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  • Small blue balls of diameter about 2-3 cms fell in the garden of a retired engineer in Bournemouth, Dorset. There are many theories about their provenance, but the Met Office have stated that they are not of cosmic origin.
    It is of course not unknown for all sorts of unexpected things falling from above. There have been reports of a rain of frogs (Remember Robert Altman's film Magnolia?). Fish as well have been known to drop from the sky.
    These blue balls are elastic and have been described as gooey, and do not melt or disintegrate. Might they be eggs laid by birds caught in a storm, terror providing the catalyst?
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