Tag Archive for Wyoming

Fake UFO on Fakebook in wrong part of the world

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314,711 shares on Facebook? 6,100 upvotes on Reddit? 1.8 million views on Imgur? Of a reflection of a light in a window. Why? Because it’s stupid and it’s the internet. Here is today’s must read skeptical debunking of really stupid stuff on the Internet: The UFO picture from Australia, that Facebook are trying to remove! (Or a…

Siren sound sparks speculation in Cheyenne

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Here is a more interesting “strange noise” story – a siren sound was reported by about 100 people in Cheyenne Wyoming. No emergency sirens were reported. Many people in Cheyenne reported hearing a siren like sound with unknown origins on Saturday night Source: Mystery Noise In Cheyenne “I was called by the dispatch center with…

Exorcism story example of crap news

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We included this police report story a few days ago in leftover links. There was nothing more to go on. It’s since been spread across the news far and wide with NO additional information. Exorcism-gone-awry lands Wyoming woman in hospital – Washington Times. A bizarre emergency call was made to the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch…

Mistaken mountain lion. Here, kitty…

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I’m sure you’ve heard all those reports of people seeing large cats and strange animals… think that eyewitness reports can be taken at face value? Well here is ANOTHER case that shows they can’t. Mountain lion in Casper? Officials call it a case of mistaken identity. Kirsten Bright and her sister Taylor were just about…

Jackalope honored in Wyoming (Updated: DOA)

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Update: Does not look like this is going to go through. <fake disappointment> Oh Darn. Wyoming may deny jackalope official ‘mythical critter’ tag. After passing out of the House on Jan. 25, the bill, House Bill 149, waited for more than 10 days for introduction in the Senate. Then it ended up in the Rules…