According to the weather folks, it's likely to rain today. It's probably not going to rain the way it (allegedly) did on one Brit, who watched a mix of hail and strange blue… stuff land in his back yard. The BBC reports on Steve Hornsby, a Dorset resident who got a little extra in a rainstorm. My mind immediately thought of the old tale of airplane toilet waste, but apparently it has no smell. Could they be hydroponic beads? The actions of an attention seeker? As the BBC report posits, marine invertebrate eggs carried on the feet of birds? Or the first stage of an... insert-dramatic-chord-here... alien invasion? [BBC via Geekosystem]
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