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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

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Amazing video of a Waterspout

Amazing video of a waterspout coming on shore in North Carolina earlier today (18th August 2011). No injuries were reported!

The waterspout (turned tornado when it hit land) ripped up some walkways along the beach and tossed trashcans around.

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Video: Massive Solar Eruption 7th June 2011

Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured a massive eruption on the Sun. The event took place early Tuesday morning (7th June 2011) and sparked all sorts of fears from the end of the world to concerns the solar flare may cause disruption to communication systems around the globe, although the angle of the eruption probably means effects on Earth will probably be small.

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Incredible Video: Man struck by lightning Twice walks away!

This CCTV video is unbelievable!

A man out jogging gets struck not once, but twice by lightning. Bizarrely he just gets up and walks off! The chances of getting struck once are slim, but twice in crazy!

Shortly before the apparent freak accident a walker carrying an umbrella and a jogger had passed through the street unscathed.

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Word of the Day – Petrichor!

Petrichor: is the name of the scent of rain on dry earth.
Two Australian researchers describe how the smell derives from an oil exuded by certain plants during dry periods.

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O’Hare UFO video surfaces – is it real?

In November 2006 a small UFO flap kicked up a huge media frenzy – the sighting happened at O’Hare Airport and all manor of photos, stories, truths and obvious untruths came to light. Now two years later, a video has surfaced of what is claimed to be

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More O’Hare UFO photos and links (pt3)

It was only a matter of time and not a surprise to learn that shortly after the first fuzzy picture appeared on the net – see O’Hare UFO picture and links (pt2) there appeared several others. All (unsurprisingly) looking similar in shape, size and colour.

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O’Hare UFO picture and links (pt2)

Today a picture appeared on the inter-net that is alleged to be the UFO that appeared over the O’Hare Airport on 7th December 2006. The picture was taken with a mobile phone by a friend of a member of the abovetopsecret forum, who clams to

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O’Hare UFO Sighting Links (Pt1)

I would have thought that it’s safe to say that most of you would have heard about the UFO sighting at O’Hare Airport, Chicago on 7th December last year? I’ve kind of neglected writing about it as Cryptoworld was off the air at that time,

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Weird contrails over Scotland

Mysterious object runs rings around onlookers. Is the RAF trying to make clouds? At the end of June (2006) a mysterious object, later identified as an RAF plane(?) has been seen circling over the Banffshire coast (Scotland) for over six hours. Local villager Norman Defoe

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Strange light (UFO) seen during thunderstorm

A weird fireball, first thought to be a firework whizzed over a family and their home in Spring Croft, Kimberworth Park, Rotherham (UK) at around 10.15pm on Sunday (2nd July 2006). The incident happened during a huge thunderstorm, and at first the family thought it

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Discovery Launch looking unlikely?

Weather conditions at the Kennedy Space Center are not looking too good, so the planned launch for today is looking unlikely, although Nasa are keen to launch if they can. Discovery was moved to the launch pad in May, and cleared for lunch on 1st

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Voyage to Our Hollow Earth

Of all the crazy things I’ve ever found and read on the internet, this has to be one of the most amazing! To Quote: Would you be interested in a once-in-a-lifetime chance to discover Our Hollow Earth first hand? If so, we invite you to

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Contrails, lets make artificial rain?

Contrails over South London This is a few weeks old now, but I thought it would be interesting to following up on two earlier posts, Weather Wars and Beijing hit by Sandstorm. I was surprised to read this over at Weather Wars – "Beijing will

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Nine hurricanes predicted this year!

[inspic=31,right,,thumb]Can American afford another swirling season of natural destruction? Forecasters at Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins say the 2006 hurricane season will be "very active," producing five major storms between June 1 and November 30. But the experts doubt that this summer's will