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Quantum Physicist Recalls His Strange Encounter With Extraterrestrials
10th December 2019 mysteriousuniverse.org | Humans, Weird

Quantum physicist Deep Prasad previously hinted that he had an encounter with extraterrestrials which is why he became so interested in UFOs and aliens.

Mysterious ‘Particle X17’ Could Carry a Newfound Fifth Force of Nature, But Most Experts Are Skeptical
10th December 2019 | livescience.com | Tech, Weird

Our universe is governed by four fundamental forces. Now, however, new research suggests that there’s a fifth force, a discovery that could upend much of modern physics.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission explains Asteroid Bennu’s mysterious particle events
8th December 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Space, Weird

Shortly after OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission’s science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles into space.

Recordings reveal that plants make ultrasonic squeals when stressed
8th December 2019 | newscientist.com | Animal Life, Weird

Plants are usually thought of as silent. But now, for the first time, they have been recorded making airborne sounds when stressed.

There Might Be Cracks in the Universe — But We Can’t See Them from Earth
27th November 2019 | livescience.com | Space, Weird

There might be cracks in space-time, but humanity’s telescopes can’t see them.

A weird, orbital dance keeps these moons of Neptune from hitting each other
20th November 2019 | astronomy.com | Space, Weird

Bobbing up and down like a carousel horse might not sound like a stable way to orbit a planet, but it works for one little moon of Neptune.

Earth’s magnetic song recorded for the first time during a solar storm
19th November 2019 phys.org | Earth, Space, Weird

Data from ESA’s Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie “song” that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm.

Silicon Valley’s extreme new productivity hack: LSD
17th November 2019 | gq-magazine.co.uk | Humans, Weird

Acid used to be about turning on, tuning in and dropping out. How times have changed. In recent years, high-achieving technology executive has begun seeing LSD as a route up the career ladder.

The 15 Weirdest Galaxies in Our Universe
5th November 2019 | livescience.com | Space, Weird

The universe contains somewhere in the ballpark of 100 billion and 200 billion galaxies. With numbers that large, you can bet that there are some real weirdos out there.

FBI finds 2,000 Native American bones in raid on 91-year-old collector’s home
2nd March 2019 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Weird

Remains thought to belong to 500 people discovered among thousands of artefacts including pre-Columbian pottery and Ming Dynasty jade.

Meet The Amazing Fungus That Farms Bacteria
2nd March 2019 | forbes.com | Animal Life, Earth, Weird

Much like humans, fungi can use cultivation, harvesting, storage, dispersal, and division of labor to farm bacteria.

What The Hell Is Down There? Centuries-Old ‘Witch Marks’ Found In Ancient Cave
2nd March 2019 | huffingtonpost.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Weird

Hundreds of wall etchings were created to trap “evil forces” at Creswell Crags in England.

Brains of 3 People Have Been Successfully Connected, Enabling Them to Share Thoughts
2nd January 2019 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Tech, Weird

The researchers behind the system have dubbed it BrainNet, and say it could eventually be used to connect many different minds together, even across the web.

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