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Monster Mission to Rebrand Loch Ness

May 19th, 2012 § in Legends, Mystery

A New campaign is being launched to catapult Loch Ness into the ranks of the world’s top holiday destinations. Not content with the international appeal of Nessie, a rebranding project was unveiled yesterday by the Loch Ness Partnership Marketing Group.[...]

Late Neanderthals ‘More Like Us’

May 15th, 2012 § in Legends

Neanderthals were shedding their sturdy physique and evolving in the direction of modern humans just before they disappeared from the fossil record. Newly identified remains from Vindija in Croatia, which date to between 42,000 and 28,000 years ago, are more delicate than “[...]

Dinosaur Footprints in Gobi Solve Mysteries

May 14th, 2012 § in Legends

Since 1948, the barren Nemegt area of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert has been a fossil hunter’s nirvana. Bones from thousands of dinosaurs and other creatures that roamed the shores of an ancient river 83 million to 65 million years ago have been dug up. But in 2001 Canadian [...]

JFK Conspiracy Theories Still Abound

May 12th, 2012 § in Legends, Murders

Forty years after his death, nowhere is the memory of John F. Kennedy more alive than in the ongoing drama over who killed him and why. A 1998 CBS News poll showed that 75 percent of Americans believe there was a conspiracy to kill JFK; only 10 percent believe Lee Harvey Oswald a[...]

Legend of Bell Witch Remains Alive

May 9th, 2012 § in Legends

John Bell didn抰 tell anyone in 1817 when he first spotted strange-looking animals in his cornfield that mysteriously vanished when he tried to shoot them. Then came the rapping, gnawing and scratching sounds in the night, and complaints from his children that an unseen hand was[...]

Man Survives 18-Inch Drill Bit Through Head

April 29th, 2012 § in Legends

Man Survives 18-Inch Drill Bit Through Head: Truckee resident Ron Hunt, who has been dubbed “Miracle Man” by friends, survived being impaled through the eye with an 18-inch long, 1 1/2-inch diameter chip auger drill bit. While using a drill above his head on Aug. 15, [...]

Iceman Died In Pain, But Not Alone

April 20th, 2012 § in Legends

Iceman Died In Pain, But Not Alone: It was a bleak few days for Otzi the iceman. During a routine hunting trip, he and his companion were caught in a territorial skirmish on a high alpine pass. Both were injured and Otzi was soon to die a painful death, lying knife in hand in the[...]

BBC ‘Proves’ Nessie Does Not Exist

April 18th, 2012 § in Legends

BBC ‘Proves’ Nessie Does Not Exist A BBC team says it has shown there is no such thing as the Loch Ness monster. Using 600 separate sonar beams and satellite navigation technology to ensure that none of the loch was missed, the team surveyed the waters said to hide Sc[...]

The Last Words Of Steve Jobs

April 14th, 2012 § in Legends

The Last Words Of Steve Jobs. The world was absolutely stunned when the co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, died at the age of 56.  It seemed way too soon to be losing such an incredibly talented man.  During his lifetime, Steve Jobs built Apple into one of the greatest tech compa[...]

Survived Under The Rubble Of The Haiti Earthquake For 27 Days

January 13th, 2012 § in Legends

Evan Muncie – The Man Who Survived Under The Rubble Of The Haiti Earthquake For 27 Days. Can you imagine surviving for 27 days without food buried under a massive pile of rubble?  It is simply mind-boggling.  One of the greatest unsolved mysteries of this past week was ho[...]