me those links at editor@doubtfulnews.com New contributors WANTED! Jet stream blasts BA plane across Atlantic in record time – Telegraph. Two Dead After Being Trampled by Camel. (Texas!) Perpetual motion device unveiled at CES – Boing Boing. Easter Island’s Demise May Have Surprising New Explanation.

The Strange remains the same for 9 January 2015

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‘The Phoenix Lights’ UFO Conspiracy Film – Clip | Deadline. Boy was sacrificed in want of child: Cops – The Times of India. ‘Psychic’ accused of theft arrested after 2 decades. What is the source of the loud ‘booms’ in central Oklahoma? | Oklahoma City – OKC – KOCO.com. Residents report mysterious booms in central…

The Strange remains the same for 08 January 2014

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Claim: Artist Banksy drew a cartoon about the Charlie Hebdo murders Discovery Channel shows won’t be fake any more. Teen’s forced chemo may continue, Connecticut court rules Health alert after Disneyland linked to measles outbreak – LA Times. Are Oil and Gas Industries Behind the Rare Texas Earthquakes?. Potential Signs of Ancient Life in Mars…

The Strange Remains the same for 7 January 2015

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OHIO COUPLE MARRIED FOR 69 YEARS DIE JUST 8 HOURS APART. University of Pennsylvania Taking Serious Look at Ghost Hunting | Top Secret Writers. The Outer Banks Voice – Search for the Lost Colony ‘Extraordinary discovery’ at western Albemarle Sound site. Cops: Woman in apartment under daughter may have died in ’13 – WTOP. Conservative…

The Strange remains the same for 05 January 2015

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The Town Without Wi-Fi | Washingtonian. Mystery over how €640,000 wind turbine crashed to earth – Independent.ie. Strange creature reported in Carmel area – Hillsboro, Ohio. Mystery of funky ‘disco’ clam’s flashing revealed — ScienceDaily. Mysterious Boom In Luzerne County | WNEP.com.(Northeastern Pennsylvania) Science and the AAAS sell their souls to promote pseudoscience in medicine…

Remains of the weekend 3-4 January 2015

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Ah well, the year in doubtful news is starting off very low on the intelligence ladder with the usual piss-poor “evidence” for our favorite legendary monster. Fisherman Says He Saw Bigfoot Bathing … And He Sent Us A Picture! and Arizona Department Of Transportation Says They Spotted Family Of Bigfoot On Traffic Camera. ‘The most convincing…

The Strange remains the same for the last day of 2014

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Treat for UFO Enthusiasts, coffin-like object spotted on the surface of Mars Man charged in alleged exorcism Cyclone Tracy: Aboriginal people foresaw ‘bad event’ in Darwin Debunkings are Part of the Conspiracy: A Follow-Up on the Boyd Bushman Alien Video Claims – JREF. Black-eyed ghosts and giant mutant rats: the scare stories that nearly destroyed Britain…

The Strange remains the same for 30 December 2014

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Eric Metaxas: Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God – WSJ (subscription only). No, no it doesn’t. What planet are YOU on? Claim: A unique planetary alignment on Jan. 4, 2015 will cause partial weightlessness on earth. Two sons get mother beaten to death by occultist for good luck – Hindustan Times. Mystery Object Appears Near…

Remains of the weekend 27-28 December 2014

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‘Miracle cure’ exposed as bleach | Herald Sun. Televised medical talk shows—what they recommend and the evidence to support their recommendations: a prospective observational study | The BMJ. Video: Rogue ostrich causes commotion by racing cars on busy Chinese highway Power of Prayer? ‘Miracle’ Priest Rises from Wheelchair and Walks – NBC News.com. Mexico Crop…

Remains of the weekend 20-21 December 2014

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Stop being so utterly silly! snopes.com: Planetary Alignment Decreases Gravity – Float for 5 Minutes!. Religious group threatens to sue over tax credit denial for Noah’s Ark-themed park | Fox News. Do atheists believe in the Christmas story? A cautionary tale on polls. – The Washington Post. A Dark Forgotten Past, and Why it Needs…

The Strange remains the same for 18 December 2014

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Water birth leads to newborn’s death from Legionella | Dr. Jen Gunter. Psychic charged with swindling woman out of nearly $20,000. Strict Belief-Based Diet Contributes to Child’s Death : Discovery News. Chocolate-fed monkey terrorizes Marseille – The Local. 2014 in cancer quackery: UK edition – JREF. Slender Man: Both Stabbing Suspects Ruled Competent to Stand…

The Strange remains the same for 16 December 2014

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I Lied About Being a Psychic. It Worked. — The Cut. Psychic Paula: let us test your pregnancy prediction powers | The Guardian. Stuyvesant High Student Admits He Didn’t Make $72 Million on Stock Trades – NYTimes.com. Man rings police after neighbour posts “creepy” picture of Cliff Richard in his window (From The Argus). The…