News about weird and bizarre happenings from around the world.

Saturday, 31 October 2009

'Miracle' as communion wafer becomes heart tissue

The Catholic Church in Poland is investigating claims of a miracle after a piece of communion wafer was reported to have been transformed into human heart tissue after falling into water during a mass.

In an incident that has generated a storm of publicity in devout Poland, Professor Maria Sobaniec-Lotowaska, of the medical university in Bialystok, has dumbfounded sceptics by saying she considered the material found in the container as heart tissue.

But her findings have already been dismissed by other scientists. "The professor saw what she wanted to see.

She is very religious," said Prof Lech Chyczewski, a blood specialist. "In order to rule out any doubts, it would have been necessary to carry out molecular and genetic testing."

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Tweance, the Twitter seance, 'contacts Michael Jackson and Kurt Cobain'

The Tweance, the Twitter séance, has reported that Michael Jackson is “at peace”, and Kurt Cobain thinks Dave Grohl is a good drummer.

The Tweance: Tweeting beyond the grave Photo: TWITTER The Hallowe’en publicity stunt, carried out by “psychic” Jayne Wallace on behalf of a London fancy dress store, also claimed to have contacted Kurt Cobain and River Phoenix.

William Shakespeare, sadly for English Literature students hoping to get a few insights, was too weak to be contacted, apparently.

Cobain’s ghost revealed to Miss Wallace and her “psychic sisters” that Dave Grohl is a “good drummer” and that people should buy their children real guitars, rather than Guitar Hero computer games.

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Thursday, 29 October 2009

World's Largest Pyramid Discovered, Lost Mayan City Of Mirador Guatemala CNN

Curry is a 'cure for cancer'

SCIENTISTS have discovered a potential cure for cancer — CURRY.
A molecule located in a spice from the Indian dish was found to kill the diseased cells within 24 HOURS.

Now boffins hope the ingredient could be used as an anti-cancer treatment.

The shock discovery was made after the chemical curcumin — found in the turmeric spice — was tested to fight cancer of the oesophagus in a laboratory.

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Teenage folk singer Taylor Mitchell killed by coyotes

A teenage folk singer has died after being set upon by two coyotes as she hiked alone in a national park in Nova Scotia.

Taylor Mitchell, 19, a rising star of the Canadian music scene, died in Halifax hospital yesterday after the normally shy animals attacked her as she hiked one of the most scenic trails in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

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Somalian, 112, marries teenage girl 95 years his junior... and plans to have children

A Somali man who claims to be 112 years old has married a 17-year old girl.
'Today God helped me realise my dream,' Ahmed Mohamed Dore said, after the wedding in the region of Galguduud.
Bride Safiya Abdulle's family said she was 'happy with her new husband'.

Dhore says he wanted to marry Abdulle for a long time but waited for her to grow up.
'I didn't force her, but used my experience to convince her of my love; and then we agreed to marry,' he was quoted by the BBC as saying.

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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

KFC's Colonel Sanders tricks his way into UN to pose for 'official' photo

A man impersonating the Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Sanders managed to dupe his way into the UN headquarters in New York and shake hands with a senior official.

Dressed in the fast food icon's familiar white suit and black bow tie, the actor evaded tight security to gain access to the restricted areas of the complex.

He even posed for a photograph with Ali Treki, the new president of the UN General Assembly, before the alarm was raised and he was ejected.

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2nd Bizarre Cloud Filmed In Romania

A flying saucer-shaped cloud has been spotted in the skies above Romania – just weeks after a similarly striking formation appeared over Moscow.

If viewed from a distance the disc cloud, which is outlined by a ring of sunlight, appears to resemble an alien craft.

Meteorologists explained that the phenomenon witnessed in Moscow was just an optical effect produced by rare weather conditions, but the latest clip – apparently filmed at the end of last week – has again set tongues wagging.

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UFOs over Fenland again

UFOS have been spotted over Fenland again, with several people seeing strange lights in the sky.
Andy Dowe, who lives in Tilney St Lawrence, watched four lights over the Wisbech area for more than an hour on Friday night.

He said his mother, who also lives in the village, saw them as well, as did some friends from Walpole St Andrew.

Andy, who works in Wisbech, said his son first spotted the lights at 8.15pm.

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Tuesday, 27 October 2009

NASA Preps for Ares I-X Rocket Launch

Engineers made final preparations Tuesday morning for the long-awaited launch of NASA's towering Ares I-X rocket - the 33-story centerpiece of a $445 million test flight expected to generate valuable engineering data for development of a post-shuttle replacement.

The planned launch comes on the heels of a report by a presidential panel of space experts that concluded NASA's current plans to build new Ares rockets and establish bases on the moon by the early 2020s is not feasible without an additional $3 billion to $6 billion a year.

The slender Ares I-X, its second stage wider than the first, stands twice as tall as a space shuttle "stack." But its pencil-thin appearance quickly led to a somewhat derisive nickname: the "stick."

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Tourists may land on the moon by 2020

AUSTRALIAN astronaut Andy Thomas says NASA's groundbreaking space rocket test could help put tourists on the moon by 2020.

The test launch of Ares I-X, expected to take place late tonight (11pm AEST), will deliver the agency vital technical information that could help it set up a manned space station on the moon within a decade.

Thomas, 58, said moves towards commercial funding for NASA could mean tourists would have the chance to experience space soon after professional astronauts arrived on the moon.

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Giant dinosaur skull discovered on Jurrasic Coast

A FEROCIOUS, meat-eating dinosaur, so enormous it makes the T Rex look like a light snack, has been discovered on Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast.

So far, only the gargantuan fossilised skull of the 150-million-year-old Pliosaur has been unearthed, but seeing as that measures a mighty 2.4m long (about the same as your average car), boffins are already calculating that the entire beast could measure up to 16m (about the length of a railway carriage), making it the biggest example of the species ever found and beating the pants off The Monster and Predator X, two 15m skeletons uncovered in Svalbad, Norway in March this year.

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Non-zombie accused of being zombie, punched

A man who was innocently trying to order a late-night meal in an Iowa City restaurant was attacked by a man who accused him of being a zombie.
Iowa City police are investigating the early morning assault, in which a man called the restaurant-goer a zombie, then punched him twice.

Police said the assault occurred at 1:17 a.m. on Sunday at a restaurant south of the University of Iowa campus.

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Cop pulls gun on haunted house worker

It's normally the job of the actors at haunted house attractions to scare the bejeesus out of their visitors - but the roles were reversed when a Baltimore city police officer pulled a gun on a chainsaw-wielding man at the end of his act.

Sergeant Eric Janik, 37, has now been charged with assault and reckless endangerment for pointing his service handgun at the worker - who was dressed as Leatherface, the killer from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

The employee, Mike Morrison, followed Janik and several other people up a staircase on Sunday night at the end of the haunted house tour in a bid to get 'one last scream' out of them, police said.

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Amazing UFO footage from Brazilian TV crew last week

A TV crew returning from the city of Rio Branco in Brazil’s remote Amazon district spotted a UFO on the side of the highway they were travelling on. The event occurred last Friday 24 October at around 1am.

