Posts Tagged ‘Puzzling’

UVB-76

{ Article added: 06/05/2009 }
UVB-76 is the call sign of a shortwave radio station broadcasting from Russia that has been in existence since 1982. The station is nicknamed "The Buzzer" because the broadcast features a buzzing sound, 0.8 seconds in length, that repeats ...Read More »

Overtoun Bridge

{ Article added: 04/19/2009 }
Overtoun Bridge spans the Overtoun Burn located near the village of Milton in Scotland and is notable for the unexplained tendency for dogs to jump from the bridge. Studies indicate that the dogs may have begun leaping from the ...Read More »

Malmedy massacre

{ Article added: 04/16/2009 }
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Categories : World War II
The Malmedy massacre was a World War II crime where approximately 90 American prisoners of war were killed by German soliders from the 1st SS Panzer Division. The incident occurred on December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the ...Read More »

TV Martí

{ Article added: 04/15/2009 }
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Categories : Television
TV Martí is a Spanish language television station operated by the United States and located in Miami for the purposes of broadcasting to Cuba. The signal is transmitted via a balloon 10,000 feet in the air over Florida, but ...Read More »

Azaria Chamberlain disappearance

{ Article added: 04/15/2009 }
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Categories : The Unexplained
On the night of August 17, 1980, five members of the Chamberlain family were on a camping trip in Uluru, part of the Northern Territory in Australia. Lindy Chamberlain spotted a dingo leaving the family tent and discovered that ...Read More »

Coral Castle

{ Article added: 04/04/2009 }
Coral Castle is the name attributed to a stone monument primarily composed of limestone that was built single-handedly by the eccentric Edward Leedskalnin over a period of nearly thirty years. He referred to his creation as "Rock Gate Park" ...Read More »

Cadaver Synod

{ Article added: 04/04/2009 }
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Categories : Historical, Legal
In January of 897, Pope Stephen VI had the corpse of Pope Formosus disinterred, placed on a throne, and made to stand trial, an event referred to as the Cadaver Synod. The purpose of the event is thought to ...Read More »