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The Little Ice Age and The Year Without Summer

September 25th, 2013 § in Science

The Little Ice Age was a period of time when the climate cooled down considerably in many parts of the world, especially around the North Atlantic. There is some disagreement as to when exactly the Little Ice Age started, but most records indicate that the North Atlantic began co[...]

What is a Mega-Tsunami

September 21st, 2013 § in Paranormal

A mega-tsunami is a frightening concept. Unfortunately, it is a real possibility, and a has even occurred a few times within the past 200,000 years. They could also happen again in the future, and some experts even believe we’re currently sitting on a time-bomb.  A mega-tsunam[...]

Was the Titanic Tragedy Foretold

August 10th, 2013 § in Unexplained

Perhaps one of the strangest cases of foreshadowing the world has ever known was a novel written in 1898 by Morgan Robertson about a ship called Titan that crashes into an iceberg. And, of course, in 1912, the RMS Titanic crashed into an iceberg as well. Although the novel was wr[...]

Mary Celeste – A Cursed Ship with a Disappearing Crew

August 8th, 2013 § in Unexplained

One of the most famous ghost ships of all time is the Mary Celeste. This ship always seemed to have experienced bad luck, no matter where she went or who her passengers were. Even when the ship was known as the Amazon, after she was launched in 1860, she was involved in many acci[...]

The Amityville Horror

July 21st, 2013 § in Paranormal

Whether or not the stories of the Amityville Horror are true, they have still been placed in the American mind to terrify the nation Each year, throngs of visitors emerge upon Long Island in New York to see for themselves any evidence of the Amityville horror that began in 1974. [...]

Lincoln’s Phantom Ghost Train

July 12th, 2013 § in Ghosts

Is There a ghost Train That Still Haunts the Tracks From DC to Illinois? We often hear about haunted ships and houses, but what about trains?  Trains have been around for a long time now, and many people have always found them to be fascinating.  They are often associated with [...]

Flying taxi vision for commuters

June 24th, 2012 § in Science

Commuters could soon be taking flying taxis to work instead of waiting in line for a street cab, experts suggest. British developers Avcen say Jetpods would enable quick, quiet and cheap travel to and from major cities. The futuristic machines will undergo proof-of-concept flight[...]

Giant Rats The Size Of Cats?

June 23rd, 2012 § in Bizarre

Are there really giant rats the size of cats living in some parts of the United States?  Yes, it is true.  In fact, some of these giant rats are actually the size of small dogs.  The monster rat in the picture at the top of this article was killed by a maintenance worker at a [...]

Mystery Tiles Found Around Cleveland

May 1st, 2012 § in History

mystery Tiles Found Around Cleveland: mystery “tiles” with a strange message are being noticed all over the world, including two embedded into the streets of Cleveland. The Cleveland tiles are located in the street at West 3rd and Prospect and at East 12th and Euclid.[...]

William Fischer – A man murders his son

November 11th, 2011 § in Mystery

In 1986, 21-year old Nancy Hyer and 19-year old Billy Fischer met by chance in South Hampton, New York. Their friendship began when Nancy became hopelessly lost on a train and was on the verge of tears. Billy stepped forward and offered to help, escorting Nancy home to Hicksville[...]