Are We Alone – Skeptic Check: Sheer Lunacy

by Gary Niederhoff on September 27, 2010









Watch out, the moon is full… of intrigue. Our lovely satellite is blamed for all sorts of Earth-bound mischief – from robberies to shape-shifting to general nutty behavior. It’s also the setting for more than one loony tale. In this hour, as NASA spacecraft return to the moon, a look at the mythology it inspires.

Discover the true correlation between crime and a full moon… the 1835 reports of unicorns and man-bats living on moon… and, our favorite hair-raising howler: the werewolf! Also, why some still insist the Apollo moon landing is a hoax.

Plus, space travel – boxed and bundled.

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avatar Dave October 22, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Great skeptic entry! Although it might be a minor thing – I was surprised at the characterization of the werewolf myth as being so new. There are lots of sources of werewolf stories going back hundreds of years and from all over the world. A quick summary here:

http://www.mythicalrealm.com/legends/werewolf.html

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