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Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

Photos: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Eamonn Ansbro believes we receive regular visits from UFOs, and he claims he can pinpoint where and when they will appear. Fionola Meredith meets the astronomer at the research-grade observatory he has built in Co Roscommon You get the sense that astronomer Eamonn Ansbro is a man weary of being ridiculed. He does not want […]

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Does This Woman Really Knows What Happens To Us When We Die?

Does This Woman Really Knows What Happens To Us When We Die?

By AN expert in near death experiences, Dr Penny Sartori has spent 15 years interviewing patients who claim they came back from the dead.. We have all heard stories of patients lying apparently lifeless on a hospital bed while doctors work frantically to resuscitate them. When they come round they talk about seeing a white light at the end of […]

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2,500-Year-Old Preserved Human Brain Discovered

2,500-Year-Old Preserved Human Brain Discovered

Credit: York Archaeological Trust A 2,500-year-old human skull uncovered in England was less of a surprise than what was in it: the brain. The discovery of the yellowish, crinkly, shrunken brain prompted questions about how such a fragile organ could have survived so long and how frequently this strange type of preservation occurs. Except for the brain, all of the […]

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Metropolis – 1927 – Re-released 2010

Metropolis – 1927 – Re-released 2010

German expressionist filmmaker Fritz Lang created one of the finest of the early science fiction movies in 1927. The movie takes place in a society where the classes are separated by the owners and the workers who always battle for their rights. It was re-released in 2010 in its original form. It is the future, and humans are divided into […]

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Titanic violin discovered

Titanic violin discovered

Image: wikimedia.org The missing violin played by the Titanic’s band leader as the ship slowly sank may have been found 99 years on. Wallace Hartley and his seven band members became part of the Titanic’s history when they continued to play while going down with the ship on April 14, 1912.

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Episodes of The Simpsons banned in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Episodes of The Simpsons banned in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Episodes of The Simpsons which feature jokes about nuclear meltdowns have been banned in a number of countries – as a reaction to the disaster currently unfolding in Japan. German channel Pro7 was the first to act, vowing to screen footage from the popular cartoon series to make sure episodes which make light of nuclear crises are not aired for […]

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Paranormal Night – Ghostwatch

Paranormal Night – Ghostwatch

Friday 1st April, Friday 20th May and Friday 24th June. 8pm – 1:30am Gill Hibbert is a local renown Medium, and will lead the tour around the Snibston site to include the historical theatre and the old Colliery buildings. The tour will be briefed first with a detailed background history of the site. Each area will then be visited with […]

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Researching “Bownessie”

Researching “Bownessie”

Source:Westmorland Gazette Did you know there is only one body of water in the English Lake District that carries the name ‘lake’? The others are meres, tarns and waters. The main focus of this article is Windermere, the largest natural lake in England. Though its name suggests it is a mere, things aren’t quite that simple. The word ‘mere’ suggests […]

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Family send in paranormal experts after 'capturing ghost' in home video

Family send in paranormal experts after 'capturing ghost' in home video

A spooked family have called in a real-life ghost buster – after capturing this video of a poltergeist moving a chair across a bedroom. Lisa Manning and her children Ellie, 11, and Jaydon, six, have fled their house in terror several times because of spooky goings-on. They include pots and pans being thrown around the kitchen, window blinds moving up […]

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UK Space Agency launches in Swindon

Britain is going back to the final frontier, with the official launch of the UK Space Agency in Swindon. The first and last UK satellite launch was Prospero back in 1971.

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