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  • Nov-Dec
    • Ball lightning 'may explain UFOs'
    • Is this evidence that we can see the future?
    • Mystery 'missile' likely a jet contrail, says expert

  • Sep-Oct
    • Computers show how wind could have parted Red Sea
    • First Klingon opera lifts off

  • Jul-Aug
    • Churchill ordered UFO cover-up, National Archives show
    • We humans can mind-meld too
    • Octopus predicts World Cup finalist

  • May-Jun
    • Crop circle season arrives with a mathematical message
    • Mysterious ball lightning may be a hallucination

  • Mar-Apr
    • Suspected burning meteor falls on Israeli beach
    • 'Alien invasion' April Fools' story angers Jordan mayor
    • Toads can 'predict earthquakes' and seismic activity
    • Mysterious stone spheres in Costa Rica investigated

  • Jan-Feb
    • Giant George enters record books as world's top dog
    • UFO 'sightings' revealed in archive files from 1990s
    • Found: Hawking's initials written into the universe
    • Ancient tribal language becomes extinct as last speaker dies
    • Could a frozen camera dethrone Hillary and Norgay as the first to summit Everest?
    • Astronomers hopeful of detecting extraterrestrial life
    • Meet the creatures that live beyond the abyss


  • Nov-Dec
    • Strange 'Norway spiral' likely an out-of-control missile
    • Seen a UFO? Don't call the MoD
    • Paralysed Belgian misdiagnosed as in coma for 23 years

  • Sep-Oct
    • Where do ghosts come from?
    • Doubts over Latvia 'meteor crash'
    • The first great balloon hoax
    • Cosmic pattern to UK tree growth
    • Scientist reproduces Turin shroud
    • 'Hitler skull' revealed as female
    • Bermuda Triangle plane mystery 'solved'
    • Huge 'sky explosion' investigated
    • Moon dust not as strange as hoped

  • Jul-Aug
    • Minister warned over 'UK Roswell'
    • Permanent 'ghost' for lighthouse
    • Tests raise life extension hopes
    • Bigfoot's likely haunts 'revealed'

  • May-Jun
    • Meteors cause flare alert calls
    • Plants 'can recognise themselves'
    • Adelaide zoo evacuated after 'ingenious' orang-utan escapes

  • Mar-Apr
    • World premiere of brain orchestra
    • UFO files reveal close encounter
    • 'Dracula' fish shows baby teeth
    • 'Vampire' discovered in mass grave

  • Jan-Feb
    • Mystery fireball captured on film
    • Huge increase in the number of UFO sightings
    • Ten extinct beasts that could walk the Earth again
    • UFO claim over wind farm damage


  • Nov-Dec
    • Blind man navigates maze
    • Drillers break into magma chamber
    • Lebanese finds 'heaviest' potato
    • Healthy mice cloned from frozen bodies

  • Sep-Oct
    • U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO
    • Mysterious 'dead water' effect caught on film
    • Airliner had near miss with UFO
    • 'Yeti hairs' belong to a goat
    • Massive diamond found in Lesotho
    • Is it possible to have an 'out-of-body' experience?
    • 'Ant from Mars' found in Amazon jungle
    • New clues to mystery sea monster

  • Jul-Aug
    • eBay insect fossil is new species
    • Unidentified flying threats

  • May-Jun
    • UFO spotted by police helicopter
    • On the trail of the 'Indian yeti'
    • Isolated tribe spotted in Brazil
    • Bard's 'cursed' tomb is revamped
    • Science probe for 'space pistols'
    • Crystal skulls 'are modern fakes'
    • Files released on UFO sightings

  • Mar-Apr
    • Blaine sets breathtaking record
    • Swedes find 'world's oldest tree'
    • 'They're here': The mechanism of poltergeist activity
    • Shroud mystery 'refuses to go away'
    • NZ dolphin rescues beached whales

  • Jan-Feb
    • Mystery image of 'life on Mars'
    • The truth is out: X-Files go public


  • Nov-Dec
    • 'Yeti prints' found near Everest
    • Jellyfish attack destroys salmon
    • Call for US to re-open UFO file
    • Orkney beast 'similar to Nessie'

  • Sep-Oct
    • Museum shows 116-year-old orange
    • Ming the clam is 'oldest animal'
    • Performer gets third ear for art
    • Scores ill in Peru 'meteor crash'

