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Origins of the Theory: The Montauk Project books by Preston Nichols

Born in 1946 in Long Island, Preston Nichols claimed to have degrees in engineering, psychology, and parapsychology. In 1983 he released the first of a series of books on the Montauk conspiracy called The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time.

Nichols claims that his work was the result of his own deeply repressed psychological memories of being involved in the Montauk Project. He claims the top-secret experiment was an extension of 1943’s “Philadelphia Experiment,”AKA “Project Rainbow,” in which the US government allegedly tried to make a Navy cruiser invisible by manipulating an electromagnetic field around it.

The site had originally been used by the US in World War I and II to house massive gun emplacements to deter enemy attacks via the ocean. In the 1950s, while Camp Hero in Long Island was still being used as a radar center to anticipate Soviet attacks coming in over the Atlantic, researchers attempted to improve on the Philadelphia experiment with an eye on studying the psychological effects of electromagnetic fields. One of the goals was to induce schizophrenia at the touch of a button. The US Congress apparently rejected a plan for furthering the experiment because they deemed it too dangerous. But apparently experiments were still conducted, funded by stolen Nazi gold.

Nichols alleges that these experiments were picked up by the US government sometime in the 1960s at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, but after it became clear that many of the...

ENFP: Your optimists and encouraging nature. You’re the embodiment of absolute enthusiasm, optimism, and encouragement. Anyone who is in a relationship with you has a hard time not feeling better just by being around you. While you won’t pretend that negative feelings are non-existent, you make it your goal to inspire and cheer up the people you love, and the person you’re in love with is no exception.

ENTP: Your constant stream of creative ideas. You don’t understand the definition of the word boring, and you make sure your partner doesn’t either. The person who dates you will be captivated by your charm, sure, but will really love hearing all the crazy and exciting ideas you have going on inside your brain, and they will never be able to complain that they’re ever honestly bored.

INFP: Your ability to know them better than they do. You have the most natural understanding of anyone who takes the time to be around you, it’s almost scary. Your ability to know people in ways few others do, including themselves, is incredibly attractive and is one of the best things about dating you. Your understanding of the other person puts them at ease and allows them to be their honest selves that they don’t feel they can be around others.

INTP: Your constant desire to grow/learn. While you tend to be a pretty reserved person by nature, there is a goldmine of intellect brooding underneath the exterior, and if someone is able to break through your...

What everyone can agree on is that the Federal Reserve came into being as a result of 1913’s Federal Reserve Act. They also can agree that the “fed” controls the nation’s money supply. And that’s about all anyone agrees on. Here are some of the more prominent conspiracy theories about the Federal Reserve.

1. It is not part of the federal government.

Wait—what? If it’s not part of the federal government, why is the word “federal” in its name? Conspiracy theorists will point out that you can’t find “Federal Reserve” under “Government” in the phone book—you have to look in the “Business” section instead. They argue that calling it the “Federal Reserve” is intended to deceive people into believing that it is part of our government and is therefore democratically elected, rather than what it really is—a sinister “cabal” of private bankers who wish to control world governments through controlling their money supply.

The truth is somewhere in the middle—although the government appoints a Federal Reserve Board of Directors who report to Congress at least once a year, the twelve banks that make up the US Federal Reserve are indeed private banks.

2. It has never been audited.

As proof that the Federal Reserve is corrupt, critics point to the fact that it has never faced a formal audit, despite overlooking an aggressive IRS that heckles and harasses and bankrupts ordinary middle-class citizens with audits. This is offered as further proof that the Federal Reserve is hiding something shady.

Again, the truth is in the...

The Pukwudgie, Explained

[*] Pukwudgies are magical creatures who live inside wooded areas and swamps. They are considered spirits of the forest.

[*] Pukwudgies can appear and disappear at will, confuse humans, create fire, launch poison arrows, use magic, and lure people to their deaths.

[*] Pukwudgies have the ability to shapeshift into dangerous animals, like cougars. They can also turn themselves into a combination of creatures and look half-human, half-porcupine if they choose.

[*] If you spot a Pukwudgie, you should leave it alone. Anyone who annoys one will be followed around by the creature and will either fall victim to its nasty tricks (like being stalked and having their memories forgotten) or they will meet a much deadlier ending.

[*] If you annoy a Pukwudgie, then they might kidnap your children, push you off a cliff, attack you with their short knives and spears, use sand to blind you, or persuade you to commit suicide.

[*] Pukwudgies resemble humans, except they are much smaller, have a canine-like nose, and have larger ears, lips, and fingers. They have been compared to trolls, goblins, and leprechauns.

