483. Peter Slattery

Guest Peter Slattery discusses his encounters since a young age, how he interacts, and his thoughts on what this may be about. Not just UFOs, but other facets of what is considered ‘paranormal’. He also discusses his film, Multidimensional which is out on various platforms. https://www.amazon.com/Multidimensional-Peter-Maxwell-Slattery/dp/B09JLB2ZGS Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Was a Doozy

The Atlantic Hurricane season officially came to a close today, and statistics just released by NOAA show that it was unusually active. All told, of the season’s 21 named storms, seven were hurricanes, and four of these had winds of 111 miles per hour or greater, qualifying them as major hurricanes. During an average Atlantic […]

Ten Hilarious Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Jan Piecha earned a spot as a finalist with their picture of three young raccoons, titled “Secrets.”  Jan Piecha/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Since the competition began in 2015, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have captured some of the funniest moments in the animal kingdom. This year’s winners and finalists include a clumsy elephant mud bath, a gossiping […]

Claims of Paranormal Activity at Skinwalker Ranch, Campfire Tales?

Dead Men Tell No Tales      It is not nice to speak ill of the dead, but even more so if you are calling them a liar, since they are no longer around to defend their reputation. Recently, I had a discussion with Brandon Fugal, current owner of the Skinwalker Ranch in Utah where […]

Preservation Work Begins On Dugout Canoe Found At The Bottom of Wisconsin’s Lake Mendota

Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society Wisconsin Historical Society archaeologists, assisted by divers from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, recovered the historic canoe from Lake Mendota on November 2, 2021 In June 2021, Tamara Thomsen, an underwater archaeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society, was riding an underwater scooter in Madison, Wisconsin’s Lake Mendota when she […]

How Do You Tell a Neanderthal From a Denisovan?

Neanderthals and Denisovans are some of the nearest ancestors to modern humans. These hominins were so similar to us that they even interbred with humans for thousands of years when the three overlapped in time and space in certain areas. Many people today still carry important genetic material from these cousins of ours — meaning […]

Why Vulture Bees Prefer Rotting Flesh Over Pollen

To identify what bacteria lives in the stomachs of vulture bees and how it compares to other bee species, researchers set up 16 bait stations with roughly two ounces of raw chicken hung from branches 4.9 feet off the ground. Quinn McFrederick/University of California-Riverside Like their namesake, vulture bees have a taste for animal carcasses. […]

Playing Recordings of a Healthy Ocean Can Help Restore Marine Ecosystems

A growing body of work shows that marine animals are attracted to the sounds of healthy environments. Gagliardi Giovanni/REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In 2016, Stephen Simpson, a marine biologist at the University of Bristol in England, returned to a study site off Australia’s Lizard Island, part of the Great Barrier Reef. Back-to-back cyclones […]

Archaeologists Unearth 800-Year-Old Mummy in Peru

Researchers have yet to confirm the mummy’s gender but say the deceased was likely a man who died between the ages of 25 and 30. Courtesy of Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Some 800 years ago, a young adult was buried on Peru’s central coast. Caretakers mummified the individual, wrapping their remains in cloth, […]

The Ten Best History Books of 2021

This year’s list includes Four Lost Cities, About Time and The Man Who Hated Women. Photo illustration by Valerie Ruland-Schwartz After 2020 brought the most devastating global pandemic in a century and a national reckoning with systemic racism, 2021 ushered in a number of welcome developments, including Covid vaccines, the return of beloved social traditions like the Olympics and […]