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New “lost” Van Gogh painting found after spending decades inside the attic of Norwegian collector’s home

// September 9th, 2013 // No Comments » // News

Lost Van Gogh painting, Sunset at Montmajour, found in attic of Norwegian collector

A lost Van Gogh painting has been found after spending decades inside the attic of a Norwegian collector, who was told in the early 1900’s that it was a fake. The Vincent Van Gogh painting is the first full-size canvas discovered since 1928. “Sunset at Montmajour” depicts a “dry landscape of oak trees, bushes, and sky, painted with Van Gogh’s familiar thick brush strokes”. Investigators were able to identify the exact day it was painted because Van Gogh described it in a letter to his brother, Theo.

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 air, have been witnessed since 1811 or earlier. Interest in the lights picked up in 1981 when residents in the area began to see unknown lights in the valley and in the nearby districts. The lights sometimes remain still and sometimes flash, and can suddenly move at extreme speeds up into the atmosphere or down into the ground, or into one of the many lakes in the area.

Norwegian artist claims to have created a perpetual motion machine – the Finsrud Wheel [VIDEO]

// January 8th, 2013 // No Comments » // Bizarre

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We’re not quite ready to call it perpetual motion yet but it is indeed an interesting machine. Norwegian artist and mathematician Reidar Finsrud is an outside the box thinker that has devised a machine, called the Finsrud Wheel, that he believes achieves true perpetual motion albeit, even he cannot explain how. The machine reportedly uses a combination of gravity, magnets, pendulums, and a little push to get it started in order to generate continuous motion.

The 2009 Norwegian spiral anomaly – spiral-shaped UFO witnessed by thousands in Norway

// December 11th, 2009 // No Comments » // Sightings

Blue spiral-shaped UFO over Norway in December 2009

In 2009, a light was spotted in the skies above Norway that made other glowing-light UFO sightings pale by comparison. Called the “Norwegian spiral anomaly” or “Star Gate”, the UFO was visible to thousands of awe-struck Norwegians and photographed extensively, from Norway to Sweden. The event occurred on December 9, 2009 and lasted from 2-3 minutes (some sources say it lasted up to 10 minutes). It consisted of a blue beam of light that came from behind a mountain with a grayish spiral-shaped hue of light emanating from it.