[*] Pukwudgies are commonly found in areas with other forms of paranormal activity. They have been sighted near Fall River, which is close to the home of Lizzie Borden, the axe murderess. They have also been sighted in the haunted Moundsville State Penitentiary in Indiana and Round Rock in Texas where Bigfoot allegedly lives.

[*] The exact height of Pukwudgies is unknown....

21 Years With A Chronic Illness.

Getting a diagnosis when you’re 13 doesn’t exactly make for good teenage years. I was forced to grow up fast. Being sick isn’t fun. It’s come with many life-threatening challenges and a lot of fear at different points. It’s changed my life in ways I could have never imagined, taken things away, and continually forced me to face the unknown. But it’s also given me a tremendous amount of empathy, patience, appreciation, and perspective. And seeing how the past 21 years have really made me the person I am and continue to grow to be, I wouldn’t change a minute of it.

The Loss Of A Love.

What may have come across as devastatingly heartbreaking, was actually one of the best experiences of my life. To love someone that deeply and feel their love reciprocated could possibly be one of the most profound feelings we humans can have. To lose that person and watch them slip away forever, a person who I saw myself with forever, who I couldn’t imagine life without, is a loss that’s created a partial void in my life which will always remain empty. My heart is always open to new love, although I never go looking for it. I’ve never compared the love I lost to new loves because each person and each relationship is so unique and special in their own way. That loss taught me to appreciate each moment and never take days for granted.

The Absence Of My Father...

[*] Robert Ben Rhoades was a truck driver who is suspected of raping and murdering over 50 women between 1975 and 1990. He had rigged a mobile torture chamber in the back of his semi and cruised the highways looking for victims. He was convicted of three of those murders and is serving life without parole in prison.

[*] Regina Kay Walters was his last victim.

[*] Rhoades may have picked his sadistic tendancies up from his father, who molested a 12-year-old girl and killed himself before he could be put on trial.

[*] Like many serial killers, Rhoades at one time tried to become a police officer. His attempt to join a law enforcement agency was never successful, however, and he became a truck driver instead.

[*] Rhoades has a son and was married three times. One of his wives confirms that he was abusive to her emotionally, verbally, physically, and sexually.

[*] His ex wife also says that Rhoades became sexually arroused by seeing her suffer, specifically when she was hospitalized for Lupus.

[*] Rhoades was really into BDSM and he involved himself and his wife in the BDSM “scene” during the 80’s, though his wife did not want to participate. His nickname...

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Re-connect with your inner sense of adventure. Make time to plan a trip or day excursion. Summer won’t last forever and now is your chance to seize the day.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Organize and clean up your space. You pride yourself in your belongings and when your space looks neat you feel more put together. Throw away some of the old and then shop for something new.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Embrace newness in your life. Dare yourself to try new things and experience new environments. You thrive on change and mischief, so take a chance on a fun night in a new place.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Prioritize “me time.” You are often pulled in so many different directions and you have a strong desire to be there fore everyone. At the end of the day, make sure there is enough time for just you.

Leo (July 23-August 24)

Take on a new project or take the lead on a plan with friends. As a creative person, you enjoy entertaining and impressing others with your innovative mind. Any plan you take on is sure to end in success.

Virgo (August 23-September 22)

Try a new hobby or sport. Your super organized mind needs a break every now and then. Invest time in a fun activity like cooking, painting, or swimming.

Libra (September 23-October 22)

While you have an amazing circle of friends, take sometime to go out with yourself. Not only will this allow you to have some independence and space, but it will also allow you to connect with the new people around...

Why have an Instagram theme?

When you’re trying to gain followers, or simply just trying to turn your Instagram into something artistic and beautiful, you should absolutely focus on locking down your theme. An Instagram theme is an incredible way for you to gain attention from those who do not follow you, and inspire those who do. When you put your own spin on your feed, while keeping it consistent, you leave your fingerprint on Instagram and you stand out, you become recognizable, and you leave a lasting impression on anyone visiting your little corner of the internet.

Think about all of the times you have clicked into someone’s Instagram feed only to click right out. The first few photos that you saw either pulled you in, or did not inspire you to continue scrolling. This is a testament to how powerful first impressions are when it comes to Instagram. So, within those first few seconds, if you want to make the greatest impression on potential followers, you have to show them that your photos are worthy of being on their feed every single day. You have to show them that your content will visually inspire them. How do you do this? You create an Instagram theme — something that represents you, while still being extremely stimulating and visually artistic.

