The fate of an American landmark is one of the saddest stories in recent history. The American Chestnut tree was an integral part of the forest landscape when settlers arrived on American shores. However after a airborne virus was introduced, the trees were wiped out by the billions.
New arrivals to the new land of America were startled by amazing sight. In a flash of green and gold, they were introduced to the most colorful bird most had ever seen. This beautiful bird was the Carolina Parakeet. This is it's story.
During the era between 1905 to 1929, the first daring adventurers known as human flies began clambering up buildings all over the world. Other daredevils jumped rather than climbed to gain fame.
Throughout recent history there have been strange and even bizarre stories of lightning strikes, From a purported healing, to some rather weird deaths, here are the odd tales of nature at it's wildest.
In the early days of television, the shows were live, and anything that could happen usually did. Lines were flubbed and worse. Sometimes the stagehands would even appear onstage during the program.
Do animals have a basic form of telepathy? From incredible journeys of cats and dogs, to Jim the Wonder Dog, there are true stories that will make you wonder if the animal world has hidden secrets.
Crows are amazing creatures, who have learned to adapt to humans better than most other species. They have even picked up a few tricks along the way to increase their ability to survive and thrive.
Every year thousands of people go missing and many are never found. The stories of some of the ones that never come back are so unusual that normal explanations don't seem to apply.
Reports of haunted aircraft, ghost planes, and spectral pilots have been around since the beginning of man's attempts to fly. Here are some of the stories of phantom passengers and crew.
The iconic image of Charles Lindbergh hurtling over the dark Atlantic Ocean in his tiny monoplane "The Spirit of St. Louis", has enthralled people since Lindbergh first touched down in France in 1927. Many consider it the greatest achievement in the history of flight.
From the early days of steam locomotives, to today's bullet trains, there have always been tales of spectral trains on long vanished tracks, haunted locomotives and signal-boxes, jinxed trains, and phantom reenactments of long ago disasters.
From September to November 1963, a man began showing up in two places at once claiming to be Lee Harvey Oswald. There were dozens of witnesses who testified they saw Oswald when he was known to be elsewhere. This is the strange story of Lee Harvey Oswald's possible double.
In early 1968, the Byrds completely changed course and decided to go country for their next album. They had some adventures when they went to Nashville to record. The band was not completely welcomed.
An elusive animal called the Thylacine might still be roaming the dark forests of Tasmania. The creature in question is said to be extinct. Sightings however continue to roll in year after year.
The Lone Star State. Stretching from the high desert, to the panhandle, to the coastline. Texas is bursting with ghostly legends from east to west. Even the Alamo is haunted!
For those who struggle with insomnia, or the effects of tinnitus, nature or ambient sounds can help you sleep. Sleep machines are a perfect way to blot out unwanted sounds.
Western decor celebrates the history of our western states, and reminds us of the ones that came to the west by horse, by wagon train, or on foot long ago to settle a wild land.
The 1960's was a great time to be a kid. It was an exciting era of robots and monsters, aliens and astronauts. And television would play an even stronger role in what became popular.
Deep in the desert there are haunted places. From haunted hotels to a ghost train. Some of the old mines have ghostly legends attached to them. Even the Grand Canyon is haunted. The ghosts of Arizona.