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Mystery lake appears in Tunisia, may be radioactive

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It’s not everyday that a lovely lake appears in the middle of the desert. For good reason… Mystery as ‘lake’ appears in middle of Tunisian desert and becomes overnight tourist attraction. A mysterious lake that appeared suddenly in the Tunisian desert has created an impromptu “beach” in the drought-ridden country. No explanation has been given…

I’d prefer some wine instead – Radioactive well in Florida referred to as “fountain of youth”

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Artesian well brings up water high in magnesium and radon. Drink it at your own risk but it probably won’t kill you. The “fountain of youth” claim is a bit of a stretch. Florida’s Radioactive Fountain of Youth May Prolong Life. Thanks to the myth of Ponce de Leon’s trip, Florida—known for its large population…

Who ya gonna call – a hydrogeologist

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Saw this a few days ago reported as “slime” under the street in Philadelphia (cue Ghost Busters theme music – Who ya gonna call?) snopes.com: The Philadelphia Experiment. A sinkhole opened on a Philadelphia street and the standing water was fluorescent Ninja Turtle GREEN? What’s the deal? It was posted to Reddit and causes a…

Real government secret Cold War experiments on citizens of St. Louis

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I-Team: The Army’s secret Cold War experiments on St. Louisans Lisa Martino-Taylor is a sociologist whose life’s work has been to uncover details of the Army’s ultra-secret military experiments carried out in St. Louis and other cities during the 1950s and 60s. “The study was secretive for reason. They didn’t have volunteers stepping up and…

Fukushima butterfly study shows mutations from radiation effects

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‘Severe abnormalities’ found in Fukushima butterflies. Scientists found an increase in leg, antennae and wing shape mutations among butterflies collected following the 2011 Fukushima accident. The work has been published in the journal Scientific Reports. By comparing mutations found on the butterflies collected from the different sites, the team found that areas with greater amounts…