Another Strange Boom Occurs In West Michigan

A strange boom and “violent shaking” were reported in West Michigan on Sunday, and officials still have no explanation for their cause. It happened in the evening, with residents from multiple counties reporting the incident. Union County residents in particular reported strange noises at around 10:30 p.m., though it apparently went on throughout the night …

Lightning During A Hawaiian Volcano Eruption

In July 2008, the ocean entry plume at Kalapana, Hawaii erupted with a spectacular display of lava, ash, and dark-clouded fury. But within those eruption clouds was something else entirely: Lightning. Apparently, this is a fairly common phenomenon, though it’s rare in Hawaii. It occurred due to “unusually dry conditions.” The lightning is clearly visible, …

Will We Ever Be Attacked By Giant Mutant Ants?

Giant ants. They stand alongside the greats of B-movie cinema: The Megasharks, the giant spiders, the…frogs. In the above trailer from the 1954 movie Them!, we see these monstrosities in action, brought to life with one part movie magic, two parts atomic nightmare. But could these six-legged, gargantuan terrors someday become a reality? Attack Of …

Is The Mysterious Illness In Le Roy Driven By Social Networking?

Last year, a peculiar illness swept the community of Le Roy, New York. Students attending a local high school exhibited symptoms such as twitching, shaking, and uncontrollable speech, similar to Tourette’s Syndrome. At the time, it was written off as nothing more than a conversion disorder. Psychiatrists told the victims it was “all in their heads,” …