Stories of strange things falling from the sky date back a long time ago.
Over the years, there have been many bizarre instances recorded when things have fallen from the skies that simply do not belong there.
There have been showers of frogs and toads, along with fish, snakes and worms. Blood has been said to fall from the heavens, as well as meat, muscle and flesh.
We have put together a list of some surprising things that fell from the heavens.
These are things you certainly don't expect to fall down on you...
1. Mysterious Jelly-Like Blue Spheres
Image credit: BBC
In January 2012, residents in United Kingdom were baffled when they suddenly saw strange jelly-like blue spheres falling from they sky.
The Met Office confirmed that the jelly-like substance was "not meteorological".
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2. Rain of worms falls from the sky in the USA
Jennings Police Department employee, Eleanor Beal was just crossing the street to go to work when something dropped from the sky.
The sky wasn't falling. She says it was worms, large tangled clumps of them.
Beal says, "When I saw that they were crawling, I said, 'It's worms! Get out of the way!'"
She even called her co-worker outside to prove she wasn't making it up.
Sure enough, she saw worms, and globs of them.
Where they came from is a mystery, but some believe that a water spout spotted less than five miles away at that same time near Lacassine Bayou could have something to do with it.
A similar event took place in United Kingdom when stunned schoolkids had to run for cover as WORMS rained down on their football pitch.
3. Rain of blood in Colombia
In 2008 a red rain that was certified by a local bacteriologist to be blood fell on a small community of La Sierra, Chocó, Argentina A sample was collected
and taken to the nearest town, Bagadó, where it was analyzed. The priest of the hamlet said it should be considered as a sign from God
that people must change their sinful ways.
4. Spiders falling from the sky in Argentina
Image credit: Christian Oneto Gaona
On April 6, 2007, a rain of spiders fell from the sky in Salta Province, Argentina. Christian Oneto Gaona and his friends decided to take a trip to
Salta Province during their Easter vacation. They started to hike into the San Bernardo Mountain and two hours later, they found the ground around
them was blanketed with spiders of many colors, each about four inches across. They found more and more spiders along their way up the mountain.
They looked up, and saw numerous spiders falling from the sky. Some spiders started to weave webs as soon as they reached the ground.
Weird rains like this has been periodically reported from all over the world. Live frogs, fish and many other more bizarre animals have fallen
from the sky here and there. But until this time no one had the chance to take pictures of an on-going weird rain.
Christian became probably the first person in the world who caught this weird rain on camera.
5. Star jelly rain in Scotland
Image credit: Steve Chambers
In 2009, a jelly rain fell in Scotland. Scientists commissioned by National Geographic carried out tests on, but they have so far failed to find any DNA in it. Theories for the origins of "star jelly" abound, one of the most plausible theories is that star jelly is regurgitated frog or toad ovaries, vomited by buzzards or herons as it is indigestible, others refer to the remnants of a meteor shower or even a fungus.
This incident reminds of the mysterious jelly spheres which me mentioned earlier.
6. Multi-coloured snow falls over Siberia
Image credit: Steve Chambers
In February 2007, Russian emergency workers flew to a Siberian region where smelly orange, yellow and green snow fell.
The Emergency Situations Ministry said officials in the Omsk region, about 1,400 miles east of Moscow, had warned local residents not use the snow for drinking or other purposes, and to keep domestic animals from it.
The ministry said the snow, which fell on Wednesday afternoon, was yellow, green and orange and had an oily texture and unpleasant smell.
More than 27,000 people live in the area where the snow fell, but no health problems were reported.
RIA-Novosti quoted an emergency official in the adjacent region of Tyumen, west of Omsk, as saying colored snow had fallen there as well.
Many other strange things that are not mentioned here have fallen from the sky. Among them we find frogs, fishes, several various animals, meat, money and much more.
Dangerous Clouds At The Edge Of Space Are Spreading
These mysterious, electric glowing clouds are beautiful to watch, but scientists believe they could be dangerous to our planet.
They were previously only seen over almost exclusively in Earth's polar regions, but they are now also visible in the skies over the United States
and Europe and else where. There is no doubt any more. The clouds at the edge of space are spreading.
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Who Installed "This Object" At The Bottom Of The Ocean?
Our oceans are full of secrets, and this is one of them.
Deep beneath the waters we find ruins of ancient lost civilizations, wreckage of old ships and planes, and sometimes we come across very strange, unidentified objects.
Looking at this odd construction, one has to ask - Who installed this object at the bottom of the ocean?
