Paranormal media manufactures mystery out of a meteor

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UFO Explodes And Crashes In South Carolina Upstate residents near Greenville reported a very bright light accompanied by an explosion shortly before 2 a.m., while others felt tremors from the nearby crash of the object. According to Fox affiliate, Fox Carolina — whose own security cameras caught the streaking object on video — many callers…

Ghost Hunters show loses co-star Grant Wilson

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Grant Leaving Ghost Hunters Last night on Ghost Hunters, founding member of TAPS, Grant Wilson, announced he is leaving the show due to unstated “personal” reasons. “Eight years has put stress on us..in various ways..and..over the course of awhile…Jay and I have been talking..And….its been a very difficult decision to make..but..I’m going to be leaving…

“Marks” of a psychic scam (Update: Nancy Marks in jail)

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Prosecutor says psychic bilked client A psychic faces a felony charge after a client told police that she was scammed out of nearly $15,000. Nancy Annette Marks, 57, made her first court appearance Tuesday. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe charged Marks with theft by deception. Howe alleges that Marks took her readings too far…

Anti-science agenda revealed: Heartland Institute out to warp ideas about climate change (Updated: Who is responsible for the info)

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Leak exposes how Heartland Institute works to undermine climate science Libertarian thinktank keeps prominent sceptics on its payroll and relies on millions in funding from carbon industry, papers suggest The inner workings of a libertarian thinktank working to discredit the established science on climate change have been exposed by a leak of confidential documents detailing…

Sylvia Brown’s 50th anniversary tour

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The World’s Most Renowned Psychic and Spiritual Teacher SYLVIA BROWNE returns to Las Vegas on her 50th Anniversary Tour with a limited engagement at the Imperial Palace, February 28 – April 19 Las Vegas audiences will have the opportunity to witness the unbelievable as psychic icon Sylvia Browne brings her unique one-woman show and lecture…

Astrology gets blamed for Louisiana floods

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`Astrology’ Blamed for Loss of Louisiana Coast to Rising Seas – Bloomberg. Few things are as uniquely unsustainable as southern Louisiana. Astrology last month briefly joined the list of forces blamed for the Gulf of Mexico swallowing the equivalent of a football field of Louisiana land every hour — about 1,900 square miles since the…

Acupuncture may have spread cancer: Case study published

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Acupuncture-Related Rapid Dermal Spread of Breast Cancer: A Rare Case. We present a case of acupuncture manipulation-related cutaneous spread that no literature reported before. Post-acupuncture cutaneous spread was noted in a 54-year-old woman with left neck lymph node recurrence after complete surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment. The results of chest computed tomography and skin biopsy…

John Walker-Smith appeals against GMC ruling associated with Wakefield

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Doctor struck off over MMR controversy appeals against ruling One of the doctors struck off over the MMR jab controversy has asked the high court to rule that his treatment was “unfair and unjust”. Prof John Walker-Smith is appealing against the General Medical Council’s (GMC) determination that he was guilty of serious professional misconduct. In…

Dreadful death of children in South Korea

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BBC News – South Korea ‘pastor’ and wife held over child killings. A South Korean couple have been arrested on suspicion of beating their three children to death to cure them of a “demonic illness”, police say. The children – five, eight and 10 years old – were found beaten and starved to death at…

East Carolina U offers credulous course on paranormal

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The Daily Reflector East Carolina University offers a course on paranormal activity, not the movie, for anyone interested in finding the answers to this and other questions. “We now know that the CIA, NASA, the Navy, Army Intelligence, Air Force Intelligence and others recently funded projects using psychic capabilities for military and other purposes over…

Orthodox church in PA draws in miracle believers with myrrh-seeping icons

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St. George’s Orthodox Church myrrh-seeping icons attract hundreds of believers – The Times-Tribune. Fragrant myrrh filled the air. The encounters with the centers of attraction were quick, but the reactions were indelible. Some came away shaken and streaming tears. A few talked of a wave of peace and calm coming over them. Others described a…

