Invest In Bigfoot
Jan24

Invest In Bigfoot

Investing in the stock market always carries a risk. Your investment might work out but it might not. You might lose everything. You know this, though. Everyone knows this. And that’s why shrewd investors will do a bit of homework before considering sinking money into a brand new scheme. Let’s take a look at one such investment opportunity and then do some homework. The investment opportunity From the Wall Street Journal:...

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Why Charlie Hebdo Was Attacked
Jan10

Why Charlie Hebdo Was Attacked

Charlie Hebdo was not a nice publication. But it had every right to be not a nice publication. People who don’t like not nice publications don’t have to read them, don’t have to pay attention to them. People who don’t like not nice publications have the right to petition to have them removed from circulation or persuade others not to buy them if they can’t avoid paying attention to them – this is...

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ColdZyme
Dec07

ColdZyme

I just saw an advert on television for Boots promoting ColdZyme, the spray that fights off the common cold. Somehow. When all other attempts to ward it off have failed for decades. My skeptisense tingled. I searched online… Pop along to Coldzyme: a result of real science being left out in the cold for a look at ColdZyme and its apparent ability to perform a feat no medicine can perform (not “no other medicine”...

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Christadelphians
Nov16

Christadelphians

Through the letterbox popped something from Portsmouth Christadelphians… Scepticism about the Bible? I was intrigued. Could this be a local group with a rational outlook when it comes to religious matters? I took a look at their website The Evidence – You Decide. The answer to my question was no. I’ll explain. The website starts with a challenge: The Bible is either a great hoax or a message of great relevance and...

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Witchcraft In Tanzania
Oct18

Witchcraft In Tanzania

Yet again we’ve got poor education and superstitions (or convenient excuses) leading to the brutal deaths of mostly women, this time occurring in Tanzania. Horribly, there are two examples within a few weeks of one another. Firstly, from Seven Suspected of Witchcraft Burned to Death: Seven people accused of witchcraft have been burned alive in Tanzania, police said Friday, adding they have arrested 23 people in connection with...

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A Photograph Of A Ghost Girl
Aug28

A Photograph Of A Ghost Girl

Via the Metro website we learn that Thomas Beavis may have taken a photograph of a ghost of a girl in an apparently “notorious haunted mansion in Ireland.” I can see what the photographer of the “ghost” and the “reporter” Ollie McAteer are getting at because that picture of a person against glass certainly looks quite ethereal. You know what else is ethereal? A reflection. It’s glass, there...

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