It’s a Fool’s Day on the 1st of April

By | Apr 1, 2017

April Fools’ Day, which is sometimes called All Fools’ Day, is one of the most lighthearted days of the year. While its origins are uncertain some see it as a celebration related to the turn of the seasons, while others believe it comes from the adoption of a new year.

May Day

By | May 1, 2016

May 1st is a holiday in many countries. One such holiday is International Workers’ Day (a name used interchangeably with May Day) a celebration of the achievements of the international labor movement. In the United States many view it as a socialist or communist celebration, although the day is the commemoration of the Haymarket Riot […]

Strange Facts – UFO’s

By | Oct 19, 2015

To many who study Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO) the claim is that the first documented UFO sighting is in the Bible. The prophet Ezekiel in Ezekiel 1:4 describes a “a whirlwind came out of the north: and a great cloud, and a fire infolding it, and brightness was about it:”. Jimmy Carter in October 1969, […]

U.S. Route 666

By | May 31, 2013

It was 10 years ago, on May 31, 2003, that the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved a new number for the remaining segments of U.S. 666 in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. At the request of State transportation officials, the route became U.S. 491. So ended US Route 666. Route 666 […]

News Items – December 11, 2012: Heart – Hall of Fame Bound

By | Dec 11, 2012

Great news was announced on December 11, 2012. The rock band lead by the sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, Heart, has been named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. All I have to say is, It’s about time! www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heart-on-their-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-induction-we-werent-sure-it-was-real-20121211 Sky-watchers Get Set for Cosmic Fireworks Show – Strong Geminid meteor shower predicted this […]

Goodbye November

By | Nov 30, 2012

Is it the end of November already? It seems as if a couple of days ago we were beginning the clean-up and getting somewhat back to normal after Sandy made her appearance at the end of October. For many that back to normalcy came on Halloween. For others they are still trying to get there. […]

Halloween Stories

By | Oct 31, 2012

After the big bad storm named Sandy, it’s time for Halloween. Here are some of our past stories on the subject. About Halloween Haunted Hotels Harry Houdini Unusual Halloween Treats The Missing Spirit And a look forward: Favorite Christmas Songs

Evil in the Air

By | Aug 8, 2012

Two nights August 8 and 9, 1969 rocked Los Angeles. On the night of the August 8th at the rental home of Roman Polanski and his pregnant wife Sharon Tate a group of deranged hippies gruesomely killed Steven Parent, Jay Sebring, Wojciech Frykowski, Abigail Folger, Sharon Tate and Sharon Tate’s unborn child. Polanski was in […]

A Witch in Time

By | May 26, 2012

A strange period of history occurred in New England a hundred years before the American Revolution. During much of the last half of the 17th century many, mostly women, were accused of Witchcraft. While the most famous of these witch trials occurred in Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex counties of Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May […]

Mysterious Disappearances

By | Mar 4, 2012

Since people have been keeping records there have been reports of mysterious vanishings. While some may never been fully explained many of them could have simple explanations. Here is the story of six unexplained vanishings. In 1587 a small company made up of 90 men, 17 women and 9 children colonized the island of Roanoke […]

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