The ‘Meister Print’: Fact Or Fiction?

(PCM) In case you haven’t heard of it, the “Meister Print” is a fossilized sandal print that was discovered by a man named William J. Meister in 1968. It wasn’t only the sandal print that was so fascinating, but rather what was inside of the print that amazed historians. The right-sided sandal print contained a trilobite, supposedly 500 million years extinct before man walked upon the face of the Earth.

There is definitely a bit …

Ever Wonder Why A Mouse Cursor Is Slightly Tilted?

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(PCM) Like us, you have probably wondered why your mouse cursor is slightly titled rather than straight, it is was always one of those on-going computer mysteries. Well, we have finally discovered the answer and it lies in a document from 1981.

HacksandStuff.com revealed that according to an expert at StackExchange, Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the mouse, initially portrayed the arrow cursor vertically and straight, as he found it to be the most …

What Really Goes On At Area 51?

(PCM) One of the biggest conspiracy theories out there is just what happens at Area 51, the governments top secret military base located in a remote area of the Nevada desert. Area 51 is a United States Air Force facility and is a remote attachment to the more publicized Edwards Air Force base. Area 51 has always been shrouded in secrecy, leading many to believe that it is the place where the government is conducting …

Mysterious Superhenge Discovered At Famed Stonehenge Site

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(PCM) England’s famed circle of bluestone columns known as Stonehenge has always been shrouded in mystery and now according to CNN, archaeologists have discovered that the mystery surrounding Stonehenge is even deeper than we imagined.

The archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be traces of an even larger stone formation, which they are deeming Superhenge located about three miles away from the original Stonehenge site.

The Stonehenge Hidden landscape team tells CNN that they …

U.S. Copyright Office Says Monkey Selfie Can’t Be Copyrighted

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(PCM) The U.S. Copyright Office is siding with humans and has recently claimed that a photo taken by a monkey or any other type of artwork created by an animal can not be copyrighted by that animal.

The office has made an update to their rules which now explain in-depth works that are not eligible for protection. They include: “a photograph taken by a monkey” and “a mural painted by an elephant.” The office has …

Is Rule 34 The Only Rule With No Exceptions?

rule_34(PCM) If you are even the slightest bit internet savvy then you have most likely heard about the infamous Rule 34, as it is without a doubt one of the best known internet adages in current usage.

The rule states specifically that “If it exists, there is a porn of it. No exceptions”. In other words, internet pornography exists for every conceivable topic.  According to the Lurkmore Wiki, Rule 34 originated from a comic posted …

Hatfield And McCoy Descendants Unearth The Site Of Their Families 1888 Ambush

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(PCM) Nearly everyone knows the story of the infamous Hatfield And McCoy family feud that claimed at least a dozen lives leading up to an ambush that took place in 1888 and did not officially come to an end until the descendants of both families signed a truce in 2003. Many believe that the actual feud began during the Civil War, but there were many dispute that popped up between the two families over timber …

Man’s Three Word Obituary And Other Famous Last Words

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(PCM) If you have seen the headlines recently that you have most likely heard about Stig Kernell of Sweden and his three word obituary that has since gone viral. Kernell had an incredible sense of humor right up until his death at age 92, so his obituary simply read ” I am dead”.  Those three simple words are certainly garnering Kernell with a lot more attention postmortem that he would have ever expected.

Reading Kernell’s …

The Baby Eating Statue of Bern

 

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(aMyth) Completed in 1546, the “Kindlifresserbrunnen” is a fountain in Bern, Switzerland. Translated, the name means “Fountain of the Eater of Little Children”. For nearly 500 years the fountain has been a reminder for the children of Bern to behave, in particular around Switzerland’s Fastnacht, or ”Night of Fasting” festival, during the week after ash Wednesday. One is his mouth, one tied to his belt, and more to be consumed in a bag by …

Did A Hawk Really Toss A Snake At A Family? Experts Say No!

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(PCM) The latest video to go viral purports to show a hawk tossing a rather large snake at a family who was picnicking in Australia, however upon further analyzation of the video experts are claiming that the video is actually a fake.

The video was originally posted by YouTube user Daniel Wong and shows a hawk swoop down and pick up a large snake in a Melbourne area park and then drop the snake right …

Ever Wonder If You Could Play A Tree Trunk On A Record Player?

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(PCM) I have no idea why I am just discovering this brilliant story now, but an artist by the name of Bartholomäus Traubeck has been using cross-sectional slices of a tree stump and playing them on a converted record player to create various pieces of music.

The sounds created are both beautiful and haunting and how each piece of music turns out depends upon the type of wood and species of tree.

Here’s how it …

Mysterious Easter Island May Hold The Key To Anti-Aging

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(PCM) There have been plenty of mysteries surround Easter Island over the years and now researchers are adding even more fuel to the fire with the discovery of a strong anti-aging compound located around the statues that rest upon the island.

The compound is called rapamycin and it happens to be a naturally occurring by product of bacteria that is found native to the region. Researchers have been studying the effects of rapamycin for quite …