Week In Weird http://weekinweird.com The Weirdest News on the Web! Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:15:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Space Alien Filmed In Mexico http://weekinweird.com/2015/07/20/space-alien-filmed-mexico/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/07/20/space-alien-filmed-mexico/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:14:10 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14583 Oh the irony, Mexico has an illegal alien problem once again. New footage, courtesy of El Mañana de Nuevo Laredo,12 of an alien sighting is percolating through the internet. From Lygia Cabus’s (loud) narration, there’s supposedly no evidence of computer generated graphics and the scene was done in a single take. Turn down the volume, […]

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Chris Savia

News Editor at The Anomalist

Contributor at Week In Weird, in addition to being a member of The Anomalist's crack team of news editors and their social media maven. Chris lives near the Pine Barrens with his wife, six cats, and the Jersey Devil.

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Accident or Murder? The Paisano Pass Train Mystery http://weekinweird.com/2015/07/16/accident-murder-paisano-pass-train-mystery/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/07/16/accident-murder-paisano-pass-train-mystery/#comments Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:55:55 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14544 In the early morning hours of July 8, 1921, engineer and businessman William Francis Bohlman was at the throttle of Southern Pacific’s Engine No. 745 on his regular run from his home in Sanderson, Texas, to Valentine. In the cab with him was fireman Charles F. Robinson; at the opposite end of the freight train […]

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Ken Summers

Ken Summers is a historical researcher and purveyor of strange tales and forgotten hauntings. An explorer of haunted sites since 1995 and the apologetic creator of the "orb color chart," he has always endeavored to balance eager curiosity with logical questioning in the pursuit of truth. Ken is reluctant to call himself either a skeptic or a believer, yet throughout his life, he has had strange experiences that fall under the category of "unexplained". His last book, Queer Hauntings, was published in 2009.

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Ohio’s Post Boy Road is Haunted, Thanks to John Funston http://weekinweird.com/2015/07/15/ohios-post-boy-road-haunted-thanks-john-funston/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/07/15/ohios-post-boy-road-haunted-thanks-john-funston/#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:28:27 +0000 http://whofortedblog.com/?p=13833 Almost anywhere you go, there are towns, streets, and locations with unusual names telling long-forgotten stories. That’s certainly the case with a rural road, hollow, abandoned railroad tunnel, and vanished whistle-stop in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, all sharing the same seemingly random name: Post Boy. If you believe the creepy local legend, the name comes from […]

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Ken Summers

Ken Summers is a historical researcher and purveyor of strange tales and forgotten hauntings. An explorer of haunted sites since 1995 and the apologetic creator of the "orb color chart," he has always endeavored to balance eager curiosity with logical questioning in the pursuit of truth. Ken is reluctant to call himself either a skeptic or a believer, yet throughout his life, he has had strange experiences that fall under the category of "unexplained". His last book, Queer Hauntings, was published in 2009.

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The Ghosts of Mackinac Island: The Haunted History of Michigan’s Mysterious Isle http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/29/the-ghosts-of-mackinac-island-the-haunted-history-of-michigans-mysterious-isle/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/29/the-ghosts-of-mackinac-island-the-haunted-history-of-michigans-mysterious-isle/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:45:08 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14440 Tucked away on the western tip of Lake Huron sits an island steeped in mystery and lost in time. Known for its status as one of the most beautiful, and historical, tourist destinations in the state of Michigan, the island has a darker side unfamiliar to many of its visitors. When the sun sets and […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Investigative filmmaker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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A Horrific Arson at Upstairs Lounge Literally Haunts the Gay Community in New Orleans http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/26/horrific-arson-upstairs-lounge-haunts-new-orleans-gay-community/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/26/horrific-arson-upstairs-lounge-haunts-new-orleans-gay-community/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:47:25 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14494 In June of 1973, gays and lesbians across the United States were celebrating the fourth anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City. Gay Pride parades marched throughout major cities across the country. But meanwhile in New Orleans, the disorganized LGBT community made little effort to hold any official events. Sunday, June 24, marked […]

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Ken Summers

Ken Summers is a historical researcher and purveyor of strange tales and forgotten hauntings. An explorer of haunted sites since 1995 and the apologetic creator of the "orb color chart," he has always endeavored to balance eager curiosity with logical questioning in the pursuit of truth. Ken is reluctant to call himself either a skeptic or a believer, yet throughout his life, he has had strange experiences that fall under the category of "unexplained". His last book, Queer Hauntings, was published in 2009.

