Midnight In The Desert — falling objects

Thousands of flying foxes are 'boiled alive,' freaking people out as they fall from the sky

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Thousands of flying foxes are 'boiled alive,' freaking people out as they fall from the sky

As the Northern Hemisphere starts to thaw from a record-breaking cold, the Southern Hemisphere is experiencing an exceptional heat wave, causing some bats to be “boiled” alive. According to The Sun, flying foxes (otherwise known as fruit bats) were seen falling from trees near Sydney, Australia, despite the best efforts of animal welfare volunteers. The volunteers were able to save the lives of hundreds of babies and some adults, but the loss of life was far greater. “The efforts of our volunteers yesterday was both heroic and heartbreaking,” a spokesman for the charity Help Save the Wildlife and Bushlands in...

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Yellow Sponge Blobs Appear on Beach, Frozen Sausages Fall From Sky

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Yellow Sponge Blobs Appear on Beach, Frozen Sausages Fall From Sky

In the world of Fortean phenomenon, two of the more popular and unusual unexplained occurrences are things falling from the sky and things mysteriously appearing on the ground. We have one of each this week and both are strange variations on these classic Fortean themes. “It looks like yellow polyurethane foam balls, but that’s not it. When you touch, it’s a bit greasy. It’s brittle but not friable. This has no specific odor. This is different from the paraffin that is found all the time on the coast. We do not know if it’s toxic. In theory, it should not...

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“What is that?!” Unidentified, unexplained large object falls from the sky, damages van

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“What is that?!” Unidentified, unexplained large object falls from the sky, damages van

MILWAUKEE -- Unidentified Falling Object -- it's a UFO that has one local man scratching his head. His van damaged by a large object, but so far, no one can say exactly what that object is. The damage is extensive, the owner of the van thinks the object fell from the sky. It's a mystery that plays out like an episode of "The X-Files." "I was like, what is that?! What happened?! I kept looking around and I couldn't see where it came from. It had to have come from the sky," said Michael Robinson. You could classify this case...

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Falling Metal Object Mystifies New Jersey Plant Workers

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Falling Metal Object Mystifies New Jersey Plant Workers

Workers at a New Jersey treatment plant say they saw a heavy, metallic object fall from the sky Wednesday, and they want to know where the potentially deadly projectile came from. The employees at Secaucus Treatment Works said the 5-by-5 inch piece of metal debris hit a railing, ricocheted off a concrete tank, then hit the ground. It landed about 25 feet from where employees were working. "It came close. It came pretty close," said employee Victor Suppa. It "could have killed somebody, absolutely" if it hit anyone, added operations foreman Steven Bronowich. The workers said the object isn't part...

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