Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Toyota Settles Over Death of Family in High-Speed Crash

Toyota has reached an out-of-court settlement with relatives of a family killed when the Lexus sedan they were driving sped out of control and crashed, an accident that put a … Continue reading

September 18, 2010 · 3 Comments

Anti Aging: What works?

The aging process is still a mystery. If you want to experiment on yourself, here are some things to try which have shown promising results: MK-677, acetyl-L-carnitine and alpha-lipoic acid, … Continue reading

September 18, 2010 · 2 Comments

Woody Allen on Faith and Fortune Tellers

..“To me,” Mr. Allen said, “there’s no real difference between a fortune teller or a fortune cookie and any of the organized religions. They’re all equally valid or invalid, really. … Continue reading

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera photo of Earth

click to ZoomOn 9 August 2010, during a routine engineering calibration test, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera captured this stunning image of our home planet. via LROC Image Browser – … Continue reading

September 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mysterious force holds back Nasa probe in deep space

Researchers say Pioneer 10, which took the first close-up pictures of Jupiter before leaving our solar system in 1983, is being pulled back to the sun by an unknown force. … Continue reading

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The Crystal Maiden of the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave located in August, Belize

The skeleton of an eighteen year old girl lies legs akimbo on the cave floor, two of her vertebrae crushed. She is known as the Crystal Maiden, and after a … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Football game mentioned during Apollo 17.

What’s up with this? At one point in a file called “a17v.1203905.rm” the Apollo 17 video archives, the astronaut says it is Apollo 17 and confirms with Ground Control back … Continue reading

September 18, 2010 · 1 Comment
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