Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

The Austrailian Roswell incident, 1966 Westall, Over 200 Witnesses

The Westall ’66 UFO. This is a UFO that was spotted in 1966 in Clayton South, Melbourne. But what was this Unidentified Flying Object? A new documentary comes out on … Continue reading

June 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

Woman Sues Google for Bad Directions

One day I was using my cell phone’s GPS service to find the nearest Target. I was driving down the road when suddenly my cell phone piped up, “Turn right … Continue reading

June 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

Australia vets treat hundreds of ‘drunk’ parrots

A mystery illness resembling human drunkenness has caused hundreds of native birds to fall out of the sky in the tropical Australian city of Darwin. The brightly-coloured lorikeets are receiving … Continue reading

June 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

16-Foot Pen Commemorates India’s Right to Education Law

The pen is mightier than the sword, but a man in Hyderabad, India, has just made a pen that, in a pinch, could make a mighty fine weapon of its … Continue reading

June 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Are Mushrooms to Blame For the Violently Bad Trips Up North?

The case of mixed martial arts fighter Jarrod Wyatt who, up in Crescent City, CA, murdered his friend by drilling a hole in his chest and ripping out his heart, … Continue reading

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Study: Dog’s Sensitive Schnoz Sniffs Out Prostate Cancer

French researchers have tapped man’s best friend to detect those at risk of developing prostate cancer, and it turns out that dogs might do a better job than a much-maligned … Continue reading

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Whales Evolved in the Blink of an Eye

Whales evolved explosively fast into a spectacular array of shapes and sizes, a new study suggests. Whales’ sizes stretch the imagination from the 100-foot (30-meter) long blue whale — the … Continue reading

June 4, 2010 · Leave a comment
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