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Bulletin! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by James Randi   

The prediction of Dr. Richard Boylan, who’d been magically tipped off by some extragalactic Star People about an impending cataclysm, seems to have failed. On November 15th – as we’d expected – no asteroid hit the Earth, though Mogens Winther informs us that one named “2008 UL3” missed us by 7,452,000 miles, but that had been calculated many years ago by real astronomers. All the sweating and grunting expended by the team Boylan assembled to divert a monstrous rock that only existed in his fevered mind, was not needed. Whew!

In case you were worried, 2008 UL3 is only about a hundred feet across, but since it’s on its way elsewhere, we can all relax…