Sunday, March 10, 2013

Interesting news and articles - March 10, 2013

Archaeology

The ice-age flute that can play The Star-Spangled Banner

Shipwreck may contain near-mythical Viking navigation aid

Human Ancestors Were Fashion Conscious


Cryptozoology

A Bigfoot sighted near Bristol began a reign of terror

Strange “Troll” Creature Photographed in Rural Pennsylvania

Ghosts

Paranormal activity detected at museum

History

Why we shouldn’t be using Celsius to measure temperature --- Or shouldn't call it that, anyway.

Most ancient Romans ate like 'animals': study

Hindenburg mystery solved after 76 years

History's Mysteries

Ancient Giant Tribes

Mysterious

What was that mystery boom? Even dispatchers aren't sure

Cow’s death remains a South Whidbey mystery this weekend

Mysterious light blamed for circle of fire

Science

Scientists Uncover Invisible Motion in Video --- A program that amplifies subtle movements.  Originally designed for monitoring neonatal babies, but they realized it could be applied to other videos to amplify subtle changes.  I wonder if paranormal researchers will jump on this if it becomes more widely available?

Higgs-Hatin': 'Vanilla' Boson May Be Real --- It turns out the Higgs-Boson discovery may be boring afterall.

New technology allows the paralyzed to paint with their brainpower

Virus and genes involved in causation of schizophrenia

Brain scan can decode whom you are thinking about

Are Patients Under Anesthesia Really Unconscious?

Space

Mars Mission May Use 'Poop Shield' to Block Cosmic Rays

Ancient Flood Channels Cut Deep into Mars --- From the article:

"Relatively recently, water blasted out from an underground aquifer on Mars, carving out deep flood channels in the surface that were later buried by lava flows, radar images complied from an orbiting NASA probe shows."

Black Hole Spins at Nearly the Speed of Light

UFOs

Russell spots a UFCrowe! Les Mis star tweets pictures of close encounter with mysterious light in the sky


Other topics of interest...

Study: Rude Web Comments Can Polarize Readers' Perceptions

Federal agent with fake bomb passes through TSA screening

Chicago Police Terrorized Six Children --- So uncivilized.

Is it even possible to live a celibate life?

80 Percent of Recent NYC High School Grads Cannot Read 

'Batman' drops off suspect at police station, vanishes into night

Sweden: Wedding ring 'found on carrot' after 16 years

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