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3 Mexican Fishermen Survive 9 Months in Pacific Ocean

A day fishing trip turned into a nine month ordeal of survival. These guys drifted 5,000 miles west across the Pacific Ocean, eating only raw fish and seagulls and rain water. Fortunately, the didn’t have to resort to cannibalism and were picked up close to the Marshall Islands on 9 August.

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August 17, 2006 Posted by | Amazing Stories | Leave a comment

‘Hybrid Mutant’ Found Dead in Maine

Residents are wondering if an animal found dead over the weekend may be the mysterious creature that has mauled dogs, frightened residents and been the subject of local legend for half a generation. The animal was found near power lines along Route 4 on Saturday, apparently struck by a car while chasing a cat.

On a related note…. beware of manbearpig, I’m totally cereal.

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August 17, 2006 Posted by | Amazing Stories, Animals, Science, Shenanigans, Videos | Leave a comment

The riddle of China’s Area 51

On the internet, a little mystery can go a long way.

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August 15, 2006 Posted by | Amazing Stories, War, World Issues | Leave a comment

NASA Discovers Dark Matter!

It looks like NASA has found a way to separate dark and normal matter in a high energy collision. They are planning a teleconference to announce the discovery on August 21st.

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August 15, 2006 Posted by | Amazing Stories, Science | 1 Comment

Rat, mosquito, and spider get used to ZERO GRAVITY along with astronaut

The astronaut’s explanation of how each usually earth bound creature gets used to zero gravity was very enlightening (pardon the pun). The rat was pregnant and the spider had trouble spinning webs… at first.

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August 14, 2006 Posted by | Amazing Stories, Animals, Space | Leave a comment