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This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 18 – 26

Last-quarter Moon exact at 10:08 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The Moon rises around midnight tonight, shining in Pisces.Early Saturday morning before dawn, the faint asteroid 611 Valeria will occult an … Continue reading

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Biggest UK fish ever caught off Isle of Skye

A DETERMINED angler has scaled the heights of fishing – hooking the biggest fish ever caught off the UK coastline.Daniel Bennett, 26, will make the unofficial record books with his … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

4-Month Mock Mars Mission Wraps Up in Hawaii Friday

Six mock Mars mission crewmembers are preparing to come back to the real world at the end of the week.The second Hawaii Space Exploration Analog & Simulation mission, known as … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Has the Sun Gone So Quiet?

Although the sun is our nearest star, we certainly don’t have it all figured out.Take, for example, that last week or so — the sun’s disk has been mostly sunspot-free … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Strange Burials in the Burnt City

More than 1,000 burials have been excavated at the site of the Burnt City in Iran over the past thirty years, but few are stranger than two recent discoveries, according … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Newly Discovered Planet Has Longest Yearly Revolution

The exoplanet orbits an orange Type-K star which lies roughly 1,000 light years from Earth.Recently discovered Kepler-421b takes 704 Earth days to complete one orbit which, researchers say, give it … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jason Isaacs’ Dig Series Production Moves To U.s. Amid Israeli/palestinian Conflict

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs’ new Tv series Dig has become the latest victim of the Middle Eastern conflict after producers opted to move production out of Israel. via Harry … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Possible Celtic Inscription Deciphered in Spain

A long-overlooked and enigmatic inscription on the buttress of a fourteenth-century church in Spain’s Galicia region is attracting new attention thanks to researchers who claim to have deciphered it. via … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

The sunset that was Heaven-sent: Clouds parting after storm appear to show God-like man looking down on people of Norfolk

Norfolk laid claim to be ‘God’s own county’ yesterday after an extraordinary photograph of a man with a white beard in the clouds apparently peering over the area emerged.During recent … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

More Sunken Treasure Recovered; 13,500 Gold, Silver Coins Found At 1857 Shipwreck

More than 13,500 gold and silver coins and “significant items of cultural heritage” have been recovered off the coast of South Carolina as Odyssey Marine Exploration NYSE: OMEX continues its … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Victorian visitation? Mystery of ‘UFO photo’ from 1870

A photograph showing a strange, cigar-shaped object over the top of Mount Washington showed what appeared to be an alien spacecraft – in 1870.Debate has reignited this week over what … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google Street View car captures ghost on camera at a house near haunted prison

The last time the Google Street View car visited Ohio, it captured a creepy image of what appears to be a ghostly figure in a house near the Ohio State … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Always Have Your Wingman

The bolted front door was unlocked by a facilities manager who walked around the first floor with me while telling a tale of WW I amputees, an excess of removed … Continue reading

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Crop Circle at Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, UK – 22 July 2014

Crop Circle at Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, UK – 22 July 2014 via Crop Circle at Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, UK – 22 July 2014 | Crop Circles DataBase.

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The Forest Way July 17,2014 Crop Circle | Lightworkers.org

The Forest Way July 17,2014 Crop Circle via The Forest Way July 17,2014 Crop Circle | Lightworkers.org.

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why the world went wild for King Tut

It must be the most celebrated exchange in the history of archaeology. “Can you see anything?” asked George Herbert, the fifth Earl of Carnarvon, standing in a gloomy passageway cut … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

End of the Universe | How will the universe end?

During the latter half of the 20th century, cosmologists narrowed the universe’s fate to three possibilities, and they all depend on its density. If the density were high enough, then … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Walsall treasure hunter almost threw away rare brooch because he thought it was ‘tat’

A metal detector enthusiast is celebrating after uncovering an extremely rare Roman brooch – just four months after taking-up the hobby.Craig Pulley found the jewellery while scouring a field on … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police receive scores of 999 calls reporting witch, zombie and ghost sightings 

West Midlands Police have received 71 reports of witches ghosts and zombies over a three year period – however the Black Country is officially werewolf-free. Between 2011 and 2013, the … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weather Reporting Leeches

Of all the creatures in the whole wide world, you’ll be surprised to know that leeches have played a fairly important role in the history of weather forecasting. An incredibly … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson tells mother: Your son’s stomach pains are caused by a witch ancestor

Televangelist Pat Robertson advised a mother on Monday that she could cure her son’s stomach pains by finding someone to cast out demons that were possibly caused by an ancestor … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Europe’s Oldest Footprints

Science News reports that human footprints found in a Romanian cave in the 1960s and initially dated to 15,000 years ago are actually 35,5000 years old, making them the oldest … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Lego washed up on British beaches

EAGER fans are still hunting for Lego pieces washing up on British beaches – more than 17 years after a ship shed its cargo of nautical-themed toys off the coast … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

How many galaxies are there in the universe?

Astronomers can use the Hubble Space Telescope to view galaxies near the edge of the observable universe the region of space from which light has had a chance to reach … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Pompeii of the North’ is found at County Durham excavation site

Archaeologists at a North East Roman Fort have dubbed one of the country’s most exciting historical finds the “Pompeii of the north.”Rubbish chucked away by the Romans 2,000 years ago … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Secret Behind Romero’s Scary Zombies: ‘I Made Them The Neighbors’

Director George A. Romero grew up on classic movie monsters — and he says he never dreamed he’d be responsible for creating the modern zombie that now lurks alongside those … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment
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