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.
To date, more than 2,000 people from all over the world have come forward with claims they dreamt of this man in their dreams – the same grim-faced man with thick eyebrows and dark peerless eyes. The mystery began in New York City psychiatrist office in 2006.
Tina Hines was snatched from death. Upon awakening, she was unable to speak because she was intubated. She motioned frantically for a pen and paper. A family member handed her a personal journal. Tina took the pen and with shaky hands, scrawled her message.
The Wilhelm Scream is a stock scream, somewhat comical, and easily recognizable. If you’ve watched Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Toy Story, Titanic, 22 Jump Street, or any of more than 400 other movies – you’ve heard the iconic scream. Here’s how it came to be.
About 1836, Randolph Gentry was directed to make a repair to a drain in east London. Gentry scooted through the tunnel dragging his pole behind him until the tunnel ended at a brick wall and an attached ladder. He climbed the ladder, heaved a plate aside and poked his head through the hole. To his…
The Devil’s Letter is an encrypted missive housed in the cloistered monastery of Palma di Montechiaro in Italy. Its message has stymied researchers for more than three-hundred years. The letter was penned in 1647 by the hand of Sister Maria Crocifissa della Concezione – under the guidance of the demon god, Lucifer.
The Doomsday Clock hangs on a wall in the University of Chicago where the hour hand sits as 12 o’clock. The minute hand has only changed nineteen times, inching closer towards midnight – the countdown to global catastrophe and human extinction.
An outside temperature of 120 degrees would be nightmarish, a temperature of 130 degrees would be hellish, and surely a 140-degree weather event would be an unsurvivable meteorological impossibility. But it happened – in Texas – in 1960 during a rare weather event called a “heat burst”.
As Hurricane Matthew approached Florida’s east coast on October 4, 2016, a meteorologist from The Weather Channel noted a particularly disturbing pattern in the radar image. At first, viewers thought the image was fake but news outlets verified that the image is indeed legit. In the radar shot above, you can see a clearly defined…
I was searching for lifelike mice on Amazon today (long story) and found this unbelievably racist Halloween mask of a black man. Tiny ears, white eyes, big lips – just like the racist cartoons of the 50’s. My gut reaction was shock and I began to wonder how the seller would justify placing an item…