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Love is an Effect of the Sun

Illusions are real in their ways, and reality part a party of illusions. I held a one-man private ceremony as the sun set, not at the location of this video, however, this sunset was another, elsewhere. I let the final handfuls of atoms in my possession rejoin the earth, speaking my prepared words, remembering love, … Continue reading

Poisonous Frogs with Fluorescent Heads

A strange unique feature of some small Brazilian amphibians was recently discovered: natural fluorescence. In the Brazilian Atlantic forest, pumpkin toadlets (Brachycephalus ephippium) are tiny, brightly-colored, and poisonous frogs. Seen by day, they walk around the forest producing soft buzzing calls in search of a mate. Interestingly, Postdoctoral Associate Sandra Goutte discovered not only that Brachycephalus … Continue reading

Video: Direction-Changing Fireball Above Los Angeles

Here’s a recent strange event. The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted a video of a fiery streak in the Wednesday (March 20, 2019) evening sky which people reported and the LAPD reassured the public that it was “just a film shoot” and nothing to be concerned about. It looked very much like a fiery meteor … Continue reading

Solar Art Installation to Play “Africa” Song Forever

When writing or producing a hit song, there are many gold standards to consider. Is it good enough, for example, that someone will play it forever, on an infinite loop in a solar-powered art exhibit? Toto’s “Africa” recently passed this test. Max Siedentopf, 27, a German-Namibian artist currently based in London, set up a sound … Continue reading

Fog Turns Stadium into UFO (Photo)

Here is a great not-a-ufo photo from Reddit. It looks like something from the movie District 9 to me. True strange mothership stadiums of the planet earth. Here is the likely source. Credit to the photographer, Alexander Lubyanchenko. Per here: The [Krestovsky] stadium was opened in 2017 for the FIFA Confederations Cup. Initially, was planned to be … Continue reading

Award Winning Photo of Giraffes

Enjoy these strange photos: “Reticulated Giraffes close up wide angle view” by Rich Carey who is primarily an underwater photographer. Below are a few low res thumbnails. The full images can be found here. Take some time to appreciate the art of nature as a way to lower stress and to thank the God of … Continue reading

Painting Sells For Record $90.3 Million

A single painting, English artist David Hockney’s ‘Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)’, recently sold for $90 million at an auction. This is a record for a single painting for any living artist. A painting by the British artist David Hockney has fetched $90.3 million at Christie’s on Thursday night, easily breaking the … Continue reading

Bus Costume Fails to Cross “No Pedestrians” Bridge in Russia

A surprised witness filmed and posted to YouTube a video (below) of four people trying to walk across the Zolotoy Bridge in Vladivostok while wearing a cardboard bus costume. The video shows police stop the group and make them turn around. “Why are they being chased away? It’s beautiful, it’s art! Why don’t they understand it?” … Continue reading

Art Work Instantly Self Destructs After $1.4 M Purchase

A world famous artist you’ve likely never heard of until today pulled an interesting stunt that is making strange world news. He apparently shredded his artwork by remote control with a shredder built into the picture frame shortly after it sold for $1.4 million at an auction. Here’s a video of it happening. Banksy, the … Continue reading