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6 Ghost Videos Even Sane People Have To Admit Are Creepy. 25 Famous Mysteries (That No One Realizes Were Solved) Looking for Lisa Holst (Re: 10 Misconceptions Rundown) Fjorw comments on Non-Americans of Reddit, What is the "Bigfoot" or "Area 51" equivalent of your country? Centralia mine fire. The Centralia mine fire is a coal seam fire that has been burning underneath the borough of Centralia, Pennsylvania, United States since at least May 27, 1962.

Centralia mine fire

The cause of the fire is suspected to be from a trash burning that hit a coal strip in a cave. The fire burns in underground coal mines at depths of up to 300 feet over an eight-mile stretch of 3,700 acres.[1] As of 2015[update], the fire continues to burn. At its current rate, it could burn for over 250 more years.[2] The blaze has resulted in most of the town being abandoned. Population dwindled from 2,761 in 1980 to only 7 in 2013, and most of the buildings have been leveled. There's a Name for That: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon - Pacific Standard.

Your friend told you about that obscure bluegrass-electro-punk band yesterday morning.

There's a Name for That: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon - Pacific Standard

That afternoon, you ran across one of their albums at a garage sale. Wait a minute—that’s them in that Doritos commercial, too! Coincidence ... or conspiracy? More likely, you’re experiencing “frequency illusion,” somewhat better known as the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. How People Disappear. The Science of That Dress. LuckisaFormula comments on The new White and Gold Power Rangers. How The Carrington Event Let Telegraphs Run on Aurora Power. The Bizarre True-Life Tale Of The Hoax Behind The Book I, Libertine. I listened to Jean Shepherd all the time in the '60s.

The Bizarre True-Life Tale Of The Hoax Behind The Book I, Libertine

I had an Airline 6 transistor radio, but from my home in Maryland I could only hear WOR in New York by winding the power cord of my electric blanket around the radio, coupling its wiring to the radio's loop-stick antenna. I'd be up all night with Jean, laughing into my pillow, then stagger through my high school classes the next day half dead from insomnia and hypothermia.

Jean originated the term "night people", and wrote extensively for magazines like Playboy. Tunguska event. Coordinates: The Tunguska event was a large explosion, caused by an asteroid or comet, which occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in what is now Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, at about 07:14 KRAT (00:14 UT) on June 30 [O.S.

Tunguska event

June 17], 1908.[1][2][3] The explosion occurred at an altitude of 5–10 kilometres (3–6 mi) at 60.886°N, 101.894°E. Mystery.

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Glitch in the Matrix: Report your Glitch! A Perfect Solar Superstorm: The 1859 Carrington Event. Last Thursday, the world braced itself as the strongest solar storm in five years raced toward the planet.

A Perfect Solar Superstorm: The 1859 Carrington Event

Fortunately, it delivered only a glancing blow, and global communications continued to operate without disruption. In 1859 Earth wasn’t so lucky. The Carrington Event On the morning of September 1, 1859, amateur astronomer Richard Carrington ascended into the private observatory attached to his country estate outside of London. After cranking open the dome’s shutter to reveal the clear blue sky, he pointed his brass telescope toward the sun and began to sketch a cluster of enormous dark spots that freckled its surface.

Suddenly, Carrington spotted what he described as “two patches of intensely bright and white light” erupting from the sunspots. The Rochester Mirage - Rochester Wiki. High atop Mt.

The Rochester Mirage - Rochester Wiki

Hope Cemetery once stood a towering structure known as The Fandango, rising above the treeline to offer visitors a breathtaking view of our city and the Genesee winding its way out to Lake Ontario. On a bright clear day, April 16th of 1871, early visitors to the tower marvelled at the unusual vision it afforded them: the landscape North of Main Street appeared as though it had radically changed overnight. As word spread throughout the day, it became clear to the thousands who gathered there to witness the spectacle that they were indeed not seeing Rochester at all, but instead found themselves able to make out the opposite shore of Lake Ontario in vivid detail. This Is The Video CNN Will Play When The World Ends.

Centralia, Pennsylvania. Top-Secret Space Plane Lands After Almost 2 Years In Orbit. The spooky world of the 'numbers stations' 16 April 2014Last updated at 09:27 ET By Olivia Sorrel-Dejerine BBC News Magazine This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography.

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio. It is 13:03 on a Tuesday in a cramped room with some fairly advanced radio equipment. What is suddenly heard on a shortwave receiving station is a 10-minute message in Morse code. Solving A858. Take One Step Forward.

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Man receives the creepiest letter ever from OfficeMax. The Image That Can Break Your Brain. Oddity Archive: Episode 1 - The Max Headroom Incident of 1987. Ceramic Santa head broke off and found this inside : WTF. Darknet (file sharing) Darknets are distinct from other distributed peer-to-peer networks as sharing is anonymous (that is, IP addresses are not publicly shared), and therefore users can communicate with little fear of governmental or corporate interference.[2] For this reason, darknets are often associated with dissident political communications and illegal activities.

Darknet (file sharing)

More generally, the term "darknet" can be used to describe all non-commercial sites on the Internet,[3] or to refer to all "underground" web communications and technologies, most commonly those associated with illegal activity or dissent.[2] The Microsoft researchers argued that the presence of the darknet was the primary hindrance to the development of workable DRM technologies. The term has since been widely adopted and has seen usage in major media sources, including Rolling Stone and Wired. Almost all known darknets are decentralized and therefore considered peer to peer. Many darknets require a software to be installed to access them. Deep Web. What on earth is /r/klyatic? : OutOfTheLoop. Episode 35: The Lost Levels. 8Z8xJsC.jpg (3264×1840) Alternate reality game. An alternate reality game (ARG) is an interactive networked narrative that uses the real world as a platform and uses transmedia storytelling to deliver a story that may be altered by players' ideas or actions.

