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  • Woman on sidewalk randomly stabs pedestrians

    12/03/2014 9:02:30 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 10 replies
    LiveLeak.com, New Orleans Police Department ^ | November 30, 2014 | unknown
    The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating and identifying a woman accused of walking down Decatur Street in New Orleans and randomly stabbing two men who were walking down the street. It happened on November 30, 2014, in the 900 block of Decatur Street. Shortly before 9 p.m., the woman walked down the sidewalk poking random pedestrians with an unknown sharp object. She appeared to be mumbling to herself as she walked down the street. Two men, 28 and 62-years-old, sustained minor lacerations. The surveillance video captured both incidents and it appears that she...
  • Object seen in orbit after North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch

    12/12/2012 1:37:35 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | December 12, 2012 | Jethro Mullen
    Object seen in orbit after North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch By Jethro Mullen, CNN December 12, 2012 -- Updated 0907 GMT (1707 HKT) Hong Kong (CNN) -- North Korea surprised and angered the international community Wednesday by launching a long-range rocket that appeared to put a satellite in orbit, a breakthrough for the reclusive, nuclear-armed state. The North Korean regime said the rocket had successfully blasted off from a space center on its west coast and delivered a satellite into its intended orbit. The launch followed a botched attempt in April and came just days after Pyongyang suggested...
  • A New Front for Religious LibertyFirst non-Catholic business sues HHS over contraceptive mandate

    09/13/2012 8:27:13 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 12, 2012 3:01 pm | Andrew Evans
    An arts and crafts business with more than 500 stores across the country launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) implementation of Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate Wednesday, the Becket Fund announced. Hobby Lobby is the first non-Catholic business to file a lawsuit objecting to the mandated coverage of certain contraceptive drugs that it considers abortion inducing. Hobby Lobby “should never be put in a position of choosing their faith over their business,” Kyle Duncan, general counsel for the Becket Fund, said this morning in a conference call with the press. “We simply cannot abandon our...
  • Trooper, motorist: Mysterious object fell from sky

    04/12/2012 9:20:09 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/12/12 | AP
    LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Connecticut say they didn't find anything after a state trooper and another person reported a large object falling out of the sky in Litchfield. The Republican-American of Waterbury reports (http://bit.ly/HEwTYZ ) that a person driving in Litchfield at about 2 a.m. Tuesday reported that a green, glowing object the size of a whale fell from the sky and crashed into Bantam Lake. Officials say that at about the same time, a state trooper 10 miles away in Warren called dispatchers to report that something fell out of the sky and landed near Bantam...
  • Veteran Divers Find Giant UFO-Like Object At Bottom Of Baltic Sea – With Video

    01/29/2012 12:35:52 PM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 1/29/12 | cnn
    The Sideshow: A team of salvage divers has discovered an unexplained object resting at the bottom of the Baltic Sea near Sweden. “This thing turned up. My first reaction was to tell the guys that we have a UFO here on the bottom,” said Peter Lindberg, the leader of the treasure hunters. Sonar readings show that the mysterious object is about 60 meters across, or, about the size of a jumbo jet. And it’s not alone. Nearby on the sea floor is another, smaller object with a similar shape. Even more fascinating, both objects have “drag marks” behind them on...
  • Suspicious object found on Air Berlin jet (in Namibia)

    11/18/2010 3:24:17 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies · 1+ views
    RTE ^ | 11/18/2010
    Police in Namibia have intercepted a suspicious object with a detonator and a running clock in luggage on an Air Berlin plane en route from the country's capital, Windhoek to Munich. Germany's Federal Crime Office (BKA) said it was not clear if the object found during loading of the Airbus jet yesterday was an ignitable explosive. Germany stepped up security measures after saying it had received intelligence pointing to a planned attack in the country towards the end of this month. Security was stepped up at potential targets such as train stations and airports.
  • Mysterious New Object Discovered in Space ("micro-quasar")

    04/19/2010 12:18:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 964+ views
    Space.com ^ | 4/19/10 | Charles Q. Choi
    A strange and mysterious new object in space may the brightest and long-lasting "micro-quasar" seen thus far, a miniature version of the brightest objects in the universe. The object suddenly began pumping out radio waves last year in the relatively nearby galaxy M82, some 10 million light-years away. Its discovery was announced Tuesday. "The new object, which appeared in May 2009, has left us scratching our heads — we've never seen anything quite like this before," said researcher Tom Muxlow, a radio astronomer at the University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory in England. M82 is a "starburst galaxy," one that...
  • Mystery Object Spotted in Space

