Thursday, February 28, 2013
Man claims he saw Bigfoot on Texas river
“I’m not crazy. I don’t do drugs and I’m not a drinker,” Arceneaux said before telling his tale of seeing not one but two Bigfoot-like creatures huddled together one December morning.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
In the Footsteps of a Killer
Fifty rapes. Ten murders. Two identities. One man. From 1976 to 1986, one of the most violent serial criminals in American history terrorized communities throughout California. He was little known, never caught, and might still be out there. Now a determined investigator, a retired detective, and a group of online obsessives are on the hunt to track him down.
Want to find his hidden treasure worth millions? Head outdoors
Forrest Fenn, 82, believes too many Americans spend their free time watching TV or playing video games. He hopes the bounty he hid — a chest filled with millions of dollars in gold coins, diamonds and emeralds, among other gems — will prompt some to explore the outdoors.
Loch Morar monster Morag sightings uncovered
Alexander Carmichael, a prolific gatherer of folklore at the turn of the last century, gathered stories about her from people living near the loch.
See also: Loch Ness monster hunt continues 80 years on
Monday, February 25, 2013
The strange case of Scotland's "Dog Suicide Bridge."
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Russian Ghost Cruise Ship Mysteriously Appears After Two Months Adrift
This is the Russian cruise ship MV Lyubov Orlova. It disappeared shortly after it left Canada en route to the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean. Two months later it has reappeared as a ghost ship, completely empty, floating adrift 2,400 kilometers off the west coast of Ireland.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
How one man's lies almost destroyed the comics industry
A new investigation of Wertham's papers by University of Illinois information studies professor Carol Tilley has revealed that the psychologist fabricated, exaggerated, and selectively edited his data to bolster his argument that comics caused antisocial behavior.
This is my shocked face.
Winston Churchill's plan to fight Nazis with massive aircraft carriers made from ice
Operation Habakkuk: The plan to create a fleet of massive aircraft carriers made from ice.
Sheriff: Man Who Died In Fire May Have Spontaneously Combusted
"I’m not saying this happened. I’m just saying that we haven’t ruled it out."
Monday, February 18, 2013
Multiple ‘fireballs’ seen zooming over Miami
Authorities received numerous reports of "fireballs" zooming through the sky over Miami on Sunday night, and at least one of them was caught on tape by an amateur videographer.
Black Country crop circles prove phenomenon is no hoax, claims Australian expert
An Aussie historian believes he has buried forever the ‘cereal’ lie that crop circles are the work of hoaxers – by unearthing Black Country images of them dating back to 1945 and beyond.
Historic Syrian antiques plundered amid civil war
Ancient mosaics depicting scenes from Homer's ‘Odyssey’ have been illegally excavated at an archeological site and smuggled to Lebanon.
See also: The smuggled hard drives of Timbuktu
Egypt’s ancient treasures being lost to looters
Ancient Nubia African Kingdom on the Nile
Some cool photos.
Stuffed cat found in attic a real mummy
In an astonishing discovery, a British man found that a stuffed cat in his dusty attic which he assumed to be a bizarre antique is actually a 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy.
A Different Perspective: An Airship Photograph
Or is it?
Online Battle Over Ancient Scrolls Spawns Real-World Consequences
In his cluttered fifth-floor walk-up apartment in Greenwich Village, Mr. Golb, 53, is waiting to begin serving a six-month sentence for waging an Internet campaign against his father’s academic rivals, including sending e-mails under a rival professor’s name.
Suspect charged in mysterious slayings at remote Coast Guard station in Alaska
Authorities in Alaska have charged a suspect in the mysterious killing last year of two employees at a U.S. Coast Guard communications station in Kodiak, it was reported Friday.
Mysterious Shaking Puzzles Experts In Morristown, TN
What's shaking, Morristown?
Mystery surrounds missing World War II love letters
Of all things to steal, you'd think love letters would be low on the list.
But that's exactly what thieves took from Lloyd and Marian Michael -- the couple's sweet letters and the sleeping memories they stirred.
Sweet story with a happy ending.
Woman under police protection after her house is set alight and a mysterious gunman tries to kill her
Who wants Louise Leggatt dead?
Burma Spitfire Mystery Is Solved
Were Spitfires ever buried at Burma?
Henri IV: France divided by skull found in attic said to be king
A mummified head found in an attic, claimed to be that of the first French monarch Henri IV, continues to divide historians and researchers.
Was UFO spotted over Avalon Marshes similar to Russian meteor fireball that hit Chelyabinsk?
With interesting pic.
Mystery over world war one suitcase discovered in university cupboard
It was an intriguing but puzzling discovery: an old battered suitcase filled with memorabilia from the first world war lying at the back of a cupboard in the psychology department of a university.
‘It’s very weird’ — slime has scientists stumped
The jelly-like substance has been found at the RSPB Ham Wall Nature reserve in Somerset.
Nessie on Land: The Fordyce Case
As part of our occasional series of articles on land sightings of Nessie, we come to what may be the most unusual case of all.
The Mysterious Influence of One Human Mind
A prominent features of Chicago's esoteric involvement is it's central role in publishing Theosophical, New Thought, Spiritualism and even more standard Western esoteric works through companies like Atkinson's Advanced Thought Publishing Co., Arcane Book Concern, and Yogi Publishing Society, Sydney Flowers' Psychic Research and New Thought Publishing Company, Hack & Anderson, and de Laurence, Scott and Company. Even the great jazzman Herman Blount(Sun Ra) spent time passing out tracts of his poetry and utopian Afro-Futurist philosophy on the El (Chicago's sub-way system.)
Saturday, February 16, 2013
What do geneticists think of the Bigfoot paper?
Not too much, actually.
The people who can turn streetlights off just by walking by
A look at "Street Light Interference Syndrome."
Pouring granulated sugar on wounds 'can heal them faster than antibiotics'