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
National Atomic Testing MuseumAllan Palmer, director at the National Atomic Testing Museum, examines a collection of rocks found after a strange explosion in Russia. The debris has some very unusual properties, confounding scientists since its discovery in 1986. 960 1280
Pieces of EightSpanish dollars, also known as Pieces of Eight, that are housed at the McLarty Treasure Museum in Vero Beach, FL. The museum was built on land that was once used as a camp for the survivors of a 1715 shipwreck, and is home to many objects that have washed ashore from that ill-fated Spanish ship. 960 1280
Koreshan State Historic SiteOn display at the Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero, FL, is a strange-looking globe that tells the story of a man named Cyrus Reed Teed. Teed had some rather … unusual … beliefs about the structure of earth, and founded a cult that referred to themselves as the Koreshan Unity. 960 1280
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