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Kazakhstani scientists explain Kalachi sleeping syndrome

Are the causes of the sleeping syndrome in Kalachi finally found?

Kazakhstani scientists explain Kalachi sleeping syndrome
Mysterious black ring over Kazakh village of Shortandy ©YouTube/Roman Khalilov
Mysterious black ring in sky above Kazakh village

A mysterious phenomenon was observed in the skies above Shortandy village in northern Kazakhstan.

Mysterious black ring in sky above Kazakh village
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Kalachi - Kazakhstani village where sleep is nightmare

Kazakhstani village of Kalachi was hit by a mysterious disease, which puts unsuspecting victims to sleep anywhere and anytime. The causes are yet unknown. One thing is clear though: many wish to run away before the disease takes hold of them too.

Kalachi - Kazakhstani village where sleep is nightmare
'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan
'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan

A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.

'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan
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Mysterious pentagram appears in Aktau

A new Google maps mystery has appeared to rack our brains. A five-pointed star or a mysterious pentagram is 200 meters in diameter and is situated somewhere near Aktau and Akshukur village.

Mysterious pentagram appears in Aktau
Aide to Japanese PM returns from North Korea
Aide to Japanese PM returns from North Korea

An aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned home from a trip to North Korea on Saturday but declined to shed any light on the reason for his mysterious visit.

Aide to Japanese PM returns from North Korea
The known unknowns of Kim Jong-Un
The known unknowns of Kim Jong-Un

Much like his father Kim Jong-Il, North Korea's new young leader Kim Jong-Un is viewed by much of the outside world with a heady mix of incomprehension, ridicule and fear.

The known unknowns of Kim Jong-Un
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Mystery gold gifts for tsunami-wracked Japan port

A Japanese city devastated by the 2011 tsunami has received anonymous gifts of gold worth more than $250,000 in a phenomenon dubbed a "goodwill gold rush" ahead of the second anniversary of the disaster.

Mystery gold gifts for tsunami-wracked Japan port
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DNA test sheds light on mystery deaths

A new DNA test can restore at least part of the identity of long-dead people who left no trace of their image.

DNA test sheds light on mystery deaths
Missing Pacific island riddle solved: researcher
Missing Pacific island riddle solved: researcher

A New Zealand researcher Monday claimed to have solved the riddle of a mystery South Pacific island shown on Google Earth and world maps which does not exist, blaming a whaling ship from 1876.

Missing Pacific island riddle solved: researcher
Palestinians hold candles and a poster depicting late Palestinian president Arafat. ©REUTERS
Arafat exhumation hopes to quell poison quandary

One of the Middle East's greatest political mysteries will come a step closer to being solved on Tuesday when scientists exhume iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's remains to see if he was poisoned.

Arafat exhumation hopes to quell poison quandary
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Aussie scientists un-discover Pacific island

A South Pacific island identified on Google Earth and world maps does not exist, according to Australian scientists who went searching for the mystery landmass during a geological expedition.

Aussie scientists un-discover Pacific island
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Revealed: How sea lions make mega-dives

Scientists in California have shed light on a marine mystery: how diving mammals can hunt for food at great depths without getting the "bends".

Revealed: How sea lions make mega-dives
Flash mob in Almaty subway.
VIDEO: Bloggers explore Almaty subway

Almaty bloggers have organized a flash mob in Almaty subway to present alternative creative concepts of the Almaty subway.

VIDEO: Bloggers explore Almaty subway

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