Posts Tagged ‘Scary’

Lazarus syndrome

{ Article added: 11/06/2009 }
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Categories : Medical
Lazarus syndrome is a medical condition where a patient who has been declared dead by doctors experiences a spontaneous return of circulation. Medical literature has documented at least twenty-five instances of the syndrome since 1982. Examples include a ...Read More »

1996 Everest disaster

{ Article added: 09/27/2009 }
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Categories : Disasters, Weather
On May 10-11, 1996, freak weather conditions and a bottleneck of climbers led to what has been called the 1996 Everest disaster, when eight people died on Mt. Everest while attempting to reach the summit. The principle parties involved ...Read More »

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

{ Article added: 07/11/2009 }
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Categories : Disasters
Nicknamed "Galloping Gertie", the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed on November 7, 1940, only months after it opened. It had been the third longest suspension bridge in the world at the time. The collapse was triggered by a phenomenon ...Read More »

Iron harvest

{ Article added: 05/28/2009 }
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Categories : World War I
The iron harvest is the phrase given to the annual practice of farmers removing unexploded ordinance, munitions, and other military artifacts dating from World War I. These still very dangerous items are often found in fields throughout Belgium and ...Read More »

Project MKULTRA

{ Article added: 05/25/2009 }
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Categories : Experiments
Project MKULTRA is the codename for a highly-classified experimental program conducted by the CIA in the 1950s and 1960s that tested the aspects of mind control through the use of drugs and other methods. The project was initiated as ...Read More »

The Grinning Man

{ Article added: 05/11/2009 }
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Categories : The Unexplained
The Grinning Man refers to a mysterious figure that has been sighted during periods of UFO encounters. It is unknown if the Grinning Man is a human or an extraterrestrial. He has been described as tall and imposing ...Read More »

Marvin Heemeyer

{ Article added: 05/10/2009 }
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Categories : Crime, People
In planning for over a year, Marvin Heemeyer modified a bulldozer by fortifying it with one foot thick steel and concrete armor and used his "Killdozer" to go on a rampage in Granby, Colorado on June 4, 2004. He ...Read More »