Posts tagged World of Weird

Mysterious Orange Snow

Skiers and snowboarders in Sochi, Russia were treated with orange-tinted snow at the weekend. The mysterious orange snow also hit other parts of Eastern Europe, transforming mountainous regions to an alien landscape. Scientists say the highly unusual sight was caused by an enormous sand storm that blew up from the Sahara desert. The sandstor [...]

Leicester City – Truth Is Stran...

Leicester City – Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
Against all odds Leicester City FC are about to claim the 2015-16 English Premier league title. Also known as The Foxes, Leicester began the season as 5000-1 to claim the prize.  In 2014-15 the club only just avoided relegation to the Championship.  The remarkable and unprecedented rise of the club is even more miraculous because on [...]

I Am

I Am
I Am What I Am is the common English translation of the response God used in the Hebrew Bible when Moses asked for his name (Exodus 3:14). The phrase is often found in other world religious literature, used to describe the Supreme Being, generally referring back to its use in Exodus. It’s curious because the new movie Exodus: Gods and Kings [...]

Foxes on the Run

Foxes on the Run
Unfancied Leicester City FC are five points clear at the top of the English Premier League for Christmas.  Nicknamed ‘The Foxes’, the team have experienced a miraculous rise to the summit for last Christmas they were bottom of the division! The Foxes are led by former Chelsea FC manager, Claudio Ranieri, a man renowned for using the term [...]

Ostrich Rant

Ostrich Rant
In a media conference, Nigel Pearson, manager of Leicester City FC, accused a journalist of being an ostrich. The victim was Ian Baker who suffered abuse and criticism from the Foxes boss after a defeat to Chelsea. It’s strange because in The Earth Emperor’s Eye, Ben Whittenbury suggests humanity has its head in the sand – [...]

Winchester Earthquake

Winchester Earthquake
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 has been felt in the town of Winchester in Hampshire.  Experts say the epi-centre of the quake was the Winnall Trading Estate near the M3. The castle in Winchester is famous for the imitation King Arthur’s Round Table which has hung in the hall from at least 1463.  Scientific dating has p [...]

An iconic lighthouse at lake Erie Cleveland Ohio has been covered with snow in ice. A combination of high winds, subzero temperatures and crashing waves have turned the navigation aid into an ice castle from the Snow Queen. Although of breathtaking beauty the frozen beacon is potentially dangerous as Coast Guard Units [...]

I-Spy the Earth Emperor's Eye