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Newly received or noteworthy information (in this case) anything strange, weird or unusual that do not fit into any other category.

Video: Meteor seen across Britain, 3rd March 2012
Video: Meteor seen across Britain, 3rd March 2012

A huge meteor was seen across most of Britain last night (Saturday 3rd March 2012) and sparked concerns that a plane had crashed…

We had a report last night saving a strange light had been seen over Stockport: “just seen what i first thought was a comet across the sky over stockport. i was on the porch when i saw this circular object traveling at a amazing rate of knots from north to south”…

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Videos: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Footage
Videos: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Footage

I find it very difficult to call any footage of the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami ‘best’, particularly because of the huge loss of life and continuing chaos the Japanese people are going through — but it has to be said, there are some truly remarkable videos of the earthquake and the following tsunami.

Below are 3 video compilations of some of the ‘best’ footage — a lot of which I have not seen on UK television. I don’t really know why we keep seeing the same footage, at times the media see to trivialise the news with their repetitiveness of some videos.

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Genetically Modified Corn Approved for Ethanol Production!
Genetically Modified Corn Approved for Ethanol Production!

A type of corn that is genetically engineered to make it easier to convert into ethanol was approved for commercial growing by the Department of Agriculture.

The decision, announced Friday, came in the face of objections from corn millers and others in the food industry, who warned that if the industrial corn cross-pollinated with or were mixed with corn used for food.

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Invisible Beam Weapon announced to break up prison riots!
Invisible Beam Weapon announced to break up prison riots!

This is truly scary, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department announced its intent to use the Assault Intervention Device (AID) on prisoners in the Pitchess Detention Center in Los Angeles, stating its intent to use it in “operational evaluation” in situations such as breaking up prisoner fights. Prison guards could soon stop fights with a harmless […]

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Sad News: Artefacts missing from Cairo Museum
Sad News: Artefacts missing from Cairo Museum

Dr. Zahi Hawass has confirmed the staff of the database department at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo have discovered objects are missing from the museum.

An investigation has begun to search for the people who have taken these objects, and the police and army plan to follow up with the criminals already in custody.

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Looters break into Cairo’s Egyptian Museum
Looters break into Cairo’s Egyptian Museum

Amid the continuing chaos in Egypt, it has emerged that would-be looters broke into Cairo’s famed Egyptian Museum, ripped the heads off two mummies and damaged around 75 small artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt’s antiquities chief said Saturday (29th January 2011).

Egyptian army soldiers have also taken up position in front of the Giza pyramids.

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Conker Trees threatened by Moth!
Conker Trees threatened by Moth!

A common insect called the leaf miner moth (Cameraria ohridella) does more long-term damage to conker trees (horse chestnut) than thought.

Previously the moth was thought to cause only cosmetic damage, but a study published in the journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening shows the moth larvae attack the tree’s leaves, reducing their ability to capture sunlight and turn it into food

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Video: Man outruns lorry!
Video: Man outruns lorry!

Man tries to outrun lorry in Turkey CCTV shows a pedestrian surviving a death run after a lorry driver failed to see him at a road crossing. Source: The Telegraph Read more: Man tries to outrun lorry in Turkey

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Missile, Plane or something else?
Missile, Plane or something else?

Defense Department says the mysterious vapor trail off the coast of Southern California trail was caused by an airplane, not a missile! Pentagon spokesman Dave Lapan said: ‘There is no evidence to suggest that this is anything else other than a condensation trail from an aircraft.’ The videos shows what looks like the contrail of […]

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Video: Buzz Aldrin Punches Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorist!
Video: Buzz Aldrin Punches Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorist!

This is brilliant – a little old, but perfectly relevant seeing how it’s the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. Buzz Aldrin is confronted by a moon landing skeptic! The man angrily calls Aldrin a “coward” and a “liar.” Aldrin tells the man to get away from him, and when he refuses, Aldrin promptly punches […]

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Eclipse that Eclipsed all Eclipses!
Eclipse that Eclipsed all Eclipses!

People in Asia have seen the longest total solar eclipse this century, with large areas of India and China plunged into darkness. Amateur stargazers and scientists travelled far to see the eclipse, which lasted six minutes and 39 seconds at its maximum point. The eclipse could first be seen early on Wednesday in eastern India. […]

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Wolverine spotted in Colorado
Wolverine spotted in Colorado

A wolverine that researchers have tracked since early April has crossed into northern Colorado, the first known incidence of a wolverine in the state for 90 years (since 1919). Wolverines are the largest land-dwelling members of the weasel family. Adult wolverines average about 30 pounds. Resident adults occupy arctic habitats in Alaska and Canada, and […]

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Humans related to Orangutans, not Chimps, says new study!
Humans related to Orangutans, not Chimps, says new study!

New evidence underscores the theory of human origin that suggests humans most likely share a common ancestor with orangutans, according to research from the University of Pittsburgh and the Buffalo Museum of Science. Reporting in the June 18 edition of the Journal of Biogeography, the researchers reject as “problematic” the popular suggestion, based on DNA […]

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Dolphins spotted off the coast of Mudeford, Dorset, UK
Dolphins spotted off the coast of Mudeford, Dorset, UK

This superb photograph of a dolphin was captured by Sallie Longman off Mudeford Beach on Saturday 13th June 2009. It is thought to have been one of a pod of between 12-15 dolphins. Source: Bournemouth Echo

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France to disclose Extra Terrestrials – here on Earth!
France to disclose Extra Terrestrials – here on Earth!

Humm, I’m sure I read or heard this story a while ago, or did I dream it? Apparently, France is going to announce to the world (by Friday) that we are not alone here on Earth! Yep, that’s right – France will admit to the world that Aliens from another planet are here, living amought […]

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Cryptoworld’s 10 Hottest stories from May 2009
Cryptoworld’s 10 Hottest stories from May 2009

1) UFOs and Helicopters filmed near Horn Lake (Video) Interesting video of unknown lights and what appears to be a lot of helicopters over Horn Lake, south of Memphis (exact location unknown). Half way through the video 3 new lights seem to appear out of thin air below the original group. Watch the video here […]

Barack Obama visits the Pyramids with Zahi Hawass
Barack Obama visits the Pyramids with Zahi Hawass

On his recent visit to Egypt, President Barack Obama toured the pyramids of Giza, escorted by Zahi Hawass. View footage of the tour, and hear Dr. Hawass’ reaction to this historic event! Source: DrHawass.com

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Crop Circle researcher Pat Delgado has died
Crop Circle researcher Pat Delgado has died

Pat Delgardo who helped pioneer Crop Circle research has died at age of 90. His long time friend and co-authoer Colin Andrews writes: Pat Delgado, famous for being the person who started serious research into what became known as crop circles, passed away at 8.30 AM (U.K.) today in Winchester Hospital, Hampshire, England. Pat was […]

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Cryptoworld’s Word Cloud, May 2009
Cryptoworld’s Word Cloud, May 2009

A rather pointless exercise, but still a fun way to kill 10 minutes! This is a randomly generated list or “Word-Cloud” of words that can be found here on the front (Home) page of Cryptoworld. Make your own Word Cloud here at wordle.net.

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