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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Mystery surrounds Hong Kong acid attacker 

Expert vows to get Sheppey big cat on film 

Rumors abound that new Leonardo da Vinci painting has been found in Boston 

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The Second Annual Fortean Tinged Links Of 2009 
The Heavy Stuff has it.

Sharks, Zombies, Weird Clouds: The Most Popular Stories of 2009 

The Thing With A Thousand Young Is Not Amused 

The Best Mystery/Crime Fiction of 2009 

Interview with Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Fortean Investigator 

Sylvanic Bigfoot, What’s The Story? 

Hypnotist tries for world record via Twitter and Facebook 

White magic: The Woman in White has kept us in suspense for 150 years 

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Collar Tech Tracks Wolf’s North Pole Treks 
Very cool. Via Fark.

Egypt Alleges Germany Stole Nefertiti Bust, Demands Return 

Death and Time Traveling 

Tomb of ancient Chinese ruler found 

Mystery solved by Dream 

Psychic predicts assassination of Obama in 2010 

Monday, December 28, 2009

What Happened to the Hominids Who Were Smarter Than Us? 

North York Moors blaze uncovers mystery monument near Goathland 

Crazy Like A Fox 

Sherlock Holmes' Martial Art Comes To Pacific Northwest 

1909 hoax concocted by teen girl 

Subterranean secrets of our lost giants 

When Fear Makes Us Superhuman 

JFK photo hoax! Naked ladies on yacht from Playboy, not Camelot 
TMZ gets punked.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

New Year's Eve gunfire has roots in witchcraft tradition 

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Show us your tentacles: A Lovecraft art meme 
Freaking cool. Check it out.

The 6 Stupidest Things Ever Done With Historic Treasures 

Teens discover new species of cockroach in New York City 

An enduring mystery 

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Kiki's Cauldron 
I added Kiki's Cauldron to the links.

Historian Says New Smyrna Is State's Oldest City 

Chesterfield’s war on fortune-tellers 

Wrestlers try to instill Mexican tradition 
Lucha Libre lands in Denver.

Mystery cat spotted near OC could be a cougar 

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Tacoma’s Electric Sea Monster 

The Not-So-Lost Ark of the Covenant: Hymns to an Ethiopian Religious Tradition 

The Top 10 Cryptozoology Stories of 2009 
Cryptomundo counts them down.

Ancient worship site unveiled 

San Diego Booms: Earthquake or Skyquake? 

How the ninja myth mutated 

Cryptic signatures that ‘prove Shakespeare was a secret Catholic’ 

Caravaggio's remains are retrieved by scientists 

Ten celebrities who died penniless 

Monday, December 21, 2009

Tai Chi: Improving Balance with Ancient... 

Treasure or trash, found footage fun 

25 Days of Weird Christmas: Christmas Werewolves 

Top Ten Archaeology News Stories of the Decade 

Lost yacht mystery continues 30 years on 

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Fake flies in urinals reduce "spillage" from men 

Arkansas City tries to solve mystery of booming sounds 

Skeleton of infant wrapped in 1935 newspaper found in house - Local & National, News - 

Mistletoe in the wild used to be a plant of mystery as well as love 

Rosa Luxembourg murder case reopened 

Baby born without a brain lives for first birthday 

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Oregon L.O.W.F.I 
I added the Oregon League of Western Fortean Intermediatists to the links.

Memory's secrets still elude scientists 

Ghosts, masturbation and weird findings 

Needles successfully extracted from boy in Brazil 

Friday, December 18, 2009

Carrots really do improve your eyesight. Wolf eyeballs, not so much 

Egypt lifts huge 'Cleopatra temple' block from sea 

£2.9m Michelangelo figure a fake? 

Stephen King: My Top 10 Books of 2009 
Warning: Slideshow.

Mysterious light, caught on camera? 


Human-like fossil find is breakthrough of the year 

Boy impaled with needles during rite - police 

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Atlantis in the Caribbean? It’s not the first time 

Shaolin temple of kung-fu monks to sell shares in China 

Paul Naschy, 75, Spain’s High Priest of Horror Movies, Dies 

A Ghostly Trace of the Jewish Occult 

Hellfire holidays 
Secrets of the Great British Sex Clubs.

