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Hitachi is building world's fastest elevators
4-23-2014 | 8 comments
Two of the new super-speed lifts will be installed inside China's Guangzhou Finance Centre by 2016.
Pilot reports UFO sighting over Caloundra
4-23-2014 | 29 comments | The UFO Phenomenon
A commercial pilot with more than 30 years of experience believes he witnessed something unusual.
Inventor builds real Spider-Man webshooter
4-23-2014 | 6 comments | Science & Technology
German hobbyist Patrick Priebe has developed his own version of the superhero's web-slinging device.
US and Russian military dolphins to face off?
4-22-2014 | 20 comments | Science & Technology
Specially trained dolphins could soon clash in an underwater sea battle according to recent reports.
Researchers tackle 'SLIders' phenomenon
4-22-2014 | 29 comments | Metaphysics & Psychology
Some people seem to have the ability to turn off streetlights simply by walking underneath them.
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Are your fingerprints truly unique ?
4-22-2014 | 10 comments
Fingerprints are often used to identify criminals, but does everyone really have a unique fingerprint ?
Lab loses 2,000 vials of deadly SARS virus
4-17-2014 | 19 comments | Science & Technology
France's Pasteur Institute revealed the blunder after it discovered that the vials had gone missing.
US Navy is turning seawater in to fuel
4-14-2014 | 35 comments | Science & Technology
The need for a more efficient fuel source for large ships has lead to a highly unexpected solution.
Is it possible to regenerate our organs ?
4-12-2014 | 13 comments | Science & Technology
In what is being hailed as a world first, scientists have succeeded in regenerating an organ in mice.
Land Rover designs 'invisible' car bonnet
4-10-2014 | 15 comments | Science & Technology
The manufacturer has unveiled its concept for a car with a bonnet that the driver can see through.
Cosmetics firm in bid to lighten the Moon
4-21-2014 | 30 comments
The company wants to make the Moon brighter for the purpose of lowering global energy usage.
Family's car catches fire in lion enclosure
4-20-2014 | 14 comments | Bizarre
A day out at the safari park for Helen Clements and her family turned in to something of a nightmare.
Indian man is addicted to eating bricks
 Hot!  4-12-2014 | 40 comments | Bizarre
Pakkirappa Hunagundi suffers from a rare condition that sees him crave bricks, gravel and mud.
Man delivers world's longest lecture
4-6-2014 | 14 comments | Bizarre
Arvind Mishra set a new world record by speaking for a staggering 139 hours and 42 minutes.
Rare 'goat-sheep' born on a farm in Ireland
4-4-2014 | 14 comments | Bizarre
Farmer Pat Murphy was shocked to discover that one new arrival was a cross between a goat and a sheep.
What do bunnies have to do with Easter ?
4-21-2014 | 35 comments
If Easter is all about celebrating the resurrection of Christ then where does the Easter Bunny fit in ?
Prophecy surrounds 'blood moon' events
 Hot!  4-17-2014 | 99 comments | Spirituality
This week's lunar eclipse has been seen as a sign that an ancient prophecy will soon be fulfilled.
Jesus' wife parchment is not a fake
 Hot!  4-11-2014 | 52 comments | Spirituality
A fragment of papyrus with writing that references the wife of Jesus is believed to be genuine.
Was Jesus really crucified in a 'T' shape ?
 Hot!  4-7-2014 | 148 comments | Spirituality
A new study has suggested that the traditional depiction of Jesus on the cross could be wrong.
Could Noah's Ark have really happened ?
 Hot!  4-5-2014 | 147 comments | Spirituality
Scientists have calculated that fitting two of every animal on the ark may have actually been feasible.
Man becomes maths genius after head injury
4-21-2014 | 16 comments
Jason Padgett became a mathematical genius overnight after an attacker punched him in the head.
Can dreams solve other people's problems ?
4-19-2014 | 13 comments | Metaphysics
A new study has suggested that it may be possible to learn about someone else's problems while asleep.
Can skepticism blind you to the truth ?
 Hot!  3-31-2014 | 223 comments | Metaphysics
Can a deeply ingrained skepticism of the paranormal blind a person to what's in front of their eyes ?
Coma patient wakes up with 'psychic powers'
 Hot!  3-17-2014 | 40 comments | Metaphysics
An injured man who spent two weeks in a coma believes that the experience has made him psychic.
