Sightings of strange objects in the sky have been reported since the beginning of time, and have been attributed to anything from angels to aliens to secret aircraft. There was a time however during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s when a wave of strange sightings swept the United States. These weren’t sightings of aliens […]Read more "Mystery Airship Sightings"
The end of the Cold War brought to many an end to the fears that a nuclear war could erupt at any moment between the United States and the Soviet Union. And while that fear has by and large subsided, there is a relic of the Cold War that could have enacted a nuclear exchange […]Read more "Mertvaya Ruka: Dead Hand"
J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings series and the setting of Middle-Earth helped create the modern fantasy genre as it is known today, with an in-depth history, numerous races with their own languages and colorful characters. But aside from Tolkien’s more well-known works such as The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The […]Read more "The Blue Wizards of Middle-Earth"
With the cancellation of the U.S.’s Space Shuttle program, NASA has had to resort to sending astronauts and supplies into space about Russian Soyuz rockets. What most do not know is that the U.S. Air Force is currently testing another reusable rocket design, codenamed the X-37B. The project began in 1998 as the X-40, or […]Read more "The Classified X-37B"
The most recent film in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens was mostly met with an overwhelmingly positive response considering the amount of buildup and skepticism regarding the film’s story. For most Star Wars fans, The Force Awakens (or an “Episode VII” in general) was a film that was eagerly […]Read more "The Expanded Universe in The Force Awakens"
The Space Race was a huge aspect of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although the U.S. eventually became the first to land a human being on the Moon, the Soviets had been in the lead for much of the Space Race in areas such as the first artificial […]Read more "The Soviet Union’s Lost Cosmonauts"
World of Warcraft, an extremely popular massively multiplayer online (MMO) game set in an ancient fantasy setting, was started in 2004 and has since continued to garner a huge following. On September 13, 2005, WoW introduced a new boss for players to battle named Hakkar the Soulflayer as part of the larger raid Zul’Gurub. It […]Read more "Digital Disease: The Corrupted Blood Plague"