Not for the prudish, perhaps, but absolutely fascinating. If you're interested dig around Slate and read his other articles. Neat stuff.

Bible Studies 

Making magickal teas 

Novelist Agatha Christie suffered from Alzheimer's 

What lies beneath: Nazi wreck off Fujairah 

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Oral Roberts: Faith Healer 

Previously undiscovered ancient city found on Caribbean sea floor 

Ancient herbal mint remedy is effective, safe pain reliever, new study finds 

100 swords suggest legends 

How the Nazis stole Christmas 

Black magic fears as boy, 2, is hospitalised with 50 sewing needles inside his body 

Polanski and Kubrick: Two occult tales 

Mystery deepens around poet Lorca's bones 

Jesus-era leper sheds light on Turin shroud mystery 

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Grinning Man 

Did soup kill ill-fated Franklin crew? 

Scientists Investigate Cause of 'Singing Dunes' 

Octopus snatches coconut and runs 
With awesome video.

Lost Giants: Did Mammoths Vanish Before, During and After Humans Arrived? 
This is getting confusing.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Move over Elvis: History hopping with jackalope sightings 

Why We're Fascinated by the Paranormal, Masonic Myths and Secret Societies 

An Important Announcemant 
After almost six years of running this blog I have decided to stretch my leathery wings a bit and start writing for the Examiner as the Kansas City Strange & Mysterious Facts Examiner. I'll be covering the same topics you see here but I'll be writing more content and digging a little deeper.

I have no plans to end the Professor Hex blog so you'll still find the cream of the weird here almost daily. I do hope you'll find your way over to the Examiner to read my stuff there as well. I'll post links when I have new articles up.

And don't forget to become a fan of the Professor on Facebook. And if you do become a fan please recommend me to your friends.

The Professor is now also on Twitter though I confess I have no idea what I'm doing over there. I need to take a tutorial.

I also updated Haunted Hex this morning with a passel of new and spooky stories.

And lastly, when it's time to do your holiday shopping please enter Amazon through the widget on the left side of this blog as they are kind enough to provide me with a small kickback. Every little bit helps.

Thanks for your continued readership,


Professor Hex

Pie eating competitors to be drug tested 

Demons Chase Woman From Her Home 

Kansas scientists probe mysterious possible comet strikes on Earth 

‘Octopus murders' suspect extradited, now in county jail 

Full moon brings out inner 'werewolf': study 

High country trap for mystery black panther 

Shedding some light on the Night Stalker 

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Marijuana might cause new cell growth in the brain 

Friday, December 11, 2009

Did Bigfoot take a big trip east? 

Crime scene investigations: fact vs. fiction 

Seeing his Oak Island dream slide away 

Crypt searched for Caravaggio's bones 

Giant squids washing up on Oregon Coast 

The Search for the Spider Pool 

Sky Serpents 

Extreme diver Norbert Wu's journey into the Antarctic underworld 

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Letters of Note: We have a message from another world 

A 19th-Century Mathematician Finally Proves Himself 

Colorado cow mutilations baffle ranchers, cops, UFO believer 

Ancient Mediterranean flood mystery solved 

Scotland's oldest book on display 

Bigfoot's Museum: Loren Coleman on his new cabinet of cryptozoology curiosities 
Excellent interview.

Ship lost on Lake Erie 100 years ago remains a mystery 

The pheromone phenomenon 
It's phreaky.

Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia: The ruins of an ancient city in Cambodia's former empire 

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Mystery as spiral blue light display hovers above Norway 

'A lot of unanswered questions' around Essex animal deaths 

Rosslyn Chapel: Occult Secrets and Esoteric Treasures Revealed 
Book review.

Mechanism for placebo effect discovered 

A new step forward for robots 

The Not-So-Mystifing Mystery of Northwest 188 

On the trail of the cinematic Sherlock Holmes 

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Mountain lion shot in Bismarck, North Dakota: Exclusive Pictures! 
Below are exclusive pictures of a mountain lion shot in Bismarck, North Dakota on November 27, sent to the Professor by Hex Correspondent Ian. Mountain lion sightings in North Dakota have increased significantly in the last 20 years and will probably continue to do so. Local opinion on the matter can be found here.

