Tag Archive for Amazon

Giant snake photo hoax (Expanded)

Heads up for this hoax: This picture is going around social media such as Facebook. It is a blatantly bad photoshop of a green anaconda into another photo of people to skew the size. Also, the Amazon is NOT in Africa. Shake your head and walk away. Better yet, post HOAX! in the comments of…

Advertising authority cites Amazon for misleading claims

Hurray. The U.K. advertising authority rules that Amazon was promoting misleading claims about vaccination without justification. Amazon Rapped Over Benefits Of Measles Claim. Amazon has got into trouble with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after publishing misleading claims about a book promoting a vaccination-free childhood. The ASA ruled the online retailer’s portrayal of Melanie’s Marvelous…

Ayahuasca claims life of American teen in Peru

US Teen Dies After Amazon Psychedelic Ritual. A shaman has admitted trying to cover up the death of an American teenager who died after eating an hallucinogenic plant by burying him in the grounds of his Amazon retreat. Kyle Nolan, 18, died after drinking extracts of a psychedelic plant called ayahuasca during a ritual in…