Scientists Puzzled By Mysterious Rock Formation On Mars

Scientists aren’t sure what to make of these peculiar rock formations on the surface of Mars, seen above in an image recently released by NASA. The image was captured by NASA’s Opportunity rover on a Martian outcrop called Kirkwood, and shows what appear to be a large number of strange bumps jutting out of the …

Survive The Apocalypse With SETI Institute’s Doomsday 2012 Fact Sheet

It’s not what you think. While we’ve all heard the portents of doom surrounding December 21, 2012, it’s really surprising just how many apocalyptic scenarios have been attached to the date. Strange prophecies, hidden planets, cosmic doom. Pole shifts and solar flares. We have a lot to choose from. But maybe we can put some …

The Cake Is A Lie

Stranger Dimensions: Year One

Well, it’s been one year since I launched Stranger Dimensions. Oh, sure, I started working on the blog in January 2011 (I’m slow. I mean, really, really slow). And before that, back in August 2010, Stranger Dimensions was a parody podcast. And I actually opened the blog to the public in October 2011, but…whatever. One …

They’re Not UFOs: 49 Quadrocopters Fly In Austria

Ufologists in Linz, Austria probably had a panic attack when they saw these quadrocopters dancing in their illuminated formations on September 1, 2012. The event was a “world premiere,” featuring a record-breaking 49 AscTec Hummingbird quadrocopters flying in pre-programmed formations. In the above video, you can see them light up, take off, and slowly lift …

Strange Noises In Seattle

“Unworldly” Hum In West Seattle Keeping Residents Awake

So, what do you think of this apparent epidemic of strange noises occurring around the world? The Windsor Hum, the booms in Michigan, the Songs of the Apocalypse? Some have natural explanations, others may be hoaxes. But they’ve driven a compelling story over the past year or so. Perhaps it’s just one of those 2012 …

Alien Life To Be Observed Within 40 Years?

Lord Martin Rees, president of the Royal Society of London, believes advances in astronomy will allow astrophysicists to “view images of distant planets outside of our solar system as soon as 2025,” revealing the potential existence of alien life. Lord Rees made the comments at a debate, held in advance of Stephen Hawking’s latest television …

Research Suggests Sports Players Experience Time Dilation Effect

New research out of University College London suggests that our perception of time can slow when about to perform an action, such as when a baseball player is readying to hit a pitch. [quote]“Professional ball game players report the feeling of the ball ‘slowing-down’ before hitting it. Because effective motor preparation is critical in achieving …