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Strange noise: Unexplained booms continue through the night in Clintonville, authorities stumped

Wisconsin, USA - Sleep is interrupted again for some residents in the eastern Wisconsin city of Clintonville where a series of mysterious booms continued for a second night in a row.

City Administrator Lisa Kuss (KOOS) says it was mostly quiet Monday after a series of rumbles the night before until they started again around 8 p.m. She says they continued throughout night until about 5 a.m. Tuesday.


Strange Sounds: The Case of the Unexplained California Sonic Boom in 2009

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It was around 9:15 p.m. on a Tuesday evening in March of 2009, when suddenly the residents in Orange County, California experienced a strange sort of rumbling that rattled the windows and shook doors.

What made the rumbling particularly odd was the fact that witnesses reported their homes didn't shake at all - only the doors and windows of their homes shook. In one specific account, one woman reported how she watched the bedroom doorknob rattling as though someone was trying to open the door - yet no one did.

It spooked her greatly, because she was home alone with her 1 year old daughter. That witness told the Orange County register that she didn't hear or feel anything - only her doorknob rattled as though from an invisible hand.

Evil Rays

Unexplained Noises Shake Clintonville Homes

(Wisconsin, USA) Authorities in Clintonville say they're looking into unexplained noises and shaking felt around they city Sunday night and early Monday morning.

Police say around 9:30 Sunday night, people started reporting explosion-like sounds shaking their homes.

Police officers say the sounds are like loud bangs with shaking.

The reports were concentrated in the northeast part of Clintonville.

The most calls came in just before 3:00 a.m., but city administrator Lisa Kuss tells Action 2 News the noises then tapered off, and the last report was at 5:30 a.m.

Evil Rays

Rumblings in Sooke Spark Mystery

(British Columbia, Canada) In the last 48 hours a number of people in Sooke have reported feeling powerful tremors that some believe are an earthquake. "I heard what sounded like a freight train coming, that rumble, and it was very brief.

My bed actually shifted," one Sooke homeowner told CTV News. Seismologists say there are no indications of an earthquake in the Sooke area and all calling the recent reports a mystery.

Evil Rays

Mysterious rumbles bring down an old barn

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Mysterious "rumbles" are blamed for the colapse of Sharon Hanslipês barn in Otter Point on Friday March 16, 2012.
(British Columbia, Canada) Life is full of mysteries: why hot water freezes faster than cold, how they built the pyramids, why anyone listens to Rush Limbaugh.

And now, or perhaps still, The Rumbles.

Three times Thursday morning, an unexplained phenomenon rattled windows, dishes and nerves from Langford to Otter Point, even knocking down an old barn.

It sounded like sustained thunder, or God bowling. Some feared it was an earthquake, others suspected blasting, while still others thought it was bad choices from the '60s coming home to roost.

"It's still pretty much of a mystery," said Otter Point's Sharon Hanslip on Friday.

The episodes came at 9: 30 a.m, 10 and 11, the last the most intense. "It shook the house and brought down the barn."

Bizarro Earth

The Cs Hit List 06: Let's Do the Planetary Twist to the Tune of the Brothers Heliopolis

OK, it's time for more weirdness. As we covered in a recent SOTT Report, accounts and recordings of strange noises heard all over the world went semi-viral on YouTube in January this year, and some are even receiving mainstream media coverage. Some YouTube pundits claim they're all faked, a couple of scientists say they're 'normal' and nothing to worry about, and many are freaking out as the phenomenon is feeding the '2012-apocalypse-oh-my-God-we're-all-gonna-die' hysteria. So what's really going on?

The hype appears to have started with these videos from Kiev, Ukraine, posted on 3 August and 11 August 2011, respectively. (Although, as we'll see later, these were not the first accounts.)

(See here for a translation of the uploader's account of the sounds and analysis and here for a summary of the associated thread, with additional analyses and accounts.)

Dozens of videos have been uploaded since then, some obviously faked, others perhaps not. For example, at least 28 videos posted in the months since Kiev obviously use the sound from the original video played over random video footage, sometimes with staged 'Oh-my-God-what-is-that?' dialogue. And, no, as far as I can tell, none of them use samples from the films Red State or War of the Worlds, as some have claimed. The similarity is striking (trumpet-like blasts, metallic rumbles and such), but truth has been known to resemble fiction. And it wouldn't be the first time that similar strange noises have been heard, both in recent times and the murky depths of history recorded in myth and legend.

Bizarro Earth

New Sott Report: Strange Noises in the Sky: Trumpets of the Apocalypse?

From as far back as 2008, video recordings of strange and disturbing noises that seem to come from the sky have been appearing on the internet. In the last 12 months, many more of these 'strange noise' videos have been recorded and uploaded by people from many different parts of the globe.

The precise origin and meaning of this phenomenon is, as yet, unknown. Are we dealing with a cosmic version of the 'bell tolling' for life on planet earth, or is there a more mundane explanation?

The Sott Report investigates.

Bizarro Earth

Strange sky hum Cambridge 23rd January 2012


Strange Sounds in Sky Explained by Scientists

Elchin Khalilov
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Elchin Khalilov
Mr. Khalilov, what is the nature of the unusual very low-pitched sounds reported by a great number of people in different parts of the planet since the summer of 2011? Many call them "The Sound of the Apocalypse". Information about that comes from all over the world: US, UK, Costa Rica, Russia, Czech Republic, Australia, etc.

We have analyzed records of these sounds and found that most of their spectrum lies within the infrasound range, i.e. is not audible to humans. What people hear is only a small fraction of the actual power of these sounds. They are low-frequency acoustic emissions in the range between 20 and 100 Hz modulated by ultra-low infrasonic waves from 0.1 to 15 Hz. In geophysics, they are called acoustic-gravity waves; they are formed in the upper atmosphere, at the atmosphere-ionosphere boundary in particular. There can be quite a lot of causes why those waves are generated: earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, storms, tsunamis, etc. However, the scale of the observed humming sound in terms of both the area covered and its power far exceeds those that can be generated by the above-mentioned phenomena.

Comment: For further information on "strange sounds from the sky" watch the latest Sott report: Strange Noises in the Sky: Trumpets of the Apocalypse?


Costa Rica: National Broadcaster Covers Mysterious Booming Noise Over San José

Comment: As the following night-time TV report from Costa Rica points out, these weird atmospheric sounds have got people talking and networking through social media. If at least some of these sounds are real (as this one clearly seems to be, provided we accept for a moment that Costa Rican mainstream media are not conspiring to sell a hoax on their viewers), then it stands to reason that vested interests in maintaining the status quo will be doing all they can to ensure that people remain confused as to what these sounds really portend. Controlled 2012 apocalyptic fever is being deliberately propagated to distract us from the fact that something wicked this way comes.