For centuries, the Dene of Northern Canada have told stories of frightening wildmen who prowl the boreal wilderness. A follow-up to my previous video, ‘Nakani: The Wildman of the North’, this video showcases more Northern wildmen of native lore.
Throughout human history we have sought to go ever further out into our world, to penetrate into the dark places of our maps, to venture out past the next horizon. It is a universal desire of our kind to push out past the boundaries of what we know, and since time unremembered this has brought… Read more »
A new documentary airing on the Discovery Channel says that the ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what we now call the Greek island of Santorini.
Did it come from the stars or a starving artist? That was the question on everyone’s mind when wildlife surveyors discovered an unusual 12-foot-tall metallic monolith in the deserts of southwestern…
There are few places on our planet as desolate and forbidding as the Siberian taiga. Here is a never-ending vast expanse of permanently frozen earth, icy bogs, frigid lakes and rivers, perilous mountains, and scattered dark forests prowled by bears and wolves. This is a land that has defied civilization and mankind since time unremembered,… Read more »
The series of fortifications were constructed along the northern borders of ancient Chinese states and Imperial China as protection against various nomadic groups from the Eurasian Steppe. Several walls were built from as early as the seventh century BC, with parts later joined together by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. Later on, successive dynasties built and maintained multiple stretches of the wall and it now covers more than 13,000 miles of the country…
Although this reeks of some advertising company for the movies planting these, it’s kind of interesting anyhow!
Into the fiery, plague-ridden nightmare-scape of 2020, like a gift from some benevolent higher being, has come a source of true wonder and delight: the wandering monoliths of Utah, Romania, California, and New Mexico…
A mysterious metal monolith discovered last week in the desert in the US state of Utah has disappeared, officials say.Utah’s Bureau of Land Management said it had seen credible reports the object had been removed “by an unknown party”.Social media images apparently from the site show a pile of rocks and a small piece of metal left behind.The discovery of the 12ft (3.7m) high object sparked a national guessing game as to how it got there, and saw dozens of people pay a visit in recent days.The strange metal object was first spotted on 18 November by a helicopter crew counting big horn sheep from the air, in a remote south-eastern area of Utah.News of its discovery and speculation over its origins quickly went viral on social media, with many observers presuming it was an art installation left by a sculptor.As yet no-one has claimed responsibility for installing the structure.Internet sleuths got there, but the monolith’s origins are still a mystery….
Archaeologists examine a mummy inside a newly discovered coffin on November 14, 2020 in Saqqara, Egypt. Kyodo News via GettyArchaeologists have found 160 sarcophagi in an ancient city of the dead beneath Saqqara, Egypt since September.The wooden coffins were perfectly sealed. They’d remained undisturbed for 2,500 years….
The Juno spacecraft spots flashes of light on Jupiter, making it the only planet besides Earth to have these transient luminous events.
Tales of bizarre entities in Ireland.
An official NASA press release has revealed that an ‘exciting new discovery’ has been made about the Moon.According to a posting on NASA’s website, the discovery comes courtesy of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) – an airborne observatory mounted on a Boeing 747.
Details of the discovery will be announced via teleconference at 12pm EDT on Monday, Oct 26th.
“This new discovery contributes to NASA’s efforts to learn about the Moon in support of deep space exploration,” the space agency wrote.
“Under NASA’s Artemis program, the agency will send the first woman and next man to the lunar surface in 2024 to prepare for our next giant leap – human exploration of Mars as early as the 2030s.””Understanding the science of the Moon also helps piece together the broader history of the inner solar system.”
Attending the teleconference will be NASA astrophysics division director Paul Hertz, chief exploration scientist Jacob Bleacher, Casey Honniball of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and SOFIA mission project scientist Naseem Rangwala.
As things stand we don’t know exactly what the ‘exciting discovery’ is, however it could pertain to resources on the Moon that future explorers could use to build a sustainable presence there.
Until Monday’s announcement, all we can do is speculate.
A couple in Texas came up with a clever and rather creepy concept for decorating their home this Halloween season: an homage to Mexico’s famous ‘Island of Dolls.’
A Calgary man visiting family in British Columbia may have spotted Canada’s version of the Loch Ness Monster known as Ogopogo.