We warned you about the Chinese lanterns, California!

A hubbub was made over what seems obviously to be chinese lanterns in the sky across California on New Years Eve. UFO sightings reported across California | news10.net. Terry and Hans Mauth of Auburn said they watched a large egg-shaped object with a bright light shining upward drift over their neighborhood, then suddenly accelerate. “There…

Are stolen newborns actually a problem in Wisconsin?

Or are there other reasons to not announce new births? Birth announcements no longer released by Madison hospitals. The Wisconsin State Journal will no longer publish birth announcements because Madison’s two birthing hospitals will stop providing the information. Kathy Kostrivas of Meriter Hospital says birth listings set people up as targets for those who want…

Coins under the cushions? No, snake.

Another reason why you should probably not pick up furniture off the street. Snake in a couch: Grand Rapids woman finds boa in curbside sofa | wzzm13.com. Two months after she moved a second hand couch into her bedroom, a Grand Rapids woman discovered a boa constrictor was living under the cushions. Holly Wright says…

What pissed off this turkey?

Is it because the driver was dressed all in brown and looked like a threat? Video shows wild turkey harassing UPS driver. A UPS driver probably already getting grief for late packages was harassed by a wild turkey, much to the amusement of lunching hospital workers in Minnesota who recorded the event. According to the…

The Strange remains the same 02 January 2014

WHOA! We’re off to a sprinting start! SO many posts today. And so many I didn’t even get to. Sorry if I couldn’t read the studies or expound more. We were overwhelmed with strange stories. Has mysterious ‘Fen Tiger’ been seen in your area? – Official data of sightings in Cambridgeshire released by police |…

Dolphins getting high?

I don’t have much to say about this but apparently it’s something quite remarkable. Surprised, I am not. Skeptical, I am. Dolphins Seem to Use Toxic Pufferfish to Get High | Smart News. Humans aren’t the only creatures that suffer from substance abuse problems. Horses eat hallucinogenic weeds, elephants get drunk on overripe fruit and…

New paper on earthquake lights show they are a reality

I am so excited about this story. As a geologist who has studied anomalous phenomena connected to earthquakes, this is an excellent step forward to understanding earthquake lights. This will be of interest to Forteans, anomalists, geophysicists and even UFO chasers! Scientists find records of rare “earthquake lights”. They’ve been mistaken for UFOs or dismissed…

FDA issues consumer update on supplements for concussions

The FDA issues a consumer update stating that unscrupulous companies are pushing useless “treatments” for concussions. Consumer Updates > Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No. Exploiting the public’s rising concern about concussions, some companies are offering untested, unproven and possibly dangerous products that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions and other traumatic…

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The Strange begins for 1 January 2014

Happy New Year in the Strange, Weird and Woo. I’m waiting for the birds to fall dead from the skies and the sardines to strand themselves en masse. Cause that kinda stuff happens… For now, here are some unusual leftovers. The Year We Broke the Internet – Esquire. Suspected Ritualists Slaughter Teenage Girl | Leadership…