THE Loch Ness Monster mystery could be finally solved once and for all thanks to a team of international scientists combing the world-famous Scottish loch for signs of Nessie’s DNA.
Myths and legends of giant monsters lurking in the murky water of Loch Ness date back more than 15 centuries.
But an academic from the University of Otago in New Zealand is ready to figure our whether there is any grain of truth to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster. Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Scientists are hunting for Nessie’s DNA in Loch Ness.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
A tiny village in Spain has been excommunicated, and cursed with a spell so powerful that only the Pope can lift it.
How does a tiny Spanish village of just 62 souls come to be excommunicated in its entirety and cursed with a spell so strong that only the Pope can lift it?
To find out more about this bizarre story of witchcraft, superstition, revenge, envy and power, I headed to the village of Trasmoz, nested in the foothills of the snow-covered Moncayo mountain range in Aragon. Trasmoz has centuries of witchcraft history, and I’d arranged to meet Lola Ruiz Diaz, a local modern-day witch, to learn the truth. As I waited for her in the freezing-cold hall of the half-ruined 12th-century Trasmoz Castle, perched on a hilltop above the village, I shivered in anticipation. Read more
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
John Black examines the ancient belief that immortality could be attained by eating special foods.
When we look into the accounts of many different mythologies andreligions, it becomes clear that the gods are either immortal or live a life of many thousands of years. What is rarely mentioned is the factthat in ancient religious texts there is reference to their immortality or longevity being connected to a specific kind of food that only the gods are allowed to eat. The gods were required to eat this food regularly to maintain immortality, power and strength. Many references also refer to the fact that if mortals ate this food, they would also become immortal like the gods. So let us explore the mythology surrounding this ‘Elixir of Life’ Read more
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Men in Black aren't just interested in UFOs. They have recently been questioning residents aboutunexplained booms.
The ongoing saga of the mystery booms being heard across the United States continues, and possibly taken a turn for the spooky. Over the past year, unexplained explosions and booming noises have been shaking homes and terrifying residents in many rural parts of the continental U.S. While the vast majority of these anomalous booms are left unexplained, the FBI has taken a particular interest in mysterious explosion noises recently heard across rural Pennsylvania just north of Philadelphia. Does this mean some sort of sleeper cell terrorist group might be practicing with improvised explosives? Read more