In Siberia, Russia, there is a lake that has become known worldwide both for its immense size and its impact on the local culture. Lake Baikal as it is known, is hugely important for scientists because of its wildlife and climate, but like other important areas has its share of strange and paranormal history. There […]Read more "Mysteries of Lake Baikal"
If there is one universal symbol that many associate with Halloween, it would have to be the image of a bright, orange pumpkin with a face carved into it. People leave Jack-o-lanterns on their porches, children carry plastic versions to carry candy for trick-or-treating, and it’s even the logo for the horror film Halloween. But […]Read more "The Story of the Jack-O-Lantern"
The Vietnam War, like many other wars, is full of myths and legends regarding soldiers who fought there. The problem of deserters and defectors during the Vietnam War was one that became especially prevalent, and one that spawned the legend of Salt and Pepper. Salt and Pepper refers to a pair of soldiers that were […]Read more "Vietnam War: Salt and Pepper"
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 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"
The 1950’s saw a wave of UFO reports and alien sightings. Hollywood produced movies featuring flying saucers invading Earth, the U.S. government’s Project Blue Book was investigating UFOs, and people across America were wondering if aliens were real and being covered up, or simply a product of mass hysteria. Among so many sightings, there was […]Read more "Kentucky’s Hopkinsville Goblins"
Men in Black, or MIB, are sometimes reported by people during periods of UFO or rumored alien activity. People say the MIB could be government agents, others say they could be aliens disguised as humans. Even though no one is sure what they are, it is generally accepted that the MIB are part of a […]Read more "Indrid Cold, the Grinning Man"