Category: Xenophilia

(Video) Trains Plowing Snow

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Here’s an odd sight you may enjoy. These videos of trains plowing snow were oddly satisfying, sometimes even mesmerizing. What a great and terrible strange world we have, with so many unexpected experiences, something new and genuinely interesting to every day, both in the mind and in the universe around us, if we care to … Continue reading

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Diving Accident Bulks A Man Up

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Here is the most unusual situation I’ve seen in the strange news recently: A shellfish diver in Peru was left with massively swollen arms and chest in an accident when he came up too fast from a dive, causing nitrogen to be deposited in his tissues. “I let go of my lead belt, I went … Continue reading

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Don’t Sniff Smelly Socks (Lung Fungus Risk)

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A caution for smelly sock sniffers: desist lest your lungs become infected by fungal spores. This unlikely thing happened to a man in Zhangzhou, China according to reports. A man has been hospitalised with a severe fungal infection in his lungs – believed to be caused by sniffing his socks at the end of each … Continue reading

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(Video) Strange Green Light Parks 30 Min in Thunderclouds

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A large unusual unexplained phenomenon was captured on video a few days ago in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The light seems to come up from the ground when it first appears. What do you make of this? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R32LKHSBVA4 Leigh Stevens spotted the mysterious light while filming a lightning storm in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, on Monday, December … Continue reading

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(Video) A “Teleporting” Child on BBC News

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A child recently appeared to materialize in a BBC news video, prompting many humorous comments on social media. BBC viewers were left puzzled this week when a child appeared to teleport into a news report. Twitter user @realTewkesburyBC shared video of the bizarre incident online Wednesday… Here are a few stills. The child appears in … Continue reading

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British Airways Warning: Small Risk of Bullet Fragments (In Food)

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We knew it from all those James Bond movies, but here is another reminder that the Brits are a tough lot: Bullet fragments among the wilted kale? Common practice to warn us about that, they say. The business class menu featured a bizarre warning It read: “Even though greatest care has been taken, due to … Continue reading

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835 Tubas Playing at Once Win World Record

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Here’s is a first: A record largest number of tuba players played the same song together in Kansas City recently. Hear a few seconds of audio with the story about this new world record: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DmJC58JAOU8 A massive tuba ensemble has smashed a Guinness World Record in Kansas City and spread some Christmas cheer. KSHB-TV reports … Continue reading

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Video: A Run of Giant Spools on Texas Freeways

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How do you tie down your giant spools when you move them around? If you have a good method that doesn’t result in freeway surprises, please share your tip with contractors in the city of Houston, Texas where there have been no less than three recent incidents (Oct 25, Nov 12 and Dec 7 in … Continue reading

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Weird: Rat Eats $19,000 Then Dies

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When was the last time you heard of something as big as a rat getting into a secure box like an ATM, and then eating a huge amount of cash? This unlikely thing is claimed to have happened in India. They may want to check a few details, however, like would any rat anywhere, no … Continue reading

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Have You Every Seen… Our Sun’s North Pole?

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Like me, you may have assumed that the sun looks the same from any angle, even from the top or bottom. Does it? Decide for yourself after viewing humanity’s best (non-secret) view of the top of our sun. Behold our great sun’s north pole! Very cool but wait, … are you sure that’s not the … Continue reading

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