Fantastic Images Of Man-Made Clouds
A Result Of ATREX Mission
Early in the morning on March 27, 2012, NASA launched 5 small rockets from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Each rocket released a chemical tracer that created milky, white clouds at the edge of space. Some of these man- made clouds were truly amazing!
These rockets were part of the anomalous transport rocket experiment or ATREX mission, which is studying high altitude winds.
The launches and the spectacular clouds were reported to be seen from as far south as Wilmington, N.C.; west to Charlestown, W. Va.; and north to Buffalo, N.Y
New Evidence Links Earth's Extreme Weather To Human-Caused Global Warming
The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
From the many single events a pattern emerges. At least for extreme rainfall and heat waves the link with human-caused global warming is clear...
Mysteries Of The Universe Revealed In Stunning 3-D Videos Of SLAC
The mysteries of the universe - from the first stars and supernovas to galaxy clusters and dark matter - are being revealed in stunningly
beautiful full-color, high-definition 3-D videos played on a huge screen in an intimate theater on the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory campus.
"Sacred" 1.7 Million Volt Light Of The Gods
Today, his cool experiment enables Zeus-like miracles!
For the ancient Greeks, the occurrence of lightning mean that Zeus, lord of heaven,
was often very angry and upset. God used to throw jagged, terrifying bolts of lightning, like spears of fire. This was for the ancients, a "sacred light".
In his lab near Chicago, Illinois, a retired electrical engineer, Bert Hickman, uses a particle accelerator acrylic plastic to "grab and keep the wrath of Zeus"...
Unusual Pulsar Or Alien Signals?
The pulse timing of this object is considered unusual.
What kind of phenomenon is related to this object?
It is the first time this kind of phenomenon has been observed by astronomers.
The "Cloaked" Star Was Difficult To Find
An object obscured by dust, and buried in a two-star system enshrouded by dense gas, is not easy to find.
A "cloaked" star was discovered after it ate a little of its neighbor. The meal must have given the star a bit of indigestion, because it
"burped" with a blast of high-energy radiation, which gave it away.
Sagittarius B2(N) Cloud - Precursor To Life In The Universe
A few years ago, astronomers directed their telescopes toward the galactic center and the dust cloud Sagittarius B2, located less than 400 light years from the galactic center and some 25,000 light-years from Earth.
"Clouds like this one are the raw material for new stars and planets. We know that complex chemistry builds prebiotic molecules in such
clouds long before the stars and planets are formed...."
Radio Emission From Ultracool Dwarf Detected By Arecibo Telescope
The Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico has discovered sporadic bursts of polarized radio emission from the T6.5 brown J1047+21.
Because Arecibo is a single, fixed-dish telescope, it has a restricted practical sensitivity to weak, quiescent emission from radio sources...
Spectacular "UFO Cloud" Appears Over Russia
It's huge! It's glowing and it is an amazing sight!
A spectacular UFO-like cloud was captured on film in Russia in February this year.
This cloud is different than many other UFO clouds, mainly due to its glow and colors.
The video shows its bright, changing colors and movement. It is really astonishing.
First Evidence - Bizarre Superfluid Matter Found At Neutron Star Core
Many mysteries regarding neutron stars have to be solved and one of such mysteries has just been revealed, the first direct evidence for
this bizarre state of matter in the core of a neutron star.
Neutron stars contain the densest known matter that is directly observable. One teaspoon of neutron star material weighs six billion tons.
Amazing Giant Underground City Created By Ants Discovered
It took scientists weeks to uncover the secret megapolis created by these super-organisms.
Ants have inhabited our planet for millions of years, and yet no living creature seems more alien to us, but now we are slowly beginning to understand their complex nature.
These incredible images, reveal something that at first look appears to have been constructed by an architect.
Near-Miss Asteroid 2012 DA14 Returns Next Year
This time, the asteroid is going to miss our planet, but it comes back next year.
When it whizzes past Earth in 2013, a newly discovered asteroid is going to miss our planet – but not by much.
The 50 m space rock is expected to come closer than many satellites, highlighting the growing need to keep watch on hazards from above.
Mysterious Jelly-Like Blue Spheres
That Fell From The Sky Are Not Of Meteorological Origin
Residents in United Kingdom were baffled when they suddenly saw strange jelly-like blue spheres falling from they sky.
Steve Hornsby, a former aircraft engineer from Bournemouth found these strange spheres in his garden, last Thursday.
"The sky went a really dark yellow colour."
"As I walked outside to go to the garage there was an instant hail storm for a few seconds and I thought, 'what's that in the grass'?"