Host Connie Willis (email) was joined by Joseph McMoneagle, known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project-- Stargate. First hour guest, Philadelphia author, Thom Nickels (Amazon page), shared weird stories of the founding fathers of the US, including the secret life of Ben Franklin.
'Horse leg extensions' created by a Seattle designer are allowing people to walk around 14 inches taller. The designer, Kim Graham says the legs "give a person the uncanny and graceful appearance of an animal."
Scientists in South Korea have cloned four dogs that glow in the dark.
Chinese hairdresser Huang Xin has built a detailed replica of the Tian'anmen Gate Tower in Tian'anmen Square out of human hair gathered from shop clippings. The model is 2 feet 10 inches long and made from over 24 pounds of women's hair (because it's softer). More at Ananova.
This massive 170-pound rock has created a stir in Merced, California. Clearly out of place amongst the landscape, area residents are puzzled as to its origin...
During a UFO investigation in southwestern Puerto Rico, photographer Luiseppi Quiñones snapped this image of something unusual staring back at him through the lead car's rear window. Unwanted passenger or a trick of light and shadow?
A five-centimeter fir tree was found in the lung of a man in Central Russia last week. Doctors conducting a biopsy (as they thought he had a tumor) were surprised to see green needles in the cut.
A woman's imaginary arm has been confirmed by doctors in Switzerland. After she suffered a stroke, the 64-year old patient began reporting the presence of a translucent third arm, that she could actually use to scratch itches. The puzzling condition is known as SPL (supernumerary phantom limb). More here.
A woman's imaginary arm has been confirmed by doctors in Switzerland. After she suffered a stroke, the 64-year old patient began reporting the presence of a translucent third arm, that she could actually use to scratch itches.
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."
Japan boasts a wide variety of strange mummified relics. Some, like the purported mummies of "river imps" and flying demons, border on the fantastic. Others, like the remains of self-mummified monks, are all too real. Pink Tentacle showcases a litany of Japanese mummies, but be forewarned, some of the images are rather graphic.
Larry Arnold sent us this photograph (click image for enlargement) showing the curious combustion case of Dr. John Bentley.
For the past 42 years, a town in Sweden has erected this massive straw goat in honor of the holiday season. And, in 23 of those years, vandals have destroyed it. Sadly, the 2008 edition met its demise this past weekend, once again by fire. More on the story here.
In the first hour, author Varla Ventura shared some of the strange stories from her new work, Book of the Bizarre. Ventura talked about ancient clay tablets uncovered from a human sacrificial pit in Tartaria, Transylvania in 1961. Known as the Transylvanian Tablets, these artifacts contain the language of a Stone Age agricultural tribe.
Chad Lewis sent us a set of images to accompany his presentation.
Check out photos of Philip Carlo meeting with the Mafia contract killer, Richard "Ice Man" Kuklinski, who is on the left in this image.
John Kachuba sent us several photos to accompany his presentation, including this image of his 'Ghosthuntermobile.' Click here to view.
C2C Digicam image highlights the special Birthday Pizza for Coast board operator Steve Carr.
During the 2/24/06 program, George played a recorded statement by 'Devil Channeler' Demitri.
The following video, recently posted on the Spanish-language site Ikerjimenez.com, was allegedly taken on a cell phone and handed over to the Mexican authorities. It shows two boys playing soccer in an alley. When the ball goes astray, one of the boys goes after it and an unusually long arm grabs for him.
Tess Gerrtisen has a long standing fascination with strange and morbid details of human existence .Her website offers a page of Creepy Biological Facts, which includes such nuggets as tumors with teeth, maggot therapy, hair eating, and the possible link between vampires and rabies.
The classic mechanical attraction Laughing Sal, has been outfitted with a freshly digitized cackle, to scare/amuse a whole new generation of visitors at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk.
On May 2, 1962, Clairvius Narcisse was declared dead by two physicians at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Deschapelles, Haiti. Narcisse's body was identified by his sister, Angelina, and buried the next day in a small cemetery near their village.
The American artist J.S.G. Boggs has become known for his artwork which closely resembles currency. Rather than sell his creations, he attempts to use these bills to pay for goods and services.
During the Thursday and Friday night programs, George played a recording of a phone message left by a man who witnessed a car accident on his way to work.
John Zaffis runs the Museum of the Paranormal in Stratford, Connecticut. Among his collection, is this clown painting.