Author: Leo Ashcraft

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Iconic ‘Back To The Future’ Auctions End Wednesday

Iconic Back to the Future Auctions End Wednesday Sometimes you just can’t get enough of the Bizarre, so here’s a special update to hold you over until the next Bizarre on a Budget feature. Stories about hoverboards and other Back to the Future II related technology have dominated the news as we approach the upcoming important fictional date of October 21st 2015. Now that we are only a month way from being ‘in the future,’ you have chance to own pieces of that future, before it even arrives. You may have seen Haunted Skeptic’s previous post about Star Trek memorabilia being...

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‘Soul of Ancient Sumerian Woman’ for Sale on eBay

Welcome to the Bizarre on a Budget Series! Bizarre on a Budget will be a new series, featuring just what the title implies: A way for you to own, participate in, or otherwise experience a bit of the bizarre, without having to shell out  $35,000 or more for your next haunted dream-home.  Think of it as a virtual carnival sideshow, but with a really epic souvenir booth at the end of the attraction. Call me Father. I’ll be your guide this week, and for hopefully many weeks to come. I have a bit of experience with the bizarre myself, from writing...

A humanoid with 'eye-shine' darts up and down behind a bush as a member of the Bigfoot community is pummeled with rocks. (Youtube) 2

Angry ‘Humanoid’ Throws Rocks At Bigfoot Hunter

Angry ‘Humanoid’ Throws Rocks At Bigfoot Hunter A member of the Bigfoot community has released a video depicting what appears to be a humanoid in the wilderness playing ‘peek a boo’ at night. You can see an outline of the creature with two glowing eyes (‘eye-shine’) dart up and down between the amateur film maker and a bush when suddenly, a rock is thrown. Watch: The video is an enhancement of the original footage captured by Youtube user “Robert Dodson.” What is going on here? Is could this be a simple hoax? Could it be the elusive Bigfoot or could...

NASA captures stunning new images of Pluto. (NASA) 2

NASA: Breathtaking New Images of Pluto Emerge

NASA: Breathtaking New Images of Pluto Emerge Today, NASA released fresh images of Pluto from the New Horizons mission depicting ice mountains, surface-level hazes and frozen nitrogen. “In addition to being visually stunning, these low-lying hazes hint at the weather changing from day to day on Pluto, just like it does here on Earth,” said Will Grundy, lead of the New Horizons Composition team from Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. According to the press release, “this new image also provides evidence for a remarkably Earth-like ‘hydrological’ cycle on Pluto – but involving soft and exotic ices, including nitrogen, rather than water ice.”...

Tsunami of 2011 following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, triggering the meltdown of three nuclear reactors at Fukashima. (Youtube) 0

BREAKING: Parts of Japan Evacuated as Minor Tsunami Expected

BREAKING: Parts of Japan Evacuated as Minor Tsunami Expected Following the cancellation of the Tsunami Advisory for California this afternoon, according to a report from the National Weather Service, low-lying parts of Japan are being evacuated as the small waves are set to hit the coast starting at 20:20 UTC for parts of Chiba, Fukushima and Aichi prefectures, according to public broadcaster NHK. ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL ————————– * ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE LARGEST....

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TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 12:41 AM (US Central Time)

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 12:41 AM (US Central Time) A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., waves are estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. Waves appear currently to be variable in strength. Dark Matter News will try to provide hourly updates as new USGS and NOAA information is made available. UPDATES ——- * UPDATED OBSERVATIONS …THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT… WARNINGS/ADVISORIES/WATCHES —————————...

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TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 11:38 PM (US Central Time)

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 11:38 PM (US Central Time) A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., the tsunami is estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. Waves appear to be getting stronger in most recent reports. Dark Matter News will try to provide hourly updates as new USGS and NOAA information is made available. UPDATES ——- * UPDATED OBSERVATIONS …THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY REMAINS...

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TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE GMT -6 10:38 PM (US Central Time)

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE GMT -6 10:38 PM A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Dark Matter News will try to provide hourly updates as new USGS and NOAA information is made available. WARNINGS/ADVISORIES/WATCHES ————————— TSUNAMI ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR… * THE COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM SAN ONOFRE STATE BEACH CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 45 MILES SE OF L.A./ TO RAGGED POINT CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 50 MILES NW OF SAN LUIS OBISPO/ FOR OTHER US AND CANADIAN PACIFIC COASTS IN NORTH AMERICA – THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT. IMPACTS FOR TSUNAMI ADVISORY AREAS ———————————- * A TSUNAMI...

Bizarre Shape-Shifting 'Cuttlefish' UFO Caught on Camera (Youtube) 1

Bizarre Shape-shifting ‘Cuttlefish’ UFO Caught on Camera

Bizarre Shape-Shifting ‘Cuttlefish’ UFO Caught on Camera Youtube User “SHEA MAGAZINE” has uploaded what appears to be a bright object, said to be hovering over New York skies on the morning of September 12, 2015. The person in the video demonstrates that the object appears to be shape-shifting and pulsating, as if it were breathing. Watch: What is it? One Youtube user described it as appearing to take on the shape of a ‘cuttlefish’, while the person in the video describes it at one point as having the appearance of protruding “arms.” Still, critics point out that the pulsating effect...

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BREAKING: CALIFORNIA ADDED TO TSUNAMI ADVISORY

In addition to a watch issued for the State of Hawaii, this message was just issued from the National weather service for coastal California, following the 8.3 magnitude earthquake which occurred earlier off the coast of Chile: TSUNAMI ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR… * THE COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM SAN ONOFRE STATE BEACH CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 45 MILES SE OF L.A./ TO RAGGED POINT CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 50 MILES NW OF SAN LUIS OBISPO/ California coastal residents are urged to stay tuned in to local news stations for advisories from NOAA and civil defense. NOAA Tsunami Alert on...

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Actor Paul Reiser Talks ‘aliens’ in a Dark Matter News Exclusive!

Comedian Paul Reiser talks ‘Aliens’ in Dark Matter News Exclusive! Most people know comedian Paul Reiser from his leading role alongside Helen Hunt in the beloved and long-running NBC sitcom Mad About You, but staunch science-fiction fans will probably always know him as Carter Burke, the slithery antagonist to Sigourny Weaver‘s heroine Ellen Ripley in director James Cameron‘s 1986 blockbuster film, Aliens. Reiser recently spoke with Dark Matter News correspondent Richard David Smith III about his role as the guy everyone loved to hate in this classic space movie sequel. Richard David Smith III: You’re generally known as one of the nice...

Cristiano Ronaldo rises up into a UFO over the Bernabeu Stadium (Football Deluxe) 2

Unsolved Mysteries of Sports

Unsolved Mysteries of Sports With the NFL season now underway, we are reminded of those times when paranormal news crosses paths with the wild, wacky world of sports. According to an article in the Washington Times, half of Americans believe that “supernatural” forces effect the outcome of sporting events. These forces include things such as a god, curses, and superstitious rituals. Over the last decade, a few notable occurrences in particular have piqued the interest of those investigating the field of the paranormal as it collides head-on with the field of play. The Curious Case of Henry Stuckey Take the curious case of the...