Disneyland

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    Skepchick Quickies 7.18

    On this date in 1955, Disneyland opened officially to the public. That’s not too interesting. However, the previous day was the special opening day for invited guestsonly, but it was a fantastic disaster. Thousands of people showed up with counterfeit tickets, ladies’ high heels sunk into the freshly-laid asphalt, and the water fountains were dry due to the plumbers’ strike.…

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  • Psychiatry: Industry of Death ‘museum’

    What’s a trip to Southern California without a visit to a theme park?  Forget Disneyland, take the family to Psychiatry: Industry of Death instead; the amusement park of the Church of Scientology. It’s much more frightening than the Haunted Mansion. Coming a close second to Ken Ham’s Creation Museum in the list of pseudoscientific anti-museums, this is a ‘museum’ where…

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