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Self-Organization Most Likely Cause Of Namibian Fairy Circles: Study
2014-05-21 07:09:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study of mysterious bare “fairy circles” of ground dotting the landscape in the Namibian grasslands have been determined to not be the work of sand termites as had been previously suggested, but rather self-organization. Scientists have been researching these crop circle-style, bare patches of ground for decades trying to come up with a reasonable explanation for why these formations occur. Research published last March...

Mysterious Fairy Circles In Africa The Work Of Sand Termites
2013-03-29 08:39:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mysterious crop circles started appearing in regular fashion across the UK in the 1970s, leading to many theories about their origin. As they grew in popularity, and began taking on very peculiar shapes, sizes and design patterns, many pointed to the stars, blaming ET for the crop-damaging, yet extraordinarily-elaborate patterns in the fields of the English countryside. And as these spherical designs became more and more elaborate,...

Crop Circles As A New Expression Of Religiosity
2012-11-26 17:31:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Crop circles have always been a staple of the mysterious side of our world, and they´re often offered as direct evidence of a higher, other-worldly existence. The legitimacy of these shapes in the fields can be debated over and over, but no matter where the discussion falls, one thing remains: These crop circles have a certain magnetic quality. Even as an oddity or an amusement, we want to see, experience and most...

2009-09-21 18:33:18

Google has explained the presence of UFO and crop circle doodles on its main page, saying they put were to mark the birthday of British author H.G. Wells. The search engine said on its official blog Monday the images were inspired by Wells' novel The War of the Worlds and were posted to the Web site to mark the 143rd anniversary of the author's birth in Bromley, England, the Daily Mail reported Monday. The company said the UFO and crop circle logo was the last part in a series of clues hidden...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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