The employees of the TV station ‘Gazeta’ were returning home after doing a piece on local bandits dressing up as policemen. They immediately set up their cameras and managed to capture incredible images of the UFO.

Read more here.

Sunday, 25 October 2009

Saturday, 24 October 2009

Found: first 'skylight' on the moon

A deep hole on the moon that could open into a vast underground tunnel has been found for the first time. The discovery strengthens evidence for subsurface, lava-carved channels that could shield future human colonists from space radiation and other hazards.

The moon seems to possess long, winding tunnels called lava tubes that are similar to structures seen on Earth. They are created when the top of a stream of molten rock solidifies and the lava inside drains away, leaving a hollow tube of rock.

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World’s oldest known submerged town

The world’s oldest known submerged town has been revealed through the discovery of late Neolithic pottery. The finds were made during an archaeological survey of Pavlopetri, off the southern Laconia coast of Greece.

Marine geo-archaeologist Dr Nic Flemming of the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton said: “The discovery of Neolithic pottery is incredible! It means that we are looking at a port city which may be 5000-6000 years old, with trade goods and wrecks nearby showing some of the very earliest days of seafaring trade in the Mediterranean

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Declassified UFO files reveal Canada feared alien arrival

Few know that the Canadian government chose to release its UFO files in 2005 and 2007. Over 9500 files were released with no public consultation or notification. Amidst these thousands of highly tedious sighting reports and rambling administrative memoranda, the Canadian government hid sensitive documents that clearly demonstrate officials took the UFO matter very seriously. Measures were discussed to play-down reports of UFOs by using similar tactics employed by the United States Air Force. The ultimate indictment - a Canadian Director of Scientific Intelligence suggested that Canada put in place a plan in the event of a landing of a UFO.

In making available 9500 files on its web site entitled ‘Canada’s UFOs - Search for the Unknown’, the Canadian government has opened an international controversy on unidentified flying objects.

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Wednesday, 21 October 2009

A particle God doesn’t want us to discover

Could the Large Hadron Collider be sabotaging itself from the future, as some physicists say.

Explosions, scientists arrested for alleged terrorism, mysterious breakdowns — recently Cern’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has begun to look like the world’s most ill-fated experiment.

Is it really nothing more than bad luck or is there something weirder at work? Such speculation generally belongs to the lunatic fringe, but serious scientists have begun to suggest that the frequency of Cern’s accidents and problems is far more than a coincidence.

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Wildlife and Parks confirms sighting of mountain lion in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks said today that it has verified the live sighting of a mountain lion in the state for the first time.

KDWP officials said a mountain lion was photographed by a deer hunter northwest of WaKeeney, in Trego County. They said the hunter was in a tree stand when the mountain lion materialized near a pile of corn the man was hunting over.

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UFO crash in Russia last week

Residents living in and around the village of Pil-Egor in Russia's Komi Republic witnessed a fiery object or UFO come crashing to the ground on Saturday 17 in the evening. The glow from the event was so strong it lit up the night sky as if it was day and the noise could be heard for hundreds of miles.
Now debate ‘rages’ within the offices of the local authorities as to what the object might have been. UFOs? A meteor? Or perhaps a rocket?

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NIAGARA FALLS: Strange lights spotted over the cataracts

After spending Saturday evening at the Greg Frewin Theatre, at first Angela Jordan didn’t think the bizarre lights in the sky above the falls were all that magical.

“I thought, being in Niagara Falls, it was another attraction,” the Brampton resident said Monday.

But as all eyes in the tourist center were drawn skyward, she joked with her husband Scott that the mysterious formation must be a UFO.

“We stood there looking at it for 20 minutes. Personally, I don’t know what it was,” she said. “It looked like a piece of metal, and my husband thinks it was a spaceship.”

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UFO alert: police officer sees aliens at crop circle

A police officer contacted British UFO experts after seeing three aliens examining a freshly made crop circle near Avebury, Wiltshire.

The sergeant, who has not been named, was off-duty when he saw the figures standing in a field near Silbury Hill, and stopped his car to investigate.

However, as he approached the 'men' – all over 6ft tall with blond hair – he heard "the sound of static electricity" and the trio ran away ''faster than any man he had ever seen''.

Read more here.

Monday, 19 October 2009

UFO ‘abductee’ Ernie Sears dies of heart attack

HIS FASCINATING tales of alien abductions, little grey men and UFOs flying through the night sky caught the imagination of fellow believers and sceptics across Hampshire.

It will be those stories that will be the lasting legacy of UFO believer Ernie Sears who has died at his home in Netley.

The 83-year-old, who claimed he had been abducted by aliens eight times during his lifetime, passed away after suffering a heart attack.

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Sunday, 18 October 2009

UFOs in La Pampa?

Near the towns of Villa Iris and Jacinto Arauz, La Pampa province, in a field of 50 hectares, hundreds of strange circles could be seen, in which the grass is burnt, and so far the origin of the phenomenon remains a mystery.

Fernando Lehr, an agricultural engineer who serves on the INTA extension agency in the town of Guatraché, told a local newspaper: “When I saw the photographs in newspapers, I told the people that were with me that there are many pests that act like that, in circles,” and that “I had not benn in Jacinto Arauz town or had seen these markings in person, but the forms and the situation is very similar.”

The lot belongs to rural producer Sergio Forestier, and over a hundred circles of different sizes between two and 17 meters in diameter can be observed in the property.

Read more here.

Saturday, 17 October 2009

Aliens invade Sochi? UFO hunter claims he has proof

UFO watchers say Russia’s resort city of Sochi could be a galactic hub for visitors from another planet. One man says he has evidence of hundreds of UFO sightings.

If you point the camera to the sky in Sochi, you can easily catch a glimpse of alien spaceships – says local UFO watcher Vladislav Karabanov. From the terrace of his home he has captured more than a hundred such incidents. Most are decent quality, since they were shot using high-definition cameras.

However, the objects on tape move very fast and disappear shortly before hitting the ground or sea.

Vladislav says he might have already been in touch with visitors from outer space.

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Baby Survives Being Run Over By Train

Friday, 16 October 2009

NASA surprised with strange ribbon circling solar system

THE NASA spacecraft IBEX is making a comprehensive map of the heliosphere, the magnetic boundary formed by the solar wind at the edge of the solar system--around 75 to 90 astronomical units (AU) from the Sun (where one AU is the mean distance between the Sun and Earth).

Unexpectedly, the IBEX spacecraft imaged a “bright, winding ribbon of unknown origin” that goes about 80% around the solar system

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Why would aliens invade Earth?

As far as we understand our planet we enjoy the benefits of habitable eco-systems, fresh water, and a means to produce foods. These things would be the most likely reason for an alien invasion. Assuming that we are not alone in this vast cosmos.

Taken to account that there are roughly 100 billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, the probability of life on other planets is a likely one. Also the infinite number of parallel universes, there the possibility of life on other planets is expanded quite a bit. Extraterrestrials would have quite a bit of searching to do just to find our big blue ball in an infinite sea of possibilities, in this case.

