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Ghosts & Hauntings
Bolsover Castle is voted 'England's spookiest'
10-17-2017 | 2 comments
Built on an ancient burial ground, Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire has a reputation for being haunted.
Miami politician was 'abducted by aliens'
10-17-2017 | 12 comments | Extraterrestrial
Congressional candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera recalls having alien abduction experiences as a child.
Whales and dolphins lead 'human-like lives'
10-17-2017 | 6 comments | Natural World
Scientists have linked the brain size of cetaceans to the 'human-like' nature of their social behaviors.
Neutron star smash signals major breakthrough
10-16-2017 | 31 comments | Space & Astronomy
For the first time ever, gravitational waves and light have been picked up from the same cosmic event.
Scottish scientists send a teacake in to space
10-16-2017 | 6 comments | Space & Astronomy
Thousands of people watched online as the popular confectionery was launched in to the heavens on Friday.
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Modern Mysteries
Mystery 'Watcher' house goes up for sale
10-15-2017 | 4 comments
A couple plagued by mysterious letters from the 'Watcher' have been struggling to sell their home.
Cuba 'sonic weapon' audio recording released
10-14-2017 | 10 comments | Modern Mysteries
A clip of the high-pitched sound that US diplomats have been hearing in Cuba has been uploaded online.
New Oreo flavor mystery is worth $50,000
10-10-2017 | 6 comments | Modern Mysteries
The popular cookie brand is offering a cash prize to anyone who can guess the flavor of its new product.
World War II RAF building mystery solved
10-8-2017 | 4 comments | Modern Mysteries
A mysterious building discovered at a former RAF base has turned out to be an anti-aircraft gun position.
Can an AI work out who betrayed Anne Frank ?
10-4-2017 | 4 comments | Modern Mysteries
Special software is being used to solve the mystery of who betrayed Anne Frank's family to the Nazis.
'Vampire' kangaroos lived longer than thought
10-15-2017 | 1 comment
An extinct species of fanged kangaroo survived five million years longer than previously believed.
New prehistoric marine predator discovered
10-3-2017 | 4 comments | Palaeontology
Palaeontologists have identified a new species that could shed light on the origins of crocodiles.
Neanderthal brains developed slower than ours
9-24-2017 | 7 comments | Palaeontology
The skeleton of a young Neanderthal has revealed that our brains did not develop at the same rate.
Plant-eating dinosaurs sometimes ate crabs
9-24-2017 | 8 comments | Palaeontology
Fossilized droppings have revealed that some herbivorous dinosaurs occasionally snacked on seafood.
Giant prehistoric frog ate small dinosaurs
9-21-2017 | 1 comment | Palaeontology
At the size of a beach ball, the monster-sized Beelzebufo ampinga was the largest frog that ever lived.
Space & Astronomy
How close are we to finding Planet Nine ?
10-15-2017 | 5 comments
Scientists have developed a computer simulation that defines the exact orbit and behavior of Planet Nine.
China's space station is falling back to Earth
10-14-2017 | 11 comments | Space & Astronomy
The Chinese space agency's Tiangong 1 space laboratory will hit the ground within the next few months.
ESO to announce an 'unprecedented discovery'
10-13-2017 | 31 comments | Space & Astronomy
Astronomers have revealed that they will be sharing a major new discovery with the world on October 16.
Half of the universe's missing matter found
10-12-2017 | 15 comments | Space & Astronomy
A long-standing mystery concerning the whereabouts of the universe's missing matter has been solved.
Evidence of a massive lake discovered on Mars
10-11-2017 | 22 comments | Space & Astronomy
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified the site of an ancient lake on the Red Planet's surface.
Science & Technology
Supervolcano could erupt sooner than thought
10-13-2017 | 9 comments
The enormous supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park could erupt with only a few years' warning.
Mystery surrounds giant hole in Antarctica
10-12-2017 | 3 comments | Science & Technology
A hole in the ice larger than the Netherlands has been described by scientists as 'quite remarkable'.
Could floating wind farms power the planet ?
10-10-2017 | 23 comments | Science & Technology
Scientists believe that wind farms in the North Atlantic could provide enough electricity to power the world.
Pesticides found in 75 percent of all honey
10-7-2017 | 11 comments | Science & Technology
Scientists made the alarming discovery during an investigation in to the prevalence of pesticide residue.
Mystery methane surge is due to flatulent cows
10-2-2017 | 21 comments | Science & Technology
A new US study has revealed that cow flatulence is responsible for a recent rise in atmospheric methane.
Ancient Mysteries
Did Easter Islanders sail to South America ?
10-13-2017 | 25 comments
A new study has cast doubt on the idea that the island's inhabitants had contact with Native Americans.
Antikythera shipwreck yields more treasures
10-8-2017 | 4 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Divers have recovered several statue pieces and a mystery bronze disc from the 2,000-year-old shipwreck.
Mayan king's tomb unearthed in Guatemala
10-7-2017 | 3 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Dating back over 1,000 years, the tomb is thought to be that of King Te' Chan Ahk of the Wak dynasty.
Man finds huge haul of Roman coins in a field
10-1-2017 | 9 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Thought to be worth more than $250,000, the once-in-a-lifetime discovery was made using a metal detector.
Jar of toads found in ancient Canaanite tomb
9-26-2017 | 8 comments | Ancient Mysteries
Archaeologists in Jerusalem have unearthed a 4,000-year-old tomb containing a jar of headless toads.
Muscle-bound kangaroo spotted in Australia
Photographs of a 'macho' marsupial standing in a creek in Western Australia have gone viral online.
Man captures footage of a 'walking' starfish
Zeb Hallock managed to record the star-shaped echinoderm ambling along a beach in North Carolina.
Ghost hunters accused of damaging woodland
Paranormal enthusiasts have been inadvertently damaging an area of allegedly haunted forest.
Could dust explain 'alien megastructure' star ?
 Hot!  10-5-2017
A new study has cast doubt on the idea that astronomers have discovered a large alien structure in space.
Shag Harbour UFO mystery endures 50 years on
This month marks the 50th anniversary of a UFO sighting at Shag Harbour on Nova Scotia's South Shore.
Mystery US aircraft crashes in Nevada desert
 Hot!  9-12-2017
The unknown aircraft, which was being flown by pilot Eric Schultz, went down exactly one week ago.
New footage of an alleged thylacine released
 Hot!  9-7-2017
Three researchers in Australia have recently revealed trail camera footage of a mysterious animal.
$100K paranormal prize unclaimed 37 years on
 Hot!  9-4-2017
To date, The Australian Skeptics have yet to see conclusive proof of psychic or paranormal powers.
Edward Crabtree
The real aliens: a survey of 'praying mantis' entity reports
Edward Crabtree reports.
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Stories & Experiences
Guardian angel ?
9-13-2017 | Middle of nowhere Iowa
I'm not normal, but I'm not alone
9-13-2017 | South Africa
When I was very little
9-13-2017 | Sturgis So.Dakota
Weird light orbs and chills
9-13-2017 | Poland
Unexplained light flashes
8-30-2017 | Louisiana
A night that I will never forget
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