When it comes to monstrous surf, Europe doesn't get much respect among surfers who ride big waves for a living. But that could soon change thanks to Benjamin Sanchis' recent taming of a bona fide monster beyond the Basque Country south of Hossegor, France. The ride (see video), at a break called Belhar....(more)
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Nothing puts a damper on a serene afternoon's kayaking like the sight of a primeval sea monster .
That was the rude lesson for Tom Pickles and Sarah Harrington, who'd taken their watercraft out on the foggy waters of Lake Windermere, only to encounter what appeared to be "an enormous snake" sw....(more)
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Arcata California has been seeing an outbreak of psychotic behavior, perhaps related to bad drugs... Now this...
"On April 18, officers responded to a residence to assist the Arcata Mad River Ambulance with a 31-year-old male subject who had just castrated himself. Medical personnel and officers were unable to locate the subject’s testicles.....(more)
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Incredibly intense, blindingly bright bursts of radio waves known as FRBs are a cosmic mystery, but for the first time, astronomers have traced one of these events back to its home galaxy.
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Astronomers from Durham and Portsmouth Universities working on NASA's NuSTAR mission have found evidence of supermassive black holes at the centre of two of our galactic neighbours.
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An island-sized iceberg is breaking up as it drifts closer to Australia, producing hundreds of smaller slabs spread over a massive area of ocean, experts said Monday.
The 140-square-kilometre (54-square-mile) block of ice, known as B17B, was seen some 1,700 kilometres (1,054 miles) south-southwest of Australia's western coast on December 9, pro....(more)
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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox and Chernin Entertainment's "Hidden Figures" dominated the domestic box office, topping charts for the second straight weekend after earning $26 million. The film's message of empowerment and triumph over prejudice was amplified by the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
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