Tag Archive for strange sounds

Turns out it was those giraffes making the noises!

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UPDATED (2-Oct 2015) See below. The world is full of strange sounds. Back in August 2014, I linked to a news blip in the Strange Remains, about residents near a zoo in the UK who petitioned the Paignton zoo to soundproof the giraffe area. They complained about a humming or droning noise that kept them…

Mysterious window-rattling booms in Central Virginia

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People thought it might be an earthquake. Maybe it was. ‘Windows in the house were shaking,’ says couple awakened by mystery booms | WTVR.com Several viewers contacted WTVR CBS 6 News after they reported hearing loud booms early Wednesday morning. People in Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, and Prince George said the activity was so intense it shook their…

Siren sound sparks speculation in Cheyenne

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Here is a more interesting “strange noise” story – a siren sound was reported by about 100 people in Cheyenne Wyoming. No emergency sirens were reported. Many people in Cheyenne reported hearing a siren like sound with unknown origins on Saturday night Source: Mystery Noise In Cheyenne “I was called by the dispatch center with…

Apocalyptic sounds 2015: The world is a noisy place

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The “trumpets of the Apocalypse” story is going around again. A two year old video that collected a series of clips (some are admitted hoaxes, others are dubious) is recirculating via email and social media with a purpose that seems to be simply to make gullible people nervous. Snopes debunks it. snopes.com: People Hearing Apocalyptic Sounds…

Strange noise from industrial process irritating to residents

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Industrial noise bothers a neighborhood. Exeter residents complain of ‘weird’ continuous loud noise heard across the city | Exeter Express and Echo. Exeter residents have reported a continuous loud noise across the city this morning – and it looks like it could last another three weeks. The ‘weird sound’ has been heard in and around…

Loud droning noise over Coventry was not alien invasion

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Mystery noise in UK is discovered to a propeller and good old wind-resistance. Mystery ‘Independence Day’ noise heard in Coventry thought to be old propeller plane – Coventry Telegraph. Residents across a huge swathe of south Coventry reported hearing a loud droning sound in the skies at around 2.30pm on Friday. The noise, lasted around…

Early morning strange sound recorded in St. Paul

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We’ve covered dozens of stories of strange sounds. This is a new situation, reported by NPR. Strange howling sound awakens St. Paul- Minnesota Public Radio News. […] a distant, howling scraping sound woke people up about 4 a.m. this morning in St. Paul’s Highland Park and Mac-Groveland neighborhoods. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/morning-sound The best guess is that…

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…

Strange sound in U.K. explained; hum in Calgary area continues

A mystery musical noise in the U.K. may have a real rail explanation. Strange sounds reported in early hours over Sopwell (From St Albans & Harpenden Review). Lee Tyler was leaving his studio when he heard the sound, which he describes as similar to guitar feedback. He said: “It was really loud. “It sounded like…

Be a good neighbor and put up with the frog noises

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I think this story from Wisconsin is pretty neat. But just goes to show, not everyone loves nature. Police called for fornicating frogs : Baraboo News Republic. A neighbor called police complaining Debbie Alsip was jamming out to loud music, but it turned out to be the neighborhood frogs who were getting down. Twice this…

Zug Island movie needs contributors to get up and humming

Independent filmaker look for investors for movie about the hum. Pssssst, or bzzzzz! A film about the mysterious Windsor humming sound is raising money online | Detroit Free Press | freep.com. What’s that strange sound you hear? Could it be the buzz over a new crowd-sourcing campaign for a documentary about Windsor, Ontario’s mysterious humming…

New Jersey shore booming (Sonic)

Booms continue. Now, they are in the news and every one will be reported. It does not make for a trend and it does not point to one common cause. This one has precedent. Keep reading. Reports of Ground Shaking in South Jersey And Along the Shore. Tweets and Facebook comments posted late Tuesday afternoon…

Illinoise: All booms are NOT the same

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Some assumptions go wrong with this story… Mysterious ‘boom’ heard across region – News – The Daily American – West Frankfort, IL. Social media was abuzz this weekend following what is begin described as a “loud boom” that was heard all over Southern Illinois Saturday. The source of the noise is unknown and, according to…

Mystery booms continue in New York state

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Mystery booms are still heard around Genesee, New York. This article cites several incidents around the country and focuses on this particular area. Mysterious ‘booms’ still unexplained – The Daily News Online: News. It is a phenomena that has sparked curiosity throughout the country for several years now. The booms, however, have grown more frequent.…

Mystery noise identified as jetty repairs in north Kent

A mystery noise in Essex, U.K. concerned residents last night but it was rather quickly idenfied. Video: Mystery ‘banging noise’ from jetty repairs echoes across north Kent (From News Shopper). A MYSTERY ‘metallic banging noise’ which echoed across north Kent last night was caused by emergency repairs to a jetty in Essex. Reports say the…

West Virginia boom remains a mystery (Update: Solved)

People are a bit nervous about mystery booms. What was that mystery boom? Even dispatchers aren’t sure  – Kanawha County – Charleston Daily Mail – West Virginia Kanawha emergency dispatchers were fielding dozens of Tuesday after a loud boom rocked several homes in Charleston and eastern Kanawha County. Dispatchers began receiving calls a little before…

Canada to fund study into what is causing that annoying hum

There is a followup on this story of a request for the government to look into complaints about the Windsor Hum. A press release was issued today. Taking Action on the ‘Windsor Hum’. On behalf of Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Bob Dechert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, today visited Windsor,…

Boom heard across New York-PA border on Sunday was explosive

Loud boom jolts Southern Tier | WIVB.com. What was the “loud boom” numerous Chautauqua County residents say they heard Sunday evening? News 4 received several phone calls and Facebook messages from viewers in Jamestown, Lakewood, Busti, Kennedy, Delevan, Ashville and elsewhere in Chautauqua County, describing the strange phenomena they experienced. Our viewers report seeing and…

The ‘Bloop’ mystery solved!

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Frequently cited as an “insane mystery science hasn’t solved”, the bloop looks to have a reasonable explanation. Was it a mystery monster squid as most commonly thought? Sadly, no. First some background in case you haven’t heard about the bloop: Skeptoid It came from the depths of the South Pacific. Throughout the summer of 1997, a…

Sky noises reported in Seattle (Updated: Maybe not from the sky?)

The mysterious sky noises continue… Strange hum keeping West Seattle awake | KING5.com Seattle. Julie Schickling stood out on her porch in West Seattle just after midnight because she couldn’t explain what she was hearing. So she recorded the sound (listen here on West Seattle Blog). “It gets high and lower, and goes away, then…

Strange sounds reported in Widnes, U.K.

Strange sounds from the sky spook Widnes residents – Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News. A series of unexplained sounds that have allegedly been heard around the world have been keeping a number of Hough Green residents awake at night. In some instances the noises produced a loud rumbling sound like a thunderstorm but in others…

Auroral sounds: They aren’t just in your head, they are 70 meters above

Sounds of Northern Lights Are Born Close to Ground For the first time, researchers at Aalto University in Finland have located where the sounds associated with the northern lights are created. The auroral sounds that have been described in folktales and by wilderness wanderers are formed about 70 meters above the ground level in the…