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This Week’s Sky at a Glance, August 29 – September 6

The Moon is coming back into the evening sky. Look for the waxing crescent low in the west-southwest in twilight, as shown at lower right. Can you make out Spica … Continue reading

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Crop Circles At Ark Lane 2, nr Stroud Green, Essex, United Kingdom. Reported 31st August 2014

Crop Circles At Ark Lane 2, nr Stroud Green, Essex, United Kingdom. Reported 31st August 2014 read more Crop Circles At Ark Lane 2, nr Stroud Green, Essex, United Kingdom. … Continue reading

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Mummies of Anatolia

The mummification technique, which is used to preserve the body after death, has been used by several different civilizations throughout history, including the mummies of Anatolia. During antiquity and the … Continue reading

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The Saints Row franchise goes to hell

During their panel at PAX Prime in Seattle over the weekend, Volition revealed a standalone expansion for Saints Row IV: Gat Out of Hell, which sees the Saints going to … Continue reading

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Digital project could reveal secrets of Highland standing stone – Press and Journal

A high-tech community archaeology project could reveal worn carvings on an historic Lochaber standing stone. The Bronze Age monolith in Camas nan Geall Bay at Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan peninsula … Continue reading

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Alien Vs Predator: Who Would REALLY Win?

When it comes to seemingly indestructible cinematic killing machines, you don’t get much more terrifying or more difficult to beat monsters than the eponymous stars of the ‘Alien’ and ‘Predator’ … Continue reading

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Wagner Planetarium director Dennis Anderson ponders UFOs and the enigma of the ‘Arthur Kill Lights’

“Watch the skies! Keep watching the skies!” This admonishment came from the lips of a character in the 1951 sci-fi thriller, The Thing From Another World. Americans have been doing … Continue reading

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New Ghost In The Shell 25th Anniversary Poster

Japanese anime Ghost In The Shell is an Empire-acclaimed world cinema great, with the manga on which it’s based celebrating its 25th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the film has … Continue reading

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Rock Engraving Made by Neanderthals, Suggests Study

Scientists studying a curious rock engraving in the seaside Gorham’s Cave in Gibraltar are suggesting that its cross-hatched impression was created by Neanderthals and represents their capacity for abstract expr … Continue reading

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12 Zombie Films that have NO Zombies!

We all know and love zombie’s and there have been many, many excellent entries into the genre and some not so good ones. All have a standard set of rules … Continue reading

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Stonehenge: ghostly outlines of missing stones appear

It is a mystery which has intrigued archaeologists for centuries: did the huge Neolithic stones which make up Stonehenge form a complete circle?Now the puzzle has been answered after the … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

History of the occult: Magic calendar by Austin de Croze and Manuel Orazi.

These calendar pages come from the rare book Calendrier Magique, which was printed in France in 1895 in a small run of 777 copies. The book blends Art Nouveau imagery … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The scientific A-Team saving the world from killer viruses, rogue AI and the paperclip apocalypse

The porter’s lodge is like an airlock, apparently sealed from the tribulations of everyday life. But inside the college, pacing the flagstones of what is called – all modesty aside … Continue reading

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Campaign to clear the name of Devon witches hanged for dabbling in the occult

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to clear the name of the last three witches hanged in England – who met their fate in Devon.The infamous trio, knows as the ‘Bideford … Continue reading

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Italian politician claims he has been ‘cursed’ after orang-utan remark

Roberto Calderoli, who said that Italy’s first black minister reminded him of an orang-utan, has asked for an exorcism after accusing Cecile Kyenge’s father of putting a curse on him … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quebec ‘clairvoyant medium’ charged under obscure sorcery law

A Quebec man who advertised his services as a “clairvoyant medium” is in trouble for not delivering on his prophecies after being charged for falsely claiming to practise witchcraft and … Continue reading

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Where Is All the Buried Pirate Treasure?

As I tend to watch movies for a living, periodically I am faced with potential career choices that might be more lucrative for me. A stint aboard a space mining … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Zombies Don’t Make Sense

Whether you call them walkers, creepers or deadies, zombies have infiltrated all forms of media with a fumbling vengeance. Some movies are good; some shows are better, but everywhere you … Continue reading

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Are urban spiders bigger than their country cousins?

Spiders are getting bigger, but only in urban areas.That’s comforting, isn’t it? The study was done in Sydney, Australia, but if it’s true there, is it true in East Texas … Continue reading

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Eerie ‘Sailing Stones’ Myth-Busted As Urban Legends Reveal a More Olympic Truth : Science & General News : Latinos Health

The group, who set up camp for nearly two years in an abandoned weather station, sought out to find the true cause behind Death Valley’s famous “sailing stones”. Weighing as … Continue reading

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A Photograph Of A Ghost Girl

Via the Metro website we learn that Thomas Beavis may have taken a photograph of a ghost of a girl in an apparently “notorious haunted mansion in Ireland.” read more … Continue reading

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Today is national Ghostbusters day. Where is your Proton Pack? | AL.com

If it felt like the 80s when you got out of bed this morning, that’s because the ghosts of summers past have come back to haunt you.But I ain’t afraid … Continue reading

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Magnet Releasing Acquires Worldwide Rights to SATANIC

The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights to SATANIC, a new supernatural teen-horror film currently in script stage.SATANIC will be the feature film debut … Continue reading

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Sceptics, Steamships and Nessie

A comment appeared on the Internet recently concerning Victorian steam boats and the Loch Ness Monster. It is not the first the first time it has appeared, and I think … Continue reading

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Cat domestication traced to Chinese farmers 5,300 years ago

Five-thousand years before it was immortalized in a British nursery rhyme, the cat that caught the rat that ate the malt was doing just fine living alongside farmers in the … Continue reading

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