Tag Archive for Siberia

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?…

Discovery wild speculation channel presents… Killed by Yeti

A Disneyfied Yeti

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…

Creating a Yeti tourist trap in Siberia

Mascot for a Russian mining company were the Yeti was supposedly seen

I can always count on press from the Siberian tourism promotors. It happens with such regularity. Visiting “Big Foot” A village dedicated to the mysterious Big Foot, or Yeti, will appear at the mountain ski resort of Sheregesh in South Siberia. Adjoining one of the hotel compounds will be a Yeti-park with a separate house…

A mammoth blunder about living cells

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I saw this headline first: Siberian Mammoth remains found to contain ‘live cells’ and did a double take. It contained the obligatory references to cloning and “Jurassic Park” (mammoths did not exist at the time of dinosaurs). But the worst thing was the claim of  “living cells” as used. The cells are not “living” if…

Why is it always Siberia?

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Siberia: the land of strange animal sightings and odd objects in the sky that land and are quickly whisked away…. UFO mystery: Latest sighting in Siberia An unidentified glowing object is said to have crashed down from the skies in Russia’s Siberia, causing a powerful explosion. A search for the mysterious item is underway amid…

Piece of “ufo” lands in Russia. Authorities confiscate.

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Giant ‘UFO fragment’ falls from the sky in Siberia – Telegraph. The U-shaped object, resembling a silvery dome, is currently under inspection by Russian experts, after being covertly removed under cover of night from the possession of villagers who found it. After discovering the device on Sunday, locals from the village of Otradnesnky had managed…