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Another Popocatepetl ‘UFO’

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The last one was vertical, this one HORIZONTAL. Exciting footage of the Mexican volcano UFOs. The UFOlogy community is vibrating with excitement over two sightings of strange lights and a “cigar shaped UFO” over the Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico. Exciting? Nah, not so much. Here is the story on the UFO back from November of…

Only $100,000 for proof of UFO’s? Kinda cheap.

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We’ve been seeing these types of promotions. To hype a show or project, you can be rewarded by bringing forward evidence. It never seems to produce anything interesting. Alejandro Rojas: James Fox to Announce $100,000 UFO Reward for Proof of an ET Spacecraft (EXCLUSIVE). Filmmaker James Fox will make this announcement as part of the…

Denver DA arrests two psychics for fraud, going for hattrick

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Psychic parlor tricks and curses. 2 Psychics Arrested, 3rd Sought « CBS Denver. One Denver psychic has been convicted of theft, a second was arrested this month in California and Denver prosecutors are still seeking to arrest a third psychic accused of convincing clients she was a “witch doctor.” “In these cases, where after they’ve…

Hey Pat, who’s nutty?

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Your Friday Funny. Pat Robertson: Only ‘nutty’ Ph.D.s believe climate change causes more blizzards | The Raw Story. Televangelist Pat Robertson on Thursday dismissed scientific evidence that large winter storms are linked to climate change, insisting that only “nutty” Ph.D.s believe the theory. A Thursday 700 Club report pointed out that a recent Princeton study…

Leftover Links for 21 February 2013

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Good evening, or good morning, depending where you are across the world. Here is a selection of links for your browsing pleasure. Russell Brand as a “spiritual guru”? You silly Hollywood types! Demi Moore ‘calls Brand spiritual guru’ – Film-News.co.uk. Karen Stollznow highlights some REAL paranormal investigators. And a job well done. In the Trenches…

Florida UFO sightings explained by curious reader

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We post several stories about UFOs being solved because it’s important to know that this actually happens! Chinese lanters should be a default possibility when seeing odd things in the sky. Alert readers shoot down UFO – Local News – ApalachTimes.com. Mysterious lights over  have been identified by Times readers. One of the most read…

Jackalope honored in Wyoming (Updated: DOA)

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Update: Does not look like this is going to go through. <fake disappointment> Oh Darn. Wyoming may deny jackalope official ‘mythical critter’ tag. After passing out of the House on Jan. 25, the bill, House Bill 149, waited for more than 10 days for introduction in the Senate. Then it ended up in the Rules…

Leftover Links for 20 February 2013

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Oh, I have a slew of good stuff for you today. Don’t miss out. CLICKITY CLICK! Hayley does some investigating. Rouislip Community Centre Ghost FootageHayley is a Ghost | Hayley is a Ghost. This may be the creepiest thing you’ll see all day. Reborn Baby Doll: Silicone Bundle of Joy – Neatorama.   Some news…

Chalk up another “mangy animal is a Chupacabra” story

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Haven’t had one of these in a while. But every new one reinforces the meme that a very ill canid is somehow a legendary blood sucking beastie. Mystery animal photographed in Oklahoma reminds of legendary creature Chupacabra. One Oklahoma man believes that’s exactly what he managed to photograph. Craig Martin recently captured three images of…

Bleach in any form should NOT be fed to babies

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I’ll go out on a limb here at administer some medical advice. Is this a case of a home remedy gone wrong? A father puts bleach in his baby’s formula to cure congestion. DCF: Dad, Carron Washington, who fed bleach to baby denied contact with child Kaelynn. | Ocala.com. The 2-month-old girl hospitalized after authorities…

Mercury and lead warning for imported Chinese medicines

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Once again, a serious warning against taking Traditional Chinese remedies Press release: Toxic poisoning alert for online Chinese medicines : MHRA. The MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, U.K.) today warned people not to buy or use potentially dangerous unlicensed Chinese medicines sold online after some products were found to contain excessive levels of…

Millions of pest birds

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Invasive birds cause nuisance. It will likely get worse. Bird invasion brings real-life horror to Kentucky city | Reuters. The blackbirds and European starlings blacken the sky of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, before roosting at dusk, turn the landscape white with bird poop, and the disease they carry can kill a dog and sicken humans. “I have…

Leftover Links for 19 February 2013

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Here are some links for you to check out this lovely Wednesday… Poison is a hot commodity Snakes on verge of extinction as poison trade flourishes – The New Indian Express. How to Instill False Memories | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network. From Ben Radford Does Fear Drive Kids’ Paranormal Experiences? : Discovery News.…

Psychic center robbed… anyone? anyone?

