Antarctic Secrets: Operation Highjump

In the aftermath of World War II, an expedition was launched by the U.S. Navy that was directed towards Antarctica. Event though the mission itself and the units involved were not secret, the operation has since become embroiled in numerous conspiracy theories involving Nazis, UFOs and Antarctica. That mission was Operation Highjump. The stated goals […]

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The Russian Woodpecker

As covered in a previous article about number stations, there are an untold number of oddities to be encountered over the airwaves. Sometimes it can be a nonsensical combination of numbers and names like the station UVB-76, or a continuous broadcast of strange noise like the Backwards Music Station. One station, known by several names […]

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The Arcade Game Polybius

Everyone remembers certain classic video games that got their start in arcades, such as Pac-Man, Asteroids, Pong, or Galaxian. Some of these games are remembered for their uniqueness, some are remembered for their simplicity, and some are remembered for being the first of a particular genre. In recent years though, rumors have begun circulating around […]

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