    02/06/2010 4:19:31 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 167 replies · 4,305+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4 Feb 2010 | Michio Kaku
    VIDEO OF INTERVIEW ON FOX NEWS HERE Fox News interviewing brilliant physicist Michio Kaku on a mystery object that is not a meteor, not a comet, and is about the size of the Rose Bowl. Some news organizations reporting it as a 'smashed asteroid' - but most scientists admit they are completely stumped.
  • Airliner engine ingests object on ground at LAX

    05/11/2009 6:18:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 3,555+ views
    LOS ANGELES — Aviation authorities say a baggage cart was drawn into an engine of a Boeing 747 as it was leaving a terminal gate at Los Angeles International Airport. .. .. a baggage cart was being towed by at the same time and the engine ingested one of the containers. The object was lodged in the outer left-side engine of the four-engine jet.
  • CA: 400 UC professors and staffers object to Schwarzenegger veto

    10/16/2008 9:11:58 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 399+ views
    LA Times ^ | 10/16/08 | Patrick McGreevy and Larry Gordon
    More than 400 university professors and academic staff have sent a letter of protest to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, objecting to his veto last month of $5.4 million for a University of California labor research program and asking that the money be restored. At a time when unemployment in California is reaching a level not seen in decades, the letter said, the governor's action appears to be politically motivated and an excuse to ax a program his fellow Republicans have sought to kill. Its critics have said it is too close to unions. "It violates the basic principle of the freedom...
  • Hubble Finds a Mystery Object (something that astronomers cannot make any sense of)

    09/15/2008 11:47:36 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 142 replies · 1,305+ views
    Don't get the idea that we've found every kind of astronomical object there is in the universe. In a paper to appear in the Astrophysical Journal, astronomers working on the Supernova Cosmology Project report finding a new kind of something that they cannot make any sense of. Now you don't see it, now you do. Something in Bootes truly in the middle of nowhere — apparently not even in a galaxy — brightened by at least 120 times during more than three months and then faded away. Its spectrum was like nothing ever seen, write the discoverers, with "five broad...
  • Strange object found on Mars[Warning:Large Images]

    12/14/2007 12:16:32 PM PST · by BGHater · 117 replies · 11,179+ views
    CNews ^ | 22 Dec 2007 | CNews
    Alexander Novgorodov, the reader of the portal R&D.CNews from Moscow Region, has pointed to an object of unusual morphology found on Mars images made by the spacecraft Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. On the images taken from the orbit an unusual mountain formation is depicted, which seems to have resulted from weathering (erosion) and is located amid the frozen ocean. The given formation drop-like shape (in section), its evidently erosion origin and the unusual structure at the base, which might be conventionally called a 'door' for its physical resemblance, are of interest. The object unusual form and the presence of a 'door'...
  • Object Survives Being Swallowed by a Star

    08/03/2006 10:40:47 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 421+ views
    Space.com on Yahoo ^ | 8/3/06 | Ker Than
    Long before the Bible's tale of Jonah being swallowed by a whale, a small wannabe star has emerged intact after being engulfed by a neighboring giant star, scientists say. The victim was a brown dwarf, a failed star too small to sustain the nuclear reactions that ignites regular stars. The purpetrator was a red giant, an ancient star that once resembled our Sun but which puffed up to enormous size after its hydrogen fuel was depleted. The red giant has since expelled most of its gas into space and transformed into a dense, Earth-sized star called a white dwarfs. Using...
  • Mystery Object Found in Supernova's Heart (Magnetar?)

