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Google Maps Anomalies: An Alien’s Shadow on the Moon

It’s been called an alien, a colossus, a shadow. The figure, a humanoid blob on the surface of the moon, was brought to the Internet’s attention last month thanks to “anomaly hunter” Jasenko and Google’s satellite imagery program Google Earth. On July 18, the images were showcased in a video uploaded ... ⇒ 9:15 am

Image: Alexandra Moir via CC By 2.0

The Mermaid Situation

Mermaids. Throughout the world, these half-fish, half-human creatures have embedded themselves in folklore and legend, film and literature. The first known story was that of the Syrian goddess Atargatis, who inadvertently transformed into a mermaid. She had intended to become a fish, as self-punishment for killing a human she loved. ... ⇒ 11:06 pm


Video {Hoax}: The Birdman Pirate Broadcast

This video is undoubtedly fake, but I found it interesting (and entertaining) nonetheless, and thought I’d share. It surfaced on May 9, 2013, and allegedly contains evidence of a broadcast intrusion that occurred on November 18, 2007 at 3:43 PM on Fox affiliate station Fox 30 in Jacksonville, Florida. An episode ... ⇒ 1:01 am