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This "Walking" Fish Has Scientists Stumped - National Geographic   video
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, National Geographic, Bali, Indonesia, Walking Fish, mystery, ichthyologists, genus Minous, pectoral fins, "feet", striped stingfish, white goblin, an undescribed species )

Evelyn
- 169 days ago - youtu.be
Video captured off the coast of Bali, Indonesia, shows a "walking" fish scampering on the seafloor. Fish experts (ichthyologists) agree that it's a member of the genus Minous, more commonly known as stingfish. But what they don't agree on is its species
Margate Shell Grotto   video
Offbeat  (tags: Margate, UK, shell grotto, shells, mystery, unknown, unusual )

Dandelion
- 213 days ago - youtube.com
Amazing treasure within England and no one seems to know the history of it.
The Mystery of Seahorse Key's Missing Bird Colony Veers Into Strange Territory
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, missing bird colony, mystery )

Anna
- 352 days ago - audubon.org
Russian submarines? Black-ops helicopters? Vigilante sheepdogs? Cannibal snakes? Weird theories abound for the causes of the baffling case.
Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, NOAA, marine, mystery, purple sea orb, pics )

Barb
- 481 days ago - foxnews.com
"Have a look at that dark purple blob on the left, there." With those words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus uncovered a marine mystery: a small purple orb tucked halfway under a rock off the coast of California.
The Mystery Over the @ Sign
Offbeat  (tags: @ character, symbol, emails, keyboards, mystery )

Ray
- 625 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The @ character is the symbol of the internet age, crucial for emails and social networking. But no-one really knows where it came from, writes Claire Bates
Solving the Mystery of Rudyard KiplingâEUR(TM)s Son
Offbeat  (tags: Rudyard Kipling’s son, John, Mystery )

Ray
- 675 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It is 80 years since the death of Rudyard Kipling. The author of The Jungle Book and If died without finding out what had happened to his son, who disappeared during World War One. Now researchers think they have definitively solved the mystery
Garden Bird Survey Aims to Solve Goldfinch Mystery
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Animals, Garden Birds, Goldfinch UK )

Ray
- 750 days ago - bbc.co.uk
While many of our familiar songbird species are in decline, one avian character in particular has been spotted increasingly frequently in UK gardens - the goldfinch.
New Zealand: Mystery Over Scattered Possum Tails
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Animal, Possums, New Zealand )

Ray
- 759 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People in northern New Zealand have been left puzzled by the appearance of thousands of possum tails along the region's roads.
Rare 43ft Whale Washes Up Dead on British Coast and No One Knows Why
Offbeat  (tags: whales, whale beachings, uk, mystery )

Tracy
- 777 days ago - express.co.uk
A GIGANTIC protected whale weighing nearly 20 tonnes has been found washed ashore on the British coast in the latest in a mystery spate of whale beachings.
Earth: The Mystery of Neanderthals' Massive Eyes
Offbeat  (tags: Eyes, Neanderthals, mystery )

Ray
- 839 days ago - bbc.com
Our extinct cousins had eyes much larger than ours. Were these giant peepers the reason for the Neanderthals' demise, or the secret of their success?
4 Mysteries That Shape Every Thinking Woman's Life
Offbeat  (tags: world, women, mystery, thinking, intelligent, what, who, why, when where )

Darren
- 1181 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Emma Brockes, author of She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me, explains how questions with no right answers can be confounding--and can also crack open a whole new set of possibilities.
The Mystery of India's Unrecorded Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Deaths, Unrecorded, WHO, India )

Ray
- 1228 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's thought half are not registered - so there is a lot of missing information about what people die of.
The Mystery of the Solway Spaceman
Offbeat  (tags: Solway, Spaceman, investigation, mystery, UK )

Ray
- 1280 days ago - bbc.co.uk
On a bright summer's day in 1964, a Carlisle fireman took a photo of his daughter that created headlines around the world. Fifty years later are we any closer to solving the mystery of the "Solway Spaceman"?
Cannibal Mystery: New Evidence in Michael Rockefeller Disappearance
Offbeat  (tags: Michael Rockefeller, mystery, New evidence )

Ray
- 1316 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The author of a new book on the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in 1961 claims to have solved one of America's most enduring mysteries.
 

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