The reasoning behind an invasion could stem from any number of things. Their own planet could be in the grip of over population, that they have depleted their own native resources and drained the planet. Over pollution is as well another possibility for their migrations. If there were resources native to only a few planets, Earth included this would be another cause for invasion.

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Tweance, the Twitter seance, aims to contact Michael Jackson

Tweance, the online attempt to contact Michael Jackson beyond the grave, is being billed as the world’s first Twitter séance.

The move is a paranormal publicity stunt by a fancy dress shop in central London ahead of Hallowe’en.

Jackson – booked for his first posthumous appearance on 30 October, the day before Hallowe’en – is only one of the dead celebrities the Tweancers hope to contact.

The organisers, including “psychic” Jayne Wallace, also have their spectral sights set on Patrick Swayze and Farrah Fawcett, both of whom died this year.

Read more here.


The enormity of suddenly being confronted with sky-fallen craft and beings from another world near Roswell, NM in July of 1947 was no doubt spiritually shattering. The psychological impact of such an event had to have been deep and lasting. Everything must have come into question relative to man's place in the universe. Newly-acquired information indicates that the Roswell Base Chaplain at the time -Reverend Elijah H. Hankerson- may have provided needed support to those that were not prepared to deal with such a momentous event. There are three telling elements to the Hankerson saga:

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'Magnetic electricity' discovered

Researchers have discovered a magnetic equivalent to electricity: single magnetic charges that can behave and interact like electrical ones.

The work is the first to make use of the magnetic monopoles that exist in special crystals known as spin ice.

Writing in Nature journal, a team showed that monopoles gather to form a "magnetic current" like electricity.

The phenomenon, dubbed "magnetricity", could be used in magnetic storage or in computing.

Read more here.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Giant Snake Found

Fortress Moon

Anyone with two brain cells to rub together had to wonder what was up with NASA bombing the moon last week. They were looking for water? Really? The entire surface of the moon is pitted with craters. They had to gouge out two more to look for water?

Nobody bought it. The conspiracy theories sprouted instantly all over the Internet. One of the funniest is my friend Alan Cabal's, on this CounterPunch site, managing to link President Obama's Nobel to the deaths of two Jewish astronauts to the old saw about secret Nazi fortresses on the moon. (I think maybe Robert A. Heinlein was the first to expound that one, in his 1947 novel Rocket Ship Galileo.)

Or it was alien moon bases they were bombing. Or it was to alter the moon's gravitational effect on earth's tides. Or to stop the gradual expansion of the moon's orbit, which they tell us is increasing at 3.8 centimeters a year. Or — this was as inevitable as the tides — it was yet another attempt to cover up the fact that the Apollo landings were faked.

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Van Gogh's artistry might be best gift to present to alien visitors

Q. ET aliens arrive through a space-time wormhole, saying they've come in peace but have only five minutes before the wormhole closes, and requesting a single gift to take back to their people. On hand you have a Bible, jar of peanut butter, computer, lip balm, copies of "Physician's Desk Reference" and "Travel Guide to the Northeast," Van Gogh's original "Starry Night," sheet music for Bach's "Tocatta and Fugue in D-minor" and a severed human finger.

So, what do you give them?

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Mayan elder denies his culture predicted 2012 end of the world doomsday

If you heard the world is going to end in two years' time, don't worry. That's the message from a Mayan elder, who's rubbished suggestions that his culture predicted an apocalypse in 2012.

Apolinario Chile Pixtun says he tired of being asked about the end of the world during a trip to the UK. Doomsday was supposedly predicted by the Mayan people, the indigenous population of parts of Mexico and Central America.

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More Proof That Aliens Want Our Beef

Friday, we showed you incontrovertible proof that a UFO abducted a poor, defenseless cow. Still not convinced? Well, UFOlogists have analyzed the photos, and they're seeing hooves.

UFO blog Inexplicata has followed up on last week's report that a cow was spotted flying above Rosario, Argentina, until it was swallowed up by a flying saucer. The photo witnesses captured was a bit on the blurry side:

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'1000ft-long UFOs were NOT Chinese lanterns!'

A Lancashire man claims to have seen 1,000ft UFOs in the skies above Preston being followed by planes and helicopters.
Father-of-three Jason Robinson, who left the Army in 2005, was out walking his dog on Monday evening near his home in Threefields, Tanterton, when he saw four mysterious craft in the distance.

He was so stunned by the sight, he ran back to the house to tell his family.

The 34-year-old said: "I was an air defender and I had to recognise military planes and civilian planes.

"I had to know every plane and they were definitely not what we had. We all witnessed that the traffic in the sky above where they were was horrendous. You'd never see that anywhere.

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Moscow Halo explained: A UFO highway exit

The unusual ‘Halo Cloud’ or UFO seen above Moscow has created a real buzz. In a scramble to discount any paranormal or extraterrestrial explanation for the event it has been labelled a freak cloud or weather pattern.
I have received over a hundred emails from readers asking questions regarding the event and many of this publication’s readers work in various meteorological departments. Some have insisted that this cannot be a cloud or an optical illusion. The fact is that mankind has been looking to skies for millennia and patterns this unusual and this clear are rarely seen.

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Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Mayans 'played' pyramids to make music for rain god

SIT on the steps of Mexico's El Castillo pyramid in Chichen Itza and you may hear a confusing sound. As other visitors climb the colossal staircase their footsteps begin to sound like raindrops falling into a bucket of water as they near the top. Were the Mayan temple builders trying to communicate with their gods?

The discovery of the raindrop "music" in another pyramid suggests that at least some of Mexico's pyramids were deliberately built for this purpose. Some of the structures consist of a combination of steps and platforms, while others, like El Castillo, resemble the more even-stepped Egyptian pyramids.

Researchers were familiar with the raindrop sounds made by footsteps on El Castillo - a hollow pyramid on the Yucatán Peninsula. But why the steps should sound like this and whether the effect was intentional remained unclear.

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Dracula’s Cellar Found

Archaeologists believe to have discovered a cellar owned by the Wallachian Duke Vlad III, commonly known by the name of “Dracula.” The cellar was discovered in the university town of Pecs in southern Hungary.

According to reports, Tomas Fedeles, tutor of medieval and early modern history at the University of Pecs pointed out that his research showed that Vlad III or Vlad Dracula lived in a two-story house located today in the city’s central square.

Fedeles found a document containing a detailed description of the house and its owners, among which the name “Drakulya” appears. The researcher believes that the cellar most likely belonged to “Dracula.”

A local archaeologist, Oliver Gabor, said that the cellar was one of the most impressive medieval cellars found to date and considers that further excavation could reveal important information.

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Mussolini worked for MI5 agents

Benito Mussolini may be among history's most notorious fascist dictators, but evidence suggests he worked for British secret services during World War I.

Historian Dr Peter Martland says MI5 records show it paid "Il Duce" £100 per week, about £5,000 today,to spread pro-war propaganda via his newspaper.

The Cambridge University academic made the discovery while studying the papers of former agent Sir Samuel Hoare MP.

