Amazing coincidences


Frederick Cook claimed to be the first man to climb to the peak of Mt. McKinley in 1906, in 1909 he claimed to have made it to the North Pole in the spring of 1908. Arctic explorer Robert Peary launched a campaign against Cook and soon no one believed he had done it. In the last several decades people retracing their steps have begun wonder if he really did it. Was Cook really successful or was he a great fraud?

Some of Our Research:
All about Cook
The Smithsonian looks again
An outsiders review

Amazing coincidences


Stanley Kubrick produced and directed the iconic film The Shining, released in 1980. Crowds at the time were terrified and/or confused by the film, today it is a classic. But what was really going on with Kubrick’s version of the story? There are a host of theories suggesting why Kubrick produced the movie and what it’s actually about. And we have an inside scoop.

Some of Our Research:
A few popular interpretations
A few not so popular interpretations
Jan Harlan and Kubrick

Amazing coincidences

In this episode we look into three popular stories of time travelers and try to see what is really there.

Rudolph Fentz
Rudolph Fentz
A man dressed in 1800’s clothes appears our of thin air in New York in 1950 and is struck by a cab. Based on what is found in his pockets and a tireless police officers search it appears he came from 1876?
Wanting to believe
Not wanting to believe

The Man From Taured

Stopped by Japanese customs officials in 1954 a strange man, claiming that he hails from a country named Taured, is questioned and then disappears in the night.
Inclined to time-slips
Disinclined to time-slips

John Titor
John Titor was active on several time travel forums between 2000-2001 claiming to be from 2036. After explaining why he was here and making many predictions for our future he, as he said he would, leaves our timeline.
The Official site
Maybe not his first time here?