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Public names locomotive 'Trainy McTrainface'
7-23-2017 | 1 comment
A recent poll in Sweden has shown, once again, why asking the public to name anything is a bad idea.
Did sea creatures push US in to Vietnam War ?
7-22-2017 | 1 comment | Modern Mysteries
Back in 1964, the Gulf of Tonkin incident resulted in a renewed commitment to war with Vietnam.
Scientist has 'solved' the Bermuda Triangle
7-22-2017 | 12 comments | Modern Mysteries
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki maintains that the answer to the mystery lies in little more than basic human error.
Scientists develop bizarre worm-like robot
7-22-2017 | 4 comments | Science & Technology
Stanford University researchers have built a robot that can literally worm its way around anything.
Mystery of Abe Lincoln's Bixby letter solved
7-21-2017 | 5 comments | Modern Mysteries
Forensic linguists have 'almost certainly' determined who really wrote the famous Civil War-era letter.
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Free diver hits bottom of world's deepest pool
7-21-2017 | 6 comments
A new video shows veteran free diver Guillaume Nery descending 131ft underwater on only one lungful of air.
Frozen sausages land on house roof in Florida
7-19-2017 | 16 comments | Bizarre
A family in South Florida were left perplexed this week after their house was hit by bags of frozen meat.
Security robot drowns itself in a fountain
7-18-2017 | 27 comments | Bizarre
A new security robot brought in to help monitor an office in Washington DC ended up committing suicide.
Woman taking selfie wrecks $200,000 exhibit
7-15-2017 | 29 comments | Bizarre
The heart-stopping moment saw an entire row of extremely expensive art pieces collapse like dominoes.
Man creates 'world's largest Super Soaker'
7-15-2017 | 6 comments | Bizarre
Former NASA engineer Mark Rober has created a super-powerful water gun capable of firing at 243mph.
Space & Astronomy
SpaceX ditches plans for 2018 Mars landing
7-21-2017 | 4 comments
Plans to land a modified version of the company's reusable Dragon capsule on Mars have been scrapped.
Today marks 48 years since first Moon landing
7-20-2017 | 13 comments | Space & Astronomy
Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong made history when they set foot on the lunar surface 48 years ago today.
NASA reveals amazing new Pluto flyover video
7-16-2017 | 14 comments | Space & Astronomy
The footage has been constructed from the thousands of photographs taken by the New Horizons probe.
NASA doesn't have the funds to land on Mars
7-14-2017 | 24 comments | Space & Astronomy
The space agency has admitted that it cannot currently afford to land humans on the surface of Mars.
Juno offers up stunning new images of Jupiter
7-13-2017 | 10 comments | Space & Astronomy
The space probe has captured staggeringly detailed shots of Jupiter's centuries-old Great Red Spot.
Ancient Mysteries
Australia find 'rewrites the history books'
7-20-2017 | 5 comments
Archaeologists now believe that Australia was colonized 18,000 years earlier than previously thought.
Ancient Roman sarcophagus found in London
7-19-2017 | 2 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Archaeologists working near Borough Market have discovered a coffin dating back over 1,600 years.
Ancient Hippocrates text discovered in Egypt
7-17-2017 | 3 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Archaeologists have uncovered new writings by Hippocrates, the famed 'father of Western medicine'.
Ancient monuments used for moonlit ceremonies
7-13-2017 | 1 comment | Ancient Mysteries
Archaeologists have found that ancient stone monuments may have had a hidden purpose.
'Underworld' tunnel found beneath Teotihuacan
7-8-2017 | 5 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Archaeologists have discovered a mysterious tunnel underneath the ancient city's Pyramid of the Moon.
Science & Technology
Top US general warns against killer robots
7-19-2017 | 8 comments
General Paul Selva has spoken out about the dangers of creating fully autonomous weapon systems.
Why do some people have a fear of holes ?
7-13-2017 | 13 comments | Science & Technology
Scientists have come up with a new theory to explain what causes trypophobia - the fear of small holes.
Monster-sized iceberg splits from Antarctica
7-12-2017 | 6 comments | Science & Technology
One of the largest icebergs in recorded history has broken away from the world's southernmost continent.
China has 'teleported' a photon in to orbit
7-12-2017 | 30 comments | Science & Technology
In a world-first, China has succeeded in using quantum entanglement to send data to a satellite.
Researchers invent battery-free mobile phone
7-11-2017 | 5 comments | Science & Technology
Boffins at the University of Washington have come up with a way to remove the need for charging entirely.
SETI develops new alien-hunting instrument
7-18-2017 | 10 comments
Scientists have come up with a way to scan the skies for pulses of light from an alien civilization.
NASA denies alien life announcement claim
 Hot!  6-27-2017 | 54 comments | Extraterrestrial
NASA has played down the suggestion that it is on the verge of announcing the discovery of alien life.
Anonymous: 'NASA to announce alien life'
 Hot!  6-26-2017 | 54 comments | Extraterrestrial
The hacktivist group has suggested that NASA may be on the verge of making a very important announcement.
Has the 'Wow!' signal finally been solved ?
6-11-2017 | 25 comments | Extraterrestrial
Scientists now believe that the mysterious 1977 space signal had actually come from a passing comet.
Bigelow: 'aliens are right under our noses'
 Hot!  5-30-2017 | 89 comments | Extraterrestrial
Aerospace entrepreneur and NASA partner Robert Bigelow believes that ET is already here on Earth.
Could a human actually outrun a T. rex ?
Contrary to the plot of Jurassic Park, a rampaging Tyrannosaurus rex wouldn't actually move very fast.
Traces of blood found on the Shroud of Turin
 Hot!  7-17-2017
A new analysis of the world-famous relic has allegedly revealed traces of blood from a torture victim.
Water bears could survive the apocalypse
Scientists have identified a microscopic species capable of surviving almost any cataclysmic event.
Man spooks family with haunted doll collection
63-year-old Barry Collingswood has a collection that is bound to give just about anyone the creeps.
Mystery surrounds black 'smoke vortex' UFOs
A peculiar aerial phenomenon has been sighted in countries all across the world in recent years.
Have dogs sniffed out Amelia Earhart's remains?
Sniffer dogs have detected possible human remains during an investigation on the island of Nikumaroro.
Breatharian couple claim to live on 'energy'
Camila Castello and Akahi Ricardo claim to eat only a tiny amount of food and say they never feel hungry.
'Bigfoot' prints photographed in Texas parks
Authorities at the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department have published some intriguing pictures.
Kathleen Meadows
Storytelling, advising and re-framing
Kathleen Meadows on the practice of Tarot reading.
Sean Casteel
Hollow Earth, JFK and Admiral Byrd
Sean Casteel investigates.
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Stories & Experiences
Spider signs
7-21-2017 | Michigan
My ancestry is calling me
7-21-2017 | Morgan Hill, Ca
I can hear someone
6-27-2017 | Maryland
My dead father spoke to me
6-27-2017 | Alabama
Is my child predicting our death ?
6-27-2017 | Lincoln Park, MI
Craig is here
6-10-2017 | Phoenix AZ
We saw the same thing!
6-10-2017 | Pooler, GA
Three female faces
6-5-2017 | Illinois (IL)
Encounter at 3:33 AM
6-5-2017 | Budapest

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Posted 7-21-2017 | 0 comments
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