Posts Tagged ‘New Jersey’

Examining Cryptozoology

September 6th, 2013 § in Legends

Cryptozoology is a subject that has always fascinated humankind. From the old days of mystical beasts to modern bigfoot sightings, we have always been seeking answers as to what these creatures might be. Cryptozoology, of course, is the “study of hidden animals.” While there [...]

Anthrax Murder

August 8th, 2011 § in Murders

Five are dead after exposure to anthrax. On Tuesday, October 16, 2001, Norma Wallace reported for work at the postal office in Trenton, New Jersey.  Norma wasn’t feeling well and thought it was a mild case of the flu.  But as the day wore on, she became increasingly ill.   [...]

Ken Palmer

August 1st, 2011 § in Bizarre

A man comes face to face with his exact double and believes they may be related. In December of 1943, Ken Palmer was a newly commissioned second lieutenant in the Army Air Corp, on his way to Wisconsin.  During a momentary stop to change trains in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ken had the m[...]

Where the legendary treasure of Dutch Schultz buried in ?

July 31st, 2011 § in Legends

Dutch Schultz was an infamous crime boss in New York’s underworld.  While on his deathbed in 1935, Schultz rambled incoherently about a $7 million dollar fortune he had buried in upstate New York.  Today, Dutch Schultz’s treasure is said to be worth more than $50 million do[...]

Edgar Cayce

July 31st, 2011 § in Legends

The methods of Edgar Cayce are still used to cure untreatable illnesses. In 1986, 27-year-old Cathy Comora visited her ophthalmologist after having some minor vision problems.  She was horrified when her doctor told her she had optic neuritis, a severe inflammation of the optic [...]

Did boxer Sonny Liston die of a drug overdose?

July 28th, 2011 § in Legends

Did boxer Sonny Liston die of a drug overdose or was he murdered for refusing to throw a fight? On September 25th, 1962, heavyweight boxing titleholder Floyd Patterson battled a 30-year old former convict named Charles “Sonny” Liston for the world championship. In two minutes[...]