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The Fall of the Maya: 'They Did it to Themselves'

For 1200 years, the Maya dominated Central America. At their peak around 900 A.D., Maya cities teemed with more than 2,000 people per square mile -- comparable to modern Los Angeles County. Even in rural areas the Maya numbered 200 to 400 people per square mile. But suddenly, all was quiet. And the profound silence testified to one of the greatest demographic disasters in human prehistory -- the demise of the once vibrant Maya society.

What happened? Some NASA-funded researchers think they have a pretty good idea.

"They did it to themselves," says veteran archeologist Tom Sever.

"The Maya are often depicted as people who lived in complete harmony with their environment,' says PhD student Robert Griffin. "But like many other cultures before and after them, they ended up deforesting and destroying their landscape in efforts to eke out a living in hard times."

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Researchers Say Photo of Jim Morrison's Ghost Is Real

Jim Morrison has been dead for almost four decades, but a snapshot belonging to longtime rock historian Brett Meisner allegedly shows the Doors frontman haunting his own grave. And now, just in time for Halloween, researchers now claim the image is authentic.

Back in 1997, Meisner decided to take a snapshot next to the rock legend's grave in the famous Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris, not exactly an uncommon thing to do considering some 1,000 people visit the grave daily. The photo, taken by Meisner's assistant, shows the historian casually standing next to Morrison's plot with one hand in his pocket and a white cloudy shadow to his left, the latter going unnoticed until Meisner finally decided to revisit the photo in 2002. The cloudy, obscure image to Meisner's left to be the deceased singer himself.

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New flying reptile fossils found

Researchers in China and the UK say they have discovered the fossils of a new type of flying reptile that lived more than 160 million years ago.

The find is named Darwinopterus, after famous naturalist Charles Darwin.

Experts say it provides the first clear evidence of a controversial type of evolution called modular evolution.

The 20 new fossils found in north-east China show similarities to both primitive and more advanced pterosaurs, or flying reptiles.

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Final Proof Meier's UFO Photos Genuine!

You are about to be presented with, and perhaps even confronted by, clear and incontrovertible proof that the UFO photo and film evidence in the Meier case is authentic, unfalsified and irreproducible with the technology known to have been available to Billy Meier at the time that he presented his 35mm photographic, 8mm film and other physical evidence. It is also still irreproducible today, even with the best digital effects.

Whether you are a sophisticated photographic and visual/special effects expert, or simply a layman, the use of common sense alone will be sufficient for you to understand the authenticity, and importance, of the evidence that you will see. And, as already suggested, an honest application of technological expertise will reveal, and result in, the same findings.

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Despite partial disclosure, Europe's UFO files remain mostly under wraps

In the two years since the French made their top-secret UFO files public, more European nations have declassified documents. But the majority remain tight-lipped with a few refusing to even acknowledge the phenomenon.

On August 4, 1990, an unidentified flying object was seen hovering in daylight near the town of Pitlochry in Scotland. Eyewitnesses stated that the diamond shaped object hung in the sky for about 10 minutes as two military aircraft made a series of low-level passes near it.

Almost three weeks later on August 24, hundreds of tourists and local residents observed formations of luminous spheres for over 30 minutes in the sky near the German city of Greifswald, located close to the coast of the Baltic Sea.

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Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Finger points to new da Vinci art

A new Leonardo da Vinci portrait may have been discovered after a fingerprint found on it seemed similar to another discovered on his work.

A Paris laboratory found the fingerprint is "highly comparable" to one on a da Vinci work in the Vatican.

Antiques Trade Gazette reported that the work, previously catalogued as "German, early 19th century", could be worth tens of millions of dollars.

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UFOs spotted above Aberdeen

DOZENS of people watched a spooky but spectacular light-show when mysterious UFOs were spotted over Aberdeen.

Up to eight red orbs were seen flying in different formations above the beach and harbour in Aberdeen.

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Namibia: 'UFO' Has Walvis Bay Buzzing

A STRANGE red light in the sky at Walvis Bay had people all a-buzz and speculating about UFOs and missile launches last week.

The strange phenomenon was apparently spotted at 18h30 on Wednesday.

Witnesses' descriptions ranged from an object that "exploded with a loud thud" before "lighting the whole sky in red", to "something crashing into the sea, leaving a smoky trail behind it".

The Namibian Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) sent a team to investigate the "crash site" northwest of Pelican Point, but found nothing.

Read more here.

Monday, 12 October 2009

Alligator Bites Off Golfer's Arm

A golfer in his 70s had his arm bitten off by a 10-foot alligator while trying to retrieve his ball from a pond. The golfer was playing a round at Ocean Creek Golf Course in Beaufort County, South Carolina when the alligator pulled him into the pond and ripped off his arm in the struggle.

Is Obama Nobel Peace Prize prelude to extraterrestrial disclosure?

President Obama was today awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to promote a nuclear weapons free world, and diplomatic outreach to the Muslim world. In an announcement released this morning, the Norwegian Nobel Committee declared: “the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples. The Committee has attached special importance to Obama's vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.” Obama will travel to Oslo on December 10 to receive the Prize. His upcoming Oslo speech and enhanced international status give Obama the ideal opportunity to announce to the world the most ground breaking peace initiative of all time. The announcement of intelligent extraterrestrial life visiting the Earth and the need to enter into peaceful relations with them.

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Asteroid collision 'less likely'

Refined calculations of the asteroid Apophis's path show it is far less likely smash into Earth in 2036 than was previously thought.

Earlier calculations put the probability of a collision at one in 45,000; the revised estimate puts the odds at one in 250,000.

Researchers from the US space agency Nasa showed that in 2029, Apophis will pass within just 30,000km of Earth.

The work will be presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

Read more here.

Bizarre 'Independence Day' cloud spotted over Moscow

In scenes reminiscent of Independence Day, a ring-shaped luminous cloud was seen above Moscow city's Western District on Wednesday, last week.

The pale halo has social networkers speculating that it could be either a UFO or a sign from God. But experts say it is simply a natural phenomenon.

Talking to the Daily Mail, a spokesman from Moscow's weather forecasting service said: "Several fronts have been passing through Moscow recently, there was an intrusion of the Arctic air too, the sun was shining from the west – this is how the effect was produced.

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Friday, 9 October 2009

Nasa Moon bombing: LCROSS mission crashes into Moon

The Nasa LCROSS mission to discover how much water is on the Moon has crashed into the surface of the satellite, causing a plume of rock and dust that was viewed live by millions worldwide.

At 12:31pm British time an empty rocket plunged into the Moon's south pole at 1.6 miles per second. A probe followed close behind, flying through the six-mile-high shower of debris kicked up by the impact, before crashing into the surface itself four minutes later.

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Major UFO event in Greece last week

A strange fleet of glowing cloud-like UFOs were seen on Sunday by many tourists and locals on the Greek Isle of Hydra in the Aegean Sea. The alleged UFO fleet was observed silently floating across the sky until it disappeared from view. A number of tourists enjoying seaside lunch, conveniently with cameras in hand, managed to get photos (As seen below).
Greek UFO enthusiasts are now debating whether these were indeed extraterrestrial spaceships, unusual cloud formations or some other natural phenomena.

