Category Archives: Mysteries

The Restless Dead

Many hotels, restaurants or bars at B-list tourist destinations are ‘haunted’, though it may be more by the need to attract customers than by any ghost. There are well over two hundred such establishments in the United States alone. In … Continue reading

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Were the Wright Brothers the first? Probably not.

History should be immutable. Then again, I should be young, rich and handsome. Unfortunately neither item is as it should be. History often changes, sometimes in a positive way (new discoveries, better analysis, etc.) sometimes negatively (revisionism), occasionally a mix … Continue reading

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Yes, but a talking mongoose?

Ghosts, like people, come in all styles and varieties. There are stories of evil, wicked, nasty, malevolent spirits as well as shy, retiring, you-don’t-bother-me-and-I-won’t-bother-you types. There are spooks, specters, poltergeists, revenants, pareidolia, and camera flaws. Then, as with people, there … Continue reading

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A bizarre Vermont tale

Anyone who has read the books of Edward Rowe Snow knows that New England has had a wealth of historical characters, eccentrics and bizarre happenings. Vermont is no exception to this, as Joseph A. Citro, a worthy successor to Snow, … Continue reading

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