Shark Chomps Kayak, Loses Teeth

A great white shark chomped on the rear of a kayak off the coast of California’s Catalina Island recently and after holding on for about five seconds, it let go and swam away leaving behind two of its teeth as evidence. Danny McDaniel of San Diego said he was frozen with fear. This highly unlikely double shark tooth gift happened on Saturday October 5th and was reported Oct 9, 2019 by UPI. #oddnews #sharkleavesteeth #catalinaisland #kayaking #sharksurvivor Continue reading Shark Chomps Kayak, Loses Teeth

True Strange Shoes: $3K Nike “Jesus…

True Strange Shoes: $3K Nike “Jesus trainers” injected with “holy water” from Jordan River and blessed by a priest sold out in minutes after being posted Tuesday on the retail site StockX. Blue dye was added to the injected water for visibility and the shoes are printed with the Bible verse which records the story of Jesus walking on water. #oddnews #3kholywatershoes #nike #waterwalkers Continue reading True Strange Shoes: $3K Nike “Jesus…

Squirrel Stashes 200 Nuts in Woman’s Car

Highly unlikely things happen every day. Here’s a good one: Recently in Pittsburgh a woman was surprised by unexpected walnuts (and grass) on top of her car’s engine. A Pittsburgh woman who detected a burning odor and heard a strange noise while driving her car looked under the hood and discovered a squirrel had stashed grass and more than 200 walnuts on top of her engine. Read more UPI You just never know with life what a day (or a squirrel) will bring. – True Strange News Continue reading Squirrel Stashes 200 Nuts in Woman’s Car

Man Awarded $8B for Unexpected Breasts

A man given the drug Risperdal for autism grew unexpected larger breasts as a side effect. Because he was not warned of this possibility a jury awarded Nicholas Murray, 26, a whopping $8 billion from the drug company manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Yes, that’s billion, with a B. US drug firm Johnson & Johnson has been told to pay $8bn (£6.6bn) in punitive damages to a man over claims he was not warned that an anti-psychotic drug could lead to breast growth. A Philadelphia jury made the award to Nicholas Murray, 26, whose case was one of thousands pending in … Continue reading Man Awarded $8B for Unexpected Breasts

Ways to Save Earth: Pulling CO2 From the Air to Make Gasoline

I hear a lot of dismay out there about the environment, but I believe there is still hope for the planet Earth, that we might even reverse the ongoing Holocene extinction if we humans stop squabbling and really get our act together. As one great example, it is said to be possible to undo the greenhouse effect we have created by extracting CO2 from the air in order to reverse climate change. The technology already exists, in fact, it just needs to be scaled up. From its pilot plant in Squamish, British Columbia, Carbon Engineering has successfully developed and demonstrated … Continue reading Ways to Save Earth: Pulling CO2 From the Air to Make Gasoline

How Ancient Greeks Knew the Earth’s Size

The video below is a great strange little lesson in science history and human ingenuity. Having brains that instinctively build models and extrapolate from those models has been one secret of our species’ great success. Carl Segan explains how the ancient Greeks knew the earth was round and also it’s appropriate size thousands of years ago. – Continue reading How Ancient Greeks Knew the Earth’s Size

203,000 PG&E Customers Without Power In California

Well, this is strange news. Pacific Gas & Electric has shut off power to many people in California due to high winds to avoid downed power lines sparking forest fires. Outages could last several days. More than 1/2 of all counties in the state are expected to experience outages. Cell phones will operate for a time during outages since cell phone towers have backup batteries and diesel generators, but it is unclear how long each tower will stay up. Stay tuned for more. I’m watching live coverage on Periscope at AgendaFreeTV. Hello Californians, do you have power? The Redding paper … Continue reading 203,000 PG&E Customers Without Power In California