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  • Mysterious Smiley Face Appears in Hawaiian Volcano During Eruption

    08/01/2016 10:58:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 42 replies ^ | Aug 1, 2016, 5:45 AM ET | By Brian McBride
    A Hawaiian volcano was ready for its close-up. A smiley face was spotted in the Kilauea volcano's crater during an eruption.
  • The Mars Happy Face

    04/10/2006 11:55:30 AM PDT · by nuke rocketeer · 15 replies · 615+ views ^ | 4/10/06 | Robert Roy Britt
  • Probe images 'smiley face' crater (Mars Express Probe photo)

    04/12/2006 4:57:46 PM PDT · by Cagey · 25 replies · 1,212+ views
    BBC ^ | 4-12-06
    Images taken by Europe's Mars Express spacecraft show a crater on the Red Planet that looks like a "happy face". Crater Galle contains parallel gullies on its southern rim, a possible sign of liquid water running on Mars' surface. Its interior has also been shaped by the action of wind and shows signs of "dust devil" tracks, which have removed the bright surface coating of dust. A US space agency (Nasa) orbiter has also sent back its first colour image after arriving at Mars on 11 March. The "face" in the European images was first pointed out in photos taken...
  • Hovering happy face smiles down on us from space

    02/10/2015 11:50:21 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 21 replies
    New Scientist ^ | 13:47 10 February 2015 | by Jacob Aron
    (Image: NASA & ESA) This smiley face hovering in space looks like it was beamed into the heavens by a celestial keyboard. Captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, it was in fact created by a quirk of general relativity known as gravitational lensing. The glowing eyes are bright galaxies that are part of a galaxy cluster known as SDSS J1038+4849. The massive structure warps space-time, bending light like a lens to create a stretched image of distant galaxies, called an Einstein ring. The well-positioned circular shape creates the outline of the face and the wry grin. The happy face was...
  • Australians See Smiley Face in Night Sky

    12/01/2008 9:57:43 AM PST · by metmom · 30 replies · 1,400+ views ^ | Monday, December 01, 2008 |
    Australians are getting a big hello from the heavens as Venus, Jupiter and a waxing crescent moon combine to create a celestial smiley face. The best time to see the friendly phenomenon is about 20 to 30 minutes after sunset, report the News Corporation's Australian newspapers.
  • Effort to find missing ISU student to focus on public awareness

    05/05/2009 12:06:25 PM PDT · by Military family member · 10 replies · 786+ views
    The Journal of Business ^ | May 5, 2009 | Dave Taylor
    TERRE HAUTE - Indiana State University officials hope increased public awareness will lead them to missing student Gerald Smith of Avon. Wabash Valley Crimestoppers has agreed to use its resources to spread the word about Smith's disappearance via television public service announcements, billboards and a reward of up to $1,000. In addition, the Indiana State University Foundation is accepting contributions for an additional reward fund.
  • Is there an Organized Ring of Serial Killers, killing College Men across the Country?

    04/26/2008 3:11:01 PM PDT · by Khankrumthebulgar · 36 replies · 407+ views
    KTSP ABC News ^ | 04/23/2008 | Kristi Piehl, Investigative Reporter
    DETECTIVES: Chris Jenkins murder connects dozens around country Could there be a calculated, cross-country plot to kill young college men, including some in Minnesota? It seems a little hard to believe, but two New York detectives say they can prove it. Now, they are revealing years of their evidence for the first time to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS... GO DEEPER INTO THE INVESTIGATION:
  • DETECTIVES: Chris Jenkins murder connects dozens around country

    04/25/2008 10:45:47 AM PDT · by Crookie Monster · 9 replies · 472+ views
    KSTP ^ | 04/23/2008 10:28:47 AM | Channel 5 - Kristi Piehl
    DETECTIVES: Chris Jenkins murder connects dozens around country Could there be a calculated, cross-country plot to kill young college men, including some in Minnesota? It seems a little hard to believe, but two New York detectives say, they can prove it. Now, they are revealing years of their evidence for the first time to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS... University of Minnesota college student Chris Jenkins was found in the Mississippi River in February of 2003. Minneapolis Police began investigating the case, which also caught the attention of two retired NYPD detectives. Turns out, Jenkins' death was the missing part of the...
  • Body pulled from Mississippi River in La Crosse

    02/16/2010 6:46:42 PM PST · by Perdogg · 22 replies · 828+ views
    Searchers in La Crosse have pulled a body from the Mississippi River near where a college student disappeared a few days earlier. The La Crosse Tribune reported that police have not confirmed the identity of the body, which was pulled from the river just before 5 p.m. Tuesday. But the spot is very close to where they believe Craig Meyers fell into the river early Sunday.
  • People of Interest?

    12/01/2009 2:56:26 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 14 replies · 601+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 28, 2009
    Possible break in the 'Smiley Face' murders case
  • Missing ISU student's body found in Wabash River near Vincennes

    05/08/2009 8:03:50 PM PDT · by Military family member · 13 replies · 1,328+ views
    Tribune-Star ^ | May 8, 2009 | Arthur E. Foulkes
    TERRE HAUTE — After more than a week of worry and searching, the body of Gerald Smith, an Indiana State University business student who was set to graduate this weekend, has been found in Knox County in the Wabash River. The Knox County coroner contacted ISU Police around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening, said Bill Mercier, director of ISU Public Safety. “He advised me they had a body in the water,” Mercier said. The body matched the physical and clothing description of Smith, he said.
  • Is A Serial Killer Responsible For Young Men's Deaths In College Communities Along Interstate 94?

