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Booms Shake the US

Loud booming noises that do not spread like sonic booms were heard on both US coasts and in Arkansas last week, adding to the proliferation of these events nationwide and worldwide. Just last week, booms disturbed residents in Berkeley, California, Lawrence County, Arkansas and Bordentown City, New Jersey, Victoria, Texas, Pennsylvania,...
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Mysterious Booms Heard Down Under

Mysterious booms, bangs and shudders have been reported on Unknown Country for years, and they continue to be a phenomenon that we monitor with a keen interest.

The unexplained noises have been heard all across the globe, including Canada,...
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Tracking Down an International Hum

The Canadian government will fund a search for the cause of the mysterious Windsor hum, a low, persistent noise that's been bothering there residents for two years. It's been described as described as sounding like an idling truck or train engine. Canada...
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Strange Sounds Haunt a Noisy World

We live in an increasingly noisy world, and a new study says that background noise (which we don't always notice) plays a major role in our unconscious learning and psychological health. The plane roaring overhead, our neighbor's TV set, the...
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Booms Again!

There has been a surprising outburst of booming sounds in many US communities lately.

In Columbia County, Georgia, some people said they were so loud that they woke them up at night. On ABC News, Michael Miller quotes Pam Tucker, director of the Columbia County Emergency...
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A loud boom rang out on November 24th at midnight, near Fort Wayne, Indiana. It turns out that there have been reports of mysterious booms in that area for months, and so...
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When a Hum Becomes an International Incident

A hum coming from somewhere in Detroit is driving people across the border in Canada crazy, to the extent that it's become a become an international diplomatic incident: Canada dispatched an aide to their foreign minister to the area to try to find its source and put a stop to it.

In the April 30th edition of the Wall Street Journal...
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Mysterious Booms in US

On, Linda Howe reports that on Thursday, February 23, a low rumbling sound was heard in Arlington, Washington, from the morning through the night, growing in intensity at 7 p.m. It was so loud that several of the people who heard it say it vibrated the bones in their chests. Arlington is about 35 miles southeast of a Naval Air...
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The are a lot of strange sounds around lately (NOTE: subscribers can still listen to these special...
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Unexplained Booming Noises Return, this Time They're Hitting Louisville

Residents of an exclusive community near Louisville, Kentucky have started to hear loud booming noises, and nobody can figure out where they're coming from. On the WBIR website, Jim Matheny quotes...
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Those Mysterious Booms are Back

Those mysterious booms are back--this time in Canada! Ontario's Environment Ministry is investigating reports of mysterious rumblings in that part of the country. In the Windsor Star, Dave...
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Mysterious Booms are Back

Over the past six weeks, mysterious booming sounds have been heard across the United States and western Canada. Each event has brought a new set of explanations, all of them different, but the coincidence of so many different events in so short a time suggests a common explanation that is as yet unknown. Some have been accompanied by fireballs...

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Is Mystery Cat Tied to Strange Sound?

We recently put up a story about a large mystery cat that has been stalking New Zealand, despite the fact that this island nation has no panthers, lions, tigers, leopards or wolves (except in zoos). Now there are mysterious sonic booms taking place over the same area! These booms, which are happening all over the world, could be a sign of...

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Booms and Shakes in Seattle

Mysterious shaking and booming noises are becoming common across the US and the world, as global warming heats up. Now there are booms in Seattle. As far as we know, we're the only ones who have connected this phenomenon to climate change.

Andrew Binion writes in the Peninsula Daily News (from Port Angeles, WA, which is near Seattle)...

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Mystery Shake

A mysterious, window-rattling shaking woke up San Diego residents on April 4. reported that the same thing happened in the same area in the past and we think we know the cause: global warming.

An earthquake was quickly eliminated as the cause of the recent shaking. Despite the fact that the Navy uses Warning Area...
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Mystery Booms are Back

Dramatic booming noises have been heard in at least twoAmerican cities in recent weeks, in San Diego on April 4 and Buffalo on April 12. Unusual cloud formations were photographed in San Diego in 2004. The clouds appeared very suddenly over the Miramar MarineAir Station, and did not seem to observers to function liket hunderheads. "Nothing...
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Booms are Back

About a year ago, we reported on mysterious booms in North Carolina. Now they're back.

In early January, a huge boom actually shook houses and rattled windows along the Carolina coast. Local TV channel WECT and sound technician Alex Markowski, who teaches at the University of North Carolina recorded the boom on tape. Markowski picked up...

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Mystery Booms

Mysterious booms have been reported before inCalifornia,and now a serious of loud booming noises is shaking housesin Indiana.

In Fort Wayne, Justin Brugger says, "It's a quick, solid,boom-type noise. One lady described it as a tremor." Itfirst started happening about a month ago. He says, "Ithought it might be construction?but that doesn...

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