Scientists probe out-of-body experiences
3-8-2014 | 26 comments | Metaphysics
For the first time a brain scan has revealed what happens when someone is undertaking an 'astral trip'.
Space & Astronomy
Earth struck by big asteroids 'all the time'
4-20-2014 | 22 comments
Three former NASA astronauts are set to reveal some unsettling data on how vulnerable our planet is.
Kepler discovers most Earth-like exoplanet
4-18-2014 | 24 comments | Space & Astronomy
Astronomers have located an Earth-sized world within the 'Goldilocks zone' of a distant solar system.
Does Pluto have a subterranean ocean ?
4-16-2014 | 16 comments | Space & Astronomy
A new theory suggests that Pluto, like Europa and Enceladus, may be home to a liquid water ocean.
New twin experiment to test effects of space
4-15-2014 | 10 comments | Space & Astronomy
NASA is set to conduct an unprecedented new study in to the way space can affect the human body.
Russia to build permanent Moon base
 Hot!  4-13-2014 | 62 comments | Space & Astronomy
Russia has big plans for its space program in the coming years and the Moon is its next target.
Ancient wrestling match was fixed
Wrestling events in the ancient world appear to have been plagued by bribes and match fixing.
'Loch Ness Monster' found on mobile map app
 Hot!  4-19-2014
The form of what looks like a huge creature in Loch Ness has been spotted on Apple's satellite maps app.
New killer sea sponges discovered
Four new species of carnivorous sponge have been identified in the depths off the coast of California.
Did Monroe plan to reveal JFK UFO visit ?
New evidence seems to support the authenticity of a particularly controversial declassified CIA document.
How did T. rex hunt with such tiny arms ?
The huge carnivore might have had a ferocious set of teeth but its arms were less than impressive.
Burning orange light baffles Rudloe residents
 Hot!  4-17-2014
Several witnesses observed the phenomenon in the sky over a rural part of England.
World's most haunted island goes on sale
The Venetian island of Poveglia is considered to be one of the most haunted locations on the planet.
Why do animals sometimes rain from the sky ?
Stories of frogs, fish and other creatures falling from the sky like rain have been told for centuries.
Kathleen Meadows
The problem with soul mates
Kathleen Meadows explores the concept of a 'soul mate'.
William B Stoecker
The Dirty Dozen
A look at 12 of the strongest and most convincing documented cases of UFOs.
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The hunt for sunset rubies
Posted 4-23-2014 | 1 comment
Gem hunter Don Kogen goes in search of an extremely rare type of ruby in the markets of Thailand.
The secret is in the space suit
Posted 4-22-2014 | 1 comment
Experts ponder over the appearance of strange spots on the gloves of Neil Armstrong's space suit.
25 of the world's scariest bridges
Posted 4-21-2014 | 3 comments
A look at some of the highest, least stable and most terrifying bridges on the planet.
Hidden miracles of the natural world
Posted 4-20-2014 | 2 comments
Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with time lapse cameras and microscopes.
Jellyfish lake
Posted 4-19-2014 | 1 comment
13 million golden jellyfish gather beneath the midday sun to feed on algae.
James Cameron journeys to the depths
Posted 4-18-2014 | 2 comments
James Cameron undertook a daring mission to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in 2012.
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Keith Pattison de Bellasis
The haunting of the Reina Sofia Museum
What lurks within ?
Bruce Gernon
Electronic fog and Malaysian flight 370
Did electronic fog cause the plane to go down ?
Ritoban Mukherjee
The screaming skull of Burton Agnes Hall
A look at the legend of the ghost of Anne Griffith.
William B Stoecker
Cracks in the Earth
A look at some of the enigmas surrounding plate boundaries and earthquake faults.
Kathleen Meadows
Dreaming yourself a shaman
Kathleen Meadows looks at how to record and interpret your dreams.
Dan Green
Remote viewing for the Grail
Dan Green conducts a remote viewing experiment.
Ritoban Mukherjee
The death ship of the south seas
A look in to the chilling story of the S.S. Ourang Medan.
Edward Crabtree
A defence of fringe science
A look at modern beliefs and attitudes towards the unexplained.
Ritoban Mukherjee
The Nameless Thing of Berkeley Square
A chilling tale from 18th Century London.
Kathleen Meadows
Dreams guide our destiny
Kathleen Meadows explores the fascinating world of dreams.
Edward Crabtree
The great Himalayan Yeti debate
Abominable Snowman versus prehistoric bear.
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