The Strange-ness: Making a Meal of Road Kill

June 30, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor My afternoon started with a Tweet that sent me down a road of discovery and thought. The Tweet linked to an article by Jeremy Henderson, “Road to Table? Auburn University biology professor talks […]

The Strange-ness: Dog Wool for Making Clothes

June 14, 2017

You love your dog. You provide care, long walks, maybe car rides, and your dog (hopefully) responds with cuddles and a protective instinct. You know your family can spend time with your dog and enjoy life […]

Ready to Fly a Car?

February 13, 2017

The First Flying Car Company to Start Selling its Commercial Models The first commercial flying car in the world is now a fact. Flying car manufacturer PAL-V, based in The Netherlands, has officially started sales […]

The Strange-ness: 3,000+ Ducks Die in Washington State

February 11, 2017

On January 27, 2017, in Yakima, Washington State and federal wildlife-diagnostic centers confirmed an outbreak of avian cholera near the Tri-Cities. At that time, they reported more than 1,200 dead ducks from the previous week. Numbers for […]

The Strange-ness: California UFO Sightings

December 6, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor State of California residents reported dozens of UFO sightings in November. According to the MUFON reporting system, 43 sightings were reported since early November. This is about the same as the […]

The Strange-ness: Sims NC UFO Sighting

November 4, 2016

September 1, 2011, a witness in Sims, North Carolina (Wilson County) reported sighting an unidentified flying object (UFO) in the sky above Sims. As reported on (the Mutual UFO Network), the witness spotted an egg-shaped, brightly lit object […]

The Strange-ness: Morpheus Bridge Spectre

October 31, 2016

For Halloween, let’s look at a local “legend”. We’ll visit the Morpheus Bridge on the aptly named Morpheus Bridge Road in Wendell, North Carolina. The story goes that a mother, father, and child — alledgedly a daughter — were driving along […]

The Strange-ness: Lightning Kills Reindeer Herd in Norway

August 29, 2016

According to the Norwegian Environmental Agency, lightning killed several hundred reindeer. The herd on Hardangervidda — a mountain plateau — was hit by lightning Friday, August 23, 2016. The herd included males and females, including seventy calves. […]

The Strange-ness: Magpies

July 31, 2016

Corvidae is a scientific designation for a family of birds which includes crows, ravens, jays (like blue jays), magpies, and several more birds. These “corvids” arguably are some of the smartest animals on the planet — not just the smartest of birds, […]

The Strange-ness: Arm Pit Fans

July 29, 2016

Thanko, a Tokyo, Japan-based company, is offering an arm pit fan that may be attached to short sleeves to keep arm pits and shirts dry. Details and illustrations on this Thanko web page detail how […]

The Strange-ness: Wendell NC UFO Sightings

July 27, 2016

Over the past few years, Wendell UFO sightings and strange occurrances have been reported during summer months. The most recent report details a sighting from June 29, 2016. A Wendell residents photographing storm clouds in the […]

The Strange-ness: Ghostly Cab

July 24, 2016

A closed-circuit TV (CCTV) video shows a ghostly person following a man into a cab, or does it? The footage, posted on YouTube here, appears to show a figure following a man into a taxi, […]

The Strange-ness: Mountainside Ten Commandments

July 7, 2016

Deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains lies the town of Murphy NC. The mountains near Murphy are home to a 200-acre Bible-themed park and its giant Ten Commandments representation. Visitors are invited to walk up Burger Mountain past five-foot letters […]

Paranormal Talk Coming to NC

June 8, 2016

An August 27, 2016, special event brings the host of Coast to Coast AM, George Noory, to Asheville NC. Noory will be joined by Ufologist Micah Hanks, The Paul Revere of our century, William R. Forstchen, […]

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