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There have been many stories in the past few days regarding rather frightening dust and sand storms that have kicked up around the world. Here is a roundup. Sandstorms have been sweeping across China’s northern regions. The storms caused disruptions and…
There have been many stories in the past few days regarding rather frightening dust and sand storms that have kicked up around the world. Here is a roundup. Sandstorms have been sweeping across China’s northern regions. The storms caused disruptions and very poor visibility and air quality. Bejing had their worst storm in years. […] a mighty…Continue →
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Trust and helpfulness is a fine thing except when your good will is taken advantage of as it was in this case. A family in Fall City, Washington let “Steven Davidson” live with them since he was a friend of their granddaughter. Not only was his name NOT…
Trust and helpfulness is a fine thing except when your good will is taken advantage of as it was in this case. A family in Fall City, Washington let "Steven Davidson" live with them since he was a ...
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Take a look at this piece and notice that the family who was duped appears to be overly superstitious in that they believed that the ghost was really a threat. The “ghost” caused $30,000 in damage and they paid this joker, Jason Sumey, to get rid of it.…
Take a look at this piece and notice that the family who was duped appears to be overly superstitious in that they believed that the ghost was really a threat. The “ghost” caused $30,000 in damage and they paid this joker, Jason Sumey, to get rid of it. House guest claimed Fall City home was…Continue →
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I thought only aliens and the government wanted to chip people. Boy was I wrong. Too bad there isn’t more detail on this story. Woman says Disney implanted her with a chip | West Virginia Record. Julie Lynne Hooker claims a chop made of rubber material…
I thought only aliens and the government wanted to chip people. Boy was I wrong. Too bad there isn’t more detail on this story. Woman says Disney implanted her with a chip | West Virginia Record. Julie Lynne Hooker claims a chop made of rubber material has been implanted inside of her without her knowledge or…Continue →
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Only in the South… Man shoots at armadillo, bullet hits mother-in-law Authorities say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law while he was trying to shoot an armadillo. The incident had a lot of people scratching their heads- even law enforcement.…
Only in the South… Man shoots at armadillo, bullet hits mother-in-law Authorities say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law while he was trying to shoot an armadillo. The incident had a lot of people scratching their heads- even law enforcement. “Just the circumstances, just all the way around, the whole situation was unusual,”…Continue →
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Or, if you're going to shoot your MIL, don't use such a lame excuse.
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It’s these stories that really make you wonder how someone can get this far away from reality. A child is dead because his ultra-religious parents neglected him thinking he was possessed. Woman Arrested in Attempt to Resurrect Child: Police A woman who…
It’s these stories that really make you wonder how someone can get this far away from reality. A child is dead because his ultra-religious parents neglected him thinking he was possessed. Woman Arrested in Attempt to Resurrect Child: Police A woman who operated a church at her suburban Dallas home has been arrested for allegedly…Continue →
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Thousands of earthworms have been reported on top of the snow in Norway leading people to conclude that it rained worms. When one report from Bergen was publicized on a Norwegian news channel, additional reports have come in from Lindås and Suldal near…
Thousands of earthworms have been reported on top of the snow in Norway leading people to conclude that it rained worms. When one report from Bergen was publicized on a Norwegian news channel, additional reports have come in from Lindås and Suldal near Bergen, and as far away as Femunden on the Swedish border. Earthworms rain…Continue →
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Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack? – CNET. Nick Groff to lead sold-out ghost hunt at OSR. The mystery hum is back! Plymouth residents complain of ‘strange droning noise’ | Plymouth Herald. Winchester Mystery House will allow sleepovers, booze Earth’s…
Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack? – CNET. Nick Groff to lead sold-out ghost hunt at OSR. The mystery hum is back! Plymouth residents complain of ‘strange droning noise’ | Plymouth Herald. Winchester Mystery House will allow sleepovers, booze Earth’s Mysterious Hum Explained. This woman went to sleep in 2008 and woke up convinced it…Continue →
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Some doctors that were not from Columbia U asked the University why they put up with Dr. Oz. They were professionally told to buzz off. A group of doctors just asked Columbia to reconsider Dr. Oz’s faculty appointment. A group of doctors has had enough of…
Some doctors that were not from Columbia U asked the University why they put up with Dr. Oz. They were professionally told to buzz off. A group of doctors just asked Columbia to reconsider Dr. Oz’s faculty appointment. A group of doctors has had enough of Dr. Oz. On Wednesday, 10 physicians, surgeons, and professors…Continue →
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Oz is a well known cardiac surgeon. He's fully credentialed and part of Columbia Un.
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Anti vaccine cult – violent threats against California Senator. Bigfoot paper corrected because it doesn’t exist – the author’s institution, that is – Retraction Watch. How Smoke Rings Get in Your Skies – World Science Festival. Rare Omura’s whale carcass…
Anti vaccine cult – violent threats against California Senator. Bigfoot paper corrected because it doesn’t exist – the author’s institution, that is – Retraction Watch. How Smoke Rings Get in Your Skies – World Science Festival. Rare Omura’s whale carcass find in Western Australia excites scientists | Environment | The Guardian. Giant 40-pound wolverine caught…Continue →
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Psychic to refund $7K to Iowans promised wealth, miracles | Local News – KCCI Home. A cluster of lead poisoning among consumers of Ayurvedic medicine. – PubMed – NCBI. How should journalists cover quacks like Dr. Oz or the Food Babe? – Vox. Christian…
Psychic to refund $7K to Iowans promised wealth, miracles | Local News – KCCI Home. A cluster of lead poisoning among consumers of Ayurvedic medicine. – PubMed – NCBI. How should journalists cover quacks like Dr. Oz or the Food Babe? – Vox. Christian Scientists granted immunity from no jab, no pay policy snopes.com: Angels…Continue →
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The US FDA will hold a public hearing on homeopathic products. What does this mean? It means the agency is considering adjusting the current enforcement policies to reflect changes in the homeopathic product marketplace over the last approximately 25…
The US FDA will hold a public hearing on homeopathic products. What does this mean? It means the agency is considering adjusting the current enforcement policies to reflect changes in the homeopathic product marketplace over the last approximately 25 years. That sounds like a PLAN and a great opportunity! Homeopathic Product Regulation: Evaluating FDA’s Regulatory…Continue →
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Nonsense, paranoia and crappy thinking there...
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Geologist, Environmental policy
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    My own business as a catch all for everything I do outside my day job.
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Advocate for science and skepticism, geologist, writer, scientific consultant, Editor of Doubtful News and author of the web column Sounds Sciencey

Interests: Cryptozoology, anomalous natural phenomena, paranormal, science and the public, zoology.

Personal musings at Doubtful -- By Sharon Hill.

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  • Pennsylvania State University
    Geosciences
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Education, Science and the Public
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