Sunday, January 27, 2008

OK. Scientists aren't only baffled. They're puzzled, confound it!

Weird things been happenin'. I see a bad moon rising. Scientists are baffled by weird occurrances (sewer blobs notwithstanding). Jellyfish a'swarming, tigers attacking, algae blooming, sheep circling, camels dying...Bwah ha ha

Here's some more weirdness--

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs?

"Nacreous clouds are supposed to be rare, but lately they've rolled across the Arctic circle with puzzling regularity. "It's almost hard to believe," says Swedish photographer P-M Hedén..."

100 Sheep Baffle Farmer by Forming Circle in English Field

About 100 woolly sheep formed a perfect ring while grazing in a field in England on Friday, baffling the farmer and other witnesses, the Daily Mail reports. "I couldn't believe what I was seeing," said Russell Bird, who photographed the bizarre occurrence.

[A new take on crop circles. Where's Babe when you need him?]

Dozens of Indian Crocodiles Mysteriously Die

76 of the rare reptiles have died since mid-December in the river Chambal. Autopsies suggest the cause of death to be liver cirrhosis and stomach ulcers.

[Cirrhosis? Ulcers? Maybe the croc's mother-in-law visited and stayed too long?!?]

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