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People can absorb energy from others? NO!

Via Facebook and the Idealist page, I find this link to Earth We Are One. They don’t like people copy/pasting which means I have to type it out. No big. First they claim “science confirms that people can absorb energy … Continue reading

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How to bend a study to the will of the woo

I found this via Science Dump on Facebook and tsk tsk to them linking to this silly write up instead of the original article from Live Science (a proper link is in there, though).  The LS article does not declare that beloved pets … Continue reading

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The universe is not trying to tell you anything

The website YouCantBreakMe threw this article under the entertainment section. It’s entertaining, all right, and also eye rolling. If you see repeating numbers (like on a digital clock – 11:11) it means the universe has message for you! Did you … Continue reading

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Nibiru? Try “no”biru…

Nibiru keeps cropping up as an idea of a world killer, specifically our world. Researcher David Meade Meade predicted in his book Planet X – The 2017 Arrival, the mythical system would be visible in our skies from September 23. … Continue reading

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Learn something new every day – Trees “sleep”

In the only reported study to look at tree siestas, researchers set up lasers that measured the movements of two silver birch trees (Betula pendula) at night. One tree was in Finland and the other in Austria, and both were … Continue reading

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Today’s Found of Facebook – God can’t co-pilot Ark; hits Coast Guard vessel

Via gCaptain: A 230-foot long replica of Noah’s Ark collided with a Norwegian Coast Guard vessel as it arrived in Oslo, Norway on Friday, causing damage to both ships. Media says the wooden replica, built by a Dutch carpenter Johan … Continue reading

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“Stem cell angels” says yoga instructor after getting vision back

Cool story out of Saskatoon. Go Science! Diagnosed with glaucoma in his left eye last year, Kevin Naidoo, watched his vision deteriorate and it was affecting his work at Yerrama Yoga Sanctuary in the city, which he owns. His father … Continue reading

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