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The Strange remains the same for 29 October 2014

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Why Witches on TV Spell Trouble in Real Life | TIME. Sellers of Pottstown home: ‘Our house is haunted!’. Skeptic » Insight » Kirk Cameron and His Critics: Is Halloween Christian or Pagan?. The Anti-Vaccine Movement Is Forgetting the Polio Epidemic – The Atlantic. Ghostbusters inspired me to work as a parapsychologist, hunting ghouls |…

The Strange Remains the Same for 27 October 2014

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Medical mystery: Iowa boy, 12, has no urge to eat, drink. New ‘sightings’ in Queensland of the mythical Yowie have sparked a spat between rival hunters | The Courier-Mail. Attorneys: Exorcism drove confession in IHOP death Prayer, not pancakes. University of Northampton academics win funding for research into life after death | Northampton Herald & Post.…

Remains of the Weekend 25-26 October 2014

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Haunted Houses and the Law: The Requirement of a Home Owner to Disclose Hauntings Prior to a Sale What it feels like to … be a parapsychologist | Herald Scotland. The Science (and Non-Science) of the Ouija : Discovery News. T.B Joshua: Send ‘Miracles’ to Victims’ Families or Be Held to Account By Leo Igwe…

The Strange remains the same for 24 October 2014

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Sphinx Head Found in Mysterious Greek Tomb : Discovery News. Strong Winds Create Reverse Waterfall | Odd News – Yahoo News. NeuroLogica Blog » The Many Interacting Worlds Hypothesis. Are Ghosts Real? | The Pseudoscience of Ghost Hunting. This is old post is getting big hits today: NASA video misinterpreted as ‘3-day total blackout predicted’ |…

The Strange remains the same for 22 October 2014

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Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements. Where To Hunt For Haunted Homes. The Roles of Acupuncture and Other Components of Integrative Medicine in Cataclysmic Natural Disasters and Military Conflicts Scientists Build ‘Long-Distance’ Optical Tractor Beam | Physics | Sci-News.com. Gran spends nearly £4,000 to protect her house against wi-fi and mobile phone signals (From…

The Strange Remains the same for 20 October 2014

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What happened to the American Society for Psychical Research? Michael Prescott’s Blog: Decline and fall. Ebola paranoia: We need precaution within reason  – JREF. At FTC’s Request, Court Stops Supplement Marketers From Deceptive Advertising and Illegally Debiting Consumers’ Accounts | Federal Trade Commission. Violent video games research: consensus or confusion? | theguardian.com. Just In Time For…

Remains of the Weekend 19-20 October 2014

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UFO SIGHTING: Strange Objects Zipping Across The Moon. What’s Scarier, Haunted Houses or Haunted People? | WIRED. allAfrica.com: Ghana: Govt Struggles to Reintegrate ‘Witches’. Teacher in Strong on leave over Ebola concerns – Central Maine. Instant paranormal: The ubiquitous use of camera apps – JREF.

The Strange remains the same for 17 October 2014

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Fox trashes pub after falling down chimney | Meridian – ITV News. Meet The Actual Ghostbuster | Fast Company | Business + Innovation. Bayer Sued Over Allegedly Misleading Marketing Of One-A-Day Vitamins – Consumerist. Panic as Plymouth police called to crocodile on the loose – but find an inflatable toy | Plymouth Herald. Disgraceful Revelations…

The Strange remains the same 14 October 2014

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GET….OUT!!! Homeowners at war with ghost hunters over ‘portal to hell’ located on their property | myfox8.com. and The inevitable rise of Ebola conspiracy theories – The Washington Post. Four Big Ways the Media Got the Marijuana Study Wrong | Dana Larsen. Vt. man accused of killing teacher told police about ‘ghost man’ | WMUR. Calif. atheist awarded…

The Strange remains the same for 13 October 2014

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‘Spiritual healer’ in Sydney charged with 40 counts of sexual and indecent assault. ‘Vampire grave’ found in Bulgaria – Telegraph. Talking parrot missing for 4 years found, now speaks Spanish. The murderous Chinese cult that thinks Jesus has returned — as a Chinese woman – The Washington Post. Scientology members speak about drugs in Tennessee…

Remains of the weekend 11-12 October 2014

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Right Chemistry: We need rational discussion about pesticides, without rhetoric. Subtitled – Why Dr. Oz is a dangerous quack. Mom accused of trying to kill children to send them to meet Jesus | Aurora Beacon-News. Replace Jesus with “Satan” in that headline and see what would happen. Police sorry for telling wrong family of death.…

The Strange remains the same for 10 October 2014

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Pharmacy to Remove Homeopathic Product Following Complaint | The Society for Science Based Healthcare. Before being sacrificed, goat kills 13-year-old boy in Turkey   – NY Daily News. I think I accidentally started an urban legend. My bad. – Hit & Run : Reason.com. When art attacks: City pulls sculpture after visitor’s jacket singed by…

The Strange remains the same for 09 October 2014

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Man believes snake spotted in East Grinstead is king cobra which has been eating cats | East Grinstead Courier & Observer. Leaked memo highlights new axis of pseudoscience between Dr. Oz and Consumer Reports? | Genetic Literacy Project. Norway’s First Child Wedding Was Arranged To Prevent Others From Happening | Bored Panda. snopes.com: Man Murders…

The Strange remains the same for 07 October 2014

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Mushrooms blamed for Norway’s radioactive reindeer – UPI.com. Watch: Is this the Huttock Top Beast caught on camera at a Rochdale farm? – Manchester Evening News. Umberto Eco | A theory of conspiracies – Livemint. BBC – Future – How con artists trick your mind. Complementary, alternative therapy use common among pediatric cardiology patients |…

The Strange remains the same for 2 October 2014

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China performs cavity searches on 10,000 pigeons ahead of National Day event – Asia – World – The Independent. Yes, no, goodbye: The ouija board used for spirit communication – JREF. Social Media Ebola Hoax Causes Deaths : Discovery News. Yahoo News spews NaturalNews anti-vaccine (and other) propaganda « Science-Based Medicine. Cerro Rico: Devil worship…

The Strange remains the same for 1 October 2014

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Antivaccine cranks try to create Vaccine Injury Awareness Month. Everyone either yawns or laughs. – Respectful Insolence. ‘Drunk’ Moose Terrorizing Sweden Probably Not Even Drunk: Scientist. Wildlife Extra News – Tigers recorded in Thailand’s Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary for the first time Firemen give pet hamsters oxygen | Orange UK. ‘Warlock’ trial begins – Bluefield Daily…

Remains of the weekend 27-28 September 2014

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Paranormal expert ‘open minded’ as to whether ghosts exist | Derby Telegraph. Helen Trengove drank five litres of water as part of a health kick, nearly killing herself | Gold Coast Bulletin. Windsor man charged with hiding 51 turtles on body in bizarre smuggling case – Windsor – CBC News. Richard Wiseman and Simon Singh:…