Christopher Gibson

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Sri Lankan village pelted by fish rain - Unexplained Mysteries

Hundreds of tiny fish were deposited on the area. Image Credit: sxc.hu<p>Villagers in the district of Chilaw were perplexed when small fish started to …

The slow death of purposeless walking

<b>A number of recent books have lauded the connection between walking - just for its own sake - and thinking. But are people losing their love of the purposeless walk?</b><p>Walking is a luxury in the West. Very few people, particularly in cities, are obliged to do much of it at all. Cars, bicycles, buses, …

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Europe<p>People who were waiting to hear a judge's verdict were shocked to see a woman approaching the defendant and performing a sex act on him. …

Pictured: Professor says he has photographic proof fairies are real

The existence of fairies has long been dismissed and resigned to the realm of children’s books and Disney films.<p>However Manchester Metropolitan …

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Leprechaun at Mullaghreelan Wood

3 Things You Must Do to Feel Joyful

Things that continue to surface when you think about living your best life, being happier, more fulfilled and joyful, those are the things you must be <i>must be doing</i> because your spirit is <i>calling for them.</i><p>If you're constantly saying you wish you painted more, wrote poetry or short stories, started …

4 Games to Make You Happier, Healthier

<i>This post was also published on the Huffington Post, as part of a TED Weekends series on videogames that was inspired by Jane McGonigal’s TEDTalk,</i> …

Happier on the App Store

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Amazing Mermaid On The Rock "Sirena" (Animal Planet, Special Analysis 100% TRUE)

Unidentified animal seen on trail cam

<b>Submitted by Roger Williams</b><p>Special to the SWT<p>Can you help identify this animal from the picture shown here?<p>It is unclear if this is an unverified …

That horned sea monster? It's 'definitely a shark skeleton'

Horned sea monster? Dragon? A long, smelly carcass that washed up on the Spanish coast may never be conclusively identified — but experts say it sure looks like the remains of a thresher shark.<p>The latest in a string of "sea serpent" stories has sparked an online buzz in the past few days, thanks to …

Zoology

Beast of Trowbridge... or Alsatian?

A couple have photographed what appears to be the fabled Beast of Trowbridge, a large black cat that has been the subject of rumoured sightings for years.<p>Herbert and Doreen Smith were walking in Murhill Woods, near the village of Winsley, at around 10.30am on Saturday morning when they spotted the …

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FACT CHECK: Angel Priest Rescues Girl

<b>Claim:</b> An angel disguised as a priest saved a critically injured girl, then vanished.<p><b>FALSE</b><p><b>Example:</b> <i>[Collected via e-mail, August 2013]</i><p>Emergency …

Could this be the mysterious Bigfoot?

But whether you believe this figure caught on camera by hikers in the Canadian wilderness is actually the legendary Bigfoot, or just a man in an ape …

Missouri rancher suspects aliens mutilated her cows

HENRY COUNTY, Mo. - A Missouri rancher is getting tired of making disturbing discoveries on her Henry County land. Lyn Mitchell said she is out of …

Archaeologists Suspect Vampire Burial; An Undead Primer

Discovery of a suspected vampire burial site is not a first for archaeologists.<p><b>When archaeologists opened an ancient grave at a highway construction site near Gliwice, Poland, they came across a scene from a horror movie: a suspected vampire burial.</b><p>Interred in the ground were skeletal remains of …

Woman suffers severe burns after rocks collected during beach visit IGNITE in her pocket

By<p>A woman has had to undergo surgery on her leg after rocks collected by her children, during a day trip to a local beach, may have spontaneously …

Video: The curse of the spinning statue at Manchester Museum

<b>UPDATE:</b> Solved: Mystery of the ancient spinning statue at Manchester Museum – with video<p>***<p>An ancient Egyptian statue has spooked museum bosses – …

Archaeology

Mysterious Voynich manuscript has 'genuine message'

<b>The message inside "the world's most mysterious medieval manuscript" has eluded cryptographers, mathematicians and linguists for over a century.</b><p>And for many, the so-called Voynich book is assumed to be a hoax.<p>But a new study, published in the journal Plos One, suggests the manuscript may, after …

Residents stunned as hundreds of fish fall out of the sky over remote Australian desert town

By<p>Residents of a small outback Australian town have been left speechless after fish began falling from the sky.<p>Hundreds of spangled perch bombarded …

Egyptian Jewelry Has Space Origin? Iron In Ancient Relic Came From Meteorite, Researchers Say

<b>By Jo Marchant</b><p>The 5,000-year-old iron bead might not look like much, but it hides a spectacular past: researchers have found that an ancient Egyptian trinket is made from a meteorite.<p>The result, published on 20 May in Meteoritics & Planetary Science1, explains how ancient Egyptians obtained iron …

Revelation that the ‘6-Inch Alien’ is human. Siriusly. (UPDATE: Aborted fetus?)

Keeping up with this story of skeletal remains that was hyped as possibly alien, then revealed to be human but very odd (see original below), this …

The Lurker

A sunday night in March this year, I was closing the blind at the back of our house and I saw some movement in the dark. Thinking it was a fox, I …

Jersey Devil or… something else?

Is this the elusive Jersey Devil as some Redditors have speculated? Perhaps it's the dreaded Chupacabras? Or a bastard cousin of the Montauk Monster? …

Ancient d20 die emerges from the ashes of time

Let's go back in time. Way back. Keep going. OK, stop. You're in the Ptolemaic Period. It's somewhere around 304 to 30 B.C. You're in Egypt. You're playing Dungeons & Dragons. Except back then, it's more like Pyramids & Petsuchos.<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art owns what may be the world's oldest …

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Sheriff Blames Spontaneous Combustion For Man’s Death [Video]

An Oklahoma sheriff has blamed spontaneous combustion for a man’s death. Authorities discovered the burned body of Danny Vanzandt inside the kitchen …

Three people, two cars and a mystery that won't go away

Ten years ago, three disappearances rocked the the north Cork town of Fermoy. This week, gardai renewed appeals for information that might explain …

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