World’s Strangest

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Precariously Leaning Towers of the World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #772 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams The World’s Other Leaning Towers (apart from the one in Pisa) Many people are familiar with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the most famous buildings in the world. Construction began on the Tower in 1173 and took place in three [...]

Not-So-Famous Firsts: Tornado Edition

Tornado Season 2011 has begun in the extreme – as of May 23, Mother Nature had unleashed a whopping 1,151 twisters in the U.S., more than double the 506 that had touched ground by this same time in 2010. “Sudden Gust” It is believed that a journal entry made by Massachusetts Bay Colony governor John Winthrop [...]

Couple finds image of Jesus in wooden chair

Lou and Lynn Balducci found the image in the wood of an old rocking chair that they’d had for years. “He showed it to me and to a few of our friends a…

Mystery Couple Starts "Magical" Chain Reaction

It started with one mystery couple in a Philadelphia diner.  Without leaving their name or number, they paid for not only their food, but a random stranger’s breakfast.  This set off a chain reaction of generosity. The manager on duty, Linda (who asked that I not mention her last name here, for reasons I can’t get [...]