If you’re thinking about themes now, and need a little inspiration, look no further! We’ve created a list of our top ten favorite kinds of Instagram aesthetics that will hopefully encourage you...

1. She couldn’t hold a conversation

“I think the biggest thing for me is if a girl can’t hold a conversation. It kills the physical attraction for me almost immediately.” — Lordmonocrona

2. She only cared about herself

“When I realized that after a few weeks she had literally not asked me a single question about myself even once. Seems some people are programmed to socialize irl as if they’re on Twitter where everything out of their mouth is a status update about themselves and they’ve no concept or care about how to carry on a conversation or get to know anyone else.” — YOGZULA

3. She was overly judgemental

“We went out on a nice nature date and she complained that all the men in our town suffered from “Peter Pan Syndrome” and just wanted to have fun and not grow up and get real jobs. We both worked in the low-paying service industry so it was confusing, insulting, and hypocritical, not to mention just overall judgemental.” — ghostori

4. She never put her phone down

“Constantly having her phone in her hand. I couldn’t remember a moment when she didn’t have her phone in her hand. Texting and driving. Texting and checking social media pages...

1. They like being touched

“Guys like being touched. I like it when a lady keeps her hand on my thigh when we driving, or rubbing my head when we’re laying on the couch. Pretty much just any contact. My wife is the opposite and it sucks sometimes.” — im2old_4this

2. They love getting complimented on their body

“Not sure if it’s a secret but I feel guys appreciate body compliments infinitely times more than facial features and they will possibly remember the body one forever.” — TL3490

3. They do not understand subtle hints

“We don’t pick up on subtle hints that you are interested in us. If you want to get a guy’s attention you pretty much have to either hit him over the head or strip right in front of him and rub yourself all over him.” –LodgePoleMurphy

4. They masturbate before dates

“If we’re dating and planning on hanging out tonight I’m going to rub one out in the morning just in case we have sexy time so that I don’t blow my load in the first minute.” — Dudenoob

5. They don’t like ‘the chase’

“Guys don’t like ‘the chase.’ That doesn’t mean you need to be easy, but girls who play hard to...

What are your favorite golf puns? Leave them in the comments!

How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?


Why did the golfer need new socks?

Because there was a hole in one.

What’s a golfer’s favorite letter?


Where do ghosts play golf?

On a golf corpse.

What is a golfer’s favorite dance move?

The Bogey.

Why did Tarzan spend so much time on the golf course?

He was perfecting his swing

What do golf and sex have in common?

They’re two things you can enjoy even if you’re bad at both of them.

Why didn’t the golfer get his homework done?

He wouldn’t stop puttering around.

Where can you find a golfer on a Saturday night?


What are a golfer’s favorite flowers?


What is a golfer’s worst nightmare?

The Bogeyman.

What is a golfer’s favorite bird?

Any birdie will do.

Golfer: The doctor says I can’t play golf.

Caddie: Oh, he’s played with you, too, eh?

Golf is a lot like taxes:

You go for the green and wind up in the hole.

I’m not a bad putter…

I just can’t catch a break.

Wife: I’m sick and tired of your obsession with golf!

Husband: Why, is it driving a wedge between us?

When is the course too wet to play golf?

When your golf cart capsizes.

If you golf on election day…

Be sure to cast an absent-tee ballot.

Why do golfers hate cake?

Because they might get a slice.

Golf balls are like eggs…

They’re white, they are sold by the dozen, and a week later you have to buy more.

Golfer: I’d move heaven and earth to break 100 on this course.

Caddie: Try heaven. You’ve already moved most of the...

Whenever I would go to sleepovers as a kid, I would always pick dare during “Truth or Dare.”

Eating hot sauce, streaking, kissing friends, snorting a pixie stick—if the dare meant I could be the center of attention, have all eyes on me, I was there for it.

I don’t know when I got so private. I don’t know when the idea of attention became obnoxious, and fake, and unnecessary to me. I don’t know when the idea of privacy, of keeping things to myself, of being aloof and secretive and quiet because so, so appealing.

I remember when I was 25 and just getting started on the internet as a writer or something like it, there was a girl who I shared mutual friends with who had 3000 twitter followers and I was so jealous of her. The idea that 3000 people cared about what she had to say and followed her every move made me seeth and squirm. Wasn’t I interesting enough to follow? Wasn’t I worthy of that level of attention? It’s funny now because obviously, 3000 followers are truly not that many, and even though I still don’t have that I also find the idea of thousands and thousands of people watching my every move kind of stupid.

