A remarkable discovery has emerged in astrophysics: key properties of the universe have just the right values to make life possible. Most scientists prefer to explain away this uniqueness, insisting that a number of unseen universes must therefore exist, each randomly different. Astrophysicist Bernard Haisch joined George Knapp in the first half of the show to propose the alternative—that the special properties of our universe reflect an underlying intelligent consciousness.
In the second half of the program, veteran journalist Chris Taylor talked about how the Star Wars franchise has conquered our culture with a sense of lightness and exuberance, while remaining serious enough to influence politics, and spread a spirituality that appeals to religious groups and atheists alike.
Venomous spit and an electrical discharge are just two of the fearsome tactics attributed to the legendary cryptobeast known as the Mongolian Death Worm...
Dr. Greg Little shares a couple of images related to his explorations off Bimini. The small Bahamas island of Bimini, located in the Bermuda Triangle, has been scrutinized for archaeological remains, possibly related to Atlantis...
In the new documentary Dark Wings: The Mothman Chronicle, directed by Charles McCracken, the mysterious creature known as Mothman is re-created with stunning digital imagery...
The search is on for an elusive giant earthworm in Washington and Idaho. The Palouse worm, said to secrete a lily-like smell when handled and spit at predators, was reported to be 3 feet in length...
Fox News commentator Sean Hannity investigates the legend of Wisconsin's Beast of Bray Road.
Author and researcher John Keel has died at the age of 79. Beginning in the 1960's, he embarked on a full-time investigation of monster, aerial and paranormal phenomena, and is perhaps best known for his work on the Mothman Incidents...
An unknown lifeform was recently filmed clinging to the crevices of a North Carolina sewer...
The winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Competition was Pabst, a boxer-mix, named after the American beer for his "bitter beer face." Miss Ellie, a blind pure breed Chinese Crested Hairless from Tennessee, won the pedigree category..
Residents in a coastal town in Japan have reported a strange phenomenon-- tadpoles dropping out of the sky. In one downpour, more than a hundred dead tadpoles covered the windshields of cars.
A rare white elephant seal has been caught on camera. The creature, spotted on a sub-Antarctic beach, is similar to an albino but has normal coloring in its eyes.
A 47-million-year-old fossil of a primate may be the long sought missing link between humans and apes. Nicknamed "Ida," the lemur-like creature had opposable thumbs, and fingernails instead of claws.
A giant 4 ft. jellyfish washed up on a British beach, on the coast of north Devon. "It was the biggest I've seen...with a large body and tentacles," said Peter Stapleton who photographed the creature.
Scientists in South Korea have cloned four dogs that glow in the dark.
This photo of a bizarre creature was recently featured in a newspaper from Qatar. The woman who took it claims that she saw the entity in a parking lot...
The news agency, Xinhuanet is reporting that thousands of dolphins blocked Somali pirate ships from attacking a fleet of Chinese merchants ships passing the Gulf of Aden on Monday. According to the report, the pirates turned away and "could only lament their littleness before the vast number of dolphins."
A one-of-a-kind pink Bottlenose dolphin has become an attraction after it surfaced in an inland lake in Louisiana. A charter boat captain who saw the animal, which is actually an albino, described it as "absolutely stunningly pink."
Dana B., who phoned in during the second hour of Friday's Open Lines program, shares some pictures showing the remains of a mysterious creature that reportedly flew into her father-in-law's brother's truck in Jiquilpan, Michoacan, Mexico. Get more details and view the entire set of photos here.
This purple squirrel has become a sensation at a school in England after it began making frequent visits around the campus. Wildlife experts are at a loss to explain the rodent's unique color, though speculate that it may be a result of a run-in with a discarded printer.More on the story here.
This massive paw print is the latest evidence of an alleged "big cat" that has been sighted by numerous residents of Cannock Chase, England. The reports of the feline have been so plentiful over the years that it is has become known as "The Cannock Chase Beast." More on the story here.
First hour guest, archaeologist & cryptozoologist Dennis Swift spoke about new discoveries, such as the fossil remains of a giant raptor found in Argentina that would have measured between 16 to 21-feet long. He also discussed "living dinosaurs," creatures thought to be extinct, yet reports and evidence he's gathered, suggest they may have been alive in the last few hundred years.
In the last hour, Lionel Fanthorpe joined the show to share some tales and take phone calls. He spoke about the Flannan Isle mystery, in which three lighthouse keepers disappeared together around 1900. Though legend has it these men were turned into seabirds, a giant wave, like a tsunami, may have washed them away, he said.
Tonight's guest, David Paulides, sent in some images to accompany his appearance. The image on the left is sketch of a Hoopa Bigfoot by forensic sketch artist and agent Harvey Pratt, drawn with the assistance of witness Romeo M. The image below is a depiction of the facial details of Raven U.'s Bigfoot sighting from the Hoopa area, drawn by the same artist.
The genome of the Ice Age woolly mammoth has been pieced together using DNA from a hair sample preserved in the Siberian permafrost. Most scientists, however, are doubtful that ancient DNA could be used to bring back an extinct species. More at BBC News.