In a Chihuahuan desert patch near the Bolson de Mapimi in Mexico, there exists an eerie area of land called Mapimí Silent Zone (La Zona Del Silencio) or the Zone of Silence. The area’s name derives from an odd anomaly that prohibits radio waves from transmitting inside the zone.
Under high security and guarded by the Department of Homeland Security, the three-mile-long island is home to the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, a Level 4 Laboratory, the highest security rating granted by the United States government.
You would presume that city government would have knowledge of every nook and cranny in their city, that they would have every street, subway, tunnel, and building mapped and documented. Surprisingly, many of our older cities have underground labyrinths that are largely or wholly undocumented, long forgotten by time.
What appears at first glance to be an odd deformity, is really a dark gray-brown Bean goose flying upside down. And it’s a pretty common maneuver for these guys.
Fate can be fickle. A pilot survives a plane crash against all odds, despite having no exit point from the crashing plane, no safe zone to land in, and two failed parachute deployments on the way down.
Heaven’s Gate was strange even among the bizarre New Age beliefs that were popularized in the 1970s. Here’s how a group of people chose to follow and die for a man in order to board a UFO hiding behind a comet.
A wily Nevada pilot took advantage of Nellis air traffic controllers in April 2020. The pilot had flown near the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) base before and knew that parts of the highly restricted airspace above the Mojave Desert were sometimes opened if no air traffic was using the space. Knowing this, Gabriel…
Swedish medium Olof Jonsson claimed a special connection with people. When near a person, he maintained he could tell their life story. He asserted he could touch an object and establish the identity of people who touched it before him. Thus in 1951, Swedish police sought his help in finding a killer. It was the…
It was quietly launched in 2015 and takes great lengths to stay under the radar. Few have even heard of the app. Only a select few are allowed into the social network. Members must adhere to strict rules of secrecy. Informally it’s known as Tinder for Illuminati or the Dating App for the Rich and…
It’s called the Everest of Ultra Running. But Mount Everest has been summitted by more than 4,000 people. The Self Transcendence race has only been finished by 43 people in the 22 years it has been run. It is certified as the world’s longest foot race.