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Not UFOs! Bright lights seen in Arizona sky Wednesday

Military officials advised Arizona residents to be prepared for bright lights in the night sky on Thursday.

The U.S. Air Force conducted a training exercise at 8 p.m. that involved bright flares being dropped from attack aircraft in the area near the Barry M. Goldwater Range, southwest of Phoenix.

Air Force officials say the exercise helps to train pilots in night operations; Arizona civic leaders and elected officials were invited to view the training.

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Thursday, 8 October 2009

Chinese media tempted by fantasy of women-only Swedish town

A mythical Swedish town where men are barred from entering and women turn to homosexuality has piqued the interest of several Chinese media outlets.

The town, supposedly founded in 1820 in the northern Swedish woods by a wealthy widow, boasts 25,000 residents and a medieval castle, according to the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

A pair of blonde female sentries stand guard at the unnamed town, referred to in reports as "Shakebao" or “Chako Paul City”, and men wishing to enter risk being “beaten half to death” by police.

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Technology for better or worse

lanet Earth is bleeding as its environment is deliberately destroyed by demonic humans who place wealth for the few above the welfare of the majority of mankind.

So-called First World nations are conducting experiments and secret operations in space and under the seas, further raping the planet and corrupting the universe. As if atomic bombs were not enough, US military scientists have developed the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Programme (HAARP) which generates deadly radio waves, contaminates the ionosphere and can start earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other "natural" phenomena.

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Strange disease affecting women breaks out in Zambia

A strange disease only affecting the joints of women and making them fail to stand on their own has been found in Zambia's Luapula Province, the Times of Zambia reported on Thursday.

The strange disease dubbed Dwarf has broken out in the Chembe area of the province and is only affecting women and girls, making them fail to stand on their own, Times said.

Teleshi Lwando, an employee at the local Lwela Health Center, told the visiting lawmaker from the area, Mwansa Mbulakulima, that the disease was not "very serious" and that patients were healing after three days.

He said the disease first broke out at Kabunda High School where a number of school girls had suffered from the disease.

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Worker survives steel bar through the mouth

Construction worker Yang Jinmin bit off more than he could chew while he chatted to pals on a building site.

Yang, 38, was so busy talking as he jumped into the building's foundations he didn't see this 5-foot-long steel bar sticking out.

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Britain's most unlucky thief nabbed by Dutch soldiers

A thief being chased by an angry farmer must have thought his day couldn't get much worse after he flipped over his stolen quad bike after a 50mph chase.

But it quickly got much worse as he tried to get away following the crash - because he ran straight into a busload of Dutch special forces soldiers, who promptly wrestled him to the ground and knelt on his back.

The thief had stolen the quad from the farm of Nick Walker in Satley, County Durham on Monday morning. 26-year-old Walker, hearing the quad start up, immediately gave chase on another quad.

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UFO hunting not for the faint of heart, light of pocket

If you’ve ever had an insatiable curiosity for
UFOs , there may be a career choice for you yet.

While The History Channel recently canceled “UFO Hunters,” the profession itself still exists. However, it is not an easy one.

“The idea of a professional UFO hunter is an odd one, since ‘ufology’ is an amateur pursuit without academic or professional credentials,” said Thomas E. Bullard, who has a Ph.D. from IU in folklore and continues to study abduction phenomena.

“The field does have many followers, and at its best, operates as a true meritocracy, since those people who have skill, ambition and ability rise to the top as recognized authorities.”

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'UFOs' identified by Mildenhall residents

MYSTERIOUS bright lights in the Mildenhall sky, which residents thought could be UFOs, have been identified as Chinese lanterns.
The eerie spectacle was spotted by Jane and Nigel Brickett, of Raven Close, Barton Mills, who sent the Journal photos of the strange, orbed-shaped objects, in September.

Initially ruling out Chinese lanterns because of the size of the light and the way they moved in the air, Mr and Mrs Brickett were left puzzled.

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'UFO' footage captured on phone video

A Lancashire man claims to have captured footage of a large saucer-shaped UFO above Preston.

Martin Horbury, 22, from Walton-le-Dale, said he was in Ribbleton on Saturday, September 26, at 10pm when he saw the peculiar sight.

He said: "Out of nowhere, this bright object, as seen on the video, appeared before our eyes.

"I was only able to get around 10 seconds of the footage due to a low battery on my phone which stopped the recording.

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Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Thugs attack two transvestites... who turn out to be cage fighters wearing fancy dress

Two thugs who attacked what they thought were a pair of transvestites picked on the wrong men - when their intended victims turned out to be cage fighters on a night out in fancy dress.

Dean Gardener, 19, and Jason Fender, 22, singled out the two men walking along a street in wigs, short skirts and high heels.

Bare-chested Gardener was caught on CCTV confronting one of the men in a pink wig, black skirt and boob tube - then seen swinging a punch, a court heard.

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Brain-Computer Interface Allows Person-to-person Communication Through Power Of Thought

New research from the University of Southampton has demonstrated that it is possible for communication from person to person through the power of thought -- with the help of electrodes, a computer and Internet connection.

Brain-Computer Interfacing (BCI) can be used for capturing brain signals and translating them into commands that allow humans to control (just by thinking) devices such as computers, robots, rehabilitation technology and virtual reality environments.

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New ring detected around Saturn

A colossal new ring has been identified around Saturn.

The dusty hoop lies some 13 million km (eight million miles) from the planet, about 50 times more distant than the other rings and in a different plane.

Scientists tell the journal Nature that the tenuous ring is probably made up of debris kicked off Saturn's moon Phoebe by small impacts.

They think this dust then migrates towards the planet where it is picked up by another Saturnian moon, Iapetus.

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OAP's skull grows back - 50 years after crash!

A PENSIONER has amazed medics after part of his skull grew back – 50 years after a car crash.

Former postmaster Gordon Moore, 75, from Northumberland, had a metal plate above his eyes and on the top of his skull in a life-saving operation in 1955 when he flipped his car.

And when doctors removed it recently to treat an infection, surgeons were shocked to find the bone had completely regenerated underneath.

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Scotland’s biggest UFO incident to hit the big screen

Scotland’s biggest UFO incident is being made into a film, depicting the story of two men who claim they were abducted from their car on the A70 road in West Lothian in 1992.

Scotland has always been a hotspot for UFO and alien-based activity and now London-based DRB Entertainment is hoping to re-tell the story of Garry Wood and Colin Wright, who claim they were abducted while driving to the village of Tarbrax. Their intended 30 minute journey took an unexpected turn when a disc shaped object hovered above the road in front of them as they drove along the quiet road at 8pm.

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Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Father has 48-hour memory after suffering with stress

A former policeman, Andy Wray, does not recognise his own wife and daughter if he is parted from them for more than 48 hours after suffering severe trauma brought on by the stress of his job.

Mr Wray, 32, had a mental breakdown two years after leaving the force when he became affected by the memories of terrible car crashes and suicides he had witnessed.

Mr Wray, now a supermarket worker from Colchester, Essex, set off to hospital feeling ill, and when he arrived he had forgotten his wife Jo, his baby daughter Chloe, and his whole life.

