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The Strange Noise Heard ‘Round The World: Songs Of The Apocalypse

The Earth is being haunted by strange noises. New videos of this mysterious phenomenon continue to appear on Youtube, while scientists attempt to provide explanations. And yet we still don’t know what we’re dealing with. What’s worse, the growing number of hoax videos makes it increasingly difficult to discern what’s real and what isn’t. Read …

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The Lagarfljótsormur, Iceland’s Lake Monster

Ah, Iceland. I’ve seriously developed a fascination with this country over the past few months. It’s just an incredibly interesting place. Wicked geology. Elves. And oh, look, it even has its own lake monster. The Lagarfljótsormurinn, or the Lagarfljót Worm, is said to be a cryptid that inhabits Lagarfljót, a lake in the eastern town …

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Did Our Collective Consciousness Affect Super Bowl XLVI’s Coin Toss?

I won a free pizza Sunday night. It’s true. Along with however many other people were enrolled in the Papa John’s rewards program (I guess it’s technically called Papa Rewards). Basically, the contest went like this: Prior to the Super Bowl, everyone in the rewards program voted on whether the coin toss would be heads …

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Russian Scientists Reach Buried Antarctic Lake

It was a close race against the harsh Antarctic winter, but Russian scientists have reportedly drilled into a lake that has been buried under ice for 20 million years. The lake, called Lake Vostok, remains liquid due to geothermal heat, which coincidentally is similar to the liquid oceans beneath the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. The …