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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Fried mice

Locals in Guangdong province, southern China, have a reputation for being able to cook and stomach any food, no matter how bizarre.
— Orange News

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Sweden moving towards cashless economy

Bills and coins represent only 3 percent of Sweden's economy, compared to an average of 9 percent in the Eurozone and 7 percent in the U.S.
— Associated Press

This is maybe the weirdest map of North America ever printed

In the late 1800s, merchants in Wisconsin created a map of a skinless, naked giant splayed entirely over the North American continent.
— io9.com

Monday, March 19, 2012

'Metal moles' begin work below London

The first of eight highly specialized Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), which each weigh nearly 1,000 tons, is being positioned in west London.
— BBC News

Why Bilinguals Are Smarter

Speaking two languages can have a profound effect on your brain, improving cognitive skills.
— NY Times



Sunday, March 18, 2012

Star Trek gadget becomes reality

Microsoft's is on the brink of making a real, working 'Universal Translator' which converts spoken English into any of 26 different languages.
— Mail Online

Buried spacecraft in Austria?

An Austrian farmer looking for his lost cat stumbled upon a hole that he thinks might contain the greatest UFO find of all time.
— Huffington Post

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Mom, son survive 'bizarre' crashes

A mother and her son survived two separate head-on crashes within four minutes of each other on New Zealand's Kapiti Coast.
— Stuff.co.nz

Skydiver leaps from stratosphere

A daredevil aiming to set the record for world's highest skydive completed a practice jump from more than 13 miles up in the stratosphere.
— Space.com

Friday, March 16, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Man creates his own pharoah tomb

A Florida man has created his very own Egyptian sarcophagus - and plans to be mummified before he is put in it when he dies.
— Orange News

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Oldest animal with a skeleton discovered

The organism called Coronacollina acula, discovered in South Australia, is estimated to be between 550 and 560 million years old.
— Daily Mail

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Monday, March 12, 2012

An Island of Vampires

Nick Redfern details a vampiric entity in Puerto Rico that predates the infamous Chupacabra.
— Mysterious Universe

Sunday, March 11, 2012

The Werewolf of Bedburg

Stephen Wagner shares the tale of a monster that tormented a German town in the 16th century.
— About.com

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Death Star

Robert Schoch looks at the dangers which could come from solar flares and geomagnetic storms.
— Daily Grail

Friday, March 9, 2012

Scientists shed light on antimatter

Groundbreaking experiments on particles of mysterious "antimatter" could back up decades' worth of scientific theories.
— The Telegraph

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Senator Goldwater UFO Files

Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater’s collection of 143 pages of UFO letters has now been posted.
— FATE Magazine

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Uganda govt. squabbles, while children die of mysterious disease

The illness, called nodding disease and characterized by symptoms similar to epilepsy, has afflicted more than 1,000 children.
— Washington Times

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Sun Erupts With Major Solar Flare

A major solar flare erupted from the sun on March 4, sending an explosion of plasma and charged particles hurtling toward Earth.
— Space.com

Are Emotions Prophetic?

What if our emotions know more than we know? What if our feelings are smarter than us?
— Wired

Monday, March 5, 2012

US at night captured from space

This spectacular image of the Atlantic coast of the US was taken by the crew aboard the International Space Station.
— Orange News

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Born to be Wild

Nick Redfern shares the tale of green-skinned children from 12th century England.
— Mania.com

The Loch Oich Monster

Profiling the sea creature said to lurk in the waters neighboring Loch Ness.
— Loch Ness Mystery

Saturday, March 3, 2012

The Wolff Exorcisms

Jason Offutt shares the terrifying tale of an exorcism that changed one family forever.
— Mysterious Universe

Friday, March 2, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

New twist in antimatter mystery

A US experiment has confirmed previous findings that hinted at new phenomena outside our understanding of physics.
— BBC News

How 'UFOs' Curb Black Hole Growth

Astronomers studying nearby galaxies have found a new type of outflow called an ultra-fast outflow, or UFO.
— Scientific American

Thursday, March 1, 2012

'Dead' woman climbs out of coffin

A 95-year-old grandmother terrified her neighbors in China - by climbing out of her coffin six days after she 'died.'
— Orange News

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Flatworms could hold key to immortality

British researchers believe that the worms, which live in ponds and lakes, could live forever after examining their ability to repeatedly regenerate.
— The Telegraph

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Earliest Artificial Eye

The world's earliest prosthetic eye was worn by an ancient Persian priestess.
— Quigley's Cabinet

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Moss Man Cometh

Examining the bizarre creature said to lurk in the Florida Everglades during the late 1970's.
— Mysterious Universe

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Witty Gravestones

A survey of some of the more clever 'last words' left behind over the years.
— Beachcombing's Bizarre History Blog

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

Is This The Best Photo Of Bigfoot Ever?

It wasn’t until recently that the Sasquatch community caught wind that blogger Melissa Hovy could be holding the ultimate photo depicting the big guy.
— GhostTheory.com

Shrinking Sky! Cloud Tops Dropping Closer to Earth

If observations show that clouds are truly getting lower, it could have an important effect on global climate change.
— LiveScience

Friday, February 24, 2012

The Fireballs of February

In the middle of the night on February 13th, something disturbed the animal population of rural Portal, Georgia.
— NASA

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A bridge too f-aaaah!

A driver and her two passengers astonished rescuers when they survived after plunging 40ft off an unfinished bridge.
— Orange News

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Audio Interview: Brad Steiger

The prolific author discusses such topics as WWII table tipping, the Hollow Earth, and parallel species living on Earth.
— Binnall of America

Monday, February 20, 2012

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Project Avatar

U.S. military researches ways for soldiers to control robot 'surrogates' using just their minds.
— Mail Online

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Cars without drivers

Get ready to see automated automobiles on the open road.
— International Business Times





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