Now, nearly three years later, he still cannot recognise Mrs Wray, 34, or Chloe, three, if they leave him for longer than 48 hours.

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Yes, we do have a sixth sense: The in-depth study of our intriguing dreams that convinced one doctor

On Friday, October 21, 1966, a mountain of coal waste, perched above the Welsh mining village of Aberfan, broke loose and came flowing down uncontrollably.
Destabilised by recent rains, a river of black coal sludge, water and boulders bore down on Aberfan. It steamrollered over a tiny cottage halfway down the slope, thundered through Pantglas Junior School, obliterated a further 20 houses - then finally came to rest.
A total of 144 people, including many children, were crushed or suffocated to death in one of Britain's most horrific peacetime tragedies.

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Italian scientist reproduces Shroud of Turin

An Italian scientist says he has reproduced the Shroud of Turin, a feat that he says proves definitively that the linen some Christians revere as Jesus Christ's burial cloth is a medieval fake.

The shroud, measuring 14 feet, 4 inches by 3 feet, 7 inches bears the image, eerily reversed like a photographic negative, of a crucified man some believers say is Christ.

"We have shown that is possible to reproduce something which has the same characteristics as the Shroud," Luigi Garlaschelli, who is due to illustrate the results at a conference on the para-normal this weekend in northern Italy, said on Monday.

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New Jack the Ripper suspect was mortuary attendant who killed two more women

An historian claims to have uncovered the identity of Jack the Ripper by using modern police forensic techniques.
Mei Trow also believes that the notorious Whitechapel murderer was responsible for the deaths of an additional two women.
He has concluded that Robert Mann, a local morgue attendant, was the killer who terrorised east London in 1888 and who was officially credited with dismembering five prostitutes.

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Michigan witness catches disc-shaped UFO on camera

A Michigan witness watched two unidentified objects in the night sky over Round Lake. The first was described as a bright, tall, box-shaped object. It moved across the sky with "three sets of multi color blinking lights," made a sharp right turn, and turned its lights off. The second object was described as "a bright white disc shaped object that had a round center." The witness was able to snap one photo with a cell phone of the second object and wants to know if anyone else saw the same thing.

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USF Gunman Scare Turns Strange: Man Wielding Knife and Black Puppy Arrested

The several-hours panic caused by reports of a gunman on the University of South Florida campus turned from scary to strange late Monday as police detained a man who was reportedly carrying a knife and a black puppy.

At about 3:30 p.m., police reported a man wearing a black tank top and cowboy hat, carrying a black puppy and a large hunting knife on campus. He was taken into custody.

He was not the same man that police had earlier detained on suspicion he had triggered a campus report of a man with a gun on campus, according to Lt. Meg Ross, of the USF Police Department.

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Monday, 5 October 2009

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Gorleston UFO sightings

A GROUP of UFOs were spotted hovering silently in the sky above Gorleston beach last night.

Bradwell couple Melvin and Heather Edwards saw a sequence of five white lights appear at around 8pm.

The mysterious objects faded and then returned to view for up to eight minutes before vanishing completely.

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Are these drawings UFOs?

A Caversham family has drawn these vivid diagrams after spotting ‘extra-terrestrial objects’.

The UFOs were seen by a mum, who wishes to remain anonymous, and her family as they visited a fair off Richfield Avenue.

She told getreading: “We had parked on the field just by the rowing club by the river in Caversham.

“We were getting out of our car and were on our way to the fair when our two boys started shouting, ‘Look there’s a UFO. Look. What is that?

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Ape Man? Researchers Spot Legendary Orang Pendek in Sumatra

Legend has it, an ape-like man has been roaming the forests of Sumatra for years. For two weeks, a team of British explorers from the Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ), along with an Indonesian guide, tracked the creature deep within the Kerinci National Park to find evidence of the ape-like man known as Orang Pendek, or short man.

Two of the explorers caught a brief glimpse of the hairy creature. The two described the creature as a broad-shouldered, large-headed creature with black skin and dark brown hair about the size of an adult chimpanzee.

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5-rupee coin stops bullet headed for man's heart

In Yash Chopra's Deewar, Amitabh Bachchan was famously saved from a goon's bullet by his coolie badge lodged in his shirt pocket. Reel life Lucky charm: The wallet that stood between Krishna Shetty and the bullet.
blended into real life at a nondescript Kalina neighbourhood on Thursday evening when a wallet in a video parlour owner's pocket came between him and certain death.

Krishna Shetty is now in hospital, showing family and close friends the mangled five-rupee coin that took the full impact of the bullet that would have otherwise pierced his heart. He's having a little chuckle at their expense as well, for, as he reveals, he has been listening to taunts all his life about his "strange" habit of carrying his wallet in his shirt pocket.

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Baby mammoth yields secrets after 40,000 years in Siberian tundra

A baby woolly mammoth that died after being sucked into a muddy river bed 40,000 years ago has revealed more prehistoric secrets of how the species survived in its icy habitat.

The mammoth, known as Lyuba, was about a month old when she died in the Siberian tundra, where she remained until she was discovered by reindeer herders three years ago. Her body was so well preserved in the permafrost that her stomach retained traces of her mother’s milk, and scientists identified sediment in her mouth, trunk and throat — suggesting that she suffocated while struggling to free herself from the mud.

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Aliens invade Birmingham Town Hall for anniversary celebration

ALIENS invaded Birmingham to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the landmark town hall.

Actors dressed up as intergalactic visitors were among a host of performers who helped start a series of events to mark the big date.

Also in the city centre yesterday was the children’s character, the Gruffalo.

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Tutu-wearing alien spotted in Winchester

Winchester High Street on a busy Saturday afternoon. Shoppers briskly go about their business, groups of teenagers mill around shop doors and market traders cry out their wares.
A typical English scene, you may think. But all is not as it seems – because unbeknownst to most of the shoppers, an alien walks among them.

Visible only to the chosen few, the pretty blonde interloper shuffles along the pavement in a penguin-like walk, wearing only a white ballet outfit and broad smile. No one bats an eyelid.

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Sunday, 4 October 2009

T-Rex fails to impress Las Vegas bidders

A 66-million-old Tyrannosaurus Rex named Samson failed to sell at a Las Vegas auction after the top bid of 3.6 million dollars fell way below the minimum price.

Samson, a female T-Rex found on a South Dakota ranch in 1992, also trailed the record 8.36 million dollars that Sue, another T-Rex, sold for at a 1997 auction.

Sue, the most complete T-Rex ever found, has since become a blockbuster attraction in Chicago?s Field Museum, which bought her.

But Samson, which is a little less well preserved, was one of 17 dinosaur and fossil items which failed to sell Saturday, in a sign of the depressed economy.

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Stunned Passengers Watch Pilots Slug It Out

Two pilots have been grounded after they allegedly left their cockpit mid-flight to trade punches with crew members in front of stunned passengers. Skip related content
Related photos / videos Enlarge photo Severe turbulence broke out on the Air India flight after an air hostess accused the men of sexual harassment.

