News items discussed this week:
T. Rex is not a big feathered turkey, but… here’s a lesson in bad science writing.
Was there an ape swinging through the trees in La Crescenta, California? Why do people jump to extreme conclusions from so little evidence?
Three new Spooky Geology posts are up: the London Hammer, dead dinosaur stew, and lakes that exhale death. Check out SpookyGeology.com
The harasser and attacker in Portland was a white supremacist. What did he mean by Hail, Vineland?
In real life: Is it right to raise money by offering paranormal investigations opportunities at a historic mansion? What if the mansion was the birthplace of a lauded scientist and scholar? Sharon questions the Haldeman Mansion Preservation Society.
See entire show notes and extras at http://doubtfulnews.com/2017/06/15-credibility-street-19-leaping-to-doubtful-conclusions
Hosts: Sharon Hill and Torkel Odegard.