Mysteries: Snake Oil and Pirate Treasure Pictures

Don Wildman investigates the murder of an intrepid reporter, the discovery of a long-lost pirate treasure and reports of UFO sightings in Washington, DC.

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Clark Stanley’s Snake Oil, now on display at the Skeptiseum at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, NY, was sold as a miraculous cure-all. In 1917, the US government tested this “snake oil” and found it was actually just bottled mineral oil.

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