    07/06/2006 1:40:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 3,651+ views
    Embedded in the heart of a supernova remnant 10,000 light-years away is a stellar object the likes of which astronomers have never seen before in our galaxy. At first glance, the object looks like a densely packed stellar corpse known as a neutron star surrounded by a bubble of ejected stellar material, exactly what would be expected in the wake of a supernova explosion. However, a closer 24.5-hour examination with the European Space Agency's XMM Newton X-ray satellite reveals that the energetic X-ray emissions of the blue, point-like object cycles every 6.7 hours-tens of thousands of times longer than expected...
  • Family Members Object To Rosa Parks' Will

    05/01/2006 7:26:20 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 1,015+ views
    Family Members Object to Rosa Parks' Will Tuesday May 2, 2006 3:01 AM DETROIT (AP) - A dozen nieces and nephews of civil rights icon Rosa Parks have filed an objection to her will in hopes of gaining control of the use of her name and image. The family members, who have been feuding for years with the people Parks appointed to handle her affairs, filed the legal challenge Friday. ``We still are very open to talk settlement in this case, if for no other reason than both sides have a deep respect for Ms. Parks,'' Frederick Toca Jr., an...
  • Tenth Planet Has a Moon!

    10/22/2005 9:33:39 PM PDT · by vannrox · 23 replies · 1,049+ views
    Space and Earth science ^ | October 03, 2005 | E-Mail Newsletter
    Scientists are over the moon at the W.M. Keck Observatory and the California Institute of Technology over a new discovery of a satellite orbiting the Solar System's 10th planet (2003 UB313). The newly discovered moon orbits the farthest object ever seen in the Solar System. The existence of the moon will help astronomers resolve the question of whether 2003 UB313, temporarily nicknamed "Xena," is more massive than Pluto and hence the 10th planet. A paper describing the discovery was submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters on October 3, 2005. "We were surprised because this is a completely different type of...
  • UFO sighting in Exeter - again! - (Retired Navy officer reports his sighting in detail!)

    07/28/2005 8:25:37 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 131 replies · 2,465+ views
    SEACOAST ONLINE.COM ^ | JULY 25, 2005 | Adam Dolge
    EXETER - There was something odd in the sky last week, something that caused a Navy veteran with 10,000 hours of flight experience to have his own close encounter. The former flight engineer, who wished to be identified only as "David," said of the experience, "this was like nothing I’ve ever seen before." What the retired Navy chief petty officer said he saw last Wednesday could only be classified as a UFO, an unidentified flying object. It was a bright and sunny afternoon, about 3:15 p.m., and David was outside preparing his lawnmower. He had filled the mower with gas,...
  • Lawmakers object to fake penis for drug tests

    05/11/2005 3:12:12 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 25 replies · 1,084+ views
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A life-like prosthetic penis called the Whizzinator and other products promising to help illegal drug users pass urine tests provoked U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to take legal action with subpoenas of manufacturers. Lawmakers objected to attempts to circumvent drug tests with products such as The Whizzinator, a fake penis that can provide a flow of clean urine "again and again, anytime, anywhere you need it!" according to the Web site www.whizzinator.com. A congressional subcommittee voted to subpoena the owner of Puck Technology of Signal Hill, California, the company that makes the Whizzinator. The panel also voted to...
  • Strange Space Burst Could Be New Object (Big 'Burper')

    03/02/2005 5:21:21 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 779+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/2/05 | Reuters - Washington
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strange and powerful burst of radio waves from near the center of our galaxy may have come from a previously unknown type of space object, U.S. astronomers reported on Wednesday. Other experts nicknamed the mysterious source a "burper" and said there would be a race to scan for similar radio bursts. "We hit the jackpot," said Scott Hyman, a professor of physics at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, who led the study. "An image of the Galactic center, made by collecting radio waves of about 1 meter (3 feet) in wavelength, revealed multiple bursts from the...
  • Phishers (misnomer) target Microsoft security initiative

    02/07/2005 11:01:51 AM PST · by holymoly · 1 replies · 447+ views
    ComputerWeekly ^ | Monday 7 February 2005 | Antony Savvas
    Phishers are taking advantage of Microsoft’s new software anti-piracy initiative by launching a wave of phishing e-mails in an attempt to get credit card numbers from Microsoft customers. The rogue e-mails also allow phishers to install spyware and adware on users’ machines. Last month Microsoft said it would not allow users in some countries install software updates online unless they could prove that their Microsoft software was legitimate. Security company Websense said it has received several reports of two new versions of spoofed e-mails that are being used to install spyware/adware onto end-user's machines and steal credit card details. The...
  • CA: Unidentified object falls from sky, spooks Roswell (Avenue) residents

