If you check out here:
Now hovering over the link without clicking shows the destination address to be the one strqange one shown above.
There really isn't anything in the htaccess file.
# php -- BEGIN cPanel-generated handler, do not edit
# Set the “ea-php73” package as the default “PHP” programming language.
AddHandler application/x-httpd-ea-php73 .php .php7 .phtml
# php -- END cPanel-generated handler, do not edit