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. Eric has been on the radio and behind the scenes in the broadcast industry for 30 years and is a past recipient of a New York State Broadcasters award for Best Public Affairs Programming.
Franco-American Once Made a SpaghettiOs-like Product with UFO Theme
In the early 1980s, Frano-American, makers of SpagettiOs, produced a line of canned pasta with a UFO and alien theme.
Here are the Predictions Nostradamus Made that May Point to 2021
Nostradamus made his famous predictions in the mid-1500s. Here are several predictions from the French seer that may point to 2021.
Google’s 2020 Halloween Doodle Game is Addictive Fun
Google celebrated Halloween 2020 with a sequel to a well-loved game from its past, an underwater-based sequel to 'Magic Cat Academy.'
Sorry, Detroit — Buffalo Is Now Hockeytown, USA
Could Detroit's favorite nickname belong somewhere else?
How to Read a New York State Highway Little Green Sign
These little green signs pepper every state highway in New York. Each of these signs is unique and tells you a surprising amount of information about the road on which you're traveling.
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.
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...
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.
Watch the Kmart ‘Show Your Joe’ Video
Kmart set the internet on fire earlier this year with the viral video 'Ship Your Pants.' The retailer is back for the holiday season with a new viral video advertising 'Joe Boxer' brand underpants.