Red Bull lawsuit claim is hard to swallow

Yet another case of alleged harm from energy drinks. Brooklyn man killed by drinking Red Bull, $85 million lawsuit alleges – NY Daily News. Red Bull didn’t give him wings — it gave him a heart attack, a bombshell lawsuit alleges. Brooklyn father Cory Terry, 33, died during a basketball game after downing the caffeine-laden…

Hershberger cancer case drama continues

We first covered the Sarah Hershberger case back in August when the hospital took charge of her treatment when parents refused to continue life-saving chemotherapy for her leukemia. Then, that was reconsidered. Hospital fights parents to continue chemo for leukemia victim (UPDATE: Reconsider). One judge granted parental rights over the welfare of a child. Family…

Remains of the weekend 26-27 Oct 2013

It’s the weekend before Halloween. The news feeds are buzzing with a flurry of ghost stories and promotions for the amateur teams who will passionately swear it’s all real. I’ve sparred you a listing of the hundreds of these cookie-cut stories because, well, they are boring and worthless. But here are some that are not.…

White Lady legend powerful for one woman

This is a story of people finding meaning when they need it. I was healed by a ghost…and there’s a photo to prove it | Weird | News | Daily Express. Diane Berthelot had been unwell for months after having her gall bladder removed and was taking antibiotics for an infection when she went into…

Stove wasn’t dog-proofed

Accidents happen. DOG BLAMED FOR APARTMENT FIRE IN WASH. STATE. Fire officials say a dog reaching for treats turned on a stove and started a fire causing smoke damage to an apartment in the central Washington city of Wenatchee. Wenatchee Fire Marshal Mark Yaple tells KPQ radio that it appears the black Labrador was reaching…

Remains of the day 25 Oct 2013

Busy busy news day. Good, bad and interesting news to hold you through the weekend. Also, if you feel this website has value please make a one-time donation of $5 -$25, we would surely appreciate it. See side bar. —>>> Mystery noise in Hoddesdon caused by flood | Hoddesdon News & Broxbourne News Hertfordshire. Hoaxes…

Mean squirrel vandalizes bikes in Iowa

Squirrel caught vandalizing Estherville, Iowa, professor’s bicycle. A strange case of vandalism was solved Thursday, when a squirrel was caught vandalizing a math professor’s bicycle at Iowa Lakes Community College. The ravenous rodent chewed through two tires, a bicycle seat, a headlight and a taillight in incidents Wednesday and Thursday. This is weird. Why is…

Radar anomaly was military chaff

Did you know about this stuff? I didn’t. Now I do. Mystery Radar Blob Reveals Odd Man-Made Phenomenon | LiveScience. On June 4, meteorologists in Huntsville, Ala., noticed a “blob” on their radar screen that looked like a strong thunderstorm, despite the fact the sun was shining and not a drop of rain could be…

Tipping God for being healed?

I’m not sure I really understand this in the way the researchers explain. Supernatural Experiences Trigger Religious Donations, Baylor Researcher Finds. People who have had what they believe to be supernatural experiences are more likely to be “religious givers,” with their behavior based on cost-benefit principles that work in other transactions — whether that be…

Class action suit against Kids Relief homeopathic products

An INTERESTING case against a homeopathy manufacturer in the U.S. Parents Call Kids’ Medicines Snake Oil. Parents claim in a class action that a homeopathic medicine maker targets children for its “worthless” products called “Kids Relief,” and has “wrongfully taken millions of dollars” through misleading marketing. Lead plaintiff Jessica Medina sued HomeoLab USA, a Delaware-based…

Police mistake printer parts for gun parts

Uh, oops? 3D-printed “gun parts” are actually spare parts for the printer | News | PC Pro. Police in Manchester have arrested a man for 3D printing the components to a gun – but some have suggested the objects actually appear to be spare printer parts. Police raided the home in Baguley, Manchester yesterday, finding…

Exorcism… Yada yada yada

A topic that really yanks my chain – exorcists. Exorcism: It hasn’t gone away you know. | Irish Examiner. Exorcists have always been recognised by the Catholic Church and an updated rite has been put in place, with regular courses for priests, in Rome. And since the last papacy, under Benedict XVI, the rest of…