On September 1, 1969, about 40 people in Berkshire County, Massachusetts reported seeing a UFO — and one boy named Thomas Reed claimed that he and his family were all taken aboard.
Every culture has scary stories about mysterious beings, and Native Americans are no exception. The Navajo legend of the skinwalker is particularly chilling because so many individuals claim to have had real-life encounters in the present day. Modern stories of encountering a skinwalker mostly take place in the American Southwest, but they’ve also been reported as far away as Australia. You may be wondering, what is a skinwalker and why are they so scary? According to legend, a skinwalker is a witch or medicine man who specializes in shapeshifting and wields supernatural powers to prey on others. Commonly confused with other myths, such as werewolves or wendigos, the legends of skinwalkers tell a different a tale in which evil humans can change into any animal just by using that animal’s skin. Some say the legend of the skinwalker is very real, and others refuse to speak of them in fear of tempting them to appear. Whether you are a believer or a skeptic, stories about skinwalkers can be terrifying. If you’re looking for a new nightmare or two, keep listening for some scary skinwalker stories and decide for yourself whether the legends are true.
Having a conversation with someone nowadays you don’t agree with – about anything – is a risky thing to do, no matter what the subject. It’s like putting together two things that don’t go together and asking them to work in unison – like trying to ice skate on rollerblades. Which, come to think of it, would make an awesome YouTube video – but then you’d scroll down to the comments and we’d be right back to everybody arguing about whether or not the idea was funny or just stupid. Because we can’t seem to have a civil conversation on diddlysquat it seems.
Remember E=MC2? This was Einstein’s precursor to his General Theory of Relativity that describes how mass affects space and time, which are fundamentally interconnected. Stephen Hawking said, “It is a theory not only of curved space but of curved or warped time as well.” The big question that physicists have been pondering for decades is, can space and time warp so dramatically that certain points in time touch or overlap, making time travel possible? The story of Santiago Flight 513 is an intriguing tale that highlights our fascination with the idea of time warps.