Eric Meier is Founding Editor of Ultimate Unexplained (http://UltimateUnexplained.com) and lead explorer of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) He is a native Michigander with an interest in geography and history - but will try to keep the reads not as snoozy as you might remember from school.
Crossed Sticks in the Woods Thought to be Bigfoot Communication
One of the more intriguing aspects of the bigfoot phenomenon is the appearance of crossed sticks or an X formation in the woods.
5 Great Drives to See the Great Lakes in New York State
Two Great Lakes border New York. Even though Michigan gets the credit for being the Great Lakes State, New York has some amazingly scenic views of the Great Lakes to offer any traveler. Here are 5 great drives to see the Lake Erie and Lake Ontario shorelines in the Empire State...
The 5 Best Drives in New York State’s Adirondack Park
New York State's Adirondack Park is world famous for its High Peaks and great camps. It's a four-season recreation area with hiking, climbing, skiing and kayaking. What are the best drives to take though the park? Labor Day weekend is the perfect time for a vacation! So pack up the family and Check This Out!
What are the Best Tourist Traps in New York State? Our Top 5
Is the Rockefeller Center Observation Deck in midtown Manhattan really the best 'tourist trap' in New York State? That's what Huffington Post Travel said recently. We beg to differ. Here are our choices for the top 5 tourist 'traps' in the Empire State....
New Yorkers Love WHAT! Burger – The Favorite Fast Food Burger by State
A map shared on reddit recently claims to show the favorite fast food burger by state.
What is this Mystery Ring from Syracuse?
Take a look at the photo of this ring. It was found stashed away in a suitcase in the Syracuse suburb of Solvay. The ring displays the number 22 and the letters M-O-J-A. The person who found it is searching for the meaning behind the symbols.
Sorry, Detroit — Buffalo Is Now Hockeytown, USA
Could Detroit's favorite nickname belong somewhere else?
How Many of These New York State Restaurants Have You Visited?
Recently Buzzfeed featured a list of 240 fast food, fast casual and chain restaurants and asked readers how many of them had been checked off their food bucket list. (I got 104, by the way, no big deal.) Buzzfeed's list is a little unfair unless you're extremely well traveled, as many of the restaurants are highly localized to different regions of the country or even Canada.
Passenger Train Derails in the Bronx, Killing Several and Injuring Dozens More
A Hudson Line Metro North train that departed from Poughkeepsie, NY derailed in the Bronx at about 7:30 this morning before reaching its destination at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Multiple media sources report that 4 people have died and 63 others suffered injuries. NY Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed the press this morning and confirmed the deaths.
Listen to Live Radio Coverage of the Kennedy Assassination from WBAP in Dallas from November 11, 1963
You've likely seen the famous CBS News broadcast with Walter Cronkite delivering the news of the shooting of President John F. Kennedy. Perhaps you've never heard the coverage as the events in Dallas unfolded. This is audio from WBAP in Fort Worth as it reported the shooting on November 22, 1963.
Five Amazing Facts About Quintana Roo, Mexico – the Home of Riviera Maya and the Tropical Nights Boots in the Sand Festival
Quintana Roo is a state in Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula and is one of the country's most visited thanks to the resorts along the Riviera Maya including the Hard Rock Hotel, the location of Feburary's Boots in the Sand, part of the Tropical Nights Festival...