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Posted by taufik5758 on Aug 22, 2016 - 09:28 AM
From the entry: Artificially Dirty Eggs

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Posted by tuemvm36 on Aug 22, 2016 - 06:08 AM
From the entry: Did Chaucer Mention April Fool's Day?

you can't rule it a hoax unless you have some evidence to offer that it was... no one, at least no one level headed, is going to take your word for it just because.
Was it a hoax... don't know... but that is as much as you know. If you had evidence or something to offer, that would be different, but to come online and proclaim it is 'just 'cuz...' is well, what-the-fuck-ever; thanks for your opinion though.
Posted by Mike on Aug 21, 2016 - 09:51 PM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

I worked at a roadside egg stall on a family farm where the manager was dishonest and did this. The sign on the stall said the eggs were organic and free-range, and I believe they were, but when the daily egg supply got sold out early she would have us sell dirtied-up Walmart eggs to avoid disappointing customers. (This was in 2013)
Posted by Colette on Aug 20, 2016 - 07:08 AM
From the entry: Artificially Dirty Eggs

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Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 - 02:09 AM
From the entry: Did Chaucer Mention April Fool's Day?

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Posted by Mark on Aug 17, 2016 - 03:57 AM
From the entry: The Muhammad Ali Underwater Training Hoax

An interesting post. I did an article (Pass the liver salts) on the topic a couple of months ago, although characteristically I couldn't help but inject my perverse sense of humour. You can check it out here.
Posted by Flaxen Saxon on Aug 12, 2016 - 04:56 PM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

The world is a different place now. Today people wants polished eggs. No wonder they made Artificial egg in china
Posted by Neo on Aug 2, 2016 - 08:38 PM
From the entry: Artificially Dirty Eggs

While I does not believe there is a direct relation between chest hairs and alcoholism...
There is a story that Europeans tends to have a higher tolerance to ethanol than other people. And that Europeans tends to be more hairy than other people. Therefore... I guess that being hairy and tolerant to alcohol tends to be found in the same populations. Genes proximity I guess.
Posted by Youpi on Jul 19, 2016 - 03:14 PM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

Obviously balls. How would a NDA cover anyone who WASN'T hired?
Posted by Tom Drake on Jul 14, 2016 - 07:46 AM
From the entry: Wanted: Imposter to study at Harvard

>clean the egg
>stick manure on it

sound perfectly logical to me
Posted by ht on Jul 7, 2016 - 12:52 PM
From the entry: Artificially Dirty Eggs

Dinosaur hunting is legal in many jurisdictions. Duck, pheasant, quail, and turkey are some commonly hunted dinosaurs.
Posted by Anonymous on Jul 6, 2016 - 06:47 PM
From the entry: Dinosaur Hunting License

But it does not say whether the sales of these "dirty" eggs was any higher than the "aseptic-looking" eggs.
Posted by Anna on Jun 30, 2016 - 12:19 PM
From the entry: Artificially Dirty Eggs

Hih - well, it is nice to know and in fact really meaningful article...i am a student of pharmacy and i am just learning about this stuff, liver etc. There are a lot of toxins that are way more dangerous than just alcohol; yes in a longer run it could be a problem for lonely individual and his liver.
But if you live normal life I believe it should not be the problem. Alcohol can destroy you for sure - but when your intake of alcohol is normal it should not be any problems.

Our professor said, that when you are young there is just enough to live a normal life and take care of yourself, don.t party to much and if you do, just detoxify your liver with Silybum marianum extract - picture from google: .

Well but i have to tell that a friend of mine that passed away - he was really heavy drinker and you know it is kind of true - alcohol can kill you in an instant (he was not hairy though). He went mountain hiking and he just collapsed, it was obviously too much for him.

Stay healthy and do not drink it too much


Posted by Tomy on Jun 16, 2016 - 02:18 PM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

The article explained that the story came from a source with a history of spoof articles and stories. Chad and Kyle need to understand that their questions and explanations are useless since the story is not real.
Posted by Dan Vike on Jun 11, 2016 - 02:28 PM
From the entry: Man emerges from Y2K bunker after 15 years

With regard to the New Delhi study: if you split a group of men into two, it's very unlikely that the two groups will have exactly the same number of cases; one subgroup will have more cases of cirrhosis than the other. And for the numbers cited here, "highly significant" will mean <5% which almost certainly means about two cases difference. If they did the same thing again they would be just as likely to get two cases the other way. This is a classic example of scientists making claims based on the sort of data that makes mathematicians laugh.
Posted by James Smith on Jun 8, 2016 - 09:10 PM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

Thank you for the clarification on Einstein's quote. I like the one from the Post even better than the possible original.
Posted by Ted on Jun 8, 2016 - 03:16 PM
From the entry: Fake Einstein Quotation Paperweight

Ross -- no one seems to know what this "foolish conduct" might refer to.

