Tall Tales

Toddler releases album of music she made in the womb

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A mother-to-be holding her stomach

A toddler is releasing the world’s first album made from sounds recorded inside the womb. Vibrations made by Luca Yupanqui while she was in her mum Elizabeth Hart’s womb were recorded by electrodes and then transformed into music using synthesisers. The ten-track album, Sounds of the Unborn, will be released on the label Sacred Bones.

Couples marry while riding elephants

Dozens of couples in Thailand got married while riding elephants on Valentine’s Day at a botanical garden in a province east of Bangkok. Reuters reports that dancers and a band led the procession of elephants and couples. A local official, also astride an elephant, oversaw the signing of the marriage licence.

Pentagon ‘has UFO metals’

The Pentagon holds and tests wreckage from UFO crashes, an author has claimed. Following a freedom of information request, Anthony Bragalia said: “The Pentagon has admitted to holding and testing anomalous debris from UFOs.” He adds that officials have “been able to learn some things… which will change our lives forever”.

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