Tag Archive for Russia

The giant Siberian hole: Yep, media does a crap job reporting (Update)

Closer look at the pockmarked surface of Yamal peninsula, Siberia

Oh man, I really hate to start the day with such an awful excuse for a headline. ‘Bottomless’ pit baffles scientists | New York Post. A huge, mysterious crater spotted in remote Siberia has scientists scrambling for answers: Was it a meteor? Was it a weapon? Or was it an explosive sign of global warming?…

Dead HAARP system blamed for Balkans weather catastrophes

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Spotted by Stuart Richie (@StuartJRitchie on Twitter), check out the propaganda at the end of this news article about the unprecedented flooding in Serbia. Russia’s EMERCOM responds first to assist Serbian flood victims HAARP to Blame for Anomalous Flooding??? Many of my contacts in Serbia have spoken of whispered accusations that the unprecedented flooding and…

Discovery wild speculation channel presents… Killed by Yeti

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The Dyatlov Pass Incident: Was it Death by Yeti? Discovery Network continues their quest to be tops in science fiction. They are succeeding! A press release announces a 2-hour special investigating an actual unsolved mystery. And they know that when you can’t explain something, it just might be paranormal. This time, instead of UFOs or government…

Legitimizing occult healing in Russia

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Wait… this just makes the practice of occult look official! Not the way you want to go. Russia Considers Certification for Witch Doctors | Russia | RIA Novosti. Risking a hex, an opposition lawmaker in Russia has drafted a bill to regulate the country’s lucrative occult medicine industry. The bill, posted on the State Duma’s…

Lucrative psychic ring busted in Moscow

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I do like these stories but there needs to be MANY more busts. Police Bust Moscow Psychic Ring | News | The Moscow Times. Police in Moscow have rounded up a gang of would-be psychics that earned around 200 million rubles ($6.3 million) by offering to solve people’s personal problems through magic, police said Wednesday.…

Chelyabinsk meteor recovered from Russian lake

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Cool find! They spent the entire summer trying to locate it in the lake sediments and pulled it out. BBC News – Meteorite pulled from Russian lake. Divers working at a Russian lake have recovered a half-tonne chunk of the space rock that exploded over Chelyabinsk earlier this year. The object plunged into Lake Chebarkul…

Stunning raptor attack caught on camera!

Photo credit: Linda Kerley, Zoological Society of London (ZSL)

An amazing sequence was fortuitously captured on game camera. Eagle vs. deer. A camera trap set out for endangered Siberian (Amur) tigers in the Russian Far East photographed something far more rare: a golden eagle capturing a young sika deer. “I saw the deer carcass first as I approached the trap on a routine check…

Russian TV psychics take old woman’s life savings

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Russia also has their problems with psychics and their manufactured “curses”. Russian TV Psychics Face Jail on Fraud Charges. Psychics who charged an elderly Russian woman almost $20,000 to lift a supposed curse have themselves been charged with fraud and now face up to 10 years in jail, prosecutors said Thursday. The 75-year-old resident from…

Russian police bust psychic scammers

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The widespread psychic scam to remove “curses” is also working in Russia. Police take action to bust a group for fraud. Moscow Police Exorcise Psychic Group | Crime | RIA Novosti. Moscow police have once again entered the dark realms of the paranormal, busting a Russian “psychic” ring that has been lifting curses for money…

Russian psychic murderer suspected

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What a weird story featuring a “wizard”. Bad karma: Moscow ‘wizard’ held over serial photo-model killings — RT News. Moscow police have detained a psychic, who they suspect killed three photo models. All the victims, young ladies also allegedly engaged in prostitution, knew about the man’s ‘paranormal powers’ and are said to have visited him…

Strange damage, possibly from infrasound waves, after meteor blast

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One has to be careful in examining these reports but they are interesting. Strange damage reports surface after Friday’s Russian meteor explosion – SlashGear. Some citizens living within the city are reporting that the external windows of their apartments remain intact while glass jars in dishes inside the home were destroyed by the meteor explosion.…

Incredible meteor event in Russia: Strange rumors sparked (Updated)

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Wowwy wow. BBC News – Meteor strike injures hundreds in central Russia. A meteor crashing in Russia’s Ural mountains has injured at least 500 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings. Most of those hurt suffered minor cuts and bruises but some received head injuries, Russian officials report. A fireball was seen…