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.
Indiana Will Give You This Bridge, If You Can Figure Out What to Do with It
The state of Indiana has a dilapidated antique bridge over the Wabash River they will give away to anyone who can come up with a compelling use for it.
This May Be the Most Obscure and Unknown Monument on Lake Michigan
It's nothing more than a small stone obelisk, but it has huge historic significance. And it's likely the least known monument on Lake Michigan.
If You Had the Chance, Would You Drive Your Car Across a Frozen Lake Michigan?
Portions of the Great Lakes freeze over each winter. If you had the opportunity, would you drive the full 90 miles across Lake Michigan between Muskegon and Milwaukee?
No, the Chicago Bears – Green Bay Packers Is Not the Oldest Rivalry in the NFL
Not only is it not is Bears-Packers not the oldest rivalry in the NFL, it's not even the second oldest.
Michigan Woman Rescued After Falling Into Outhouse Chasing Lost Apple Watch
This is one of those instances when you just take the loss. A Michigan woman is recovering, and likely still showering after falling into an outhouse going after a lost Apple watch.
No Car Will Ever Again Drive This Unstable, Abandoned Section of Route 66 Between Chicago and Joliet, Illinois
Route 66 is memorialized in our collective memory as the epitome of the 'open road.' One stretch of the old highway between Chicago and Joliet is closed and abandoned as it's just too unstable to drive.
You Have Been Lied To Your Entire Life – There Are Only 4 Great Lakes
What you leaned in school is wrong, there are only 4 Great Lakes.
Illinois People Try to Explain Michigan Sayings and Accent – They Can’t
Living in Michigan, you're bound to pick up some sayings and an accent that you only find in the Great Lakes State.
This Abandoned Lake Michigan Bathhouse Looks Positively Post-Apocalyptic
After a relaxing day of sunbathing or swimming in Lake Michigan, almost no one would find comfort in a quick change or shower in this abandoned bathhouse just steps from the shore.
You Probably Didn’t Notice, But UFO Disclosure was Just Mandated by the COVID Relief Bill
While most in Congress were debating the size of stimulus checks to give each American, an odd, largely unnoticed section of the bill basically just mandated UFO disclosure by law.