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Does Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Haunt This Florida Dive Bar?
Does Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Haunt This Florida Dive Bar?
An airbrushed portrait of Aileen Wournos has become a defacto altar for the former patron at The Last Resort bar.— Miami New Times

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Earth tipped on its side (and back again) in 'cosmic yo-yo' 84 million years ago
Earth tipped on its side (and back again) in 'cosmic yo-yo' 84 million years ago
The planet would've looked a little weird.— Live Science
The Haunted California Toys "R" Us That Hosted a Séance
The Haunted California Toys "R" Us That Hosted a Séance
According to one medium, the toy store was haunted by the spirit of a lovelorn farmhand.— Mental Floss
More ‘disease’ than ‘Dracula’ – how the vampire myth was born
More ‘disease’ than ‘Dracula’ – how the vampire myth was born
In many respects, the vampire of today is far removed from its roots in Eastern European folklore.— The Conversation
Pressing 1,000 Buttons Is the Perfect Way to Complete an Elevator Button Factory Tour
Pressing 1,000 Buttons Is the Perfect Way to Complete an Elevator Button Factory Tour
Shimada Denki Seisakusho is a specialized manufacturer of custom-made elevator buttons and arrival lights based in Tokyo, Japan.— Oddity Central
Signs of first planet found outside our galaxy
Signs of first planet found outside our galaxy
The finding comes from observation of an X-ray binary - a neutron star or black hole pulling in gas from a companion star.— BBC News
When People Carved Turnips Instead of Pumpkins for Halloween
When People Carved Turnips Instead of Pumpkins for Halloween
Revelers in Ireland transformed the root vegetables into lanterns designed to ward off dark spirits.— Smithsonian Magazine
Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin
Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin
It wriggles. It pulls. It falls apart and comes back together. It is everything you wish for and everything you fear.— New York Times
You Can Sell Your Face to Companies Who Create Deepfake Marketing Clones
You Can Sell Your Face to Companies Who Create Deepfake Marketing Clones
Start-ups will literally buy your face and create a digital deepfake copy of it using AI to sell their products and services.— The Debrief
Ancient Egyptians Used Embalming Techniques 1,000 Years Earlier Than Initially Thought
Ancient Egyptians Used Embalming Techniques 1,000 Years Earlier Than Initially Thought
According to a team of researchers, the body of Khuwy shows mummification techniques used 4,000 years ago were much more advanced than previously thought.— The Vintage News
Inside the Indonesian cave where oldest animal art was found
Inside the Indonesian cave where oldest animal art was found
A panel showing wild pigs is believed to have been made 45,500 years ago.— BBC News
Seti: why extraterrestrial intelligence is more likely to be artificial than biological
Seti: why extraterrestrial intelligence is more likely to be artificial than biological
Martin Rees writes that AI may be able to evolve, creating better and better versions of itself on a faster-than-Darwinian timescale.— The Conversation
Ancient Traces of Life Discovered Encased in a 2.5 Billion-Year-Old Ruby
Ancient Traces of Life Discovered Encased in a 2.5 Billion-Year-Old Ruby
The research team found a ruby sample that contained graphite, a mineral made of pure carbon.— SciTech Daily
Scotland's most haunted pub named after banshee encounter
Scotland's most haunted pub named after banshee encounter
The notoriously haunted establishment is reportedly home to all manner of paranormal happenings.— Unexplained Mysteries
Observations of Exploding Star in ‘Real Time’ Deemed a Major Step Towards Predicting Supernovas
Observations of Exploding Star in ‘Real Time’ Deemed a Major Step Towards Predicting Supernovas
Astronomers are calling it the “Rosetta Stone of supernovas,” as it could lead to an early warning system for doomed stars.— Gizmodo
Robot dog equipped with a sniper rifle unveiled
Robot dog equipped with a sniper rifle unveiled
A robotics firm with a history of building dog-like robots has now produced one with a large gun on its back.— Unexplained Mysteries
Remains of 29 people buried as offerings more than 1,000 years ago discovered in a pre-Inca temple
Remains of 29 people buried as offerings more than 1,000 years ago discovered in a pre-Inca temple
Researchers found four tombs in the Huaca Santa Rosa de Pucalá dig site, in the Lambayeque region of Peru, with the remains of children and teenagers.— Mail Online
Jupiter hit by another space rock in rare views captured by Japanese skywatchers
Jupiter hit by another space rock in rare views captured by Japanese skywatchers
It's tough to be the biggest planet in the solar system, and this fall Jupiter is taking a beating.— LiveScience
White House delays release of JFK assassination files 'to protect against identifiable harm'
White House delays release of JFK assassination files 'to protect against identifiable harm'
The White House said the national archivist needs more time for a review into that redaction, which was slowed by the pandemic.— CBS News
Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway
Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway
If you think the Phantom is the only ghostly character to take up residency on Broadway, think again!— Broadway World
Oldest known drawing of a ghost discovered
Oldest known drawing of a ghost discovered
A depiction of a ghost dating back 3,500 years has been found deep in the vaults of the British Museum.— Unexplained Mysteries
May-Stringer House owns its 'Florida's most haunted' title
May-Stringer House owns its 'Florida's most haunted' title
The Victorian home has had reports over the years of cold spots, mists and the sound of a crying child.— Tampa Bay Times
Our ancestors had tails. Why don't we?
Our ancestors had tails. Why don't we?
We can thank a random gene mutation millions of years ago for our tailless anatomy.— Popular Mechanics
Start-up develops flying vehicle dubbed Jetson One that 'anyone can own and fly'
Start-up develops flying vehicle dubbed Jetson One that 'anyone can own and fly'
The single-seat kit-copter can zoom along at 63mph thanks to its lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber frame and 118 horesepower engine.— Mail Online
Satellite fleets risk collisions in space, former NASA head says
Satellite fleets risk collisions in space, former NASA head says
Thousands of communications satellites proposed by dozens of companies pose a risk of ruinous collisions in space, a former chief of the U.S. space agency said Thursday.— Bloomberg
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sam Altman wants to scan your eyes in exchange for free cryptocurrency
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sam Altman wants to scan your eyes in exchange for free cryptocurrency
The company has so far amassed over 100,000 users globally already, and aims to hit the 1 billion user milestone by 2023.— CNBC
World's biggest underwater eruption birthed skyscraper-size volcano
World's biggest underwater eruption birthed skyscraper-size volcano
It's hanging out underwater near Madagascar.— Live Science
The Nightmares of Halloween
The Nightmares of Halloween
Research on nightmares sheds light on the unconscious creativity of Halloween.— Psychology Today
Skinwalker Ranch increases surveillance with new hi-tech cameras
Skinwalker Ranch increases surveillance with new hi-tech cameras
The new system being used is from a Utah company called LiveView Technologies (LVT).— Mystery Wire
This British University Has an Archive of Ye Olde Haunted Houses
This British University Has an Archive of Ye Olde Haunted Houses
The University of Sheffield's National Fairground and Circus Archive includes tens of thousands of images of carnival attractions.— Atlas Obscura

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Facebook Censorship / North Carolina Haunting
Facebook Censorship / North Carolina Haunting
Whistleblower Ryan Hartwig discussed his time working as a content moderator on Facebook. Author Kent Heckenlively joined the conversation. Followed by Lynn Monet on her experiences in a haunted house in North Carolina.
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