Reading these stories, you might think it's the 70's again. We found an array of spooky and weird news that proves that there is really nothing new under the sun. Here is a rundown of the week courtesy of Doubtful News.
Two haunted houses to tell you about this week. First, one in Wilkes-Barre PA that was advertised as haunted and bought by a paranormal investigator. He brings in other paranormal investigators, including John Zaffis, and apparently ghosts overrun the place. Wish I could see that. Also, this house in Pittsburgh was called a portal to hell by another demonologist in training. Now it's a website and book too.
In a story bearing a remarkable similarity to that of the infamous Minnesota Iceman, we have Hank the Bigfoot on tour.
The latest speculation over the Shroud of Turin is even more ridiculous than usual - that neutrons released by an earthquake created the image (which is still flat instead of 3D).
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sees fit to remind people there is no particular danger to the area known as the Bermuda Triangle.
We also saw some overenthusiastic hunters who killed a mangy coyote whoop it up, calling it a chupacabra, "cousin to the unicorn".
Do one in four Americans really not know the earth revolves around the sun? Yes. Same as all the other years that survey has been done. They also think that Creationism is superior to teaching evolution in school. And some who are rather extreme think they can throw around venomous snakes - with predictable results.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand answers why he is not a reptilian alien thanks to an citizen request.
And finally, now that you are likely in despair over the state of the world, note that Bill Nye, the Science Guy is getting good at debating anti-scientists.