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Impressive dedication: A Buddhist monk’s footprints are carved into the floorboards

I did not know that prayers carve wood! 70 year-old Buddhist monk Hua Chi has been praying in the same spot at his temple in Tongren, China for over 20 years. His footprints, which are...

Loud boom and shaking around Peterborough was jet sonic boom to intercept civilian aircraft

Thursday 1.30pm: A sonic boom over Peterborough was caused by military jets flying to intercept a civilian aircraft which had temporarily lost radio contact with air traffic control. The loud booms was reported around Peterborough to...

What is this weird fireball zigzaging in the sky over Northampton, UK? (VIDEO)

This incredible video shows a weird fireball moving around in the sky over a field near a British suburb. But what was this strange fireball making loops in the sky and houses over Northampton, UK? My...

Shark Close Encounter: Basking Shark Almost Swallows a Swimmer in Cornwall (Video)

This is the amazing moment Lew Smart experienced a very close encounter with a huge 15ft basking shark while enjoying the sun at Cornwall's remote Sennen Cove off the British coast. But as you know, basking...

These are the five US states that receive most FEDERAL AID: WV, MS, AR, KY and AL

A recent study from George Washington University shows that West Virginia receives more federal aid money per capita than any other state in the United States.  The average West Virginian receives a substantial 26.2 percent...

Australian scientists say they have captured unusual underwater sounds on the day MH370 vanished

This may be a key point in the search for MH370 - although chances are very small. Australian researchers from Curtin University recorded weird and unknown underwater sounds the same day - March 8 2014...

Hail apocalypse in Nebraska: Baseball-sized hail and tornadoes strike homes and cars – June 3 2014

Baseball-sized hail has pounded homes and cars across Nebraska, as powerful thunderstorms swept the Midwest, wreaking extensive damage, severe flooding and even reportedly tornado touchdowns in some areas on June 3 2014. Freak hail in...

Space oddity: The Whirlpool galaxy is dotted with black holes

In the Milky Way there’s a single X-ray binary — a system consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from an orbiting companion star — known as Cygnus X-1. But 30 million...

Always Coca-Cola? Well look at this video and then decide!

Coca-Cola, after a 25 minutes boiling process, looks like a disgusting coagulated mess (skip to 1:40 in the video). What you are actually looking at is Coca Cola when all of the water has evaporated from the soft...

New crop circle appears at Hod Hill near Hanford in Dorset – June 1 2014

The following video features this new crop circle at Hod Hill near Hanford in Dorset that was reported on June 1, 2014. According to the video uploader, this is the first crop circle to be...

Yellowstone Geyser Eruption: A really cool and hot Old Faithful’s eruption

Some may find it strange, other unusual. I just find one of the latest large Yellowstone Old Faithful eruption amazing! And it was probably hot as illustrated by the dark steam cloud. Old Faithful, named...

Albuquerque grasshopper plague: Insect swarm was so dense it created a mysterious cloud on weather radar

It is raining insects in Albuquerque! Weather officials were baffled by a green cloud that showed up on radars in Albuquerque. This mysterious cloud wasn't rain but grasshoppers... The swarm was indeed so dense...

Apocalyptic and killer dust storm engulfs Tehran, Iran – June 2, 2014 (VIDEO)

At least four people were killed and dozens wounded by an unprecedent dust storm in the Iranian capital on Monday, June 2, 2014. The storm has started at 5:10 pm (local) with winds reaching...

Unexpected rendez-vous: A Snake was hiding in her pretty flower bouquet in Geneva, Switzerland

This is probably one of the experience you don't want to experiment... This woman thought she had acquired harmless plants... And what a surprise when she discovered that a snake was hiding in them! A...

Bear chills in hammock in Daytona Beach, Florida – May 29 2014

After making its way through a Daytona Beach neighborhood Thursday, May 29, 2014, a black bear took a moment to rest on a hammock before ambling back into the woods. After making its way through...

Wind gust blows bouncy house into the air in Littleton, Colorado during Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Jamboree

This is the amazing moment an inflatable castle slide with two young children inside is blown away in Littleton Colorado on Saturday, May 31, 2014. A bouncy castle slide was lifted off the ground during...

Giant oarfish found in Mexico: Sea serpent washes up in La Paz, Baja California Sur – May 29, 2014

A rare, five meters long (15ft) oarfish, commonly known as sea serpent, was found dead by beachgoers along the boardwalk of the harbor of La Paz on May 29, 2014. According to Cadena Noticias, the...

First CME observed by NASA’s IRIS: Capturing a massive solar eruption with unprecedent details

A coronal mass ejection, or CME, surged off the side of the sun on May 9, 2014, and NASA's newest solar observatory caught it in extraordinary detail. This was the first CME observed by the...

This supranatural magic portal opened up in Greece in April 2014 – Wow!

Nature is fantastic! And sometimes it even gets supernatural and eerie! Such a magical experience was featured by the Earth Science Picture of the Day on May 29, 2014. This spectacular photo presents a double rainbow, over the sea...

Successful Teleportation: Scientists teleport information over three meters, or about 10 feet

Scientists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience in the Netherlands published a paper in the journal Science reporting their ability to teleport information three meters, or about 10 feet. But don't expect human teleportation too...