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Huffington Post says it's a hoax.

Elsewhere there are references to his murder by "Dadger Ben." The producer Dexter Yamunkeh appears online only in references to this tale.

The fact that the story was widely-copied does not, alas, make it true! :rolleyes:
 

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Huffington Post says it's a hoax.

Elsewhere there are references to his murder by "Dadger Ben." The producer Dexter Yamunkeh appears online only in references to this tale.

The fact that the story was widely-copied does not, alas, make it true! :rolleyes:
I don't know weather to be happy or sad about this, it reminded me of that headline that was also false about the circus dwarf mortally trampolining (or however that's spelt) into the yawning hippo's mouth.
 

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Some interesting Twitter comments in the article
Crash driver 'swerved to avoid octopus'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-47144891
The plot thickens, the octopus has been found!
Octopus that man swerved to avoid has been found
The driver remains in custody for drug-driving
By
Jamie Hawkins
  • 08:34, 7 FEB 2019
  • UPDATED09:09, 7 FEB 2019

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The octopus that caused a man to flip his car has been spotted.
A motorist was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving earlier this week after claiming he swerved to avoid the sea creature.
He remains in police custody accused of driving while under the influence of drugs.
Police in the South Hams arrested a man after an incident just before 5.30pm on the A381 between Salcombe and Kingsbridge.
Since the incident, the octopus in question has been spotted in a field where police found the car in a ditch.
View image on Twitter

etc
https://www.devonlive.com/news/devo...QgG8fYL4J5TpwpuJ2OMnpOGN_QGbEaGiUt75ACX5giIpI
 

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Woman (age 40) renowned for seducing young men found dead.

The police will do an autopsy to see if the cougar really was strangled.
 

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Woman breaks up fight between dogs before realising one is a mountain lion

Once again a Mountain Lion is in the news:

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A woman intervened in an apparent fight between two dogs, only to discover one of the combatants was in fact a mountain lion.
The Idaho woman leapt into the action after spotting her dog facing off with another animal.
“As she pulled the two animals apart, she realised that in one hand she held a juvenile male mountain lion, about 35 pounds, and not another dog as she expected,” said the Idaho department of fish and game in a statement.
The woman called for her husband to grab a gun from inside their house in Mackay, Custer County.
“Her husband responded and quickly dispatched the mountain lion as she held on to it,” added the IDFG.
The couple called local authorities and an officer from the department arrived to collect the carcass of the cougar.
It will be tested at a wildlife forensic laboratory “to determine if disease may have played a part in the lion’s behaviour”, the IDFG said.
The woman and her dog both suffered scratches from the mountain lion but were “doing fine”,” the department added........."
See whole story here:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/woman-breaks-fight-between-dogs-190309480.html

And again we see clear cut abuse, and in fact murder of a Mountain Lion by a Human
- And you wonder why those hypothetical aliens spotted in those very real UFO vehicles refuse
to make direct contact with Humans - a species that kills animals that were minding their own
business.

- And as far as the mountain lion dog fight - I bet the dog started it.
 

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Woman breaks up fight between dogs before realising one is a mountain lion

Once again a Mountain Lion is in the news:

"
A woman intervened in an apparent fight between two dogs, only to discover one of the combatants was in fact a mountain lion.
The Idaho woman leapt into the action after spotting her dog facing off with another animal.
“As she pulled the two animals apart, she realised that in one hand she held a juvenile male mountain lion, about 35 pounds, and not another dog as she expected,” said the Idaho department of fish and game in a statement.
The woman called for her husband to grab a gun from inside their house in Mackay, Custer County.
“Her husband responded and quickly dispatched the mountain lion as she held on to it,” added the IDFG.
The couple called local authorities and an officer from the department arrived to collect the carcass of the cougar.
It will be tested at a wildlife forensic laboratory “to determine if disease may have played a part in the lion’s behaviour”, the IDFG said.
The woman and her dog both suffered scratches from the mountain lion but were “doing fine”,” the department added........."
See whole story here:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/woman-breaks-fight-between-dogs-190309480.html

And again we see clear cut abuse, and in fact murder of a Mountain Lion by a Human
- And you wonder why those hypothetical aliens spotted in those very real UFO vehicles refuse
to make direct contact with Humans - a species that kills animals that were minding their own
business.

