While seeding clouds to artificially generate rain might be seen like a relatively recent topic, there are those who, more than a century ago, claimed to attract them with the same objective, and even their secret method ended up getting out of their hands… Read More
A heavy price for identifying Hitler
Being Hitler’s dentist’s assistant ended in disgrace for Käthe Heusermann, whose fate was never imagined by Russian Army interpreter Elena Rzhevskaya. Read More
«Kill them All. For the Lord Knows Who Are His»
The crusade undertaken by the Catholic Church against the Cathars in the 13th century meant not only the extermination of a heterodox current but also the genocide of a people. Read More
Like a Fish to Water
The incredible story of Francisco de la Vega Casar, The Fish Man of Liérganes, and the tragic legend of Pesce Cola (Nicholas Fish).
When an 18th century Benedictine monk, himself Professor of Theology, not only echoes but ends up publishing essays in which he writes about the existence of fish men, rescuing in detail two specific cases between the 13th and 17th centuries, one of them in Cantabria and the other in Sicily, and also discarding any supernatural explanation for the phenomenon, it is worth at least taking a look at those texts where both events are collected and narrated. Read More
Fátima 1917: What Religion Could Not Admit and Science Could Not Explain
What really happened between May 13 and October 13, 1917 in the Cova da Iria moor in Fatima? Marian apparitions as the Catholic Church maintains? UFO phenomena according to some researchers? Or simply a fraud advocated from both within and without the religious faith? Did the Catholic Church take advantage of the alleged appearances to regain power and influence, while generating a lucrative business? Read More
Glyndwr Michael: The Man Who Never Was?
On April 30, 1943, a fisherman found the body of a man floating in the sea waters of a beach in Punta Umbría (Huelva, Spain) early in the morning. The corpse had a mysterious briefcase chained to his wrist. Operation Mincemeat had started… Read More
«Delta Sierra Juliet, it's not an aircraft, it is...»
What did 20-year-old pilot Frederick Valentich encountered while flying over the Bass Strait in Australia on October 21, 1978? After his strange encounter in full flight, he disappeared without a trace. His last words were recorded in the radio communication that he had with an aerial technician. A disturbing and distressing conversation that in real time described something that suddenly appeared, that moved and maneuvered in a disconcerting and anomalous way, and that was invisible to the radars of the Melbourne air traffic control service. Read More
«Starting a war is not done with just five missiles»
These are the words of Stanislav Petrov, a lieutenant colonel in the army of the former USSR, who on September 26, 1983 had a decisive decision in his hands, thanks to which possibly, or almost certainly, you can now be reading the lead of this article. Read More
The Broomway, When the Tide Rises...
It was for centuries the only way to access Foulness Island, in the southwest of England. Sixteen kilometers out and back passable when the tide is low. It is The Broomway, an inescapable route in past times; an adrenaline rush for some, a tragic experience for others when the sea, the weather conditions and the firm of the path suddenly come together… Read More
R504 Kolyma: Highway to hell
It has more than 2,000 km, it is in Siberia and a tragic and macabre history is hidden under its asphalt. It is the Kolyma Highway, known as the Road of Bones, a highway to hell… Read More