The 120 passengers watched as the pair left the jet controls to brawl in the aisle with the crew, the Times Of India reported.

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China prudent over tapping combustible ice

China will put environmental concerns as top priority in tackling ways to exploit combustible ice, a kind of natural gas hydrate, in the permanent tundra in its northwest plateau region, said a combustible ice project leader.

"We do not need to drill very deep to get the flammable frozen compound from tundra here in Muli Prefecture in Qinghai province. However, as the sample is taken out, methane gas is easily released into the atmosphere," said Wen Huaijun, chief engineer of the combustible ice project in Qinghai.

He said the project team under the China National Administration of Coal Geology is carrying out research to guarantee that the exploitation of the frozen natural gas does not cause environmental problems.

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FDA Approved H1N1 Vaccines Contain Ingredients Known to Cause Cancer and Death

Most health experts will agree that vaccine reactions can occur. It is estimated that roughly 1 in every million people will react to their vaccine. Even then, health officials maintain that it is usually a simple case of inflammation at the injection site and/or a slight fever. On a rare occasion, anaphylactic shock may occur due to the patient reacting to a substance that they are allergic to. However, the FDA recently approved four H1N1 vaccines that not only contain very questionable ingredients, but some of those ingredients have even been proven to cause cancer and death.

The FDA has awarded H1N1 contracts to the following companies: MedImmune, LLC (1), CSL Limited (2), Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Limited (3), and Sanofi Pasteur (4). Their package inserts became public knowledge in recent weeks.

All four vaccines list hypersensitivity to eggs as a contraindication (1) (2) (3) (4). This means that it is not advisable to administer any one of these products to a person suffering from a severe egg allergy or egg protein allergy. This contraindication may affect as many as 15 million people (based on a population of 300 million). (5). While parents are instructed not to feed their infant eggs until 1 year of age, these same infants will be exposed to eggs by way of their H1N1 vaccine and/or seasonal flu vaccine beginning at 6 months of age.

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So our 1,000 years of history ends like this

The creation of a European superstate has moved a step closer, after the Irish people voted to accept the Lisbon Treaty, paving the way for a powerful new President of Europe.
In a result greeted with relief in Downing Street and dismay in the Tory Party, more than two-thirds of the Irish electorate voted Yes in the country’s second referendum on the treaty.

The ballot, hailed by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso as ‘a great day for Ireland and for Europe’, followed a frantic campaign by pro-Europeans to reverse Ireland’s overwhelming No vote last year. Now, only Poland and the Czech Republic of the EU’s 27 countries have yet to approve it.

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Mysterious UFO sightings continue on Cannock Chase - is it aliens?

Sightings of strange lights and shapes in the sky are continuing in the Chase area, with residents claiming they have had close encounters.

The Cannock area has been at the centre of a glut of sightings of strange, luminous shapes in the sky.

This week residents on the Pye Green Road say they are even spotting the objects in broad daylight.

Resident Darren Capewell spied the lights just before lunchtime on September 27, on the Pye Green Road.

“It was the strangest thing I have ever seen,” Darren said.

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Sermon to demons atop historic rock

Atop the historic Chamaragala rock associated with King Dutugemunu, a move to re-enact the Buddha’s sermon to the king of demons is making headway, though slowly.

The project to portray in sculpture form the Great Teacher’s sermon on the Dambadiva Gijjakuta rock also includes the building of the biggest Samadhi Buddha statue, says Chamaragala rock temple viharadhipathi Ven. Karavilagala Tissa Thera.
The Dambadiva Gijjakuta rock in the background and (inset) Ven. Karavilagala Tissa Thera

“We are building the biggest Samadhi Buddha statue atop the rock. Surrounding it will be the statue of Vesamuni, the king of demons and the statues of 28 demons who accompanied him for a discourse with the Lord Buddha. There will also be 500 statues representing the Buddha’s disciples who were present when he taught the Atanatiya Sutta to the demons,” Ven. Tissa Thera says.

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Mastodon fossil find in Colorado a jaw-dropper

The mastodon spent its days lumbering along the Front Range, chewing leaves. One day it died. During the course of thousands of years, sediment buried the beast.

Fast-forward to this summer, when along came Tyler Kellett and Jake Carstensen, 13-year-old best friends. As they played in their favorite stream behind Ken-Caryl Ranch's community pool, Jake picked up what he first thought was a rock.

It wasn't.

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Ancient Shark Gang Fed on Giant Plesiosaurs

Some 85 million years ago in a shallow ocean, a handful of miniature great white sharks were pigging out on the carcass of a giant marine reptile called a plesiosaur, a new study suggests.

During this apparent feeding frenzy, some shark teeth got stuck in the plesiosaur's bones, which were subsequently buried and remained undiscovered until a high-school student in Japan found them in 1968. Other shark tooth fossils were found near the bones. Only recently did paleontologists examine and describe the fossils scientifically.

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If Bigfoot exists, it's not an ape

If Bigfoot exists in North America, the mythical beast is no mere ancient representative of an ape family that migrated across the Bering land mass with mastodons and ancient man, a primatologist says.

Bigfoot — or Sasquatch or Skunk Ape or Fouke Monster or whatever name you prefer — would have to be a completely new and specific species, Esteban Sarmiento told attendees at the ninth annual Texas Bigfoot Conference on Sept. 26. "If it's real, this animal is exceedingly human-like," Sarmiento said. "It would be our closest relative on earth."

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Saturday, 3 October 2009

Space telescope captures galaxy giving birth to stars

A space telescope has pictured the galaxy forging a new generation of stars.
A British scientist involved in obtaining the pictures said they showed the galaxy in ''a very turbulent process'', constantly creating new generations of stars.

The images were produced by the Herschel Space Observatory using, for the first time, the UK-led Spire camera in tandem with the satellite's other camera, Pacs.

Herschel, launched in May, was designed to view the universe at far infrared wavelengths and carries the largest telescope ever flown into space.

Together, the cameras not only reveal new material in the galaxy but provide astronomers with information about how much material there is, its mass, temperature and composition, and whether or not some of it is collapsing to form new stars.

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UFO's Filmed Over Chile

Frozen Head of Hall of Famer Ted Williams Abused

This definitely qualifies as extremely weird news. A new book claims the frozen head of Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Williams has been mutilated and abused by workers at the cryonics facility where it is being stored.

Larry Johnson, a former employee of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, makes the strange claims in his new book Frozen. In the book, Johnson says the frozen head of Ted Williams was badly abused by workers at the cryogenics facility.

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Bluehenge - Stonehenge's Little Sister

Archaeologists have discovered Stonehenge's little sister - just a mile from the famous monument. The prehistoric circle, unearthed in secret over the summer, is one of the most important prehistoric finds in decades.
Researchers have called it 'Bluehenge' after the colour of the 27 giant Welsh stones it once incorporated - but are now missing.

The find is already challenging conventional wisdom about how Stonehenge was built - and what it was used for.
Bluehenge was put up 5,000 years ago - around the same time as work began on Stonehenge - and appears to have been a miniature version of it.
The two circles stood together for hundreds of years before Bluehenge was dismantled. Researchers believe its stones were used to enlarge Stonehenge during one of a number of redevelopments.

