Archive for October, 2011

Is Fort Knox Empty?

Our entire economy rests on confidence. What would happen if we found out Fort Knox is empty? Are certain mysteries better left mysterious?


From, Decoded:



Where Sea Monsters Fed Upon Dinosaurs

A researcher’s theory may prove that the mythical kraken is indeed no myth at all…


Giant ‘Kraken’ Lair Discovered: Sea Monster May Have Preyed On Ichthyosaurs (Huff Post)



The mythical kraken might not have been around long enough to take down ships, but it very well may have been able to feast on dinosaurs larger than school buses.


Mount Holyoke College paleontologist Mark McMenamin has found evidence to suggest that the Ichthyosaur, a snaggle-toothed creature that grew to be larger than a school bus, was actually prey for a far more mythical sea monster: the kraken. According to the Geological Society Of America (GSA), McMenamin believes the nine 45-foot-long skeletons found at Nevada’s Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park were victims of the creature.


The researcher’s theory stems from the unique behavior of some modern octopi, which arrange the bones of their prey in an organized fashion…


For the complete article and a video too, click here to go to Huff Post.




Poland’s Mysterious Crooked Trees

They’re oddly beautiful aren’t they? But how or why do you think these trees grew this way? If it was from human intervention, it’s hard to imagine the reason for such alteration…



“In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks – all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or “Crooked Forest,” is a mystery…”


For the whole story, click here.



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