Tag Archive for Norway

Norwegian doctor loses her medical license, starts alt med practice

When you can’t be a legitimate medical doctor, you can always turn alternative… Dr. Anette Horstmann lost her medical license earlier this year after 23 different malpractice cases from colleagues and pharmacists (not patients) over a two year period. Most of the cases are about her lax prescription methods, where pharmacists and other doctors claim…

Rain of worms in Norway? (Fish in Thailand?)

Thousands of earthworms have been reported on top of the snow in Norway leading people to conclude that it rained worms. When one report from Bergen was publicized on a Norwegian news channel, additional reports have come in from Lindås and Suldal near Bergen, and as far away as Femunden on the Swedish border. Earthworms rain…

Bad spirits raised after health care home calls in an exorcist

Seriously, NOT a good move. Norway care home hired psychic for exorcism. A municipal care home in Norway has been slammed for “poor judgement” after managers hired a clairvoyant to drive out evil spirits because staff were spooked by random flickering lights. Lasse Svenstrup Andersen, an official from the local Agder County governor’s office, ruled…

Earthquake hits Norway and Sweden

An earthquake measured to 4.7 magnitude (according to Google Alerts) hit Norway and Sweden at little over 3 PM local time. Some places has it recorded as low as 4.2, while others apparently have it recorded as high as 4.9. The epicenter of the earthquake according Google Alerts was near Älvdalen in Sweden but caused tremors…

CIA tweets mea culpa on UFOs over Norway in the 50s

The US military is said to be responsible for the rash of “UFO” sitings over Norway in the 1950s during test flights. The more incredible part of this story is that the CIA has a twitter account. Cool. Norway’s UFO mystery of 1950s finally solved. The CIA has revealed sightings of mysterious flying crafts travelling…

Norwegian skeptics call sheningans on psychic’s help in finding dead body

Self proclaimed Norwegian psychic Michael Winger claims to have been instrumental in the find of Frank Andrè Gundersen, who has been missing since early May. Although police have not yet officially declared that the dead body is actually Frank Gundersen. Norwegian skeptic (and friend of Doubtful News) Gunnar Tjomlid wrote about Winger’s claims.* Winger has video of…

Norwegian store packaged meat as severed human limbs for Halloween prank

Ewww. Yuck, but funny. Halloween Pranks 2013: Norway Store Issues Apology After Stuffing Meat Freezers With Fake Bloody, Severed Limbs [PHOTOS] A store in Norway has issued an apology after receiving several complaints from customers who were offended by their method of getting into the Halloween spirit. Europris, a Norwegian discount store, stuffed their meat…

Dissolving corpses in Norway is big business

The plastic was not fantastic. Now, Lime Away… Norway Is Overrun With Plastic-Covered Corpses That Refuse to Rot. Norway’s got a major corpse problem that isn’t going away anytime soon. Literally—they won’t rot. What’s the culprit behind this profusion of bodies that refuse to take their place in the circle of life? The same thing…

Hide your money in the old organ

Good place to stash cash. Half a billion in German Reichsmarks found in organ More than half a billion German Reichsmarks were discovered in a time capsule from 1930 hidden inside an organ in Norway. According to a note found in the time capsule, it was placed in the organ by August Sieber, an organ…

Xocai update: They are gone

An update on our previous story on the Xocai chocolate company. Oops, I broke Xocai…* Two months ago it was concluded that the recruitment of Norwegian Xocai distributors had plummeted by 80%, from about 75 new Norwegain per week to about 15. The effect of the massive media attention this summer therefore had a tremendous…