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Residents fear world is ending when hellish 140-degree heat burst descends on Kopperl, Texas (1960)

// October 24th, 2016 // No Comments » // Weather

Heat damaged crops

An outside temperature of 120 degrees would be nightmarish, a temperature of 130 degrees would be hellish, and surely a 140-degree weather event would be an unsurvivable meteorological impossibility. But it happened – in Texas – in 1960 during a rare weather event called a “heat burst”.

Eerie leering skull face formed in Hurricane Matthew radar image

// October 7th, 2016 // No Comments » // Weather

Hurrican Matthew forms evil skull face as it passes over Haiti

As Hurricane Matthew approached Florida’s east coast on October 4, 2016, a meteorologist from The Weather Channel noted a particularly disturbing pattern in the radar image. At first, viewers thought the image was fake but news outlets verified that the image is indeed legit. In the radar shot above, you can see a clearly defined […]

The Brown Mountain Lights – inexplicable ghost lights have puzzled observers for hundreds of years

// August 5th, 2016 // No Comments » // Illusions

Nancy Roberts photo of the Brown Mountain Lights

The Brown Mountain Lights are found in the North Carolina foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on a low ridge known as Brown Mountain. The dancing, glowing spheres of red, blue, yellow, or green light, typically appear on brisk, fall evenings.

It’s alive! Weird video shows the earth “breathing”

// November 11th, 2015 // No Comments » // Illusions

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We’ve all been taught that the earth is “alive” and here’s some pretty freaky footage proving just that. The unusual video appeared online a few days ago and appears to show the earth “breathing”.

The Naga Fireballs of the Mekong river – mysterious glowing orbs rise from the water and are witnessed by thousands each year

// October 22nd, 2015 // No Comments » // Weather

The Naga Fireballs of the Mekong river–mysterious glowing orbs rise from the water and are witnessed by thousands each year

The Naga Fireballs are mysterious glowing balls of bright red light that explode from the muddy waters of Thailand’s Mekong river. Locals call the phenomena the Mekong Lights or Naga Dancing Fire Balls and describe the lights as reddish in color and varied in size from mere sparkles to basketball-sized balls of fire.

Couple’s final photos tell tsunami story from the grave (2004 Indian Ocean tsunami)

// April 30th, 2015 // No Comments » // Weather

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The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake is the third-largest earthquake ever recorded and holds the record for the longest duration of faulting ever observed. The massive event triggered a series of devastating tsunamis that generated waves up to 100 feet high which resulted in the deaths of approximately 230,000 people. Among those who died were John […]

The Gombe Chimpanzee War – violent four-year civil war for territory involved kidnapping, rape, and murder (1974)

// November 7th, 2014 // No Comments » // Strange Events

Chimpanzees kidnapped, raped, and murdered during the 1975 Gombe Chimpanzee War

The violence began on January 7, 1974 when a party of six males from the southern Kasakela tribe brutally attacked and murdered Godi, a young male member of the northern Kahama tribe. Over the next four years, all six males from the Kahama tribe would be killed by the Kasakela. Female Kahama tribe members suffered […]

The loudest sound on Earth occurred on August 27, 1883 and circled the Earth four times

// October 1st, 2014 // No Comments » // Strange Events

1887 Lithograph illustrating the eruption of the Krakatoa volcano in 1883

On August 27, 1883, when a volcano erupted on the island of Krakatoa, the Earth emitted a sound louder than any sound in history. The sound was so loud, it burst the eardrums of sailors in a boat forty miles away and circled around the Earth four times before succumbing to silence. No louder sound […]

A lake full of Pepto Bismal? Australia’s Lake Hillier – a bubble-gum pink wonder that scientists have yet to unravel

// April 12th, 2013 // No Comments » // Illusions

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From above, Lake Hillier, located on the edge of Recherche Archipelago’s largest island in Australia, looks to be filled with Pepto Bismal. It’s bubble-gum pink waters are so unusual, airlines report passengers getting up from their seats and crowding around windows to get a peek of the stunningly beautiful natural wonder. Scientists are unsure why […]

Hessdalen Lights in Norway have been reported since the 1800’s

// January 10th, 2013 // No Comments » // Illusions

Hessdalen Lights in Norway

The Hessdalen Lights are an earth anomaly (or UFO phenomena, they’re tough to classify without knowing exactly what they are) commonly seen in the Hessdalen valley in the central part of Norway. The mysterious lights, typically large, bright white, blue, red, or yellow lights floating above the ground or shooting at amazing speeds through the […]

The mysterious New Mexico “brilliant flash of light” event (August 15, 1999)

// January 7th, 2013 // No Comments » // Strange Events

Still frame photos taken from atop a Albuquerque building show the flash

At 11: 18 PM on August 15, 1999, the residents of the southwestern United States experienced an intense, unimaginable bright flash of light which lit the area brighter than daylight for 2-3 seconds. At the same time, people from all across the western U. S. began calling the UFO hotlines reporting their sightings of an […]

Black colored icebergs (they come in blue, green, and brown too)

// January 6th, 2013 // No Comments » // Illusions

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Icebergs are typically white but various factors can occasionally cause them to turn a different color – green, brown, black, or blue are possible. Factors that distort the iceberg color include a lower density of air within the ice (which allows less sunlight to reflect off the surface or pass through the iceberg with a […]

Marfa Lights – the mysterious light show in west Texas

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Illusions

Marfa Lights  - photo courtesy Robert Thomson

In 1883, the first official report of the Marfa Lights came out. A Texas homesteader, Robert Ellison, noticed the lights and feared that Indians were attacking his home. After viewing the lights for some time however, it became clear to Mr. Ellison that these mysterious lights were not attacking Indians. These lights danced and flew […]

Ghost Lights – mysterious, inexplicable light phenomena

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Illusions

Ghost lights along an old stagecoach route

In 1656, John Davis of Cardinshire, Wales recorded some of the earliest historical evidence of ghost lights. In this small town in Northern Wales, ghost light sightings were quite common and believed to portend the death of someone in their town.

Mysterious Tunguska explosion rocks remote area of Siberia in 1908

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Strange Events

On June 30, 1908 at approximately 7:15AM, a huge explosion occurred in a remote, mosquito infested swamp near the Tunguska River. A local reindeer herding tribe, called the Evenki, described seeing a bright, white light streak across the sky. They claimed the object, with a tail over 800 kilometers long, made no noise as it […]