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15 Credibility Street #5: UFOs over Turkey and I ain’t too surprised

We’re back with another news chat episode. The news is weird, as usual. Strange days indeed… Mothman reappears close to the 50th anniversary. Howard suspects pecuniary interests might be involved in the promotion of these local legends. The same can be suggested for the many YouTubers and websites that promote “weird news” like anomalies, natural…

Talking telepathy in Turkey

It’s probably time to worry if your nation’s leaders talk of delusional nonsense as real, especially in the political arena. Militant Islamist, Salih Izzet Erdis, who had been jailed for leading a terrorist organization and trying to overthrow the government is now proclaiming that someone on the outside is attempting mind control over him. Mind…

Conspiracy theorist appointed as economic aide in Turkey

This is probably not such a smart move… Turkish President Erdogan Appoints Aide who Believes in ‘Murder Attempts by Telekinesis’ as Economic Adviser Yiğit Bulut, close aide of the Turkish president was given a top cabinet job, despite his unorthodox beliefs. Bulut was an important figure in Erdogan’s regime when the latter was prime minister.…

What pissed off this turkey?

Is it because the driver was dressed all in brown and looked like a threat? Video shows wild turkey harassing UPS driver. A UPS driver probably already getting grief for late packages was harassed by a wild turkey, much to the amusement of lunching hospital workers in Minnesota who recorded the event. According to the…

Turkey’s health ministry takes important steps to regulate alternative medicine

Turkey organizes a way to regulate alternative medicine practitioners. POLITICS – Turkish health ministry forms legislation regulating alternative medicine. The Health Ministry has completed legislation on alternative medicine practices, taking a big step toward regulation of the currently disordered field. The legislation on “Traditional Supplementary and Alternative Medicine Practices” has been finalized after four years…

Telekinesis as cause of death?

Look out Uri Geller! You could be charged with a crime! LOCAL – Turkish Prime Ministry Inspection Board cites ‘telekinesis’ as possible cause of mysterious suicides. The suspicious suicides of four engineers working at the Turkish corporation ASELSAN could have been caused by telekinesis, according to a report by the Turkish Prime Ministry Inspection Board.…

Censoring of evolution in Turkey: Black propaganda or real?

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – Turkey’s science state council halts publication of evolution books. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has put a stop to the publication and sale of all books in its archives that support the theory of evolution, daily Radikal has reported. The evolutionist books, previously available through TÜBİTAK’s Popular…

Cats committing suicide? Not so fast.

Quake causes depression among cats of Turkey’s Van (PHOTOS) | Armenia News – NEWS.am. The powerful earthquake that hit Turkey’s Van City in 2011 also affected the psychology of the City’s cats. The cats are attempting to commit suicide on a regular basis, said Professor Abuzer Tas, a lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Studies…