Illusions

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”.

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 […]

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

// 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

// 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.

Green Sun (or Green Flash)

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

Green Sun flash of light during sunset

Every once in a while, if the atmospheric conditions are just right, the sun will spark a bright green hue just as it disappears on the horizon. Called the ‘green flash’, this phenomena is purported to be caused by the spectral separation of the sun’s colors.

Ball Lightning

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

On July 5, 1852, a Periason man reported an extraordinary event. While sitting in his living room chair, a bright ball of light descended down his chimney and emerged from the fireplace.