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.
Highly Unusual ‘Brown Ocean Effect’ Keeps Hurricane Ida’s Eyewall Intact Hours after Landfall
Hurricane Ida appears to maintain its intensity and eyewall even after landfall in Louisana, thanks likely to a rare and unusual effect known as the 'brown ocean.'
Strange Animal Reportedly Caught on Trail Camera Near Baton Rogue, Louisiana
Photo said to be from a trail cam in a rural area of Louisiana north of Baton Rogue appears to be cryptid you may have a difficult time explaining.
This Cloud Formation Over Lake Erie Looks Like a Demon Falling from the Heavens
A cloud formation captured over the open waters of Lake Erie sure looks menacing to us. What do you see?
Start Down the Rabbit Hole on These 6 Stories from Unsolved Mysteries Season 2
Season two of Unsolved Mysteries dropped today (October 19) on Netflix featuring six new cases for you to ponder. As usual for the series, expect a mix of murder, missing people, and a twinge of paranormal.
Delilah Nominated for Radio Hall of Fame
Congratulations to our own Delilah, nominated for the 2015 class of the Radio Hall of Fame.
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.