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Friday, 7 August 2015

Torn From The Headlines: For The Earth Is Hollow And I Do Not Lie...


The Event Chronicle is reporting that "Nazi maps and documents" have been found that prove the Earth is hollow. Whether this is true or not (SPOILERS: it's not, because science), it's fantastic inspiration fodder for Hollow Earth Expedition - and other such pulp adventure - games.

The site is full of links leading to more wild claims (many on the Humans are Free site) about the Hollow Earth, for which we say 'thank you'!

12 comments:

  1. We Are well familiar with the popular belief ( mostly around the turn of the last century... Late 1800's) and we also read up on the Nazi research ... Antarctica..!!!
    We were looking into all this from having read Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness"

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    1. Yes, the 'Hollow Earth' idea has quite a history to it.

      I was vaguely aware of the theory for a long time (more as a fictional idea than a real one), but only really got fascinated by it when I discovered the Hollow Earth Expedition RPG, which led me to reading all kinds of way-out books and websites as 'research' ;-)

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  2. We checked out Event Chronicle and saw a rather "disturbing" image from Mars... That "thing" is No "Rock"... and has "Tentacles".... and seems to be only a "part" of it (with the rest of its mass inside the "Hole / Opening" behind it... very interesting image though.... but Not just a "rock"....

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    1. I'm afraid - as much as we'd all like it to be a real, life Martian - it's simply a case of pareidolia

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  3. Looks like "Tentacles"... so we made a post of it ....
    Let folks decide for themselves....
    but that does not look like any "rock formation"...
    and very creepy-looking , almost like something from Lovecraft...
    Real or Not ... it gave us a "Smile"...

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    1. Oh, yes, very Lovecraftian :) Enjoyed your post, thanks for mentioning HeroPress!

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    2. No problem , good Sir.... you have a great and informative blog....
      You deserve a "Shout-Out"....

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    3. Cheers, my friend. Looking forward to reading your 'anniversary' articles. Perhaps you could review some of your more popular posts?

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    4. Good idea ... we have done so a bit...
      That Mars image has gotten us searching to find More...
      and we knew that we had seen a similar "creature" before... So you sent us down another "Rabbit Hole"... (really helps to take my mind off of things)...
      ... wanted you to know that I "updated" the Mars post.... The Creature (a newly discovered Deep-Sea Jellyfish) image for "Comparison".... they look a Lot alike...

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    5. Still catching up on your 'anniversary' posts as we had a manic weekend of events for Rachel's birthday, which meant I wasn't able to get online much!.

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  4. friend of family as a kid in about 1980 when i was 10 had a whole bookshelf of self printed inch thick books on xfiles conspiracies and saucer stuff. He saw I was so awed by the collection i would look at when visiting he gave me one on the hollow earth which i loved and still have. Reading pll so convinced by hints of bullshit helped me become a teen skeptic. I learned that not all books are honest or proof of anything.

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    1. Healthy skepticism is the way forward. It amazes me the nonsense people swallow without fact-checking. But hey, it's all great fodder for us gamers, right? ;-)

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