    02/15/2010 8:14:06 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 27 replies · 1,544+ views
    Friends of Ours ^ | 12/15/10 | Friends of Ours
    Over the last decade approximately 80 young men attending college in relatively rural communities along I-94 -- the northernmost east-west interstate highway -- have mysteriously disappeared after leaving a party or bar alone, and many of them subsequently have been discovered as drowning victims in nearby rivers, ponds and lakes. Their deaths routinely have been classified as accidental drownings but former Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter Kristi Piehl, with the help of a team of experts including a forensic pathologist, a former federal agent, and a former New York District Attorney, believes that at least some of the deaths are homicide....
  • Detectives: 40 Drowning Victims May Have Been Murdered by 'Smiley Face Gang'

    04/28/2008 4:54:14 PM PDT · by Panzerlied · 88 replies · 1,315+ views
    Fox News ^ | Monday, April 28, 2008
    At least 40 young men who drowned may have died by far more sinister means — serial killings at the hands of a national gang that revels in murdering young men and leaving smiley-face markings at the scene, a team of retired New York City police detectives and criminal justice investigators said Monday. They believe the victims, including University of Minnesota student Chris Jenkins and Fordham University student Patrick McNeill, didn't accidentally drown but were actually killed by members of the so-called "Smiley Face Gang," KSTP in St. Paul reported. A smiley-face symbol was found painted at some of the...
  • Sudden disappearance of Deep River scientist mystifies colleagues

    02/21/2010 3:24:50 PM PST · by hennie pennie · 331 replies · 5,189+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | February 21, 2010 | Canada East Interactive Staff
    TORONTO - There are still no leads in the case of an eastern Ontario scientist who disappeared without a trace last month, leaving his colleagues mystified. Lachlan Cranswick hasn't been seen since Jan. 18, when he left work at the National Research Council's Canadian Neutron Beam Centre in Chalk River, northwest of Ottawa. His nearby Deep River house was reportedly left unlocked and his car was in the garage. His wallet, keys and passport have all been accounted for......
  • Can you see the Moon tonight?

    02/18/2010 8:39:29 PM PST · by TaraP · 33 replies · 2,141+ views
    Vanity | Feb 18th, 2010 | TaraP
    Not sure if I am imaginging things, but this is the second night that I see a crescent moon with the light on the bottom of the moon, instead of the top??? Is that normal???
  • Smiley Face Tyranny

    09/16/2009 4:33:51 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 7 replies · 485+ views ^ | 09/16/2009 | Bill Turner
    The words of Thomas Paine rang true before, “We have it in our power to begin the world over again,” and they are just as true today. The United States of America has become a totalitarian regime, run by the GOP and the DNC, with George Soros pulling the strings and B. Hussein Obama playing the roll of the Manchurian Candidate. We, the people, of these United States, have the illusion of freedom, in that we still go to the polls and vote, but do we have a choice in candidates? I say no. We are allowed to dissent, but...
  • ‘Smiley face’ brings Scranton family grief (possible serial killers?)

    04/04/2009 7:13:08 PM PDT · by Born Conservative · 27 replies · 2,098+ views
    Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre PA) ^ | 4/3/09 | Jerry Lynott
    SCRANTON – Near the creek where Matthew Grendel’s body surfaced two years ago, sinister graffiti glared back at a retired detective on the trail of suspected serial killers. The 20-year-old college student’s disappearance sounded eerily similar to the other cases Kevin Gannon and his team investigated. The similarities brought them to Grendel’s house in Minooka and to Roaring Brook by the falls under the Harrison Avenue Bridge in 2007. The killers they were tracking left a crudely painted smiley face at the spot where some of the victims’ bodies were put in water. “We did find a smiley face down...
  • Smiley Face Killer Back in the News Through Good Morning America Story

    03/27/2009 9:39:03 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 5 replies · 2,170+ views
    associatedcontent ^ | March 23, 2009 | Ryan Christopher DeVault
    Investigative Journalist Kristi Piehl Still Stands Behind Her Story that the Deaths of 80 Young Men Are Linked: The Smiley Face Killer case has come to the front of the news again as Good Morning America did an extensive story on the rumored serial killer case. The story includes dozens of young men located in 25 cities in 11 states that were all declared accidental drowning. Many parents that Smiley Face Killer Back in the News Through Good Morning America Story believe their kids have been the victims of murder rather than accidental deaths have begun working with an investigative...
  • New evidence in so-called 'Smiley Face Killers' case

    03/23/2009 7:25:57 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 15 replies · 1,592+ views ^ | 3/23/09 | Nicole Muehlhausen
    Dozens of young college men gave found dead across the country and their deaths ruled accidental drowning. But they had one connecting symbol a smiley face found at the scene—and for the families they left behind it seems anything but accidental. It’s a chilling story we first brought you last spring in a 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS investigation. On Monday, there's new evidence more suspicious deaths may be linked to the so-called ‘Smiley Face Killers.’ Bill Szotak says surveillance video shows his son, Josh, inside a New York bar after a couple drinks, seemingly fine. But minutes later video from outside...
  • Second congressman asks FBI to investigate 'Smiley-Face' killers case

    05/21/2008 12:21:48 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 36 replies · 935+ views ^ | 5/21/08 | Kristi Piehl
    A second congressman has called on the FBI to take another look at the case of the so-called ‘Smiley-Face’ killers after a 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS investigation revealed new details about the case late last month. "It has come to my attention that recent press reports indicate new evidence linking the drowning deaths of a large number of college-aged men across the country," Rep. Michael R. McNulty, D-NY, wrote in a letter to the FBI earlier this month. "I am aware that the FBI investigated this matter previously, but it appears that some of these cases may be linked. In light...