In the first half of the program, George Knapp welcomed author Bill Friedman, who recounted inside stories about the organized crime origins of the Las Vegas Strip. In the latter half, investigative journalist Toby Rogers (book link) shared the untold story of mafia legend Silvio Eboli, a Genovese mob scion who developed an ongoing organized crime operation which involves the sale of marijuana throughout the New York metropolitan area.
China's National Space Administration looks to make history this weekend as it sends Yutu, the nation's first lunar rover, to the moon.
Known as the Blythe Intaglios, the ancient drawings of humanoid figures and animals may be thousands of years old.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest including his I-Team report about mysterious arrows found throughout the Nevada desert as well as articles on JFK's NASA legacy and the possibility of finding purple aliens.
NASA's Lunar probe, dubbed LADEE, has begun its mission to study the moon's atmosphere and dust. The craft actually began orbiting the moon on October 6th, but required an additional six weeks of intricate maneuvers to ultimately arrive in the specific orbital location required for its scientific tests
In solemn ceremonies across the country, Americans remembered the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination
A glowing green ice sculpture of a fantasy creature is featured at the Magical Ice Kingdom at Hyde Park in London, England.
On Monday, NASA launched its newest Mars probe, MAVEN, from Cape Canaveral.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an update about the Chicago O'Hare UFO incident.
A fascinating new composite image of Saturn and its rings has been created via the Cassini spacecraft and The Day the Earth Smiled project.
As Comet ISON streaks closer to the sun, it has brightened enough to be visible with a pair of binoculars.
Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky took the Olympic torch on its first historic spacewalk Saturday.
A bizarre asteroid with six comet-like tails has been discovered in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
On November 5th, 2013 India successfully launched its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
A new analysis of data from the Kepler space telescope has revealed that one in every five sun-like stars has a potentially habitable Earth-like planet in its orbit.
The first Sunday of every month, George Noory features emerging artists for some of the Bumper Music selections.
A recently released image from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) appears to be a witch screaming out into space.
Pictured are early spirit communication devices from the collections of Robert Murch and Brandon Hodge.
Stemming from Irish mythology, the term banshee refers to a female spirit or fairy who begins to wail if someone is about to die.
Pictured is the Martian anomaly known as "Inca City," the informal name given by Mariner 9 scientists in 1972 to a set of intersecting, rectilinear ridges.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including a breathtaking panoramic photo of Area 51 (a mere portion of which is seen here) and articles on the decline of Wikipedia, nuclear radiation from Fukushima coming to America, and more nefarious spying being done by the NSA
NASA has released a spectacular video of what it describes as a 'canyon of fire' erupting from the surface of the sun
While cockroaches may be the bane of apartment dwellers and homeowners in the United States, China has embraced the infamous insect as a key ingredient in remedies for ailments like ulcers, tuberculosis, and gastroenteritis.
Following their appearance on the 10/21/13 edition of Coast, authors Brad and Sherry Steiger reached out to C2C with the following email.
Peering back to nearly the beginning of the universe, a team of astronomers have found the most ancient and distant galaxy yet. The newly discovered formation is a stunning 13.1 billion light years away from the Earth.
Astronomers searching for worlds beyond the Earth celebrated a milestone on Tuesday as the number of observed exoplanets now numbers over 1,000.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how the US military could build a 'Terminator' robot.
During the government shutdown, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) tweeted some spectacular snapshots.
Artist Nickolay Lamm has created a set of photographs that show how a cat's vision differs from humans.