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"
The Vietnam War is particularly notable for how, despite the long time that has passed since the war’s end, there are some legends from the war that persists today. There is the controversy regarding Robert Garwood, there were the legends regarding Soviet advisors and “white Viet Cong,” the effects of Agent Orange, etc. One legend, […]Read more "Did the Legendary Colonel Tomb Actually Exist?"
While it is not uncommon to find certain texts written in dead or obscure languages that are not used or spoken anymore, eventually researchers are able to translate or decipher it. One such text, known as the Voynich Manuscript, is written in a strange, unknown language. However, despite being discovered roughly one hundred years ago, […]Read more "The Indecipherable Voynich Manuscript"