  • Jul-Aug
    • Texan spiders spin 'monster web'
    • 'Massive' gem dug up in S Africa
    • Out-of-body experience recreated
    • Fisherman catches 'living fossil'
    • US cat 'predicts patient deaths'
    • Saucers in the sky
    • Siberian window on the Ice Age

  • May-Jun
    • Lost WWII plane finally arrives
    • 100-foot deep Andes lake disappears
    • Owner's appeal over cat's 26 toes
    • Patient bleeds dark green blood
    • Man claims new sleepless record
    • Antarctic 'treasure trove' found
    • Weird gravity in Canada blamed on hefty glaciers
    • Toad found deep down in Loch Ness

  • Mar-Apr
    • 'Kryptonite' discovered in mine
    • Giant crystals enjoyed perfection
    • Joan of Arc remains 'are fakes'
    • Dog-sized toad found in Australia
    • France opens up its UFO files
    • Will Houdini be there? Remains to be seen
    • Star Wars' R2-D2 to collect post
    • Star Wars cloak sells for 54,000

  • Jan-Feb
    • MoD defends psychic powers study
    • NZ fishermen land colossal squid
    • Giant squid lights up for attack
    • UFO sighting over Islington
    • Protection for 'weirdest' species
    • Mysterious object crashes through roof


  • Nov-Dec
    • 'Virgin births' for giant lizards
    • Two-headed lizard spied in a fossil
    • Fish dance on sulphur cauldrons
    • World's tallest man saves dolphins
    • Bone rings exchanged by couples
    • Not a fortress, or a temple, or a calendar. Stonehenge was a hospital
    • Bizarre deep-sea creatures imaged off New Zealand
    • Jack the Ripper's face 'revealed'
    • Giant paw prints mystery

  • Sep-Oct
    • What in the world?
    • Human species 'may split in two'
    • Beast in sediment is photo winner
    • Melua's deep sea gig sets record
    • The one that got away: Loch Ness Monster
    • Stunning finds of fish and coral
    • Fairy mysterious

  • Jul-Aug
    • Cows also 'have regional accents'
    • Fireball sparks alert
    • The alchemist who thought he could fly
    • Ministry to investigate UFO light sightings
    • Greenland ice cap beer launched
    • Surgery for blanket-eating python
    • Einstein in no-sock shock
    • Hunt for Gambia's mythical dragon
    • New clue in Jack The Ripper case
    • India skull man pulls huge crowds
    • Stroke gives woman foreign accent
    • 'Rewired brain' revives patient after 19 years

  • May-Jun
    • 'Big Brother' eyes make us act more honestly
    • Snake displays changing colors
    • Dodo skeleton find in Mauritius
    • Is it a bird? Is it a spaceship? No, it's a secret US spy plane
    • Monkeys use weather clues to find food
    • 'Fossil' rock rat pictured alive
    • On the right lines
    • Tabby cat terror for black bear
    • 666-legged creature rediscovered
    • Hidden ecosystem discovered beneath cement quarry
    • Britons report 'psychic powers'
    • Strange circles of light explained
    • UFO 'crashes' into KZN sea
    • Ancient mariners reveal tales from the Earth's core
    • Hacker fears 'UFO cover-up'
    • Chinese man buys fighter jet on eBay
    • Scientists make water run uphill

  • Mar-Apr
    • Living in the 'Star Trek' universe – for real
    • Blaine plans underwater challenge
    • Woman to build house out of 747
    • Fish holds breath for months
    • Armed guards hunt Were-rabbit of Mouldshaugh Lane
    • Bacteria use slime jets to get around
    • Chips are down for sleepwalk chef
    • 'Clive of India's tortoise' dies aged 250
    • Parrot alarm saves man from fire
    • Cold War cache found in New York
    • Woman with perfect memory baffles scientists
    • Ship endures record-breaking waves
    • British Rail flying saucer plan
    • The Lazarus Effect: rodent 'missing' for 11 million years is discovered in Laos
    • North America's 'Loch Ness Monster' spotted again
    • Elephant theory in Nessie search
    • Hunting for Malaysia's 'Bigfoot'

  • Jan-Feb
    • Explorers discover huge cave and new poison frogs
    • Japan tries to save giant radish
    • Herman could be 'biggest bunny'
    • Print 'proof' of big cat presence
    • Johor to mount hunt for 'bigfoot'
    • Whale 'vomit' sparks cash bonanza
    • James Bond car sold for over 1m
    • California home to 27 new species
    • How best to fight off a shark?
    • Actor Shatner sells kidney stone
    • 'Footprints' debate to run and run
    • What can't you send through the post?


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