Tag Archive for Brazil

Psychic hand waving taken seriously by airline

I’m hardly enthused about covering such a ridiculous tabloid story. But this certainly qualifies as news concerning a behavior you SHOULD be completely skeptical about. Airline changes flight after renowned psychic predicts crash A renowned Brazilian psychic spooked an airline into changing a plane’s flight number after he claimed to have a vision that the…

Killer giant anteaters – Digging claws turn into knife-like weapons

A timid animal that may appear to be harmless may have some formidable weaponry that poses a serious threat to attackers. Two fatal attacks by giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) have been documented in a wildlife journal. The typically nonaggressive animals have sharp claws and inflicted serious wounds when they were cornered and undertook defensive behavior. The…

Exorcists are getting younger all the time

Exorcism, one would think, is a task for strong adult. Not so. You can exploit an 8 yr old to do it. It’s more impressive that way. Meet Alani Santos the Eight-Year-Old Exorcist ‘Saving Brazilian Slums’ In the slums of San Gonzalo, people flock to a small church where Alani Santos claims to exorcise demons…

“Sinkhole” swallows houses in Brazil (UPDATE: Houses collapsed due to poor foundation)

This occurred in Brazil, in a town called Abaetetuba, in the northern state of Para. I’m currently looking into it. Updates to follow. Note this video is speeded up. It does not happen quite so quickly as depicted. NOTE: This is commonly referred to on mystery mongering sites as “earth changes” signaling some massive pattern of destruction.…