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2014-07-30 23:01:45

Danish Scientologists raise awareness on drugs (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Denmark have joined forces to counter drug abuse this summer with massive distribution of Truth About Drugs education booklets. You can find these volunteers on Strøget, the famous Copenhagen walking street. Popular with tourists and residents alike for its shopping and its ambiance, some quarter of a million people stroll down the street on a typical summer day. These...

decoding restaurant menus
2014-07-30 05:31:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How much are your meal choices influenced by the menu presentation? A great deal, according to a new study from Cornell University that found what you order may have less to do with what you want, and more to do with the menu itself. The study, published in the International Journal of Hospitality Management, examined 217 menus, along with the selections of over 300 diners. The findings revealed that two factors influence your dinner...

2014-07-29 23:01:08

As wintertime plays out down under, Volunteers from the new Ideal Church of Scientology of Sydney are bringing the truth about drugs to communities throughout the city. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Winter is here down under, and it seemed like just any other Thursday afternoon in Sydney’s central business district. That is, until a troop of men and women in traditional Maori costume transformed the otherwise ordinary day into a celebration—a celebration of drug-free living. The Kingi family...

clean plate club
2014-07-26 04:00:48

Summary by Brian Wansink, PhD, Cornell Food and Brand Lab If you’re a member of the Clean Plate Club – you eat pretty much everything you put on your plate – you’re not alone! A new Cornell University study shows that the average adult eats 92% of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate. “If you put it on your plate, it’s going into your stomach,” says Brian Wansink Ph.D., author of the forthcoming book, Slim by Design, Professor of Marketing and Director of the Cornell Food...

2014-07-25 23:04:10

New futuristic fiction book uncovers the mysterious past of mankind. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Universe is full of darkness and in a place so big, is it really conceivable to believe that we are alone? “The Second Coming” combines history with adventure as Nibiru, a mysterious planet from the dark shadows of Neptune and Pluto, suddenly reemerges and rouses a series of strange and terrifying events. While ancient God’s return to reclaim their legacy, two men embark on a...

2014-07-24 23:09:06

ReNew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, introduces their newest website—ReNewLifeCleansing.com. Titled “Cleansing & Detox Made Easy,” the new website reaffirms the importance and defines the basic principles of internal cleansing and detoxification. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 ReNewLifeCleansing.com was inspired by ReNew Life founder and president, Brenda Watson’s own personal health “makeover.” While waging her battle with poor health, she...

2014-07-24 08:23:20

Retired chemist documents his family's stories and uses a scientific approach into the world of UFOs to be featured in Beijing Book Fair 2014 on Aug 27 - 31, 2014 in Beijing, China SULFUR, La., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many are skeptical - and raise their eyebrows - when they are asked about the truth of UFOs. For retired chemist B. Timothy Pennington, sometimes the truth cannot be hidden or just locked away anymore. In his newly released book, Science, Skeptics, and UFOs, he...

2014-07-23 23:29:07

Loretta Butehorn, PhD, CCH, and Renita Herrmann, MS, CCH, to present at the Annual Conference of Collation for Integrative Medicines for the Underserved. McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) is pleased to announce that one of its board members, Loretta Butehorn, PhD, CCH, and an NCH member, Renita Herrmann, MS, CCH, will lead a session about how homeopathy can effectively be used to help the homeless at the Annual Conference of Collation for...

2014-07-18 23:05:38

Speakers include Luc Montagnier and Masaru Emoto says Radio Show Guest and Conference Organizer Gerald Pollack, PhD. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Agenda for the upcoming 2014 Ninth Annual Conference on Water Physics, Chemistry and Biology, to be held in Pamporovo, Bulgaria was recently announced on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show. Scheduled conference speakers include: Luc Montagnier, PhD, HIV discoverer, Nobel Laureate and water researcher; Masaru...

2014-07-16 12:21:39

MUFON joins investigation as new "DNA" testing of 1980 photographs yields surprising results - Billy Meier UFO case proved authentic FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In 1980, Billy Meier, the Swiss UFO contactee, took 63, clear 35mm film photographs and a five-minute video of an object dubbed the Wedding Cake UFO, or WCUFO. Skeptics immediately pounced on the photos claiming they showed a model made from a garbage can lid and Christmas tree ornaments. With...


Latest Pseudoscience Reference Libraries

Eagle Owl
2014-02-20 08:46:46

The Owlman is a cryptid from Mawnan, Cornwell, similar to the Mothman of North America. The first reported sighting was on April 17, 1976 by two young sisters as they were walking through the woods near the Mawnan church. They claimed to have seen a large winged creature hovering above the church. The father would not allow his daughters to be interviewed but did supply a drawing made by the 12-year-old daughter. A second sighting was reported on July 3,1976, by a 14-year-old girl who...

What Mokele-mbembe may resemble
2014-01-22 09:23:01

Mokele-mbembe is a legendary creature said to inhabit the Congo river Basin, mainly in Lake Tele. It likes the deep water and according to folklore, it haunts river bends. Its name means “one who stops the flow of rivers”, and depending on the story, it has been described as a live creature or a spirit. According to some, it has been portrayed as a sauropod, similar to the well known Brachiosaurus with a very long neck and tail and a small head. Other descriptions represent it...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Mongolian death worm
2013-11-27 09:51:18

The Mongolian death worm is a cryptid that is claimed to inhabit the Gobi Desert. It lives underground in hibernation except for the months of June and July. It will surface from its underground habitat when it rains and soaks the ground. It is alleged to kill its prey from a distance. It either sprays an acidic venom that dissolves anything it touches, or by an electrical discharge. According to legend, touching the worm will cause severe pain or instant death. Locals have claimed that...

Dover Demon
2013-09-08 07:48:05

The Dover Demon is a cryptozoological creature that was claimed to have been sighted in Dover, Massachusetts on April 21 and 22, 1977. Loren Coleman was the first cryptozoologist to investigate the sightings and also gave the creature its name. Three other investigators were brought to the area, Joseph Nyman, Ed Fogg, and Walter Webb, all ufologists. Coleman didn’t believe the creature was an extraterrestrial, but wanted experienced investigators to conduct the interviews with the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.