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Houston BofA ATM Gives $100 Bills by Mistake for Hours. Bank Says Keep It.

Here’s a strange accidental free money event in Houston, Texas. The bank could have told people to return the overage or be charged with robbery. It may have been possible to just take the amount people were overpaid out of customer’s existing bank accounts with a note that they corrected an error. Bank of America … Continue reading

Web Sites of Ten People with the Highest IQ’s in the World

One goal of TrueStrange.com is to make people smarter by sharing anomalies and curiosities. Intelligence, like consciousness, is not a single thing, but rather is a collection of different abilities to accept and process information to get useful results in different contexts. We know from a 2012 study looking at over 100,000 people one can … Continue reading

Japanese Politeness

What if this is a polite universe, a simulation designed to give you, with a random time delay, what you seek as much as possible? In other words, what if this is an iteration of heaven? “Wouldn’t heaven be a much better place?” You may well ask. Would it? Run with the idea that you … Continue reading

Video: Deer Attacks Mall Windows + Self-Aware Ants

Nebraska animal experts say a deer that smashed several windows at an Omaha strip mall was likely trying to fight its own reflection. Video here: The deer was caught on video Tuesday morning running the length of the strip mall and attacking several windows, completely shattering some. The deer was seen breaking windows at stores … Continue reading

A Howling Coincidence “Stuckie” the Mummified Dog

Here’s something spooky, a true story. Right as I was reading an eerie article about Stuckie, a dog who got stuck in a tree and became mummified in the 1960’s, my dog (well, not technically mine, but never mind) started howling strongly in the back yard. What the heck? It was very odd, I’ve never … Continue reading

Skull Shaped Asteroid May be a Dead Comet

A roughly skull shaped asteroid, possibly the remains of a comet, will pass by the earth this November 11th. On Oct. 10, 2015, astronomers in Hawaii made a spooky discovery: a giant asteroid between 625 and 700 meters zipping through space, that at certain angles looks uncannily like a human skull. – via Quartz Better … Continue reading

The Deeper Freedom

Happy Fourth of July to all and especially to those who find that there is a deeper freedom, a transforming inner ease which follows an authentic win by your higher self. Unflinching self-honesty is a power source. Tap into it to change, to follow dreams and to heal from life’s downers. Whatever, blah, blah, blah, … Continue reading

Writing Style Cloning AI?

Thought-Experiment: If you read a clone of your own writing style, would you recognize it instantly, just as if you were looking in a mirror? While brilliant parody is a human ability, I wonder if any AI exists which could beat a human at this game, writing on a topic in a given author’s voice, … Continue reading

Self Brainwashing for Positive Transformation (without 18-MC)

In meditation I had the thought that our minds may be illusory, the inglorious result of phrase picker engines operating to “light up” the brain’s reward center, and that I may not exist as anything more than the result of that neural process. I don’t feel that way, however, and even if true, it’s not … Continue reading