I’ve started to be immensely into not...

1. Picking emotionally — or otherwise — unavailable partners.

If you’re really good at this, you won’t realize that you’re doing it until someone points it out to you. You will find someone that you like enough, but it just won’t work out because of one reason or another — usually because the other person either can’t or won’t commit. That’s why they say you attract the right partner when you’re ready. You can’t be ready if you’re too terrified to even start something that could last. Forever is a foreign concept to you right now though. Endings are the constant.

2. Seeking justification for seemingly insignificant things.

When you’re scared of heartbreak, or rejection in general, you will feel the compulsive need to get a second opinion on pretty much everything. You will also likely apologize a lot for things that others feel don’t need apologies. Not everyone will understand this, but the ones who are worth it will at least practice patience for it.

3. Being very all-or-nothing on certain things.

Sometimes, fear of heartbreak can put a “yes” or “no” filter on things. What is the point of this if it will not result in that? (There is also an overused Marilyn Monroe quote that comes to mind.) Love requires balance, which is why this attitude is usually done out of a fear of heartbreak.

4. Holding on to perfectionism.

Similar to the last point, and especially with this generation that favors options so much, you “won’t settle” for anything less than unattainable...

You are still excruciatingly in love when you agree that you need to break up. You openly sob at pizza parties and feel a constant desire to vomit on the entire universe. You find an escape route through a one-way ticket to Europe.

You are convinced that, if time is an illusion and there infinite parallel contingencies happening simultaneously, there is still no possible dimension in which you will ever get over this.

But you will.

Here’s how you’ll do it:

First, you will ball out and then freak out. (On repeat.)

You’ll feel like a total baller until realize that any love affair with an Irish cop in Belfast, a hulking Bavarian irrigation specialist on the Italian Riviera, or an Andalusian financier at a gutter punk festival in Galicia is only a wet band-aid of validation on a still-oozing sore.

The good part is that it will be fun. It’ll remind you that you are far from dead and that the upside of overpopulation is that there are more romantic prospects. The bad part is that you won’t be able to ignore that these people are not your person, and you’ll resent them for not being the son of a facial reconstructive surgeon and an astrologist, for being too fucking sculpted, and for the way they pronounce “neoliberalism.”

More than once, you’ll drink too much Guinness and spend the entire next day vomiting, crying, and watching Mama Mia all at the same damn time.

Unfortunately, this is the only way forward. Sometimes you’ll see the humor even...

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You avoid friendships that judge your adventurous spirit. As an Aries, you do not like to be constrained and bossed around. A friend who tries to take away your autonomy or speak on your behalf is no friend of yours.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You avoid friendships that are full of pressure and expectations. You can be very stubborn and set in your ways, especially when you want to relax and stay at home. As a Taurus, you hate when others guilt you into something. Therefore, you avoid friendships that compromise your personal happiness and harmony.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

You avoid friendships that are clingy and overly-dependent. As a Gemini, you value your independence and you welcome change in your life. Friendships that try to pin you down or claim your time are never friendships that end well.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You avoid friendships with those who are selfish and don’t take the time to genuinely open up to you. As a Cancer, you are not a casual person and you can’t half-ass a friendship. You are either in or you are out. Friendships that are shallow are not true friendships to you.

Leo (July 23-August 24)

You avoid friendships that are petty and flakey. As a Leo, you are an incredibly proud and honorable person. Your friends respect you and in return you make sure that you have reason to respect them. As a whole, you tend to avoid friendships with those that constantly bail on plans or treat you as a second option.

Virgo (August 23-September 22)


The chemical, known as “paraquat,” is an herbicide sprayed over marijuana fields in Mexico in the 1970s—with the aid of US money and US-provided helicopters—and over marijuana fields in Georgia in the 1980s under the direction of the Reagan Administration.

But normally, anything poisonous enough to kill plants is also toxic enough to kill humans, and that is the case with paraquat.

What is paraquat and how can it harm humans?

• Paraquat is an organic acid that is used as an herbicide. It kills green plant tissue on contact.

• When sprayed on plants, paraquat is tasteless and odorless and invisible. In other words, you wouldn’t be able to tell if the weed you were smoking had been sprayed with paraquat.

• As far as breathable poisons go, the government has placed paraquat in Toxicity Category I—the highest possible level.

• Due to the fact that it is cheap and available, liquid paraquat is frequently used in suicides throughout much of the Third World.

• In humans, exposure to paraquat has been linked to the development of Parkin’s disease.

