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Mysteries of Cannibalism

September 27th, 2013 § in Bizarre

The beginnings of cannibalism is shrouded in the mists of time and more than likely we will never find out it’s origins nor understand why some species, including humans, eat their own kind. Many anthropologists speculate that cannibalism began in the very earliest beginnin[...]

El Dorado, Manoa, Did a Legendary City of Gold Ever Exist

August 30th, 2013 § in Legends

According to legend and popular belief of sixteenth century Europeans, there is a hidden city in South America that was filled with an unimaginable amount of treasure. The journey was often perilous for those brave, gold seeking explorers, and sometimes even deadly.  A famous au[...]

Piri Rei map

August 20th, 2013 § in Mystery

Sometime around 1470 A.D., a boy was born who followed in the role of his uncle by becoming a man of the sea. His name was Piri Reis. Although the exact location of his birth is unknown, it was somewhere within the Ottoman Empire. His uncle, Kamal Reis, began as a pirate, but aft[...]

Some believe Butch Cassidy didn’t die in South America

July 28th, 2011 § in History

Some believe Butch Cassidy didn’t die in South America, but came back to the US with a new identity. The names Robert LeRoy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh don’t often ring a bell. That’s because they’re better known as the legendary outlaws from the late 1800s, Butch [...]