If you’ve been on Facebook at all this week (and who hasn’t) you’ve probably encountered a barrage of photos of your friends and family looking like they’ve aged 50 years (and really, really badly). You haven’t fallen into a time slip - it’s actually the latest social media fad brought to you by the artificially intelligent photo editor app known as FaceApp. For many, the app offers some funny opportunities to try on different face-altering filters and share the shocking results online. For others, the app is a controversial tool to steal privacy and data mine.
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Is it Megalodon? Nah, but a man vacationing near Cape Cod believes he did catch sight of a 25-to-30-foot-long Great White Shark, and has a video to prove it. Could it really be a monster Great White, or is this a classic case of misidentification? If it’s a GWS, then it’s one of the biggest ever on record! Read the details and then click to see the video as it first appeared on Geekologie.
Can you imagine coming out to your minivan for a quick family ice cream trip, and instead finding a giant, hairy creature with a mouth full of teeth inside?! No, it’s not Sasquatch, but in “weird news of the day,” a family in Tennessee caught sight of a big bear standing upright and using his dextrous paws to open their van doors! Does this prove that bear sightings can often be mistaken for Bigfoot sightings? Or is there just more to this strange world than we are typically get the chance to witness? Read the full article and watch the video here.
Everyone’s heart is different. Like the iris or fingerprint, our unique cardiac signature can be used as a way to tell us apart. Crucially, it can be done from a distance. A new device, developed for the Pentagon after US Special Forces requested it, can identify people without seeing their face: instead it detects their unique cardiac signature with an infrared laser.
Whether you believe in them or not, UFOs are currently a hot topic in the United States as civilians, military personnel, and politicians alike are calling for more disclosure about mysterious unidentified flying objects. It also makes it a perfect time to start searching the skies for your own UFO sighting! And where better to do that then in the U.S. states with the most UFO sightings? According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center and compiled by the folks at Satellite Internet, every single state has reports of eerie lights, erratically moving aircraft, or mysterious metal saucers. So where can you find the best hotspots for glimpsing a UFO?
It’s probably just swamp gas… right? Along with the moon, Mars has been making space-related headlines frequently in recent weeks, this time with the news that NASA captured a photo of a strange white light glowing on the Martian surface. While scientists are offering a possible explanation for the unexpected light, citing that it’s "likely an effect of the Sun", the find is still a bit of a mystery and opens up questions about life, or at least the plausibility of life, on Mars.
After decades of sightings, investigations, and theories, and even that very famous hoaxed photo, the legend of the Loch Ness Monster continues to endure. Nessie’s possible existence still intrigues people around the world, including a team of scientists who recently conducted a study that they believe suggests the Loch Ness Monster “might” in fact be real.
Earlier this year, cruise company Portland Spirit announced they would be offering Bigfoot boat trips to search for Sasquatch… Now the Holland America cruise line has revealed their exploratory UFO cruise around Mexico in October 2019! Is searching out mysteries via waterways the new trend in paranormal investigation? Check out the details below, originally published by Travel Wires:
Are you yeti for this? The Indian army believes it has discovered the tracks of the elusive snowy sasquatch, the Yeti, not far from Mount Everest. With footprints measuring 32 inches by 15 inches, even if they haven’t found the Yeti itself, they’ve certainly stumbled upon something mysterious and huge. Read the full article from NBC News below:
Space scientists have used eight radio telescopes around the world to assemble data and create the first image of a supermassive black hole. The creation of this black hole picture (an object estimated to be 6 BILLION times bigger than the SUN) is a momentous occasion for science, as it took two years, 200 scientists and supercomputers, and hundreds of terabytes of data to generate it… and it looks just like the blurry Eye of Sauron.
For the last 5 years, Chapman University in California has conducted a battery of surveys focusing on in-depth examinations of American fears. Their research studies a range of topics, from government, health and environmental matters, to disaster preparedness, personal anxieties, and paranormal beliefs.
It’s now a two-year-old-mystery: how have 200 gallons of oil poured out of an ordinary Bible in Georgia? People have been speculating, examining, and writing about this seemingly miraculous Bible since it first began its mysterious oil flow in January 2017, and so far the questions - and the oil - still keep coming.