This is another silly story that is scaring people. The claim is that a 'black star' (??) at the far side of the sun is going to somehow send powerful earthquakes to Earth on Sunday 19th November. There is no truth to this, it's just a made up fantasy like a script for a bad movie. Anyway we are getting so many comments in our Doomsday Debunked Facebook group and many PM's also from people who are having panic attacks about it that I thought I should do another post here. Both to help those scared and to alert others to the issues, how these stories, keep getting promoted right to the top of Google News by its algorithm, and are scaring our young children and young adults.-->
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By Chris Gorski, Inside Science -- Hard-shelled football helmets first emerged nearly 80 years ago to protect against catastrophic head injuries like skull fractures and brain hemorrhages, and they have evolved over the decades to offer better protection. Recently, public attention has increasingly focused on other consequences of hits to the head, including concussions and long-term degenerative diseases such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy.-->
For the most part, algae, that green ooze found floating on various bodies of water, has long been considered a temporary issue. It blooms into an annoyance and eventually dissipates, and disappears.
How did a frog that doesn't live in Louisiana get a habitat there? It was part of a sue-and-settle agreement arrangement between the government an environmental group, and it could cause the Supreme Court to dismantle the Endangered Species Act.
'Switzerland' brings to mind money, delicious dark chocolate, Alps, and watches. Now we can add homeopathy to the list, because some Swiss doctors (regular MDs, not naturopaths) are prescribing homeopathic 'remedies' to their patients. Some are doing so for the placebo effect, but others actually appear to believe the hype!
The traffic on Thanksgiving is killer. If you happen to be driving to Aunt Wilma's in Connecticut you will find this out for yourself. But what about when you arrive? Which is riskier? The trip or the meal (1)?
Newly released guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggest illegitimate, unproven stem cell uses might become a thing of the past.