    01/07/2005 2:58:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 4,029+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 1/7/05 | AP - Chino
    CHINO, Calif. (AP) - An unidentified object fell from the sky and spooked Roswell residents. Roswell Avenue residents aren't sure what the unidentified falling object was, but it streaked across the sky about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and apparently hit the ground, touching off a fire that destroyed a neighbor's shed. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said they got calls from Chino residents and motorists on the 210 and 71 freeways reporting that an unidentified object was landing or crashing in town. "Somebody told one of the fire officials that they saw a plane crash," said fire Capt. Kim Johnson,...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 727 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • UFO Expert: Aliens May Be Preparing Us For Ultimate Encounter

    11/18/2004 8:42:47 AM PST · by demlosers · 187 replies · 5,870+ views
    KBCI TV News ^ | November 15, 2004 | Scott Logan
    BOISE - UFOs are showing a keen interest in our nuclear weapons facilities, says investigator Robert Hastings, who has spent countless hours analyzing documents dealing with UFO sightings at nuclear missile launch sites and research labs in the United States over the past several decades. "You have reference to these objects hovering, racing away at blinding speed," he told Idaho 2 News. "There is no evidence we have an aircraft that can do that or anyone else on earth." Hastings, who has devoted countless hours researching UFOs and the U.S. government's reaction to them, was in Boise for a lecture...
  • Baby Mystery Animal Caught, Identified (Fox With Mange in Maryland)

    08/02/2004 12:53:48 PM PDT · by VadeRetro · 35 replies · 2,325+ views
    GLYNDON, Md. -- The mystery may be over as one of the creatures roaming through central Maryland was finally captured on Saturday. According to the veterinarians at Falls Road Animal Hospital, the animal was a male red fox. However, Dr. Michael Herko -- a vet at the animal hospital -- and the man who caught the fox say it is not the mysterious creature videotaped in July, but a relative. Jay Wroe set a trap in his back yard after videotaping an animal that was roaming around. It was an animal he could not immediately identify. The humane trap paid...
  • Breaking TIVO alert: Brit Hume about to show object Kerry pulled out from tapes during debate

    10/04/2004 3:29:40 PM PDT · by GAGOPSWEEPTOVICTORY · 335 replies · 15,597+ views
    Fox News (television) | 10/04/2004 | Fox News
    Get your TIVOs ready. Brit is about to show the object Kerry pulled out during the debate. (6:30 PM Eastern)
  • Photographer Takes Picture of Possible UFO?

    05/21/2004 5:28:39 AM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 6 replies · 492+ views
    KSL-TV ^ | Thursday, May 20, 2004 | Keith McCord
    UFO's over Utah? A local photographer snapped a picture this week that has people talking. Tommy Woodard is a photo librarian for the Utah Film Commission, and this past Tuesday he took this photo in Provo Canyon. Tommy Woodard, Photo Librarian, Utah Film Comm.: “Well it has the flying saucer shape that’s so familiar. A saucer, that’s all I can think of.” Tommy was in the canyon shooting still photos for a possible film location. He says when he took the shot of the mountainside, he never noticed the strange object. QUESTION: “Did you see that when you took the...
  • UFO Marathon on The History Channel, Sunday, April 25, 2004

    04/25/2004 3:47:33 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 8 replies · 1,091+ views
    HISTORYCHANNEL.COM ^ | Sunday, April 25, 2004
    1:00pm Ancient Aliens TVG, CC 2:00pm Secret UFO Files TVG, CC 3:00pm UFOs: Testing the Evidence TVG, CC 4:00pm UFOs vs. the Government TVG, CC 5:00pm Roswell: Secrets Unveiled TVG, CC 6:00pm ET Tech TVPG, CC 7:00pm Crop Circle Controversy TVG, CC 8:00pm UFOs: What You Didn't Know TVG, CC 9:00pm Flying Pyramids Soaring Stones TVG, CC 12:00am UFOs: What You Didn't Know TVG, CC 1:00am Flying Pyramids Soaring Stones TVG, CC
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 03-16-04

    03/15/2004 9:43:44 PM PST · by petuniasevan · 7 replies · 501+ views
    NASA ^ | 03-16-04 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2004 March 16 Sedna of the Outer Solar System Illustration Credit: R. Hurt (SSC-Caltech), JPL-Caltech, NASA Explanation: What is the most distant known object in our Solar System? A new answer to this centuries-old question was announced yesterday by NASA with the discovery of a dark red object dubbed Sedna. Although over twice the distance to Pluto, Sedna is near its closest approach to the Sun. Sedna's highly...
  • Mystery Object Passed Shuttle On Flight Day 2

