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The best female Oscar is cursed!
The next actress to win an Academy Award for her role as a leading lady in a film better hang a string of garlic cloves around her neck, lest she becomes the victim of the 'Oscar Curse'. With Reese Witherspoon's seven-year marriage to actor Ryan Phillipe crumbling after she picked up the Academy Award for her role as June Carter Cash in 'Walk The Line', the Best Female Oscar has been plagued with rumours that it is cursed. The reason behind the rumours, as it turns out, is that Witherspoon is the sixth leading lady whose marriage has ended in divorce after the Oscar win...

Mammoth comeback is possible say experts
The woolly mammoth could be brought back from extinction using sperm extracted from animals encased in ice. Researchers have already found that sperm taken from the frozen reproductive organs of dead mice can produce viable offspring. Writing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, they suggest that sperm from frozen mammoths could be used to bring the extinct creatures back to life...

UFOs in Newbury, UK
Starting this September just gone, residents in Newbury, Berkshire, England have been reporting anomalous lights in the local sky. According to Newbury News 'triangular lights' were seen by the the local Greenham Common by a spate of people. And now a new set of sightings, this week just gone, over the M4 road have left locals puzzled and generated a rash of calls to the media...

The White Thing - an albino Bigfoot?
Mysterious "white thing" haunts residents for generations...

Newlands snake sighting remains a mystery
The Department of Environment said it was called to investigate a report of a large snake in the vicinity of Newlands recently after a resident, said they had seen a snake that appeared to be some ten feet in length. However, the sighting was made during the night and they were unable to make out any distinctive markings on the animal. A visit to the area yielded no sign of the mysterious creature, however, the Department remains on alert for any future sightings...

Japanese researchers find dolphin with 'remains of legs'
Japanese researchers said Sunday that a bottlenose dolphin captured last month has an extra set of fins that could be the remains of back legs, a discovery that may provide further evidence that ocean-dwelling mammals once lived on land...

Will you see mountain mystery?
The mysterious twinkles called the Brown Mountain Lights, for centuries the subject of folklore, scientific intrigue and starry-eyed fascination, are headed for the great crossroads of fact and fiction: the Web...

A three-headed calf draws large number of people to Uttar Pradesh's village
Nurpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 4: Many people are flocking a dusty village in Uttar Pradesh where a buffalo has given birth to a calf with three mouths and an extra eye. Born on Tuesday, the calf has all of its three heads functioning along with the extra eye. Many people have termed it as the reincarnation of the trinity Gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh...

The Greensburg Dragon
About one year ago, while perusing the local Barnes and Noble, I purchased Dr. Karl Shuker's Dragons: A Natural History. While it is far from a scientific treatise on the possible origins of historic sightings of dragons, it is thoroughly entertaining and a meticulous collection of the many tales of dragons from days gone by. It would seem though that Shuker missed one dragon account. Though the newspaper account of it referred to it as simply "A Horrible Monster", I prefer to refer to it as the "Greensburg Dragon". The incident occurred near Greensburg, Indiana in 1893...

OOPARTS and Tubal Cain
There is a class of ancient artifacts such as iron nails found in solid rock, a delicate gold chain found in a lump of coal in the 1890s, or an ornate bell-shaped vessel inlaid with silver blasted from rock in a Massachusetts that are called Out Of Place Artifacts, known popularly as OOPARTs. They seem to suggest that someone had been manufacturing objects millions of years before the human race was capable of such fine and precise work or even before humans existed on this planet...
(Also read: "The 10 Most Puzzling Ancient Artifacts")

UFO over Baby, Poland
Mr. Arkadiusz Kawnik saw an unidentified object silently floating over his parents' house in Baby. Also his mother was able to catch a glimpse of it. Then the witness noticed some burning marks on his chest, in the heart area. The UFO was in his opinion one of the most magnificent things he has ever seen...

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