Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Choral work seeks record-breaking bass singer

A record company has begun a worldwide search for the singer who can sing a note so low that it is thought never to have been sung before. Written by … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 8 Comments

LOCH NESS MONSTER photograph explained

… model monster made for the film “The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes” released in 1970. … The photograph at the bottom of this blog shows Holmes and Watson encountering … Continue reading

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Hitler wine sales deemed legal in Austria

Officials say they have stopped investigating a man after finding no evidence that his sales of wine and schnapps with Adolf Hitler on the label were breaking a law against … Continue reading

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Man arrested for having spiders in his pants, someone else’s spiders

A store security camera captures a robber pulling a “spider swipe”, putting expensive spiders in his pants pockets. “Everyone is interested that he put the spiders in his pants, but … Continue reading

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Father shoots his karaoke singing son because he didn’t like his country music song

A 70-year-old man is alleged to have shot his son – because he didn’t like his country music karaoke singing. William Oller Sr told his son ‘I’m going to shut … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

New Flesh-Eating Bug Being Spread by Sneezing!

A flesh-eating bug, which has been known about for years, has gotten so virulent it can now be spread by sneezing and coughing. Doctors suspect new victims caught the virus … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Farm to fork E. coli safety research project

The University of California, Davis, is participating in a large-scale research effort aimed at preventing potentially fatal illnesses linked to E. coli bacteria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding … Continue reading

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