Mary Phillips, in her 1926 bio of Poe, has this brief discussion of it:

>>Poe's reference to "foolish conduct" seems to have been in some prior to West Point, misty, 1829 connection with Mr. Gwynn, obtained through Neilson Poe. Dates do not seem to affirm it was a possible print in Mr. Gwynn's paper — of Poe's April 1st flying hoax advent, from the old Shot Tower to the Lighthouse. This (hoax) notice may have been posted up in Mr. Gwynn's newspaper office. The crowds who went to see this daring feat after hours of waiting dispersed in no good humor with the hoax-maker.<<
Posted by The Curator on Jun 3, 2016 - 09:15 AM
From the entry: Edgar Allan Poe's Apocryphal April Fool Hoax

So if the shot tower hoax is a legend, does the reference to "foolish conduct upon a former occasion" suggest that there's some other unknown Poe hoax? Is there any indication of what "foolish conduct" he's talking about? Might make an interesting research project.
Posted by Ross on Jun 2, 2016 - 05:22 PM
From the entry: Edgar Allan Poe's Apocryphal April Fool Hoax


Some casual browsing found an interesting article which argued that alcoholics tend also be malnourished.

I also ran across this interesting paper:
Posted by Joe on Jun 2, 2016 - 01:05 PM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

Joe -- they do. That is, female alcoholics develop cirrhosis of the liver at higher rates than do male alcoholics.
Posted by The Curator on Jun 2, 2016 - 09:16 AM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

So women should have higher rates of cirrhosis of the liver.
Posted by Joe on May 30, 2016 - 05:27 PM
From the entry: Does having a hairy chest prevent cirrhosis of the liver?

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Posted by Security Services on May 30, 2016 - 06:10 AM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

"dairy by-products used to manufacture buttons and umbrella handles."

This sounds a lot like one of the milk-based plastics that was used in the early 20th century.
Posted by Daniel Myers on May 26, 2016 - 02:18 PM
From the entry: The Case of the Umbrella-Handle Parmesan Cheese

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Posted by yousef on May 16, 2016 - 05:58 AM
From the entry: Giant Red Palm Weevil Larva

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Posted by Steve on May 10, 2016 - 02:35 PM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

Well i say the same as my man already, why would you have a camera outside the room you just happen to have a paranormal situation happen. I so do believe in the afterlife and i know ghosts and such exists. Be careful out there guys n girls.
Posted by Steve on May 10, 2016 - 02:33 PM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

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Posted by tired of STUPID people!!! on Mar 31, 2016 - 08:24 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

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Posted by Tumwine Richard on Mar 28, 2016 - 04:08 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

All you dumb fools who think this is fake, are f'n idiots. I'm from and live in Canada, Niagara, Fort Erie Region. Let me tell you something. I was f'n pushed down, while walking along the north side of Niagara. Not to far from Stanley Rd. Late last summer night. I can't recall the exact time, but it was after dark. I was by myself, on my way home as usual after work and I worked late, and some energy literally pushed me towards the railing, as if it wanted me push me off. I was sober, and nor do I, or have I ever used narcotics. When it happened, I looked back thinking someone was being stupid and at the same time I said, "yo wtf" I absolutely seen No one. I instantly freaked out, and ran towards the other side of the street. As I was running, I looked back. It seemed like a blurry fuzzy image of some s#$% was pacing me, but like 50 feet away. I sped up, cutting across neighbors backyards, fearing whatever it is will follow me home. I pulled out my cell phone, f'n heart going like God knows how fast, told my mate what just happened. And guess what? I was informed by him I'm not the first person that has happened too. He didn't think anything of it to tell me. Weeks before, a women had the same incident happen to her, except her hand bag went flying over the rail. This is what he read in the Niagara daily news. I don't read or watch t.v. This woman contacted the authorities and explained the incident. Of course, who would believe it, because it wasn't them it happened too. I tried to find this woman for further questions with no avail. Up to now, I take the long way home. So before you anyone even tries to talk smack, think again. There are always idiots out there who don't believe, or try to money off real things calling it fake. In Africa, no one believe in Ebola. They thought it was a government conspiracy to make money. Now they believe it after how many deaths. I know it's completely different that what happened to me. But its the best example I can have, because what happened to me, never happened to you. And I hope it never will. I've been in fear ever since. F'n sleep with lights on, candles and crucifix. You think it's joke, think again.
Posted by Conspicuous consumption on Mar 15, 2016 - 02:14 AM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

has anybody stayed in any rooms regarding whichever hotel this is happening at ?!? if not, then shut up !! and let me see proof !!!
Posted by michelle on Mar 9, 2016 - 01:42 PM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

Ask yourself; without the sound and blurry "ghost" image, what did I really see?
Posted by A Rains on Feb 21, 2016 - 01:37 AM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

Im a paranormal investigator and I say this is fake. Faker than fake. Lol
Posted by Rae on Feb 13, 2016 - 01:23 PM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

How can two veils exist and be used as a sacred objects at the same time? The whole concept is absurd and one bad apple does ruin the bunch. If one is not authentic they both most likely are not. Its all about the shrine and generating cash. Shame on the Roman Catholic Church!
Posted by Pastor Greg Boyle on Feb 8, 2016 - 01:45 PM
From the entry: Pilgrims Flock to Manoppello’s Shrine

