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Tuesday is the day? (Pssst! Don’t hold your breath.)

Ananova

Bookies are facing a million pound plus payout if a psychic’s prediction that massive UFO will appear in our skies proves to be true.

Australian ‘channeler’ Blossom Goodchild says a huge intergalactic spaceship from the alien Federation Of Light will appear on Tuesday, 14 October.

Bookies William Hill have taken a £1,000 bet from Lawrence Trout, of Wiltshire, which will win him £1million if Ms Goodchild is correct.

………………………..

Or lose him £1,000, which seems a lot more likely.

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India solves transportation problem…almost…maybe

Australian News

It has been touted as a solution to urban India’s traffic woes, chronic pollution and fossil fuel dependence, as well as an escape from backbreaking human toil.

A state-of-the-art, solar-powered version of the humble cycle-rickshaw promises to deliver on all this and more.

The “soleckshaw,” unveiled this month in New Delhi, is a motorised cycle rickshaw that can be pedalled normally or run on a 36-volt solar battery.

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Who is that masked man woman?

Improbable Research » Blog Archive

U.S. patent #7255627 was granted to Elena N. Bodnar of Hinsdale, Illinois, and Raphael C. Lee and Sandra Marijan of Chicago on August 14, 2007 for an “Garment device convertible to one or more facemasks.” Their intent, they say, is “to provide a garment which is operable to be converted into a facemask” and “to increase accessibility to facemasks.” This is:

“a garment device which converts into one or more facemasks. In one embodiment, the garment device is a bra or a brassiere garment. The bra has two cups…. The inner portions of the cups are disconnectable, and the outer portions of the cups are disconnectable. As such, the bra is separable into two halves. Each halve is securable to a user’s face to form a facemask….”


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Hawking on his leg

Mail Online

A science fan has had Professor Stephen Hawking’s face tattooed on his leg – in tribute to the 66-year-old brainbox.

Jack Newton, 23, decided to have his right leg inked with the theoretical physicist’s face after reading his best-selling book A Brief History of Time – even though he didn’t understand a word of it.

The tattoo – complete with a Monty Python line from the classic Life of Brian film ‘He’s not the messiah. He’s a very naughty boy’ written underneath it – has already won two trophi

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