Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Daily Blend: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Derek Acorah
Derek Acorah, shameless fraud

Feeling sleep deprived, so here are some quick links to tie y’all over while I mourn today’s canceled music lesson.

  • The Telegraph’s Tom Chivers rips into “psychic” Derek Acorah [pictured] for declaring that Madeleine McCann is dead and will be reincarnated.
    (via @BadAstronomer)

  • Meanwhile, Seth Mnookin at The Panic Virus debunks anti-vaccine bullshit from both TLC and the Chicago Sun-Times.
    (via @BadAstronomer)

  • Norway government officially divorces church from state. (The article comments provide moderate entertainment.)
    (via Rob F)

  • Six ways the founding of the United States was actually much more interesting than what history class told us.

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.