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Xeno’s Daily Strange News Awards Blog

Welcome. There are over 13,000 hand-picked posts, plus over 11,000 connected comments from readers like you who stopped by. Content in a grey box is a quoted excerpt with a … Continue reading

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Meet Xeno on the Lonely Shoe Tour of the USA (June 1 to August 30)

Dear Readers, If you live in the USA, have read my blog over the years and would like to meet me, this may be your chance. I’ll be touring the … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Watch the X-Files Reboot episodes, How?

There is no live streaming of the X-Files on Fox.com, so if you missed the new X-Files first episode tonight due to the stupid extra long football game, you’ll need … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Mystery Deepens

Three months back, after conducting a detailed study of the star KIC 8462852, astronomers came to the conclusion that it was, unequivocally, “the most mysterious star in our galaxy.” Now, … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

RIP Severus Snape (Alan Rickman)

British actor Alan Rickman, whose roles ranged from Hollywood villains to Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films, has died after a battle with cancer at the age of 69. … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Legionnaires’ disease spikes in Flint amid poisoned water crisis; National Guard activated

Between June 2014 and November 2015, there were 87 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Flint, with 10 ending in death, according to Wells. The fatality rate for the disease ranges … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scientists extend lifespan of lab mice by 40 percent

Scientists have discovered a way to extend the lives of lab mice by 40 percent and suggest that it could one day be used as a treatment to boost human … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

All advanced life on Earth might have come from one biological mistake, scientists say

WashPost- If life is effectively an endless series of photocopies, as DNA is transcribed and passed on from one being to the next, then evolution is the high-stakes game of … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment