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The Strange remains the same for 01 September 2014

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Keep calm and carry on. Los Angeles Office Closed: James Randi Educational Foundation. 6 Tricks I Learned as a Faith Healer (for Scamming You). Archaeologists Confirm That Stonehenge Was Once A Complete Circle. Bulawayo24 NEWS | Witch-hunters descend on Zimbabwean growth point. Is ‘Long Island Medium’ Star Theresa Caputo A Fake? Woman Interviewed For Show…

The Remains of the weekend 30-31 August 2014

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Long weekend here in the U.S. And I forgot the Friday night leftovers so here is a nice batch for your Monday AM. Journal takes down autism-vaccine paper pending investigation | Retraction Watch. Everything You Need to Know About Ghost Sex — The Cut. {Doubtful} Report: Woman Who Stabbed Children in ‘Exorcism’ Not Criminally Responsible…

The Strange remains the same for 28 August 2014

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Success is hateful, especially to those whom it overthrows. It is rare that the eaten adore the eaters.  ~Victor Hugo, The Man Who Laughs Texas court rules against homeschoolers who expected rapture and stopped teaching kids. A Skeptic Meets a Psychic – Pacific Standard: The Science of Society. Strange Walking African Fish Reveals How Our…

The Strange remains the same for 26 August 2014

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Lots of fun stuff today. Scientology-related Narconon rehab center may have violated law | Tampa Bay Times. Frankenstein exhibition: how the monster changed shape – Telegraph. The Many Voices of Frank’s Box. snopes.com: Fraud at the CDC Uncovered?. Could Bigfoot be in Vicksburg? Nope, almost certainly not. Cracked: 5 Successful People Who Everyone Forgets Are Exposed…

Remains of the weekend 23-24 August 2014

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Child welfare advocates join fight against abuse law provision – News Sentinel Story. Sea plankton have been found on the International Space Station – but how did they get there? | Science | theguardian.com. 1-in-2M find: 14-year-old, dad nab blue lobster. California drought: Water witches in demand as wells run dry – SFGate. Zimbabwe urges…

The Strange remains the same for 13 August 2014

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UFO enthusiasts: Blurry object definitely a UFO … definitely – Houston Chronicle. Simon Singh to receive HealthWatch Award – Healthwatch. Politicsweb – “Ghosts haunt our houses!” – Daily Sun – iSERVICE. [I do not follow this story.] Fantastically Wrong: Ridiculous Mythical Critters Dreamed Up by 19th Century Lumberjacks | Science | WIRED. BBC News –…

Remains of the weekend 09-10 August 2014

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“Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men.” ― Neil Gaiman Fresh effort to secure a pardon for Scotswoman convicted of witchcraft | Herald Scotland. Purported ‘Buddha’ Blames Followers for Wealth, God-Like Status | The Cambodia Daily. The God Blog: Catholic…

The Strange remains the same for 04 Aug 2014

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Oh, poo. Was Six-Million-Year-Old Turd Auctioned for $10,000 a Faux Poo?. ‘Impossible’ Space Engine May Actually Work: NASA : Discovery News. Alabama burglar breaks into Vietnam vet’s home, smokes his dead wife’s ashes  – NY Daily News. Helping Children, Despite Death Threats: A Vaccinator Explains : NPR. Some of you may know that I (idoubtit)…

Remains of the weekend 02-03 August 2014

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Marijuana activist says he’s behind white flags on Brooklyn Bridge, report says – CBS News. Goodness gracious! Great ball of lightning fries 170 pigs – News – The Weather Network. [I'm not convinced this really had ANYTHING to do with "ball" lightning, actually] Woman finds Ikea bags stuffed with 80 skeletons – The Local. Crustacean sensation:…