Wood frogs can tolerate the freezing of their blood and other tissues. Special proteins in their blood called nucleating proteins, cause the water to freeze first. This ice, in turn, sucks most of the water out of the frog’s cells. The frog’s liver makes large amounts of glucose to keep the cells inflated, like a natural form of […]
At Karni Mata temple in Rajasthan rats are worshipped. Thousands of the rodents scurry across the temple’s checkerboard floors, getting tangled in each other’s tails and fighting for access to huge saucers of milk.
The rats are venerated as the holy descendants of Karni Mata, who was worshipped as an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Durga during the 15th century. Visitors to the temple are required to remove their shoes before walking inside. When shuffling among the droppings, spilled milk, and scrambling rodents, keep in mind that it is considered lucky for a rat to run across your foot.
The approximately 25,000 rats that live there are called “kabbas”, and many people travel great distances to pay their respects. The temple draws visitors from across the country for blessings.Continue reading
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. The perpetrators were Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. They murdered 12 students and one teacher and then committed suicide. 21 additional people were injured with gunfire. They also made bombs that were placed […]
So while reviewing news clips for missing children, one man noticed something very strange with disaster victims in shelters from the recent storms. There are a number of other strange events with missing children towards the end of the video. I normally would enter the information into the post but this has to be seen […]
The original script, countless reproductions, and millions of people worldwide don’t remember the Scarecrow having ever carried a gun as he walked down the yellow brick road. But now if you go back and watch the famous movie you will see the scarecrow packing heat. I even provided the clip of it below. In the original script (by […]
In western Kansas during the mid-1930s, farmers over plowed the soil and it dried out and began to blow. This created dust storms and mass amounts of static electricity. With no vegetation, the area heated up to record temperatures. The area was then plagued with hoards of black-tailed jackrabbits. Adults were capable of producing three to […]
The band “Depeche Mode” recorded a song in 1989 called “Enjoy the Silence” and released it on 16 January 1990. They created a music video for the song, which I have listed at the end of this post. Where this gets strange: In 1990, a promotional video for “Enjoy the Silence” was shot by French TV […]