Tropical Storm Nate Expected to Hit US as a Hurricane Sunday

October 6, 2017
A cluster of thunderstorms in the southwestern Caribbean has organized into the 16th tropical depression of the Atlantic's hurricane season, and is expected to become the season's 14th named storm, Nate. The storm is forecast to cut across the northeastern... continued

Ride the 37th Parallel: America’s UFO Highway

October 5, 2017
A brother-sister team of paranormal researchers has found a pattern in the locations of anomalous phenomena, strewn along an east-west line following the 37th parallel, a formation they're dubbing America's "Paranormal Freeway". This latitude line is easy to pick out... continued

USDA Study Shows Livestock Methane Emissions were Significantly Underestimated

October 4, 2017
A new study has found that a 2011 estimate of methane emissions generated by the planet's livestock was incorrect, with the new finding indicating that they were actually 11 percent higher than the numbers used by the Intergovernmental Panel on... continued

Fortean Events: Fish Rain from the Sky over Mexico

October 3, 2017
Although it's (finally) not raining cats and dogs in Tamaulipas state in northeastern Mexico, on September 26 the coastal city of Tampico reported a rain of small fish from the sky, accompanying a light rainshower. Although a rare and extremely... continued

SpaceX’s Big [Freakin’] Rocket could carry Passengers to the Moon, Mars… and Manchester?

September 30, 2017
No-one could possibly accuse entrepreneurial wunderkind Elon Musk of being less than ambitious: between revolutionizing the electric car industry (Tesla), expanding the solar-electric generation industry (SolarCity), and devising new rapid mass-transit methods (Hyperloop), it's a wonder he has time for... continued

Solar Storms may cause some Whales to Tragically Beach Themselves

September 29, 2017
In early 2016, 29 male sperm whales beached themselves along the shores of shores of France, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands; with the tragic incidents occurring over a period of time totaling less than a month from January 8... continued

Governor Jerry Brown Declares California, Canadian Provinces “insurgent forces” in the Fight against Global Warming

September 28, 2017
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a formal agreement between his state and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, linking the three regions' carbon-emission markets. The deal, going into effect on January 1, creates the largest carbon market in... continued

An Expedition has been Launched to find Chichen Itza’s Mysterious Lost Underworld

September 27, 2017
A new expedition to explore the Mayan complex at Chichen Itza has been launched, that will include studying the 1,000-year-old Temple of Kukulkan, and the landscape's numerous sinkholes. The expedition's aim is an attempt to uncover the secrets of a... continued

The Sun’s Sudden Burst of Activity Puzzles Scientists

September 26, 2017
The past month has seen a startling increase in activity by the Sun with four powerful X-class solar flares recorded; including one that measured as a X9.3, the strongest since 2005. Coronal mass ejections (CME) – huge arcs of plasma... continued

The Enigmatic “Devil’s Letter”, Translated

September 23, 2017
On August 11, 1676, sister Maria Crocifissa della Concezione, a Benedictine nun with the Palma di Montechiaro convent in Italy, was found unconscious in her room, her face smeared with ink, with an undecipherable letter written in an unknown script... continued