Mysterious Universe
Mysterious Ancient Medical Text Found ‘Hidden’ Inside 11th-Century Hymnal
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:15:37 +0000
As technologies continue to improve, we are beginning to learn that there are many secrets of the past hidden in plain sight in some of our well-known historical relics. Artificial intelligence has allowed researchers to unlock some secrets of cryptic ancient texts like the Voynich Manuscript, while advances in imaging software have revealed hidden images... Read more »
The Fortean Chronicles of Ray Bradbury
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:15:13 +0000
Once upon a time –as every good story should start– there was independent filmmaker and writer Paul Davids sitting at a luncheon right next to none other than the Ray Bradbury, arguably one of the greatest American writers of the XXth century. Curiously enough, and like many other authors who made a living out of... Read more »
19.10 – MU Podcast
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:08:22 +0000
Conundrums and confrontations are abound in this episode as Aaron delves into the obscure world of dream premonitions before unravelling unusual interactions with the Hug and Fylgje. Road Trolls then appear in the Plus+ extension along with reports of accident apparitions and paranormal parasites. Sponsor BOMBAS – Bombas socks will change the way you think about... Read more »
NASA Nukes vs. Russian Lasers in a Race to Blow Up Asteroids
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:41:37 +0000
“We’re from the government and we’re here to help protect you from asteroids and space debris.” If that doesn’t make you feel better, this might … or might not. As soon as NASA announced it plans to blow up dangerous incoming asteroids with a nuclear HAMMER, Russia countered with its own plan to destroy them... Read more »
Computers Possessing Humans and Our Perception of AI
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:45:47 +0000
We live in an age where reliance on computers, machines, and artificial intelligence is becoming stronger and more commonplace, inescapable to the point that society would cease to function as we know it without these things. As we progress on into the future there is every indication that these artificial intelligences will continue to evolve... Read more »
Papuans and East Asians Have DNA of Mysterious Denisovans
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:44:37 +0000
We self-righteous humans shudder at stories of inbreeding and look with disdain at those who seem to have indiscriminate sexual encounters. Yet it appears we are products of both – and not the good kind, if there is such a thing. While it has become accepted that early humans bred with Neanderthals, researchers studying the... Read more »
Monsters: The “Crossing the Road” Issue
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:01:07 +0000
On April 6, 2016, I wrote an article here at Mysterious Universe titled “UFOs: Extraterrestrial? Probably Not…” One of the reasons why I reached that conclusion was because of the obviously manipulative angle of the phenomenon. As I noted in the article: “There’s the nature of the entities themselves: they practically overemphasize who, or what,... Read more »
Questions and Doubts Surface on Recent UFO Video Disclosures
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:15:12 +0000
In December 2017, the Tom DeLonge-fronted To The Stars Academy (TTSA) released two videos it claimed showed U.S. military aircraft encountering unidentified aerial phenomenon. Around the same time, The New York Times released a report detailing a massive Pentagon program aimed at collecting evidence of UFOs and related phenomenon. The videos became mainstream news for... Read more »
Yellowstone Super-Virus Survives in Boiling Acid and Could be Used to Cure Cancer
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:45:13 +0000
Super-virus found in hot springs of yellowstone National ParkA strange virus discovered living in the boiling sulfuric acid cauldrons of the Yellowstone caldera could be used for life saving medical technologies, including revolutionary new means of delivering cancer drugs, according to a new paper published in PNAS, the journal of the National Academy of Sciences.  Of course the thing to do with a super-virus... Read more »
Men in Black: Self Aware Or Not?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:15:38 +0000 defines self-awareness as: “An awareness of one’s own personality or individuality.” That certain applies to us. But, it may not apply to the Men in Black. Indeed, I have more than a few reports on file which suggest the MIB are completely lacking in self-awareness. But, how could that be? Let’s take a look.... Read more »
Astronomers Listen in On Strongest Known Deep Space Radio Signal
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:17:52 +0000
Astronomers at the Parkes Observatory in Australia have observed the brightest fast radio burst known to science. The signal was detected first on March 1st, then again on March 9th and 11th, with the March 9th signal breaking the record for strongest known deep space radio signal. All three of the signals have a high... Read more »
Bigfoot Footprints on a Bed in Oregon Excite Researchers
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:45:25 +0000
Does Bigfoot hate making its bed? That’s just one of many theories (OK, it’s mine) being bandied about after the release of photographs of what appear to be huge non-human footprints on the cover of a futon mattress found along the side of a road in Alderwood State Wayside Park, Oregon – a place known... Read more »
Very Strange Accounts of Bizarre Time Anomalies
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:15:44 +0000
The concept of time and how we perceive it has long been the subject of science fiction stories, thought experiments, and deep philosophical reflection, producing a mind-boggling array of ideas, theories, and opinions. Far from being the simple, linear line that many of us may think of it as, time is a deeply complex quantity... Read more »
The Reality Behind ‘Earth vs. the Flying Saucers’
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:54:16 +0000
One of the most significant UFO movies of the 1950s was Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), which was very loosely based on Donald Keyhoe’s 1953 non-fiction book, Flying Saucers from Outer Space. In the movie, the last of a dying species of aliens arrive on Earth seeking a new home. The aliens request a... Read more »
You Can Back Up Your Brain — But There’s a Catch
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:15:24 +0000
Remember the doctor who claimed he was perfecting a way to perform human head transplants? Have you seen anyone walking around clumsily with stitches on their neck, a puzzled look on their face and reporters asking them how it feels to be the first head-transplant recipient? How about someone walking out of a cryogenics clinic... Read more »
Village Believes Two-Year-Old Boy is Reincarnation of Monkey God Hanuman
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:44 +0000
Indian boy seen as reincarnation of Hindu god Hanuman after befriending monkeys.Lord Hanuman, the Hindu monkey-god of martial arts, meditation, self-control, service, and faith has been reincarnated as a small boy who likes to play with monkeys, or so the boy’s village believes. Samarth Bangari, all of two-years-old, has reportedly formed a strange bond with the tribe of langur monkeys—also called Hanuman langurs because of their resemblance... Read more »
Unexplained Underwater Craters Found Off Coast of Iceland
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:15:57 +0000
Geologists exploring the ocean floor near the shores of the city of Dalvík on Iceland’s northern coast have uncovered a mysterious series of craters which appear to be unnatural in origin, and they don’t know what to make of them. Researchers with Iceland Geosurvey, or ISOR, were conducting surveys to map sites for the future... Read more »
The Strange Creatures of Cuba
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:45:24 +0000
If you want to go searching for unknown hairy hominids, there is certainly no shortage of places to check out. Sumatra has the Orang-pendek. The forests of the Pacific Northwest are home to Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch. Check out the Yowie of Australia. Or, the Yeren of China, which may also be the Abominable... Read more »
“When Monsters Come Ashore” – Reviewed
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:39:32 +0000
Back in 2011, Roland Watson wrote an excellent book on the Loch Ness Monster. Its title: The Water Horses of Loch Ness. Roland’s book was not a rehash of old material, as is the case in so many books on Nessie. Instead, Roland made a strong case that sightings of the Nessies date back hundreds... Read more »
Mysterious Bavarian Elongated Skulls Are Not From Bavaria
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:39:12 +0000
While the elongated skulls found in Peru seem to get the most attention, evidence of artificial cranial deformation (i.e. pointed skulls) have been found all over the world. While most of these pointed skulls have been discovered at or near their point of elongation, some appear to have arrived from other places … often leading... Read more »