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The Mystery of Seahorse Key's Missing Bird Colony Veers Into Strange Territory
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, missing bird colony, mystery )

Anna
- 1 day 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
- 129 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 )

Raymond
- 274 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 )

Raymond
- 324 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 )

Raymond
- 399 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 )

Raymond
- 408 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
- 426 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 )

Raymond
- 487 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
- 830 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 )

Raymond
- 877 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 )

Raymond
- 929 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 )

Raymond
- 965 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.
The Children Who Went Up In Smoke
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, crime, odd, mystery, police, society )

Kit
- 1039 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
A tragic Christmas mystery remains unsolved more than 60 years after the disappearance of five young siblings
Mystery Soap Thief Unmasked as Gang of Squirrels
Offbeat  (tags: squirrels, mystery, thief, funny, humor, humans, bizarre )

Giana
- 1228 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
When residents of a leafy street noticed that their soap and shower gel was going missing from their bathrooms they thought they were going mad.
 

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