Its a fake and a disgrace. I am the experimental photographer who discovered the real Veronica Veil in 2011 when I processed the Veronica held in Rome and the hidden encoded alive face of Christ was revealed as a second negative image identical to the Shroud of Turin. My discovery is documented in the New World Encyclopedia article Veil of Veronica google the Real Veronica Veil thankyou Vincent Ruello
Posted by Vincent Ruello on Feb 6, 2016 - 02:53 AM
From the entry: Pilgrims Flock to Manoppello’s Shrine

Just cut him in half and count his rings.
Posted by Biff Henderson on Jan 26, 2016 - 09:43 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

Posted by ECTOGEOS on Jan 20, 2016 - 07:04 PM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

i am really shocked to read all this ignorant comments about this man that claims to be 179 years old.maybe he has ten or twenty years less,but the fact is that this is extra ordinary person respect to all the others living people of the world, and i will tell you why. If you could like i do measure through this man's photo his vibrational energy you would understand that this is a exceptional person,because he has aquired the vibrational energy of over 1 million Bovis unity,compared to the vibrational energy of us common people that is less than seven thousands Bovis unity,and to many people is notorius that a high vibrational energy is index of longevity. My thought is that all the world competent istitutions should investigate to try to find out where and how this man has aquired all this vibrational energy,instead of being deaf to this important signals that nature gives to humanity
Posted by carmelo vaticano on Jan 13, 2016 - 06:08 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

Posted by Rho on Jan 12, 2016 - 06:32 PM
From the entry: Poodle Clipping As An Olympic Sport

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Posted by mick on Dec 26, 2015 - 09:35 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

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Posted by RonaldMt on Nov 30, 2015 - 11:22 AM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

...and there is a feminist Harvard professor still in denial about the fraud. Alas. For the idiosyncratic nature of gender logic see "Goddess Unmasked" by Paul Davies or transcripts of the public statements of Hillary Clinton.
Posted by The very rev. James barlow on Nov 26, 2015 - 10:02 PM
From the entry: The Gospel of Jesus's Wife

Wow, none of you have any good evidence to how this can be a hoax, because it isn't. Also shut up about the god damn CGI already. You skeptics always jump to the conclusion of "Oh my god, it's really crappy CGI." I've delt with paranormal cap my entire life, My family believed in witchcraft, and I'm learning the arts of black magic myself. Science exist, but so does the supernatural. Trust me, I've seen alot to know.
Posted by Eli Moore on Nov 25, 2015 - 12:22 AM
From the entry: The Screaming Ghost in Room 209

Gayle Newland has been jailed for 8 years.
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Posted by Lord Lucan on Nov 12, 2015 - 07:08 PM
From the entry: Boyfriend was really a girlfriend

Eh bleh. The only scandal here is that anyone cares at all about modern "poetry". You could take a Pikiwedia article, chop it up into eight-word chunks, and publish it as a "poem" these days.
Posted by Richard Bos on Nov 6, 2015 - 11:22 PM
From the entry: The Poetry of Yi-Fen Chou

"Gayle Newland says that for two years she thought she was meeting and having sex with her boyfriend, Kye Fortune..."

No... Gayle Newland was the person pretending to be Kye Fortune. And Gayle/Kye claims that the alleged victim knew that Gayle was Kye.

Gayle claims she told the alleged victim about her Kye personality, and the woman then added Kye on facebook. The alleged victim says that Gayle, posing as Kye, sent her a friend request, and that she had no idea who Gayle and.or Kye were.

Should be easy enough to prove which one is lying: facebook just has to say which party initiated the friend request.
Posted by Eric on Oct 26, 2015 - 01:56 PM
From the entry: Boyfriend was really a girlfriend

The name, DUPÉ, is most likely pronounced "do pay" — probably a satire on the fact that bottled water is vastly more expensive than tap water.

Posted by Robert Baker on Oct 19, 2015 - 05:58 PM
From the entry: Bottled Fresh Air

The 1939 article contained an error; hibernation occurs during the winter, a creature which sleeps through the summer is aestivating.

Posted by Robert Baker on Oct 18, 2015 - 06:01 AM
From the entry: The Snow Snake

A variant of the "love triangle" prank was done in the 1970s, by the staff of BBC consumer magazine programme "That's Life", on a British agony aunt; they sent a letter under the pseudonym "Thelma", which in essence was a condensed version of the plot of Shakespeare's "Hamlet", and the column replied with all the "wrong" (according to how the plot of "Hamlet" resolves) advice! They gleefully broadcast this, upon which that agony column vowed that thereafter they would be more careful in checking correspondents' names for anagrams.
Posted by Robert Baker on Oct 18, 2015 - 02:03 AM
From the entry: Writing Fake Letters to Dear Abby

Something similar seems to actually exist in the UK:
Posted by Jim Barrett on Oct 17, 2015 - 05:30 AM
From the entry: Christmas Tinner Update

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