Will-o’-the-Wisps and 5 Other Mysteries Science Can Explain

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Sources:

Meat shower:
https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1876/03/10/81687268.pdf
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/the-great-kentucky-meat-shower-mystery-unwound-by-projectile-vulture-vomit/
https://archive.org/stream/americanjournal163unkngoog#page/n96/mode/2up/search/walmsley
https://books.google.com/books?id=Rv2fAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA254%23v=onepage&q&f=false#v=onepage&q&f=false

Easter Island hats:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440312004311
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030544031830195X
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/clever-way-easter-island-statues-got-their-cool-hats-180969253/
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/world-heritage/easter-island/

Earthquake lights:
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/01/140106-earthquake-lights-earthquake-prediction-geology-science/
https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/ssa/srl/article-abstract/85/1/159/349010/prevalence-of-earthquake-lights-associated-with?redirectedFrom=fulltext
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-01/ssoa-ell122013.php

Sailing Stones:
https://www.nationalparks.org/connect/blog/sailing-stones-death-valley
https://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/the-racetrack.htm
https://scripps.ucsd.edu/news/mystery-solved-sailing-stones-death-valley-seen-action-first-time
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0105948

The Bloop:
https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/bloop.html
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8qpvdx/the-bloop-an-underwater-mystery-that-took-nearly-20-years-to-solve

Will-o’-the-wisps:
https://www.pitt.edu/~dash/willowisp.html
https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/j.1477-8696.2000.tb04067.x
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852401000323
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0146638095000216
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267817536_On_the_track_of_the_will-o’-the-wisp
https://mysite.du.edu/~jcalvert/geol/will.htm

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