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Can You Speak Venusian?

Can You Speak Venusian?

Down a rabbit hole today I remembered I have a signed copy of Patrick Moore’s Can You Speak Venusian? Which lead me to search YouTube for this little gem! Excerpt of guy speaking Venusian on One Pair Of Eyes with Patrick Moore from 1969 –

Dead fish in Brazilian Lagoon

Thousands of dead fish found in Brazilian lagoon

Thousands of fish drown in Brazilian lagoon after oxygen levels drop! Thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, a Rio de Janeiro tourist attraction, Brazilian authorities said. A large amount of organic matter that entered the lagoon


Video: Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945

Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Alamos and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in May of 1998. This leaves out North Korea’s two alleged nuclear tests in this past decade (the legitimacy of both of which is not 100% clear).


Lion or just a Cat?

Everybody seems to have gone big cat crazy after an alleged Lion was seen in Essex (UK). News sites, Facebook and Twitter were a buzz with reports and sightings, several pictures appeared online, but was it really a Lion? A big scruffy domestic cat? Or just a stuffed toy!?


Face of Jesus found in Tree Stump!

Another spooky face of Jesus, this time found on a tree stump in a Belfast City Cemetery!

The stump looks old and some have suggested it’s just a charcoal drawing, possibly made by a local artist?


Utah Goat Man Solved

Well, it turns out the Goat Man mystery is solved, It was a hunter preparing for an archery hunt! Although it’s not really clear why he was wearing the suit… something about blending in with the goats!


Goat Man spotted in Northern Utah

Umm, not sure where to start with this one!

Sightings of a man wearing a white goat costume among wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah have puzzled and alarmed wildlife officers.


Ghost Hunters raid Iraq Hospital

The dingy corridors and gloomy wards of a long-abandoned Saudi Arabian hospital have drawn hundreds of amateur ghost hunters who believe it to be haunted by jinn, the malevolent spirits of the Koran and Arabian mythology.

Unlike in the Western tradition of ghosts, jinn are not the lost souls of the dead but beings who lead parallel lives to humans, whom they sometimes tempt into sinful ways.


Top 10 Weird Stories from 2011

It’s that time of year again!
Below is a round up of the 10 most viewed posts on Cryptoworld over the last year. UFOs and Thylacines are still hot topics — what will be hot for 2012?

Crazy Foam is Snow Joke!

Foam Storm is Snow Joke for residents of Cleveleys

Strong westerly winds have churned up a foamy storm and is causing havoc or residents of Cleveleys, a popular Lancashire tourist spot near Blackpool. 90mph winds blew foam up to 3 feet deep in places – but the foam is far from fun, as it’s


Bright Blue Lobster saved from dinner table

An electric-blue lobster has been saved from the dinner table after being spotted at fish market.

Fishmonger Rex Goldsmith thought the lobster was too nice to eat, so bought it and handed it over to researchers at the Natural History Museum, it will soon be on display at the London Aquarium.


Cuban Man has 12 Fingers!

They call him ”Twenty-Four.”

Yoandri Hernandez Garrido’s nickname comes from the six perfectly formed fingers on each of his hands and the six impeccable toes on each foot.