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This Week In Doubtful News PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sharon Hill   

Here is a rundown of the week in winners, losers and stinky fakery from the past week courtesy of Doubtful News.

There were some very oddball stories out this week. Let's take a look.

Here's a "not dead yet" story.   He's a winner!

Brooms are forbidden in airspace above 150 meters.

This bizarre (and prejudiced) health treatment is the strangest that I've heard in a long time - how to get rid of warts 

Fake medicinal claims are killing off the population of rhinos. What can be done, if anything?   

Watch out for fake news stories. They can sting 

Sometimes, we just have to giggle. Not sure who is perpetually worse at photo manipulation for PR, North Korea or Scientology? This week's winner is Scientology.

What's going on with Meryl Dorey of the notorious and beleaguered (formerly known as) Australian Vaccination Network? She's not happy, as usual.    

And, let's check in on the Harold Camping Christian radio network. Is it End Times yet? Maybe soon.  

The end of good times have come for this cancer scammer who was sentenced to 14 years in prison. She's a loser in the legal battle. If only this kind of story came along more often. 

A very tragic ending for a young girl who died in what appears to be a hospital error but fear over organ theft has left her family angry and without answers.

A woman duped by a Marks psychic (not sure if he is of the notorious Marks' family scam ring) speaks out so that others don't make the same mistake.   

As the Marks family did, psychics are rebranding themselves as life counselors and business advisors.   

Finally, we have three stories about failure in education. First, Animal Planet, known for the terrible show "Finding Bigfoot", is back with a sequel to their dreadful fake-but-looks-real documentary about mermaids

The world's worst science quiz was an embarrassment for a Christian school but there will always be those who vehemently and monetarily support the promotion of nonsense and anti-science 

The kids lose. 

I found Bigfoot in the classroom. He may be stinking up the place.  

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 Also, extra links of interest are posted every night at midnight. 

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Sharon Hill runs Doubtful News, a unique feed of news stories about the paranormal, pseudoscience, the weird and the unexplained with questioning commentary.

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