Mysteries: Chewing Gum and U2 Spy Pictures
Don Wildman examines a strange substance that was first used to make chewing gum, a medallion containing deadly poison and a bizarre carving that could re-write the history of America’s discovery.
Westford MuseumDave Brody examines a plaster cast of the “Westford Knight,” a mysterious carving on display at the Westford Museum in Westford, MA. A man by the name of Frank Glynn believed that the rock was evidence that Columbus was not the first European to reach the New World. 960 1280
San Diego Natural History MuseumSan Diego Natural History Museum curator Phillip Unitt inspects the dead preserved birds that were found on the shore of California’s Salton Sea. Tests performed on the birds helped uncover the mystery of why the Salton Sea’s animals were dying in mass numbers. 960 1280
Historic Auto Attractions MuseumPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt’s cane on display at the Historic Auto Attractions Museum in Roscoe, IL. FDR used the cane to cover up the fact that he was suffering from polio because he didn’t want the American people to see him as weak. 960 1280
Michigan State University MuseumAt the Michigan State University Museum, Dr. David Foran studies the 100-year-old slide of skin that was taken from the body found in Hawley Harvey Crippen's London basement. Crippen was hanged for murdering his wife, but new DNA evidence calls his sentence in to question. 960 1280
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