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A PERFECT chance to impress us with psychic ability… catch the guy. Psychic center robbed – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com. On Feb. 5, a suspect entered the Psychic Center, located in the 3300 block of Federal Hwy, Delray Beach and committed an armed robbery. During the robbery the suspect forced three women and an autistic child…

Mother Jones highlights ludicrous Oklahoma academic freedom bill

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“Academic freedom” bills water down the teaching of evolution. Insist That People Coexisted With Dinosaurs…and Get an A in Science Class! | Mother Jones. In biology class, public school students can’t generally argue that dinosaurs and people ran around Earth at the same time, at least not without risking a big fat F. But that…

Oklahoma Sheriff surprised by fire victim, considers spontaneous human combustion (UPDATE: not spontaneous)

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Another case proposed for SHC but is there a basis for it? Oklahoma Man Dies In Fire, Spontaneous Combustion Not Ruled Out  – Tulsa, OK – KOTV.com. The Sheriff in an eastern Oklahoma county said his office is investigating what could be a case of spontaneous combustion. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart told News On…

Fires sparked by hand sanitizers?

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Incident of fire in a hospital sparks interest in use of alcohol-based sanitizers. Portland hospital fire investigated; hand sanitizer link suspected in girl’s injuries On a recent Saturday morning, an 11-year-old girl ran screaming from her room at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, the front of her T-shirt aflame. Now, as Ireland Lane undergoes skin grafts and…

Leftover Links for 18 February 2013

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Ahh! What a day! I’m just going to throw these at you and run… check them out! Bird invasion brings real-life horror to Kentucky city – World News | TVNZ. Ke$ha’s Grossest Moments: Singer Drinks Urine, Eats Beards & More (PHOTOS). National Water Divining Challenge (Australia) The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science by Will…

Strange damage, possibly from infrasound waves, after meteor blast

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One has to be careful in examining these reports but they are interesting. Strange damage reports surface after Friday’s Russian meteor explosion – SlashGear. Some citizens living within the city are reporting that the external windows of their apartments remain intact while glass jars in dishes inside the home were destroyed by the meteor explosion.…

Psychic Today show faces fine for claims made on UK television

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UK media regulator, Ofcom, ruled that a Psychic Today TV show breached the broadcasting code which states that services such as astrology, horoscopes, and tarot readings should be advertised “for entertainment purposes” only. Psychic TV channel faces Ofcom fine over Dowler and Jackson claims | Media | guardian.co.uk. A psychic television channel faces a fine…

Leftover Links for 17 February 2013

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Happy Sunday. Here are your leftover links for today. Updates on Burzynski today… What should we expect from the upcoming sequel to the Burzynski promo movie? More of the same crap. The 21st Floor » Blog Archive » Burzynski – the sequel. Skeptics don’t think much of Stanislaw Burzynski‘s online shills. Burzynski: sorting the sheep…

Albino attacks on the rise in Tanzania

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In parts of Africa, albinos are killed and dismembered due to a widespread belief that charms made from their body parts bring good fortune and prosperity. Tanzania boy assaulted in latest attack on albinos – FRANCE 24. Attackers collecting body parts of albinos for witchcraft have hacked off the hand of a seven-year old boy…

I know what you are thinking, Honey.

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Parapsychologists assert that psi is “quantum-related” and a “fact” especially between those who are emotionally attached. Telepathy Between Couples: Is It Real? : Discovery News. When Julie Beischel met Mark Boccuzzi at a conference and agreed to participate in an experiment on telepathy, she didn’t immediately tell him about the powerful connections she’d felt to…