Monday, May 31, 2010
Interview: Cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, part 1
Good interview with Loren Coleman.
Part Two is here.
In search of Sasquatch
Billy Willard leads Sasquatch Watch of Virgina, a group that investigates reported Bigfoot sightings in the state. "We believe we may be close to some kind of major discovery," he says.
See also: Central Illinois man on watch for Bigfoot
Saturday, May 29, 2010
Cambodian 'jungle woman' flees back to wild
Cambodia's "jungle woman", who spent 18 years living in a dense forest, has fled back to the wild after struggling to adapt to society.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
UFO Spiral in the sky seen and heard across Western Canada
Another strange sky spiral? With video.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Fugitive Colombian 'model-turned-drug lord' arrested
Colombian former model and beauty queen Angie Sanclemente, who has been on the run from the law since March, was arrested in Buenos Aires on Wednesday on charges of masterminding a drug trafficking ring, reports local media.
Mysteries of Maine
Strange stuff in the Pine Tree State.
Things that go boom in the night
There is an ongoing mystery in South Minneapolis.
See also:‘Big boom’ mystery: Source of widespread noise remains unidentified.
Original Amityville Horror house on sale for $1.15 million
The five-bedroom, Dutch Colonial-style home in Long Island, New York is on the market for $1.15 million (£796,000) and estate agents are hoping that its notoriety will spark interest among buyers.
The cursed Bulgarian cell phone number of death!
A Bulgarian cell phone number has been suspended after three owners of the unique number have died in the last ten years.
Robert Tralins wrote banned and bordello books, as well as stories that inspired 'Beyond Belief'
Awesome obituary. Seriously.
Bathe in the unearthly light of alien abductions, with UFO lamps
When the aliens finally come to sweep you up into their tentacled embrace, their dazzling lights may disorient you so much, you'll be helpless to stop them. So it's best to prepare by getting one of Jason Dietz's UFO lamps.
New Crater May Have Helped Create Antarctic Ice Sheet
An enormous impact dome has been discovered lounging idly under the Timor Sea. The approximately 50 kilometer-wide (31 mile-wide) dome is evidence that a huge asteroid collided with the Earth around 35 million years ago.
Meteorite? Piece of Icelandic volcano? Rock?
Elia Angulo was relaxing in her backyard when she says a rock shot out of the sky.
Monday, May 24, 2010
After keeping us waiting for a century, Mark Twain will finally reveal all
Exactly a century after rumours of his death turned out to be entirely accurate, one of Mark Twain's dying wishes is at last coming true: an extensive, outspoken and revelatory autobiography which he devoted the last decade of his life to writing is finally going to be published.
Lair of the Beasts: Chasing the Chupacabras
I’m sometimes asked what I think of the controversy surrounding Puerto Rico’s infamous Chupacabras. Well, having now visited the island on a number of occasions, I have come to appreciate that something weird is most certainly afoot, as you’ll now see.
Key to legendary mechanical lion found in code for Leonardo Da Vinci's robot
You wouldn't rely on him for a compatibility rating on your chances of love with a stranger and he definitely can't project holographic distress calls from Rebel princesses.
But to be fair, Leonardo Da Vinci's robot is more than 500 years old.
Israeli art detectives crack a forgery riddle
The portrait of a glum, bespectacled man was about to go on auction in Amsterdam when someone at Sotheby's noticed a problem: Israel's national museum owned precisely the same painting.
Treskilling Yellow: World's rarest stamp sells for record £1.6million
The world's most expensive stamp has been sold for what is believed to be a record sum at an auction shrouded in secrecy.
The Treskilling Yellow had been expected to fetch up to £1.7million.
Crop circle 'inspired by most beautiful formula in mathematics' appears in Wiltshire
A crop circle thought to be inspired by a formula acclaimed as the most beautiful in all mathematics has appeared on a hillside in Wiltshire.
Secret X-37B Space Plane Spotted by Amateur Skywatchers
While the U.S. Air Force is mum about the orbital whereabouts of its X-37B mini-space plane, a dedicated band of amateur skywatchers has got its cross-hairs on the spacecraft.
Thor's Hammer was discovered in 1964...in Quebec
In 1964, archaeologist Thomas E. Lee discovered a 10.8-foot tall, 4,000 pound stone cross on the Arnaud River in far northern Quebec.
Bald Beast of KI: It’s A Mink
Cryptomundo takes a look.
Remarkable Creatures - Tracking the Ancestry of Corn Back 9,000 Years
Corn is much more than great summer picnic food, however. Civilization owes much to this plant, and to the early people who first cultivated it.
2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck Creates Deep Sea Mystery : Discovery News
Although the 2,000-year-old shipwreck under the Gran Sasso mountain in central Italy may be a godsend for nuclear physicists, the “Ship of the Thousand Ingots” has been one big mystery for archaeologists.
Martin Gardner, Puzzler and Polymath, Dies at 95
Martin Gardner, who teased brains with math puzzles in Scientific American for a quarter-century and who indulged his own restless curiosity by writing more than 70 books on topics as diverse as magic, philosophy and the nuances of Alice in Wonderland, died Saturday in Norman, Okla.
Saturday, May 22, 2010
The Spear of Longinus: The Dark Past of The Double Edged Sword
The spear is reputed to be the one that pierced Christ’s side as He hung upon the cross.
Bizarre 'monster' seen decades ago: locals
The mystery surrounding the discovery of a bizarre animal corpse in Canada has taken a new turn, with locals claiming they saw the creature alive generations ago.
See also: ‘The ugly one’ monster mystery
Friday, May 21, 2010
Library of Congress holds conference on origins of portolan charts
Where and how did medieval mapmakers, apparently armed with no more than a compass, an hourglass and sets of sailing directions, develop stunningly accurate maps of southern Europe, the Black Sea and North African coastlines, as if they were looking down from a satellite, when no one had been higher than a treetop?
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Girl, 15, tells of terror after being stalked through forest by a big cat she claims was a panther