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Loch Ness Monster Allegedly Captured In Apple Maps Satellite Image
2014-04-20 06:12:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Has Apple Maps succeeded where centuries of monster hunters have failed by delivering the first concrete evidence of the fabled Loch Ness Monster? Members of the Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club believe so, but other experts are considerably more skeptical, according to media reports published late last week. At the heart of the controversy, Zachary Davies Boren of The Telegraph explained on Saturday, is a mysterious image taken by...

Loch Ness Monster Appears To Be On Vacation
2014-02-11 07:19:17

[ Watch the Video: Where Has Nessie Gone? ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Accounts of the Loch Ness monster date back over 1,500 years, with modern sightings starting around 1933, according to History.com. The last 18 months, however, Nessie has been decidedly absent. USA Today reports that the last 18 months has been the longest single stretch without a "confirmed" sighting since 1925, and it has Gary Campbell, the Scotsman who keeps a record of sightings,...

Skipper Claims He Has Proof Loch Ness Monster Is Real
2012-08-06 12:51:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s a wonderful time in which we live, isn´t it? This weekend, for instance, people all over the world were able to switch from cheering on their local athletes in the Olympic Games in London to watching in wonder as NASA landed their Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars, a significant triumph of modern technology. Just as the world is becoming acutely aware of the future quickly approaching us, a piece of news...

2006-07-25 23:55:00

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian scientists have identified two new species of ancient marine reptile, similar to the mythical Loch Ness monster, that swam in an Australian outback sea 115 million years ago. The reptiles, named Umoonasaurus and Opallionectes, belonged to the Plesiosaurs group which included a "killer whale" type predator of the Jurassic period, palaeontologist Benjamin Kear from the University of Adelaide said on Wednesday. Kear, whose team studied 30 opalised fossils mainly...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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