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Strange Shadows, Moans Reported in “Haunted” Facility, Investigators Find No Ghosts… But a Brothel http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/14/best-little-haunted-whorehouse-china/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/14/best-little-haunted-whorehouse-china/#comments Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:44:32 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14448 If you’re hanging around a haunted house near a graveyard, you’re bound to hear eerie moans in the night. In this case, these were moans of pleasure. Mo Hong’e of ECNS Wire picks up the story from here: A 58-years old local from Wushiling village, Wenku town was the first to notice scary white shadows […]

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Chris Savia

News Editor at The Anomalist

Contributor at Week In Weird, in addition to being a member of The Anomalist's crack team of news editors and their social media maven. Chris lives near the Pine Barrens with his wife, six cats, and the Jersey Devil.

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Investigate Perryville, Kentucky: Where the Ghosts of the Civil War Haunt the Blood-Stained Battlefields http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/10/investigate-perryville-kentucky-where-the-ghosts-of-the-civil-war-haunt-the-blood-stained-battlefields/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/10/investigate-perryville-kentucky-where-the-ghosts-of-the-civil-war-haunt-the-blood-stained-battlefields/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:09:28 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14466 It’s been 150 years since the Civil War ended, but for those who’ve visited places like Gettysburg, it’s clear that the battles fought between the North and South left a lasting impression on the nation that lingers to this day. No clearer is that impression felt than Kentucky’s Perryville Battlefield, where the ghosts of the […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Investigative filmmaker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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Case Closed: New Photo Proves “Roswell Alien” in the Kodachrome Slides is Definitely a Mummy, Maussan http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/10/case-closed-mummy-maussan/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/10/case-closed-mummy-maussan/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:40:00 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14423 If you’ve been living under a rock, one of the biggest fiascos to rock the fortean world happened in Mexico City on Cinco de Mayo. Jaime Maussan, the man behind the program beWITNESS, revealed the so-called Roswell Slides to the world. In 2013 rumors began circulating of slides discovered in an Arizona attic back in […]

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Chris Savia

News Editor at The Anomalist

Contributor at Week In Weird, in addition to being a member of The Anomalist's crack team of news editors and their social media maven. Chris lives near the Pine Barrens with his wife, six cats, and the Jersey Devil.

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Squatchback Mountain: Questioning the Sexuality of Bigfoot http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/08/hairy-homosexual-hominids-questioning-bigfoots-sexuality/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/08/hairy-homosexual-hominids-questioning-bigfoots-sexuality/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:42:23 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14046 During an April 7, 2001 lecture at the 13th Annual Bigfoot Conference / Bigfoot EXPO 2001 in Newcomerstown, Ohio, cryptozoologist Loren Coleman lightheartedly remarked that he wondered if “10 percent of the Bigfoot population, matching the figures we have for Homo sapiens, might be gay.” That one statement was blasted out of proportion by the […]

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Ken Summers

Ken Summers is a historical researcher and purveyor of strange tales and forgotten hauntings. An explorer of haunted sites since 1995 and the apologetic creator of the "orb color chart," he has always endeavored to balance eager curiosity with logical questioning in the pursuit of truth. Ken is reluctant to call himself either a skeptic or a believer, yet throughout his life, he has had strange experiences that fall under the category of "unexplained". His last book, Queer Hauntings, was published in 2009.

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Police Say Italian Pizzerias Allegedly Cooked With “Used” Wood From Disinterred Coffins Stolen from Cemetery http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/08/police-say-italian-pizzerias-cooked-meals-with-used-wood-from-disinterred-coffins-stolen-from-cemetery/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/06/08/police-say-italian-pizzerias-cooked-meals-with-used-wood-from-disinterred-coffins-stolen-from-cemetery/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 07:03:45 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14431 Naples has long been known for its incredible cuisine, but when it comes to their pizza, foodies can’t cant stop gushing. Not only are their pies regularly referred to as the best in the world, but they also lay claim to creating the Neapolitan here in the early 1700s. So what makes their pizzas taste […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Investigative filmmaker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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