Tag Archive for New York

New York Bigfoot advocate wants the critter on the endangered species list

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It’s been a while since we had a nonsensical Bigfoot story. I know, I know. “Aren’t they all?” Endangered – seriously at risk of extinction. Bigfoot – not established as real, let alone at risk of extinction. Chautauqua legislators hear plea: Put Bigfoot on endangered species list. Wiemer wants the legislature to become the first…

Chinese herbal product associated with lead poisoning

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Another warning by the US Food and Drug Administration that an imported herbal compound meant for children may contain heavy metals in dangerous amounts. They are unregulated, unproven, and you risk your health when using them. Lead In Chinese Cold Remedy Poisons Toddler; Possible Counterfeit?. An herbal cold remedy called Bo Ying Compound has been…

Imaginary art is a hoax

The million dollar invisible art exhibit.

Million dollar invisible art is as worthless as invisible money and just as real… New York artist creates ‘art’ that is invisible and collectors are paying millions. 27-year-old artist Lana Newstrom says she is the first artist in the world to create invisible “art.” In this documentary we traveled to her empty studio to learn…

New York subway rat attacks innocent bystander

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Ok, so rats really DO attack people. Cheeky bugger! VIDEO: Giant, angry rat tries to attack man at New York subway station. Dramatic footage filmed by SoHo man Josiah Ryan shows the aggressive rodent charging down the platform at 42nd St. station at Bryant Park in Midtown late Friday night. The editor for TheBlaze.com told…

Strange NYC park display prompts police call

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This woman had a difficult time describing what she found to police. Police Investigate After Runner Discovers Macabre Display in Prospect Park. Police launched an unusual investigation after one runner made a surprising, creepy discovery while on a jog in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Wednesday. The jogger, Kate Steciw, found what appeared to be a human…

A case of mystery meat, all over the road

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Talk about a bloody mess. This one is a rather “Fortean” incident. Mysterious Chunks of Rotting Meat Close New York Highway. A highway in upstate New York was shut down after being covered with chunks of rotting meat earlier this week, creating quite a stink for drivers. The strangest part? Officials aren’t quite sure where the…

Cryptozoogical mystery in NYC solved!

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Well, this is interesting. A fisher is spotted in the Bronx. That was unexpected! Mystery Solved For Strange Animal Found Scurrying Around The Bronx. For months, a weird unidentified animal has been spotted roaming the streets of one neighborhood in the Bronx. The animal has been scurrying at night, and spooking people during the day…

Another booming week across North America

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Mystery booms continue. We found stories from Arizona to Connecticut, even into Canada this week. More mysterious ‘booms’ reported in Verde Valley area – CBS 5 – KPHO. Last year, about this same time, residents in Verde Valley [Arizona] heard some mysterious, unexplained booms. Reports of similar booms are once again being called in to…

Do you smell something New York? PANCAKES!

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While it may seem innocuous, even possibly pleasant smells can be air pollution Mystery maple syrup-like smell in tristate region – New York News. A sweet almost maple syrup-like smell in the air was being reported in portions of Manhattan, Queens and New Jersey on Wednesday morning. In 2005 and 2009, a similar scent was…

Ice chunk falls in Brooklyn

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It likely has a high-flying explanation. Mystery Chunks Crash Into Brooklyn Streets, Residents Think It Was Ice « CBS New York. Chunks of ice apparently fell from the sky on an 80-degree day in Brooklyn. The question is, where did they come from? Terry Blasi and Louie Vitale said they were sitting on Blasi’s porch…

N.Y. attorney general trying to trump Trump on his “university”

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Some people just aren’t great teachers. N.Y. attorney general suing Trump’s school for fraud – CNN Political Ticker – CNN.com Blogs. New York’s attorney general accused Donald Trump in a lawsuit Saturday of defrauding students who studied at the billionaire mogul’s investment institute, though Trump’s representative said a large majority of the school’s alumni were…

Central Park raccoons go rabid on Brooklyn woman

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Unusual behavior may be rabies. Brooklyn Woman Attacked By 2 ‘Bizarre’ Raccoons In Central Park « CBS New York. Taraka Larson told CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock on Thursday that she just wanted to enjoy a quiet evening in nature. She said she was walking Tuesday night in the park somewhere between 59th Street and the…

Is this burning an Eternal Flame?

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Pretty neat, spooky and natural. Mystery Eternal Flame Reveals New Gas Source : Discovery News. Nestled behind a waterfall in western New York state is an eternal flame whose beauty is only surpassed by its mystery. It is one of a few hundred “natural” eternal flames around the world, fed by gas seeping to the…