Sunday, March 31, 2013
India's first zombie movie: 'Go-Goa-Gone'
I'm rather surprised India hasn't already produced twenty zombie movies (I'm actually surprised they didn't do it last year
) but these guys
think they're the first. Check out the trailer below. It kind of looks like Harold and Kumar Meet the Zombies and I'm not saying that in a bad way. I would probably watch a zombie movie with Harold and Kumar.
We'll see if they can, ahem, curry favor with international audiences.
Suspects identified in 2012 gold heist in Siskiyou County
Early one morning in February 2012, thieves crept into the Siskiyou County Courthouse, made off with more than $1.25 million in gold and other items from the lobby's display case and disappeared.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Study: Archeologists find remains of human-Neanderthal hybrid
The finding comes from northern Italy, where some 40,000 years ago scientists believe Neanderthals and humans lived near each other, but developed separate and distinctly different cultures.
Mysterious animal mauling puzzles Palm Springs BMW owner
When a neighbor told Flood he’d spotted two animals, “bigger than coyotes,” tearing through the neighborhood in the wee hours the night before, he decided it was time to call the police and report the odd event.
Mysterious African Fairies Might Be Termites
For decades, people have been mystified by thousands of bare, circular soil patches that dot arid western African landscapes with inexplicable geometric precision.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Pompeii exhibition at the British Museum captures the day the sky fell in on Sin City
Yes, the Daily Mail sucks but the pics are pretty good.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Roy Chapman Andrews: A Real Life Indiana Jones
Though his adventures didn’t involve faces melting or hearts being torn out, they were still perilous and often produced artifacts of great significance.
Cool Audio: Harry Houdini talks about the "water torture" escape
Recorded in 1914. Neat stuff.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Reincarnated Kids Needed For Reality Show
A Los Angeles production company is currently holding a nationwide casting call for children who claim to have, or have had, past life memories for a new reality series, "Ghost Inside My Child," scheduled to air on the Bio Channel later this year.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
600 year old coin found proves China was trading with East Africa BEFORE Europeans arrived
Researchers say the copper coin, which has a square hole in the center so it could be worn on a belt, proves trade existed between China and eastern Africa decades before European explorers set sail.
Creepy Crater Lake: Legends, Lost Gold, and a History of Mystery
Strange things are afoot at Crater Lake.
11 Crazy Bigfoot Conspiracy Theories
Is Bigfoot really a giant ground sloth? An alien? A caveman?
Bigfoot believer shares hairs: 'I wouldn't give it up for anything'
Her sasquatch keepsake comes from her parents. Klopp said her parents were driving along in the 1960s, towing a small trailer, when they swerved off the road to avoid hitting what they believed was a man.
Dreams of the Sonora Aero Club
The amazing story of Charles August Albert Dellschau and the Sonora Aero Club.
Also: Charles A. A. Dellschau Dreams of Flying: The Amazing Story of an Airship Club That Might Never Have Existed.
Fishing for Mermaids with Ivan.
Good read. The comments, too.
4 places of legend in Utah
The Bear Lake Monster. Whales living in the Great Salt Lake. A neighborhood of hobbits in Sugar House.
Unexplained boom baffles experts, residents
The mystery of the “loud boom” heard in parts of the region over the weekend may go unsolved as efforts to find the source of the boom proved a bust Monday.
New film revives Soviet hikers' death mystery
The film, "The Dyatlov Pass Incident", loosely retells the true story from 1959 when nine students went on an expedition to a peak in the northern Urals known as the Mountain of the Dead - never to return.
Boston art heist: FBI says it has solved mystery of $500m theft
The FBI says it has solved the decades-old mystery of who stole $500m (£330m) worth of art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, but it is withholding the identities of the thieves, adding a further twist to the largest property heist in US history.
Mystery masterpiece revealed as Rembrandt self-portrait
A mystery portrait donated to a British heritage charity as part of a mixed lot of paintings has been identified as a work by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn -- worth more than $30 million.
A strong contender for the strangest book ever written about chemistry is Occult chemistry by Annie Besant and Charles Leadbeater published in 1909. It offers an element-by-element account of the form and structure of atoms, with astonishingly rich substructure and detail – some like ornate frozen splashes, others resembling the rose windows of Gothic cathedrals.
Watch: James Franco Directs Kenneth Anger As Occult Priest In Music Video, Delivers "No Talking" PSA For Alamo Drafthouse
Directed by Franco as well, the six-minute clip for "Love in the Old Days (Tim James 1999 Remix)," aims for atmosphere and mystery, but most significantly, it features experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger as a theremin-playing occult priest.
Chinese bowl bought for just $3 sells for $2.2 million at auction
The sellers were a New York family who had purchased the bowl in 2007 at a garage sale for a mere $3, according to reports.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Ancient Egyptian text describes a shape-shifting Jesus
"Then the Jews said to Judas: How shall we arrest him (Jesus), for he does not have a single shape but his appearance changes. Sometimes he is ruddy, sometimes he is white, sometimes he is red, sometimes he is wheat coloured, sometimes he is pallid like ascetics, sometimes he is a youth, sometimes an old man ..."
Jesus the Magicians!
Sunday, March 10, 2013
It's like that scene in Jaws, but with a cow
"The stomach of a cow recently killed in Kentucky contained a brass ring, a lot of hair pins, hooks and eyes, pieces of steel hoops, and a high-heeled shoe. "Old Brindle" had probably swallowed the milk maid."
- The Weekly Arizonian, June 30 1859.
Saturday, March 09, 2013
Does Bee Venom Kills HIV?