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"
Even though the radio was many people’s main form of entertainment for years, it has been slowly falling to the wayside with the introduction of the television and the Internet. Today most use the radio to listen to music while others are amateur HAM radio enthusiasts, although there are still some mysterious broadcasts yet to […]Read more "The Backwards Music Station"
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?"
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 […]Read more "Antarctic Secrets: Operation Highjump"
While the Cold War reached every corner of the globe, some conflicts such as the Korean War or the Vietnam War became important parts of history and our culture while other conflicts are not really known in the West due to their obscurity. It was one of these conflicts, the Angolan Civil War, that gave […]Read more "Jonas Savimbi, the Leader of UNITA"
It’s no secret that in their efforts to outdo the other, both the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in some strange research in order to gain the upper hand. The one project that often stands out amongst the others however has become renowned because of its goal to train spies with psychic abilities, […]Read more "Project STAR GATE Revisited"
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 […]Read more "The Russian Woodpecker"