And check out this excellent video of a big cat that was taken yesterday morning in Minneapolis. Looks like Nebraska has a healthy population as well.

Mountain Lion1

Mountain Lion2

Mountain Lion3

That's a big cat. Thanks, Ian.

Beware the Stick Man! 

Thousands flock to the North Shore to see the huge surf 

Sharks in the Thames? 
Cor blimey!

The secrets of Tutankhamun's decaying tomb 

Piranha Problem Florida?

'I'm dead serious': San Antonio couple calls 911 after 'Bigfoot' sighting 

Vampires Beware: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Owns the World’s Largest Collection of Authentic Vampire Killing Kits 
Cool! With pics. Via io9

Xmas lights are electrifying 

25 Oddest Objects Ever Eaten (by Humans) 

Monday, December 07, 2009

The Aurora phantom airship crash in context 

Controversial Signs of Mass Cannibalism 

Police force 'consulted warlock over horse plaiting' 

Psychic Photography 

Legends of Gold 

Mystery of ancient tunnel under hotel 

Angels, devils and Bigfoot 

Sunday, December 06, 2009

The Second Annual Top 10 Anomalous, Dubious, Hoax, Events And Links Of 2009 
The Heavy Stuff weighs in.

What Drugs Are Our Astronauts On? 

Bust at French Museum May Show a Lifelike Caesar 
Or it may not. Hat tip to Rachel.

Saturday, December 05, 2009

The REAL king of the jungle 

Italian man sells voodoo dolls of Berlusconi 

Friday, December 04, 2009

Amanda Knox Verdict: Guilty 

Naming the Exoplanets 

Amanda Knox Trial Update 

Who is the Ghost Man? 

Finding the First Horse Whisperers 

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Egypt’s Cave Underworld Under Investigation 

Mystery surrounds poisoning of doctor who exposed torture 

Blue Whale Song Mystery Baffles Scientists 

Tesla coil enthusiasts: Danger and drama part of allure 

Dissection Begins on Famous Brain 

Mystery still shrouds Peking Man 80 years after discovery 

Old Leather Man takes on new life; Learn about the 19th century vagabond 


Ground-Breaking Science: Very Old Papers Are Both Awesome and Hilarious 

Unsolved disappearance of two girls detailed in new book 

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Kansas City 
I added some links for my Kansas City peeps, wherever they may be.

Tony's Kansas City keeps up on all things KC and still manages to throw in pictures of girls in bikinis.

Vintage Kansas City has cool stories from KC's illustrious and not-so-illustrious past. Neat stuff.

Check 'em out. Even if you're not from Cowtown.

Peru's Murderous Fat-Stealing Gang: Crime or Cover-Up? 

Sotheby's Sale to Feature Rare Group Of Medieval Gargoyles 

Nasa: compelling evidence of life on Mars 

Gentlemen of Bacongo 

Valley animal whisperer helps with pets 

Timperley historian Keith unearths Manchester's secrets 

Sighted: A Secret US Aircraft in Afghanistan 

Top 10 film noir 

Sleep turns woman into a sex addict 

Mystery of how Britain became island is solved 

Ancient Chinese statues believed to be Eros: archaeologist 

Jane Austen may have died from tuberculosis 

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Studying phantom limbs and other illusions to find cures 

Polybius - the most mysterious game of all time? 

Hot air balloon sighting launches search in Miami-Dade 

Drowned cities: Myths and secrets of the deep 

Some like it pot: 'lost' home movie shows Marilyn Monroe smoking joint 

Witch Bottle 

Ancient documents reveal legacy of Timbuktu 

More on the Moolyewonk, said to be Australia's living plesiosaur 

Murder By Moose 

The Complete Fritz Lang Mabuse Box-set 

Vicar warns of satanic activity after finding sheep's head 'offering' 

Woman sees Jesus in iron 

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