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The Oak Island “Money Pit”

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys discuss one of world’s strangest mysteries. The Oak Island Money Pit. In 1795, a teenager named Daniel McGinnis found an oval-shaped recession in the ground on the island. With little evidence that there was anything to be discovered, McGinnis started digging in…

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The Hoia Baciu Forest

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start off talking about how three amateur archaeologists recently found the largest Viking gold hoard ever discovered in Denmark. At 900 grams (1.948 pounds), the hoard consists of seven beautifully worked bracelets, six of gold and one of silver. Then, one of Indiana’s…

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The Lost Tomb of King Arthur

The story of King Arthur is known throughout the world. The fabled Camelot, Sir Bedivere casting Excalibur into the lake and Arthur’s secret burial at the isle of Avalon: these are just a few of the enchanting themes in the ancient saga that historians have long considered to be pure…

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Strange Encounters

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start the show off talking about how a man in Clarke County, Alabama says he and his family are “tired of dealing” with a Bigfoot creature and are threatening to kill it unless officials come to “capture and remove it”. Then, the elusive, deep-sea-dwelling…

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Norwegian Mountain Troll

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start off the show talking about how researchers claim that the Burmese python may no longer be Florida’s scariest invasive species. Recently, three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it’s possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although…

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The Flannan Islands Lighthouse

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys star off the show by talking about how recently an abandoned oil tanker has washed up on the shores of Liberia in west Africa, prompting an investigation – and speculation over the fate of the ship’s crew. Then, the world of archaeology was…

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D.B. Cooper

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start off talking about the Large Hadron Collider, a 17-mile superconducting machine designed to smash protons together at close to the speed of light, went offline overnight. Engineers investigating the mishap found the charred remains of a furry creature near a gnawed-through power…

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The River

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start out talking about how it’s incredible that it escaped notice for so long, but scientists have just discovered a massive, 9,500 square-kilometer reef system at the mouth of the Amazon river. And it’s home to some truly bizarre life forms. Then, Jonathan Bloch at…

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The Vampire of Cinkota

On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start off by talking about how radioactive boars are running wild and breeding uncontrollably in the northern region of Japan contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Then, a new 3D printing technique from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has allowed researchers to “print”…

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