Nazca alien mummy hoax, Salvador Dali paternity test, Rob Lowe encounters a Bigfoot, and more in this week’s roundup of weird news.
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Nazca alien mummy hoax revealed
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Corpses keep rolling into Ireland man’s garden
Salvador Dali to be exhumed for paternity test
Evidence of human sacrifice at Wisconsin pyramid mound
Sounds of the nightmare machine
Dentures made from dead men’s teeth
Boaty McBoatface completes its first mission
Milwaukee’s haunted bar to be featured in upcoming Netflix series
Fake news and atheists blamed for ruining Kentucky’s Noah’s Ark theme park
Explore the timeless world of Vodou, deep within the caves of Haiti
How to fake a seance with American mentalist Joseph Dunninger
The occult roots of modernism
Rob Lowe says he encountered bigfoot-like “wood ape” in the Ozarks
Hints of skull cult found at world’s oldest temple Gobekli Tepe
Waves above the Earth may have once caused a ‘Nocturnal Sun’
Recreating the Antikythera Mechanism
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This is a cast of a Bigfoot print taken from the filmsite of the famous 1967 Patterson-Gimlin film, where a female Bigfoot (Patty) is seen lumbering along the shore of Bluff Creek near Orleans, California. I picked up this cast from Loren Coleman of the International Cryptozoology Museum when I had the opportunity to meet him at the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference last year.
As a skeptic (I want to believe…) I had to take the opportunity to ask Coleman his opinion on the film, especially since he is not only an expert on the subject, but after chatting with him briefly it became clear he is a very intelligent and thoughtful man ruled by logic and reason. He said he is “97% sure it’s real.”
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