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Strange sounds reported in Widnes, U.K.

Strange sounds from the sky spook Widnes residents – Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News. A series of unexplained sounds that have allegedly been heard around the world have been keeping a number of Hough Green residents awake at night. In some instances the noises produced a loud rumbling sound like a thunderstorm but in others…

Igloolik mystery sound sounds mysterious, but the story leaves us cold

Stories about strange sounds are always suspicious. This recent news about a very northern mystery noise is no exception. In this piece from CBC news (Canada) – Mysterious ‘ping’ sound from sea floor baffles Igloolik – I found a number of assumptions, guesses, and no good data to support the allegations that there is a strange…

The Strange Remains the Same for 6 July 2015

Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren’t as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out. Source: After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin   A Daugherty Township woman with a passion…

Apocalyptic sounds 2015: The world is a noisy place

The “trumpets of the Apocalypse” story is going around again. A two year old video that collected a series of clips (some are admitted hoaxes, others are dubious) is recirculating via email and social media with a purpose that seems to be simply to make gullible people nervous. Snopes debunks it. snopes.com: People Hearing Apocalyptic Sounds…

The Strange Remains the Same for 11 May 2015

The popular use of charcoal got a big boost in 2014. After Gwyneth Paltrow’s magazine “Goop” named charcoal lemonade as one of the “best juice cleanses”, the idea of socially consuming charcoal really took off. If you spot someone drinking what looks like a bottle of ink, it could be “lemonade with activated charcoal” made…

The Strange Remains the same for 5 May 2015

What happens in the brain when a person has an out-of-body experience? A team of scientists may now have an answer. Source: Out-of-Body Experience Is Traced in the Brain Accusations of quackery — and one stunning admission of fraud — that last month roiled the health and nutrition blogosphere could mark a turning point in…

The Strange remains the same 16 April 2015

Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack? – CNET. Nick Groff to lead sold-out ghost hunt at OSR. The mystery hum is back! Plymouth residents complain of ‘strange droning noise’ | Plymouth Herald. Winchester Mystery House will allow sleepovers, booze Earth’s Mysterious Hum Explained. This woman went to sleep in 2008 and woke up convinced it…

The Strange remains the same for 07 April 2015

Woman at Franklin restaurant finds 51 pearls after biting into oyster The “Food Babe” Blogger Is Full of Shit. Geologists claim stats, science prove Jesus buried in Jerusalem with wife and supposed son Herbalife Contacted by Law Enforcement Agencies Coastguard believe foghorns behind mystery sounds coming from the Mersey – Liverpool Echo. Mysterious UFO sighting…

The Strange Remains the Same for 11 November 2014

I’m A Celebrity 2014: Chris Packham criticises ‘repugnant’ treatment of animals on ITV show – The Independent. Paranormal playground at the Everson Museum of Art. “Expedition Unknown” Series Premiere with Josh Gates | Ghost TV Blogs. NeuroLogica Blog » Glenn Beck’s Medical Narrative. Reiki propaganda in U.S. News & World Report – Respectful Insolence. McDonald’s…

The Strange remains the same 12 May 2014

‘A frog in the throat’ is an American phrase that entered the language towards the end of the 19th century. The expression doesn’t have a fanciful derivation but comes directly from the fact that a hoarse person sounds croaky – like a frog. [Source] Buy a stake in Dracula’s castle – Telegraph. Take A Look…

Early morning strange sound recorded in St. Paul

We’ve covered dozens of stories of strange sounds. This is a new situation, reported by NPR. Strange howling sound awakens St. Paul- Minnesota Public Radio News. […] a distant, howling scraping sound woke people up about 4 a.m. this morning in St. Paul’s Highland Park and Mac-Groveland neighborhoods. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/morning-sound The best guess is that…

Demonic tale sounds like Hollywood, has little else to hold it up (UPDATE: Hoaxed photo)

A new and detailed case of reported demonic possession and exorcism is chronicled in an Indiana newspaper. As with almost all cases, we see typical behaviors related to “possession”. But we also see many eyewitness reports and ZERO solid evidence. Are they photos? Videos? None given. The medical records mostly state that the family suffered…

The Strange remains the same 10 January 2014

I’m serious… knock it off with the wild and crazy news. I can’t keep up this pace. O_o This Massive Chilean Lake Disappears Overnight | Conde Nast Traveler. ‘Hand of God’ spotted by NASA space telescope – NBC News.com. Video: Lake Michigan turns into a sea of ice balls – Telegraph. I had a problem…

Metallic sounds in BC town freak people out (UPDATE: Horn of Gondor, etc.)

And… here we go again… Strange sounds in Terrace, B.C., spark stranger theories – British Columbia – CBC News. Some people in Terrace, B.C., say they were awoken Thursday morning by some strange, whining and grinding noises echoing off nearby hills for several minutes, prompting a wide range of speculation online about the source. At…

Sure, give birth in an unnatural environment in the presence of a carnivore. Sounds safe.

This is a truly dumb idea going around the news sites these past few days. Dolphin-assisted birth: Nice, or nuts? – CBS News. From water birth to hypnosis, the natural-childbirth movement has tried a variety of innovative methods to accommodate women who are uninterested in a medically assisted birth procedure. But critics are now saying…

Witnesses in Washington spooked by strange lights

Confusing to witnesses but possibly explainable. Unexplained aircraft leave South Whidbey resident with questions – Whidbey News-Times. Unidentified flying objects over South Whidbey last weekend have left a Bush Point couple baffled and scared. A series of mysterious orange lights appeared in the sky over Dick and Carol Johnson’s home Saturday evening. While they are…

Sounds from the sky: Reflections on historical observations and recent events

The recent wave of sky noise videos and reports from across the globe have sown concern and copycat hoaxes. Historical observations disclosed here reveal that mystery noises in the sky are not new and have many and various potential explanations. Our urban and industrial society may be contributing to the recent events, if they are…