• Depending on the dose and the method of ingestion, paraquat can either be immediately fatal or can lead to kidney, liver, lung, and heart failure for up to 30 days after exposure.

• Tests performed in 1977 demonstrated that combusted paraquat caused damage to the lungs of laboratory rats.

• In 1978, after years of attempting to reassure Americans that smoking paraquat-tainted marijuana was safe, US Secretary of Health Education and...


After years of uncertainty and longing, you’re finally coming home to yourself. Over the past few months, you’ve gained radical clarity on exactly who you are and exactly what you want, and it couldn’t be a more exciting time for you personally. What you have to remember is that just because you have determined your end-goal, it doesn’t mean you’re a failure because you haven’t quite arrived there yet. The more you are able to visualize the life you want, the more you can start living it now. Don’t put your happiness on pause until you’ve achieved something greater than yourself. Remember that the energy that you infuse into this very day will be what ultimately determines your fate.


You are beginning to learn that life does not have to be difficult in order to be worthwhile. After a year or so of tremendous growth, you’re ready to tackle an entirely new chapter in your life, but that much change won’t come without uncertainty and a degree of fear. But in that is the lesson itself: life is not just about working, paying bills and going to bed. You don’t need to feel guilty for living exactly the way that you want to, even if it seems more lush or exciting than other people. The truth is that you create your own paradise, and you will not be able to tolerate a lukewarm existence for much longer. Your fear is not holding you back, it’s signaling the start of a new future.



When you decide to take full responsibility for your life, you have to accept that not everyone will understand what you’re doing or why.

And how could they?

You’ve spent the last however many years living out the blueprint they sketched for you. You’ve spent the majority of your life doing exactly what other people said you would exactly as other people believed you could.

Is it any surprise that you feel empty and depressed, even though you have “everything?” That’s the thing about miserable people who have perfect lives, they’re usually living out someone else’s dream.

Healing your life is a process of becoming more radically honest with yourself than ever before. It is realizing that your time and energy on Earth is akin to a bank account with a designated amount of money in it. Once you spend it, it’s gone. There’s no depositing more.

What you invest your time in is what will appear in your life. It is what will grow.

But healing your life isn’t just a process of shifting your priorities or your behavior. At its core, healing your life is a process of healing your mind. It is recognizing that everything you’re experiencing is actually rooted back down into what and how you’re thinking.

For a long time, you thought as other people instructed you to. The whole process of growing up and becoming an individual is having the courage to reject that which doesn’t genuinely resonate with you. It is having the faith that you do not need to live your life...

1. The Georgia Guidestones are almost twice as tall as Stonehenge. 2. Nearly a quarter-million pounds of granite was used to make them. 3. Here are the 10 messages that are inscribed on the granite slabs:


4. These ten “messages” are written on the Guidestones in eight different languages.

Those languages are English, Swahili, Russian, Spanish, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Arabic, and Chinese.

5. No one knows who paid for their construction.

As the story goes, an elegant, well-spoken, well-dressed, and grey-haired man who identified himself only as “R. C. Christian” appeared at a granite company in nearby Elberton, GA one day requesting a quote on the project. Figuring he was some “nut,” the granite specialist purposely claimed a ridiculous price, figuring Mr. “Christian” would balk. Instead, Mr. Christian agreed to the price.

6. Some people suspect the Rosicrucian Order financed the...
Owlman, Explained

[*] As the name suggest, Owlman is an owl-like creature who is considered the English equivalent of the Mothman, another famous cryptid.

[*] Owlman is an owl that stands around five feet tall with pointed ears, red eyes, and pincer-like claws. Owlman is also known to have high ankles, large crab claws for feet, and glowing eyes.

[*] Owlman has been sighted multiple times in Cornwell England. The first sighting took place on April 17, 1976 by two young girls who saw the creature hovering above a church tower.

[*] On multiple other occasions, different girls reported seeing a strange glob of floating light over the Old Mawnan Church, which was an orange-red color. Coincidentally, Owlman’s eyes are slanted and glow with a bright red.

[*] Church towers are common nesting places for barn owls, which non-believers claim led to the legend of Owlman.

[*] Whenever Owlman makes an appearance, a loud, owl-like sound can be heard coming from its black mouth.

[*] Owlman is a monstrous creature that resembles three beings. A human man. An owl. And a bear.

[*] Owlman’s large flapping wings are covered in grayish-brown feathers, just like the rest of his body and legs.

[*] Most of the Owlman sightings took place in between 1976 and 1977, which was a popular time for supernatural activity. There were also a large number of UFO sightings in the region, sightings of Morgawr (the...