3500 years of Cappadocian cave homes: These unique underground havens once were used by early Christians to hide from Roman armies, yet they remain occupied to this day - 100 square miles with 200+ underground villages and tunnel towns complete with hidden passages, secret rooms and ancient temples, with each new civilization building on the work of the last.
The so-called Man of Altamura, whole and intact skeleton of an adult male of Homo neanderthalensis found embedded in limestone concretions of a cave in the countryside in Altamura, Italy. Perhaps the man, who lived in a period between 50,000 and 65,000 years ago, accidentally fell through a sinkhole in the karst cave and died of his wounds or broken bones.
previous -GreenChildrenof Banjos.In 1887twochildren were found alone at a cave near Banjos Spain.Their language was unknown–notSpanish.They wore clothes of a strange metallic cloth.Their skin had an odd green tint.the boy soon died since it was difficult to get either of them to eat.The girl survived she was able to communicate in Spanish she said they had come from a place that had no sun-a land of perpetual twilight. Theyheard a loud bang,were pushed through "something," then were in the cave.
In the summer of 1851 during an archeological exploration of a deep cave on the island of Crete Dr. Pharght of our institute un-earthed a clay vessel and upon breaking the seal realized it contained the remains of what had been considered a mythological beast, a small minotaur, half bull, half man! The mummified head remained intact but only fragments of cloth and bone remained of the rest of the thing.
This could be the first-ever portrait of Jesus Christ, possibly even created in the lifetime of those who knew him. The extraordinary picture is one of the recently discovered hoard of up to 70 lead codices found in a cave in the hills overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
The Bell Witch Cave in Adams, Tennessee stands where the Bell Farm used to be. The Bell family was tormented mercilessly by a scary entity known as the Bell Witch. Legends say the Bell Witch haunted the area around the cave for hundreds of years. For the entire story: www.legendsofamer...
Baba Vanga was a blind Bulgarian woman (born 1911, died 1996) who was a herbalist and alleged mystic who made many predictions for the future. She became incredibly popular due to her so-called mystical powers. When she died huge crowds attended her funeral. Among her many predictions she claimed that by 4599 man would achieve immortality and that less than 100 years later we would begin assimilating with the aliens we meet on the hundreds of planets we will have populated. She claimed that i...
In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour; a “Keep Out” sign straddles the original highway. Ignore the warning and you'll arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962 when residents accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal. Despite efforts stop the fire it still burns today and could burn for 250 years. Some houses still stand but most have been demolished. 'Silent Hill' was based on this town
Centralia, PA, - In 1962 a fire broke out in a nearby landfill and quickly made its way to the coalmine beneath the town. Thanks to inept attempts at putting it out, the fire has been burning ever since. As a result, the ground that the city is built on has grown highly unstable and dangerous, as has the air surrounding it, and nearly everyone is gone. Only about 10 or so people still call this town home.