Posts Tagged ‘Detailed’

Mantell UFO incident

{ Article added: 01/21/2013 }
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Categories : The Unexplained
One of the earliest encounters to gain widespread publication, the Mantell UFO incident occurred on January 7th, 1948, when pilot Captain Thomas F. Mantell was killed while chasing a UFO in Kentucky. Flying for the Kentucky Air National Guard, ...Read More »

Unsinkable Sam

{ Article added: 01/21/2013 }
Unsinkable Sam was the nickname given to a ship's cat who served on board three vessels in World War II and survived the sinking of each ship. He was originally part of the German battleship Bismarck which was sunk ...Read More »

Minnesota Starvation Experiment

{ Article added: 04/17/2012 }
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Categories : Experiments, Medical
The Minnesota Starvation Experiment was a study on the effects of human starvation to be used by aid workers following World War II. The study lasted over one year, with the volunteers undergoing a control period before a six ...Read More »

Bermuda Triangle

{ Article added: 04/17/2012 }
Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bermuda Triangle (also known as the Devil's Triangle), is the site of numerous legends of paranormal activity. Famous disappearances in the area include the Cyclops, with a crew of 309 men, which ...Read More »

Medieval cuisine

{ Article added: 01/16/2011 }
The foods, eating habits, and cooking methods during the Middle Ages (5th century to 16th century) varied by region and by class. The most common element is the reliance on cereal, particularly wheat consumed in the form of breads, ...Read More »

George Metesky

{ Article added: 09/14/2010 }
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Categories : Crime, People
George Metesky ("The Mad Bomber") planted at least 33 pipe bombs in New York City between 1940 and 1956 due to his resentment of his former employer, ConEd. The first bomb was very crude and was located before it ...Read More »

James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh

{ Article added: 07/03/2010 }
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Categories : Crime, Historical, People
James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh was a Scot who, in 1570, committed the first assassination with the use of a firearm (in this case, a carabine of nearly three and a half feet in length). Hamilton's victim was James Stewart, ...Read More »