In their last video on suspicious plane crashes, Ben and Matt explore the mysterious deaths of Ecuadorian President Jaime Roldos and Panamanian President Omar Torrijos. Both men died in aircraft accidents, about two months apart, and despite official conclusions blaming pilot error or cargo overload rumors of foul play persist in the modern day. Why? Tune in to this Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know video and find out.
“ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) — Shortly after dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops went extinct 65 million years ago, Earth’s ancient landscapes were filled with unusual mammals only distantly related to those alive today.
“The remarkable new skeleton comes from rocks in Mongolia that were deposited 57 million years ago during a period known as the Paleocene Epoch. . . .”
“The authors of the new study made detailed comparisons among the bones ofErnanodon and those of modern mammals and concluded thatErnanodon was highly specialized for digging. It may have dug for food, for shelter, or both. . . .” Read Complete Report
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A pirate’s curse is afoot, and it could be keeping some valuable booty several feet underground.
Here in this swampy hamlet on the east bank of the Suwannee River, where the air thickens with mosquitoes, a legend of buried treasure is firmly entrenched in local lore.
For years, through many landowners, treasure hunters have tried and failed to come up with the loot they believe was buried by 1800s French privateer Jean Lafitte — some say because such endeavors carry a curse preventing the treasure from being uncovered.
None have dug up the treasure, with the exception of one rumored recovery that may or may not have happened. . . . Read Complete Report
“The famous pirate Jean Laffitte made his home in Galveston, Texas after being run out of New Orleans by the U.S. Navy. He called his island home “Campeche” and he led a group of “privateers” on countless shipping raids around the Gulf of Mexico for 5 years. When he left Galveston, it is believed by many that he left stockpile of hidden treasure behind and intended to return to reclaim his pirate treasure – the treasure was never recovered and his fate remains somewhat of a mystery. Shot by M. Daleo for “Postcards from Texas” 2010 contact: email@example.com”