Ted Acworth is one of the cast of the new weekly series UFO Hunters on the History channel. Each week, he travels with his team members to the site of a world-famous UFO encounter to explore the event and uncover what really happened. Ted brings a background of hard science to the team and is currently a researcher at MIT.
Author and archeologist David Hatcher Childress discussed his research into artifacts found in the Grand Canyon that suggest Egyptians may have visited North America thousands of years ago. He also talked about his investigation of the Olmecs and amazing technologies possessed by people of ancient times. "The more and more I've looked into it over the years, what I've concluded is that, yes there is something to it," Childress said of the famous story, from 1909, of a Smithsonian-sponsored expedition into the Grand Canyon to find Egyptian artifacts. He shared one possible piece of evidence: a Southwestern roadside attraction, dubbed "The Thing." This odd mummy of a woman and child together was "privately purchased in 1910" according to his sources. Childress theorized that it "may well be one of the artifacts from the caves." Speculating on why this information has been shrouded in secrecy, Childress said "today, history is politically correct, not what happened, but ... More »Host: George Noory