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An Epic Prank has been played on Trump

What is CPAC? The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an annual political conference attended by conservative activists and elected officials from across the United States. CPAC is hosted by the American Conservative Union (ACU).[1] More than 100 other organizations contribute in various ways. What Happened? Many of the delegates […]


Do Immigrants cause more crime than others?

The claim that immigrants are a root cause of much crime is one that has been vigorously promoted by the current Oval office holder. This rhetoric has inspired not only his promises of a wall and deportations of vast numbers, but also xenophobic weekly lists of immigrant crimes designed to stir up a […]


Weird Claim: Gladiator battles between humans, giants and dinosaurs really happened 1

I missed this one yesterday when I was writing my a weekly summary of some of the truly bizarre religious claims floating about this week. It is just too good to pass over, so here it is. Mr Ham (who else could roll with this) tweeted this out … Exquisite […]


Weekly Weird Religious News

So today I’m turning in a slightly different direction and am posting a few highlights from some of the truly whacky and utterly bizarre bits of religiously motivated news items that have happened in the past week. You might think that I would need to widen the span of time to say a […]


Is liquid rock possible?

Something slightly different today. So the above image of some apparently liquid rock has been going around and along with it have been some rather bizarre claims. One chap posts it on Facebook and asks … Any stonemasons out there that can explain this 10,000 year old piece of liquefied granit? […]


Has Wikipedia really banned Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source? 1

There is an article in the UK’s Guardian that reports that Wikipedia has banned the Daily Mail because it is an un-reliable source … Wikipedia bans Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source Online encyclopaedia editors rule out publisher as a reference citing ‘reputation for poor fact checking and sensationalism’ Wikipedia editors have […]