Category: Weird World

PODCAST – The hack crash

On April 23rd, 2013, the Associated Press tweeted out the following: “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.” The tweet, which went up at approximately 1:07 PM Eastern Standard Time, had an immediate impact on…
The greatest historical scams

For Sale: The Brooklyn Bridge Background: Not long after the Brooklyn Bridge was completed in 1883, a shifty 20-year-old named George C. Parker decided on a whim to see if he could “sell” it to an unsuspecting tourist. He did.…
Armin Meiwes, The Rotenburg Cannibal

German Cannibal Armin Meiwes: “Looking for a Well-Built Young Man to Be Slaughtered and Then Eaten.” Those who personally knew Armin Meiwes would never have believed that the helpful, sweet, and charming man would eventually turn out to be labeled…
Boleskine House, a very strange place

Boleskine House is a manor on the south-east side of Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. It is notable for having been the home of author and occultist Aleister Crowley, and Led Zeppelin guitarist and producer Jimmy Page. Aleister Crowley…
Mystery of London Heathrow Airport Ghost!

Heathrow is a very busy airport. By some reports it is the third busiest airport in the world based on total passenger traffic behind the Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson and the Chicago-O-Hare airports. It does have the largest number of international passengers. And,…
The Amazing White Pyramid of Xian

White Pyramid of Xian The story of the White Pyramid came about in the 1940s, when eyewitness reports, specifically from pilot James Gaussman, related the presence of an enormous “White Pyramid” near the Chinese city of Xi’an. He is said…