Extremely hard-boiled: Chinese eggs so hard they bounce (and kill sperm)

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China probes “bouncing” boiled eggs – Yahoo! News. Chinese authorities are investigating eggs which bounce after being boiled and may make men sterile, state media reported on Friday, in the latest food safety scare to hit the country. The eggs, being referred to in Chinese media and on the internet as “rubber eggs” or “ping pong eggs,”…

Foul called on the E-Cat ‘Cold Fusion’ machine: Observant skeptics spot the flaw

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E-Cat ‘Cold Fusion’ Machine: Claims of Fraud Heating Up – Yahoo! News. In December, Rossi approached Dick Smith, an Australian entrepreneur, and asked him to invest $200,000 in the development of the E-Cat. Intrigued but skeptical, Smith asked Ian Bryce, an aeronautics engineer and member of the group Australian Skeptics (a group of which Smith is a patron)…

Woman believed she was possessed, critically hurts her baby

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Missouri woman accused of slashing baby’s throat. A Missouri woman accused of slashing her baby’s throat allegedly told a pastor months ago that she thought she was possessed and might hurt the child. KYTV reported Tuesday that 39-year-old Bradie Simpson of Camden County has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Simpson’s 9-month-old…

Grave robbers in modern day Miami

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More graves found desecrated at cemetery Grave discoveries continued at a South Florida cemetery after more coffins were found desecrated. Miami-Dade Police were called to the scene of Lincoln Park Cemetery in Miami, Wednesday, after people visiting the cemetery discovered the bodies of deceased babies missing from their graves. The bones of adults were also…

The healing power of muppets

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Taiwan man held in ‘holy’ Elmo muppet scam A Taiwanese man was taken into custody for allegedly swindling millions of Taiwan dollars by selling Sesame Street dolls and other items which he claimed had “magic powers,” according to police. The suspect, identified by his surname Lin, was accused of conning some Tw$3 million ($100,000) from…

Zimbabwe faces economic difficulties from superstitious population: Mermaids hinder work on new reservoirs

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‘Mermaids’ scare off workers A government minister in Zimbabwe says work has stopped on new reservoirs because workers have been scared off by mermaids, a report has said. Minister of Water Resources Samuel Sipepa Nkomo reportedly told a parliamentary committee that terrified workers were refusing to return to the sites. “All the officers I have…

Tired of wandering around in the dark? Learn a better way of doing paranormal investigation

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Free Paranormal Investigation training from an expert Break the habit of “scientifical” gadgets and gimmicks; quit trying to be Grant and Jason. Maybe you can actually get an explanation for the events instead of “It’s paranormal!” For anyone interested in the processes, principles, and techniques behind investigating mysterious and unexplained phenomena, Ben Radford has created…

“If they were honest they would say they are the Anti-Vaccination Network”

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Australian Vaccination Network fights closure | thetelegraph.com.au. AN anti-vaccination group that spread false information and risked the safety of children is fighting efforts to force it to warn parents that its claims are not medical advice. Controversial lobby group the Australian Vaccination Network has taken the Health Care Complaints Commission to the Supreme Court over…

Big cat print found in Calderdale?

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Is this another mark of the Calderdale catbeast? The mystery of the Calderdale catbeast took a new turn with the discovery of this huge paw print. It is the second time the big cat – thought to be a black panther – has left its mark in the ground. The latest print was found in…

Big cat print found in Calderdale?

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Is this another mark of the Calderdale catbeast? The mystery of the Calderdale catbeast took a new turn with the discovery of this huge paw print. It is the second time the big cat – thought to be a black panther – has left its mark in the ground. The latest print was found in…

Huge whale shark found dead in Karachi

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Cranes lift monster whale shark in Karachi, Pakistan FISHERMEN have used cranes to haul a giant whale shark out of the water in the Pakistan city of Karachi. Crowds gathered to catch a glimpse of the beast – believed to be one of the biggest ever caught – as it was hauled out of the…