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Friday, 2 October 2009

Bumper Year For Wiltshire Crop Circles

With a bumper year for crop circles in Wiltshire this summer, the Wiltshire Crop Circle Study Group was spoilt for choice to find 12 for its calendar 2010.

Thousands of visitors flocked to Wiltshire from all over the world during the summer months to visit crop circles on the ground or fly over them for a really spectacular view.

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Plans unveiled for out of this world museum

An out of this world design has been unveiled for the proposed UFO Museum in Roswell.
Architect E. Kevin Schopfer told a gathering in Roswell this week that he wanted to avoid making the design look like a spaceship. He said they came up with an alien object as opposed to an alien ship.

Schopfer said the museum will be built in phases with an estimated final price tag of $25 million.

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Man's Oldest Relative Found

Newly discovered species is close to "missing link" and provides more compelling proof of human evolution

If there's one thing that recent paleontological discoveries have taught us, it's to expect the unexpected. A recently discovered miniature T. Rex predecessor cast doubt on many theories, including the idea that T. Rex evolved its bizarre proportions (small arms, huge legs) over time (its ancestor had them too) and that it was a scavenger (the mini-Rex was fast and ideally suited for hunting).

Now an equally appealing discovery had been made. Scientists excavating in the dusty Middle Awash region of Ethiopia have unearthed an amazingly complete skeleton of a new species of hominid -- an ancestor to modern man -- which they have named Ardipithecus ramidus, nicknamed "Ardi".

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Are the MTV VMA's An Occult Ritual?

From unexpected drama to shocking performances, MTV’s 2009 Video Music Awards managed once again to raise eyebrows and get people talking. What most people however missed is the occult meanings encoded into the VMAs. The TV event was in fact a large scale occult ceremony, complete with an initiation, a prayer and even a blood sacrifice. We’ll look at the symbolism that went on during the show

MTV’s Video Music Awards have often incorporated dark and strange acts, even containing some occult symbolism. This year’s version has however outdone itself. The show left most people wondering what was wrong with Kanye West or trying compute the madness of Lady Gaga’s performance. The only way to understand the real meaning behind those performances is to look into esoteric teachings. Fact is, the whole awards show took the most common rituals of occult orders and reenacted them in a show witnessed by the entire world.

Watch the awards here.

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Land Of The Free

Reddit, I had to create an account to post about what just happened on my campus. I go to the University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh… G20, you know. President Obama’s dinner for the delegates happened just off campus, within eyesight of us — usually. When people grouped up by the street that would lead to the Phipps Conservatory, they were met with armored police.

For a while the students and locals just stood and talked while the police line faced us. Some people sang and had signs. Others just watched. Slowly, the line of locals began to advance. A police officer with a megaphone stepped out several times and told us to leave the area, but as we weren’t doing anything wrong, most people didn’t leave.

That’s when they shot a canister of gas at us. Reddit, sprinting away from armored police who looked like Storm Troopers from Star Wars, hearing that hissing sound while one of my favorite spots on campus filled with smoke… it was terrifying.

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5-yr-old Chanda boy ‘sacrificed’in a ritual

A five-year-old boy was murdered, allegedly in a gory human sacrifice ritual, in the Mahakali Mandir locality here. What’s more shocking
is that the police ‘inaction’ — not only did the police turn a blind eye to the pleas of the parents who were frantically searching for their son on Dusshera night, but also did not register a case even after the boy’s body was recovered on Tuesday morning.

Dhannukumar (5), son of Santoshkumar Nirmalkar, a Chhattisgarhi labourer who lives in the Danav Wadi slums, went missing immediately after Ravan dahan on Dusshera evening near Mahakali temple.

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The DNA Mystery: Scientists Stumped By "Telepathic" Abilities

Scientists are reporting evidence that contrary to our current beliefs about what is possible, intact double-stranded DNA has the “amazing” ability to recognize similarities in other DNA strands from a distance. Somehow they are able to identify one another, and the tiny bits of genetic material tend to congregate with similar DNA. The recognition of similar sequences in DNA’s chemical subunits, occurs in a way unrecognized by science. There is no known reason why the DNA is able to combine the way it does, and from a current theoretical standpoint this feat should be chemically impossible.

Even so, research published in ACS’ Journal of Physical Chemistry B, shows very clearly that homology recognition between sequences of several hundred nucleotides occurs without physical contact or presence of proteins. Double helixes of DNA can recognize matching molecules from a distance and then gather together, all seemingly without help from any other molecules or chemical signals.

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Anna Friel Watched By Ghost

If Anna Friel was more than a little nervous for her official West End debut as Holly Golightly in Breakfast At Tiffany's last night, there may be an explanation.
For Anna - who strips for the new stage adaptation of the role made famous by Audrey Hepburn - has confided to friends she believes there is a ghost haunting the Theatre Royal Haymarket

'Anna has told pals in the production team she feels she is being observed and followed to the wings by people that she cannot see,' a friend told the Daily Mail's Richard Kay.
'She has even joked it could be Truman Capote [the story's

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Publican 'to excorcise ghost out of Southsea pub'

A Southsea publican, Janice McCormack, plans to call in an exorcist after a ghost apparently kept topping up regular's drinks.

The 60 year-old landlady, who runs the pub with husband Patrick, claims spirits are costing her a fortune after the beer-loving ghost continues to give away free beer.

She said the poltergeist, nicknamed 'Reedy' after legendary actor and drinker Oliver Reed, has been haunting her pub, the Apsley House in Southsea, Hants, after she took over the lease a decade ago.

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Failed Firm's Fabled £11m Ruby 'Worthless'

Experts say a large ruby whose £11m valuation once underpinned the finances of a failed construction company may be worth as little as £100.

The Gem of Tanzania, which weighs two kilos, was listed as the main asset of Midlands firm Wrekin Construction.

But now downgraded to the status of a mere paperweight, it is being auctioned off alongside desks, chairs and computers from the failed company.

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Are you old enough to own a spoon? Woman asked for ID when buying teaspoons in Tesco

A shopper was asked for proof of age when she tried to buy a packet of teaspoons from a supermarket.

Emma Sheppard was forbidden to buy the cutlery unless she showed identification to a shop assistant at her local Tesco.

Till operators at the store in Evesham, Worcs, wouldn't sell the pack of five teaspoons on Monday night as part of their 'Think 25' scheme, which demands ID from people who look under 25 when buying certain goods.

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Brazil declassifies new UFO secrets documents

The Brazilian Government has just declassified a new set of significant previously secret UFO documents, now covering the 80s. We already had disclosures covering the 50s, 60s and 70s, all with very important documents and information. So far over 4,000 pages have been disclosed.

The recent disclosure is particularly powerful because it contains dozens of reports of UFOs on May 19, 1986, considered the “Official UFO Night in Brazil”, when 21 spherical objects, estimated 100 meters in diameter – according to military sources – were detected by radars and spotted by civilian pilots, and literally jammed air traffic over the major Brazilian Airports, such as Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Then, several Mirage and F5 jets were scrambled to pursue them.

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