- And as far as the mountain lion dog fight - I bet the dog started it.
She could have easily strangled it instead.
 

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She could have easily strangled it instead.
Now to show evidence of my hypothesis that the dog started the fight I want you watch this video where
we see a perfectly peaceable Mountain Lion, minding his own business, and then being set upon by two
obnoxious barking dogs who continue with deliberate harassment of the poor lion - And you will notice
how the lion showed restraint and did not attack, at least at first, when in fact he could have easily
beaten the dogs!

Dogs VS Mountain Lion!
 

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Mountain Lion VS Deer

 

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Now to show evidence of my hypothesis that the dog started the fight I want you watch this video where
we see a perfectly peaceable Mountain Lion, minding his own business, and then being set upon by two
obnoxious barking dogs who continue with deliberate harassment of the poor lion - And you will notice
how the lion showed restraint and did not attack, at least at first, when in fact he could have easily
beaten the dogs!

Dogs VS Mountain Lion!
The cat didn't seem too bothered & the dogs didn't do much other than circle & bark. The German Shepherd wasn't too keen to get close. They'd probably need another 6 dogs before doing anything but in typical dog fashion were happy to chase after it when it runs off & would probably claim this as a victory in chasing it off their patch.
 

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THIS THREE-CONTINENT ANT MEGA-COLONY WILL CONQUER EARTH SOON


THE ARGENTINE ANT PLAGUE

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The prolific and pestilential Argentine ants were once native to South America, but we’ve unintentionally introduced them everywhere else too (all continents except Antarctica). On several of the continents, they’ve formed vast colonies. The so-called ‘California Large’ reportedly stretches almost 560 miles along California’s coast. Over in Europe, meanwhile, there’s one that covers 3,700 miles along the Mediterranean coastline!

If you’re getting antsy just thinking about the sheer size of these groupings, remember that they were once thought to be isolated. Now we know there’s a connection between these super-colonies. What we’re actually looking at is (possibly) one super super colony!........"

COME ON OVER, MEET THE FAMILY

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Ants from the different super-colonies were matched up against each other, to determine their levels of aggression to each other. It was found that ants from the smaller super-colonies would be as aggressive to one other as always, but those from the main ones (the Californian, larger European and larger Japanese colonies) would not. On the contrary, they engaged in friendly antenna-rubbing ant behavior.

The fact that these little creatures—that had been were separated by thousands of miles—were so friendly is intriguing. The report concludes, “The most plausible explanation is that ants from these three super-colonies are indeed family, and are all genetically related, say the researchers. When they come into contact, they recognize each other by the chemical composition of their cuticles.”

What we’re looking at, in short, isn’t so much a global population as a global community..........."

Quote and photo source:
https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/ant-mega-colony/


I say give them a chance - Certainly could not do more harm to the Earth than Humans, right?

Masters of construction and building and eco-friendly - What more can you ask?

So stop worrying about ET and Alien invasions - With the ants on our side we will triumph!

- AlienView
 

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That's the plot of a children's book right there.
 

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Marvel at This Glittering 'Galaxy' Inside a Fly's Testicles
l award that scientist the prize for Most Desperate Stretch in a Grant Application: He claims to be studying fruit flies’ spuds for “evidence to prove the existence of global warming”.

maximus otter
 

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l award that scientist the prize for Most Desperate Stretch in a Grant Application: He claims to be studying fruit flies’ spuds for “evidence to prove the existence of global warming”.

maximus otter
No he doesn't - you have invented the quote.

Walsh's research investigates how climate change affects fertility; he recently co-authored a study exploring the impacts of extreme temperatures on animal, plant and fungi reproduction, published Jan. 9 in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

His current work with fruit flies — which led to the image shared on Twitter — examines how temperature affects males' ability to produce viable sperm, a process known as spermatogenesis.
I award you with a prize for desperate shoehorning.
 

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Outrageous. Absolutely shocked by that. That the Mirror could stoop that low, that desperately, to glorify a z-rate non-celeb and drag in the long-dead Queen of Bleedin' Hearts?

This surely should be in the Sunday Express?
 
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