Alternate reality game

The form is defined by intense player involvement with a story that takes place in real time and evolves according to players' responses. Subsequently, it is shaped by characters that are actively controlled by the game's designers, as opposed to being controlled by artificial intelligence as in a computer or console video game. Players interact directly with characters in the game, solve plot-based challenges and puzzles, and collaborate as a community to analyze the story and coordinate real-life and online activities.

Chasing the Cicada: Exploring the Darkest Corridors of the Internet. By Jed Lipinski When an unsuspecting researcher followed a mysterious command on a 4chan board, he found himself drawn into a scavenger hunt that led him down the darkest corridors of the internet and stretched across the globe. But in a place where no one shows his face and no one plays by the rules, how do you tell where the game ends and reality begins? » 3301 ClevCode. Lately there has been a lot of attention about the Cicada 3301 puzzles, and my work on them, after this article:The internet mystery that has the world baffled For more information about Cicada 3301 and my solutions for the 2012 challenge, keep on reading… If these kinds of puzzles and challenges interest you, you might also be interested in looking at the old GCHQ challenge:GCHQ: solve the online code, become a real-life spy.

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Usenet celebrity. John Titor. John Titor's military insignia John Titor is the name used on several bulletin boards during 2000 and 2001 by a poster claiming to be a time traveler from 2036.[1] In these posts, Titor made numerous predictions (a number of them vague, some quite specific)[2] about events in the near future, starting with events in 2004. He described a drastically changed future in which the United States had broken into five smaller regions, the environment and infrastructure had been devastated by a nuclear attack, and most other world powers had been destroyed. To date, the story has been retold on numerous web sites, in a book, in a play, and the Japanese visual novel/anime Steins;Gate.

Titor has also been discussed occasionally on the nationally-syndicated radio show Coast to Coast AM.[3] The Man Who Told the Internet He'd Come from the Future. Does the internet prove that time travelers are visiting us? (No.) The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin. In November 1, 2008, a man named Satoshi Nakamoto posted a research paper to an obscure cryptography listserv describing his design for a new digital currency that he called bitcoin. None of the list’s veterans had heard of him, and what little information could be gleaned was murky and contradictory. In an online profile, he said he lived in Japan. Is Bitcoin evil or just dumb? Jolly Roger's Security Guide for Beginners. is proud to present the Jolly Roger’s Security Guide for Beginners This Guide was made by the Jolly Roger – and we found the publication on the hub forums on this thread: We requested the OP’s permission to re post this guide to give it some better exposure and he agreed that we do so, if you want to contact the OP this is his profile on the hub forums: Donations.

Valentines Day spelled backwards is anal - the mod team. The horrifying letter in which a scientist "confessed" to murder. Stray Russian Dogs Commute to “Work” by Subway. As Muscovites scurry on and off trains each day, heading to and from work, they have some interesting travel companions – stray dogs. All the Evidence that Time Travel is Happening All Around Us.

ELI5: What exactly is the "deep Web" : explainlikeimfive. Interesting Search Engines. This mystery writers' prank would make an incredible sociological experiment. 'Itchy feet' gnome returns home. A snatched garden gnome has been returned to his owner with a photo album picturing him in 12 countries he had visited with his kidnapper. Eve Stuart-Kelso said she was stunned to see her leprechaun Murphy standing outside her Gloucester home seven months after he disappeared. He was also carrying a note putting his world tour down to "itchy feet". The album shows Murphy abseiling down a mountain, standing in a shark's mouth and riding a motorbike. Some of the pictures show a group of mysterious young men, who could be the ones responsible for the globetrotting stunt. Also with Murphy were immigration stamps for all the shores he had been taken to visit - South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong and Laos.

The gnome, whose "travelling companion" is referred to only as The Bear, said he attracted unwanted attention from customs officials and took up 25% of the party's luggage allocation. Came home to this in the car park last night. Every. Single. Car. : WTF. This crazy life — (Math) Exercise, Dividers Of Théoden. Looks like something you would come across in Skyrim. Location Unknown. [600x450]. : AbandonedPorn. WHO ARE YOU GUY!? : funny. Kaliningrad area, Russia 2009.

Invitation to ETI: An Open letter to Alien Lurkers. Galapagos Goats Exterminated: Capricide on a Pacific Island. Why an Oklahoman restaurant has a monument to the dark god Azathoth. Did a massive dragon just wash ashore along England's Jurassic coast? The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind. The (Secret) City of London, Part 2: Government.

The (Secret) City of London, Part 1: History. DubiousDoctor comments on Just flying around the Season 3 spawn and then I suddenly saw this. Jessikastone comments on What tiny thing makes you so insanely angry? The safe. Some people doubted our resolve, but I said it would be open by New Years. : pics. Jessikastone comments on What tiny thing makes you so insanely angry? Horse_ebooks proves that humans yearn to be friends with bots. Astro-bot comments on Comet ISON near Mars. Warlizard Gaming Forum. About Warlizard is a very prolific reddit user with the username Warlizard, whose comments are always replied with someone asking variations of “Are you the guy from the warlizard gaming forum?”

By which /u/warlizard will deny it, claiming he have no idea what it is. Over the months many people have no idea what everybody’s been talking about whenever /u/warlizard’s comment have that sort of replies, and as it happens that /u/warlizard posted plenty of comments on big subreddits, his comments are often exposed to many other users. Because of the lack of internet searches about this, a kym page like this would save a lot of people’s minutes googling to no avail. The mammoth asteroid set to fly by Earth last night just disappeared.