Obituaries

End Times author Patrick Heron has died

Coast to Coast AM reports that one of their former guests, author and filmmaker Patrick Heron, died from cancer on January 2, 2014 His Facebook page confirms this from friends and his wikipedia page has been updated. Patrick Heron (author) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Heron studied Christian Literature at California State University, Long Beach…

Work can kill you: Young overworked copywriter dies

What killed a young woman – was it long hours and reliance on energy drinks? Y&R Copywriter in Indonesia Dies After Tweet About Overwork | Global News – Advertising Age. On Saturday, young Y&R Indonesia copywriter Mita Diran posted a complaint on Twitter: “30 hours of working and still going strooong.” Soon afterward she collapsed.…

Cryptozoologist Roy P. Mackal status unknown, presumably lost to the world

In a strange news bulletin, Loren Coleman reports that Dr. Roy Mackal, well-known cryptozoologist, appears to have passed away on September 13, 2013. No one said anything about it in the press or in the crypto community. Loch Ness Monster & Mokele-Mbembe Researcher, Cryptozoologist Roy P. Mackal Has Died. Mackal, 88, reportedly* died September 13,…

Starchild skull proponent Lloyd Pye has died

Lloyd Anthony Pye, an American author and paranormal researcher, has died after a bout with lymphoma cancer. He was best known for his promotion of the Starchild skull, a deformed specimen, which he claims is remains of an alien-human hybrid. DNA tests have shown it is human (and both parents were human) suffering probably from…

Sylvia Browne is dead

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…

Bee afraid? Bee diligent.

“Killer” bees responsible for dog death in Florida. Africanized bees kill dog, injure another in St.Pete. A swarm of Africanized killer bees attacked two pit bulls this morning, killing at least one of them, St. Petersburg police said. There was a colony in the attic of a neighboring house. This graphic showing the spread of…

Faith healing preacher Dufresne killed in plane crash

California faith healer, pilot in Kan. plane crash – Houston Chronicle. A traveling California faith healer and his pilot died Friday morning when their small Texas-bound plane crashed soon after taking off from a Kansas airport, authorities said. Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter identified the victims as 72-year-old minister Edward Dufresne, a faith healer who…

Madagascar faces plague epidemic

Recall that not long ago, we had a report of the plague in Kyrgyzstan. Now, we have an issue in Madagascar. BBC News – Madagascar bubonic plague warning. Madagascar faces a bubonic plague epidemic unless it slows the spread of the disease, experts have warned. The Red Cross and Pasteur Institute say inmates in the…

Blue-skinned man dies

The silver didn’t kill him. Real-life ‘Blue Man’ dies after heart attack, stroke – TODAY.com. The man who shot to Internet fame several years ago after appearing on TODAY to discuss a condition that permanently turned his skin a deep blue has died. Paul Karason was 62 when he passed away Monday in a Washington…

Ok, who lost their red surfboard?

Windsurfing projectile hits car. SURFBOARD PIERCES HONOLULU DRIVER’S WINDSHIELD. A man was driving along a Honolulu freeway over the weekend when a surfboard crashed through the windshield just inches from his face, leaving him with only scratches on his face and arms. Jerrin Ching was driving on the H-1 freeway Sunday morning when the red…

Rationalist anti-superstition leader Narendra Dabholkar assassinated in India

Terrible news out of India. Anti-superstition leader Narendra Dabholkar shot dead; Prithviraj Chavan announces Rs10 lakh reward for info on killers – Pune – DNA. Anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar, who was at the forefront of a campaign to persuade Maharashtra government to pass an anti-superstition and black magic bill, was shot dead by two unidentified…

Leftover Links for 24 May 2013

Got a handful of leftover for you this evening. Stay up late and check them out. ‘Psychic’ elephant Nelly predicts Bayern to win Champions League | euronews, no comment. BBC News – White tiger’s coat down to one change in a gene. Struck by lightning, in your office. I was struck by lightning yesterday—and boy…

Jim Tucker: Didn’t outlive Rockefeller

Infowars reports: Bilderberg Sleuth Jim Tucker Dead at 78 Alex Jones’ (Sorry, I refuse to link to that site. Ever.) Jim Tucker, the ground breaking journalist who chronicled the activities of the secretive Bilderberg Group beginning in the 1990s, has died from complication after a fall. Tucker was 78. Here is more from American Free…

Duane Gish, Creationist, dead at 91

Duane Gish, Senior Vice-President Emeritus for the Institute of Creation Research, anti-evolutionist, died on March 5 at the age of 91. Gish was one of the world’s most infamous Creationist writers and debaters. His ploy was to not use the evidence (which Creationism lacks) in an argument but to use rhetorical devices. He was best…

The conspiracy and alternative treatment claims swirl around Chavez death

The Venezuelan President is dead at age 58 from cancer. He was a controversial figure steeped in conspiracy theories. But did he die prematurely because of using alternative cancer treatments? Hugo Chavez received Mayan cosmic energies, says Rigoberta Menchu. But it didn’t help. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was sent strong Mayan cosmic energies and will…