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Tracking the unusual, the eclectic, the interesting side of life !
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Denmark Funds Study on Legendary Underground Trolls

Denmark Funds Study on Legendary Underground Trolls | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The Danish Government has recently approved a $430,000 research grant on the existence of fabled underground trolls living on a popular island on the national coast.

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Flat-Earth Devotee Takes Spirit Level on a Plane to Prove Theory Is True

Flat-Earth Devotee Takes Spirit Level on a Plane to Prove Theory Is True | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Claims non-movement of bubble during flight proves he is correct!

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The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Finally Decoded? Author Claims He Has Found Key To Untranslatable Text

The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Finally Decoded? Author Claims He Has Found Key To Untranslatable Text | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it
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Stunning archaeological find vindicates renegade historian (and TWS hero :)) Graham Hancock, author of "Magicians of the Gods"

Stunning archaeological find vindicates renegade historian (and TWS hero :)) Graham Hancock, author of "Magicians of the Gods" | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

New findings at Gobleki Tepe ancient site further support what Hancock has been saying for many, many years ; that an advanced human civilisation was wiped out in a cataclysmic event

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Is This The World's Largest Ancient Solstice Marker? 

Is This The World's Largest Ancient Solstice Marker?  | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Located in northeast Louisiana, North America about 25 miles from Lake Providence is a giant C-shaped, 3,500-year-old earthwork known as Poverty Point, a place that remains a prehistoric mystery. The Poverty Point mounds are older than the Parthenon in Greece, the Great Wall of China, and the Colosseum in Rome.

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Discovery Near San Diego Freeway Shows Humans Were in America 100,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought

Discovery Near San Diego Freeway Shows Humans Were in America 100,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The remains of a mastodon discovered during a routine freeway excavation in San Diego shows there was human activity in North America 130,000 years ago -- or about 115,000 years earlier than previously thought

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Repeating fast radio bursts found coming from outside our galaxy

Repeating fast radio bursts found coming from outside our galaxy | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Multiple short bursts of radio waves have been found coming from a single location far beyond the Milky Way Galaxy, Cornell astronomers have discovered. 

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NASA releases photos of huge, 8,000-year-old structures in Kazakhstan

NASA releases photos of huge, 8,000-year-old structures in Kazakhstan | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Back in 2007, a series of huge, mysterious geoglyphs were discovered in the grasslands, or steppes , of Kazakhstan. Formed by human-made mounds, divots, and trenches, the structures create giant images that can be seen from the sky.

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Hiker Finds a 1,200-Year-Old Viking Sword, and Experts Say You Could Still Fight With It

Hiker Finds a 1,200-Year-Old Viking Sword, and Experts Say You Could Still Fight With It | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

While trekking the mountainous wild, a man in Norway recently stumbled upon an ancient, intact sword. And with the right treatment, it could still be used today, experts say.

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Syria Is Making the First Withdrawal from the 'Doomsday' Arctic Seed Vault

Syria Is Making the First Withdrawal from the 'Doomsday' Arctic Seed Vault | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

World's precious seed bank, created in the event of worldwide apocalypse, may see its first withdrawal. 

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Dying Scientist Reveals Details on UFOs, Area 51 and Aliens

Dying Scientist Reveals Details on UFOs, Area 51 and Aliens | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

On his deathbed, Boyd Bushman recorded details about his time working for defense contractors at Area 51, his experiences with aliens and their spacecrafts.

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Mystery voice guides rescuers to trapped girl

Mystery voice guides rescuers to trapped girl | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

An 18-month-old child was saved after rescuers discovered she was trapped inside a submerged car. They claim that hearing a voice helped them on their search.

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Alleged Image Of Shakespeare Discovered - Controversy Ensues !

Alleged Image Of Shakespeare Discovered - Controversy Ensues ! | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

After deciphering a code in a 16th Century book, English historian claims image is labelled 'William Shakespeare'.

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Astronomers detect 15 unusual radio signals from space

Astronomers detect 15 unusual radio signals from space | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The same object that in 2015 became the first ever to be observed giving off repeating fast radio bursts has now emitted more than a dozen additional signals

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Researchers Find a Connection Between the Northern Lights and Whales Beaching Themselves 

Researchers Find a Connection Between the Northern Lights and Whales Beaching Themselves  | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it
Correlation seems to centre on Earth's magnetic field
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Diamond ring bought at car boot sale for £10 sells for £656,750

Diamond ring bought at car boot sale for £10 sells for £656,750 | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Owner assumed it was costume jewellery and wore it for 30 years unaware of its real value

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World's Most Powerful Laser Creates Molecular 'Black Hole'

World's Most Powerful Laser Creates Molecular 'Black Hole' | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

The most powerful x-ray laser in the world created a molecular black hole - The first such event in human history...Gulp!

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Irish beach washed away 33 years ago reappears overnight after freak tide

Irish beach washed away 33 years ago reappears overnight after freak tide | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Villagers express delight after entire beach that vanished in Achill Island storms in 1984 turns back sands of time

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Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not 

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not  | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe


 
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Yandex Translate beats Google Translate by adding Elvish

Yandex Translate beats Google Translate by adding Elvish | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Russian search engine Yandex has added the Elvish dialect of Sindarin to its list of 60+ languages in honor of J.R.R. Tolkien's 124th birthday.

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Incredible floating city appears above China

Incredible floating city appears above China | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Hundreds of witnesses reported seeing an entire block of skyscrapers floating high up in the clouds.

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Early 20th Century mysteries chronicler Charles Fort (of Fortean Times connection) noted numerous other cases of 'floating cities' - See his book New Lands for example.

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New research finds that people emit their own personal microbial cloud

New research finds that people emit their own personal microbial cloud | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Millions of bacteria form our own 'cloud' signature - Ugh !

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Patients With Missing Eyeballs Report They Still See Things

Patients With Missing Eyeballs Report They Still See Things | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Amputees often feel eerie sensations from their missing limbs. These “phantom limb” feelings can include pain, itching, tingling, or even a sense of trying to pick something up. Patients who lose an eye may have similar symptoms.

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Man founds his own new European country

Man founds his own new European country | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A Czech politician has declared the creation of Liberland, a new independent state between Serbia and Croatia.

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Surviving 42 Minutes Underwater…How Boy Beat the Odds

Surviving 42 Minutes Underwater…How Boy Beat the Odds | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

A teenager in Italy recently beat some incredible odds when he survived for 42 minutes underwater, according to news reports.

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Californians Fear Quakes As Rare Oarfish Washes Ashore

Californians Fear Quakes As Rare Oarfish Washes Ashore | The Wondrous Strange | Scoop.it

Sight of giant fish washed ashore is a traditional omen of a quake. But is there any basis to the legend ?

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