Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Great Pyramid: What is really behind the door found by Gantenbrink’s robot?

.. at the same time that Gantenbrink’s robot uncovered the hidden door inside the Great Pyramid on 22 March 1993, Hawass was suspended from his then position as Chief Inspector … Continue reading

November 10, 2009 · 3 Comments

Frigid Antarctica Loaded with Viruses

Antarctica’s icy lakes are home to a surprisingly diverse community of viruses, including some that were previously unidentified, a new study finds. At first glance, Antarctica’s freshwater lakes don’t seem … Continue reading

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Dawn Approaches the Asteroid Belt

A new mission to explore the largest asteroids in the Solar System. On September 27, 2007, NASA launched the Dawn spacecraft on a mission that will take it into the … Continue reading

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The Martian Torture Chamber

In a Berlin basement sits a small torture chamber. The air inside the hermetically sealed steel chest consists of a choking 95 percent carbon dioxide, some nitrogen, and traces of … Continue reading

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Review: The Men Who Stare at Goats

Movie Review: I recommend seeing this movie.  It was funny, unexpected and did have a few connections to some strange things that really happened. Here is an interesting report from … Continue reading

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Hindenburg airship beer auctioned

A blackened bottle of beer found in the wreck of the Hindenburg zeppelin is expected to fetch thousands of pounds at auction. The bottle was found by a fire-fighter cleaning … Continue reading

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Noisy sex woman loses appeal bid

A woman who was banned from making loud noises during sex has lost an appeal against her conviction. Caroline and Steve Cartwright’s love-making was described as “murder” and “unnatural” at … Continue reading

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