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Astronomers Think Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Might Disappear Soon

As a life-long astronomy nerd, waking up to this headline all over the web made me gasp out loud (and I don’t surprise easily). I mean, seriously: Jupiter’s famous “Great Red Spot” — the massive, rust-colored megastorm wider than the entire Earth — is going away? Maybe even within my lifetime? Sure, storms of any […]

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This Town Endured Weeks of Heavy Rain… and Something Even Deadlier

One of the amazing things about creepypasta tales is that they tend to spawn offshoots and hybrids as they travel, like creeping mutant vines, working their way through the nooks and crannies of the web. One example of this is a strange post by user Havoc98 on the Creepypasta Wiki, which he titles “A Month […]

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Rochester, NY Residents Spooked by “Lady in White” in a Storm-Damaged Tree

If you live in the vicinity of Durand-Eastman Park in Rochester, New York, you may have heard eerie tales of a mysterious being known alternately as “The White Lady” or “The Lady of the Lake.” She’s been the subject of numerous sightings throughout the region as far back as the 19th century, and served as the […]

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Watch This Road-Raging Maniac Drive Straight Into a Tornado

You’ve seen it happen every day: an extremely high-strung person behind the wheel just has to get where they’re going, pronto — no matter the possible cost to life and limb (including that of their fellow drivers). But I’ll wager you’ve never witnessed a road-rage scenario quite like this one. Barreling down a street in […]