Author: Mysterious Times

  • The Inventor of the Screw-In Coffin

    The Inventor of the Screw-In Coffin

    In December, 2009, a patent was issued for a coffin designed to be screwed into the ground rather than lowered into a grave. This unusual and slightly morbid idea got some mentions around the internet just as I was in the middle of my Inventor Portraits project. So I reached out to the inventor. And that’s how […]

  • The Georgia Guidestones demolished after explosion ‘destroyed’ portion, GBI says

    The Georgia Guidestones demolished after explosion ‘destroyed’ portion, GBI says

    ELBERT COUNTY, Ga. – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said an explosion damaged a controversial northeast Georgia landmark forcing officials to demolish it on Wednesday. The Georgia Guidestones, a granite attraction in Elbert County, are located off of Guidestone Road just east of Ga. Highway 77.  SKYFOX 5 flew over the scene and saw one of the pillars reduced […]

  • It Came From the ’70s: The Story of Your Grandma’s Weird Couch

    It Came From the ’70s: The Story of Your Grandma’s Weird Couch

    Futzing around on social media, as one does, I recently stumbled upon a meme that hit close to home. Over a picture-patterned sofa in an autumnal-colored velour with scrolling dark wood trim, it declared, “Everyone’s grandparents had this couch. Everyone’s.” I paused, because my grandmother did, in fact, have this exact type of couch. The site TipHero took the […]

  • Ukraine invasion: False claims the war is a hoax go viral

    Ukraine invasion: False claims the war is a hoax go viral

    Nearly two weeks after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the flow of false or misleading information about the war hasn’t let up and now there are some outlandish theories being shared online. Some have begun to circulate claims the war is a hoax, a media fabrication, or has been exaggerated by the West in terms of […]

  • Medical workers are performing Covid tests on live fish in Shanghai wet markets as virus cases surge

    Medical workers are performing Covid tests on live fish in Shanghai wet markets as virus cases surge

    A video of medical workers performing a Covid swab test on a fish in a fish market is making its rounds. Internet users questioned if Shanghai has gone too far in its bid to beat the virus outbreak. Chinese authorities have in the past linked virus cases to everything from parcels to frozen food. A video […]

  • Mind-Altering Parasite May Make Infected People More Attractive, Study Suggests

    Mind-Altering Parasite May Make Infected People More Attractive, Study Suggests

    The brain-hijacking parasite Toxoplasma gondii seems to be almost everywhere. The microscopic invader is thought to infect up to 50 percent of people, and a range of studies suggests it may alter human behavior, in addition to that of many other animals. The parasite has been linked with a large range of neurological disorders, including schizophrenia and psychotic episodes, and scientists keep uncovering […]

  • Apocalyptic Blood-Red Sky Perplexes Locals In Eastern China

    Apocalyptic Blood-Red Sky Perplexes Locals In Eastern China

    The eerie sight transformed a typical night sky into something akin to a sci-fi movie — but with a harmless explanation.  The sky in Zhoushan, China, turned blood red on May 7, stunning residents. It was so striking that some even attributed it to the start of the apocalypse. However, local officials discovered and would soon share […]

  • Bill Gates says “real invention” is needed to stop online election and medical “misinformation”

    Bill Gates says “real invention” is needed to stop online election and medical “misinformation”

    Gates was quizzed on the Musk acquisition. In an appearance on NBC’s Today show, Bill Gates was asked about online “misinformation” and what he thought about Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter in relation to that. The discussion about misinformation started with host Savannah Guthrie saying: “When you look at how the US and the world responded to […]

  • Tesla’s Elon Musk Lives In A Tiny House That’s Towable, No Joke!

    Tesla’s Elon Musk Lives In A Tiny House That’s Towable, No Joke!

    The Tesla Model X can tow Musk’s house, but it exceeds the SUV’s official rating. A Cybertruck would be a better option. Not very long ago, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he was selling all of his houses. Then, he moved to Texas. However, it wasn’t known for some time exactly where in Texas Musk was living. People may […]

  • Melbourne ‘Barbie doll’ turns heads in ridiculously tiny dress

    Melbourne ‘Barbie doll’ turns heads in ridiculously tiny dress

    A 32-year-old Australian who spent more than $135,000 to look like an “edited photo” has turned heads in a seriously skimpy outfit. The Melbourne woman famed for undergoing drastic plastic surgery to look like a “Barbie doll” has stepped out in a jaw-droppingly tiny outfit. Tara Jayne McConachy was spotted out on a shopping trip […]