    02/10/2003 4:31:54 PM PST · by blam · 11 replies · 216+ views
    IOL ^ | 2-10-2003
    Mystery object passed shuttle on Flight Day 2 February 10 2003 at 01:11PM Military radar picked up images of a small object of still unknown origin near the shuttle Columbia on the second day of its fatal mission, a Nasa spokesperson has said. "It's only raw data coming in. We don't know whether it was space debris that passed by the space shuttle or something that came off the shuttle," Bill Jeffs said at Houston's Johnson Space Centre. The incident happened with the shuttle at an orbiting altitude of 277 kilometres. "It was on Flight Day 2, one day and...
  • Panel Seeks to ID Object Near Shuttle / STS-107

    02/09/2003 11:18:11 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 184+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/9/03 | Marcia Dunn - AP
    SPACE CENTER, Houston - Investigators are trying to identify an object spotted near Columbia shortly after it reached orbit as they try to determine what caused the shuttle to break apart. Retired Adm. Harold W. Gehman Jr., who is leading an independent board investigating the disaster, told reporters Sunday that the tracking data from the U.S. Space Command Center in Nebraska could potentially be water that is routinely dumped from the shuttle, which then turned to ice. "It could well have been an on-orbit piece associated with the shuttle which was supposed to have been there," Gehman said. He stressed...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 1-07-03

    01/07/2003 3:38:05 AM PST · by petuniasevan · 5 replies · 303+ views
    NASA ^ | 1-07-03 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2003 January 7 Open Star Cluster M38 Credit & Copyright: NOAO, AURA, NSF Explanation: Open cluster M38 can be seen with binoculars toward the constellation of Auriga. M38 is considered an intermediately rich open cluster of stars, each of which is about 200 million years old. Located in the disk of our Milky Way galaxy, M38 is still young enough to house many bright blue stars, although it's...
  • There and Back Again: Apollo 12 part spotted?

    09/12/2002 8:40:11 AM PDT · by cogitator · 35 replies · 491+ views
    SpaceRef.com ^ | September 11, 2002 | Paul Chodas
    Newly Discovered Object Could be a Leftover Apollo Rocket Stage An analysis of the orbital motion of the newly discovered object J002E3 indicates that it could be a leftover Saturn V third stage from one of the Apollo missions, most likely the Apollo 12 mission, launched on November 14, 1969. The new object was discovered on September 3 by Bill Yeung, who noted that it was moving quite rapidly. Initial orbit computations by the Minor Planet Center indicated that the object was only about twice as far away as the Moon, and was actually in orbit about our planet....
  • Asteroid detected in a close call with Earth

    06/20/2002 5:17:36 PM PDT · by vannrox · 11 replies · 448+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Thu Jun 20, 4:22 PM ET | By THOMAS WAGNER, Associated Press Writer
    Asteroid detected in a close call with Earth Thu Jun 20, 4:22 PM ETBy THOMAS WAGNER, Associated Press Writer LONDON - An asteroid the size of a soccer field narrowly missed the Earth by 75,000 miles (120,000 kms) last week, in the closest known approach by objects of this size in decades, scientists said Thursday. "In the unlikely event the asteroid had struck Earth in a populated area, it would have caused considerable loss of life," said Grant Stokes, the principal investigator for the Lincoln Laboratory Near Earth Asteroid Research Project, whose New Mexico observatory spotted the object. "The energy...
  • Physics bans cloning

    06/05/2002 3:00:32 PM PDT · by vannrox · 1 replies · 365+ views
    Nature ^ | 21 May 2002 | PHILIP BALL
    Attack of the Clones is classically implausible. © Lucasfilm Perfect clones can't exist, say physicists. They're not doing down the hottest topic in biology, merely pointing out that the laws of classical physics forbid making an exact copy of an object, living or inanimate, just as the laws of quantum physics have been known to do for 20 years. Scientists have created replicas of individual quantum particles such as atoms and photons with properties almost identical to those of the original. Last month, a team at the University of Oxford, UK, even showed that they could clone a photon...