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Most of us have had the experience, either as parents or youngsters, of trying to discover the "hidden picture" within another picture in a children's magazine. Usually you are shown a landscape with trees, bushes, flowers and other bits of nature. The caption reads something like this: "Concealed somewhere in this picture is a donkey pulling a cart with a...

During the late 1920s, the German Reichsbank President Dr. Hjalmar Schacht visited his friend, Benjamin Strong, then president of  the New York Federal Reserve Bank and he was given a personal guided tour of the vaults of the bank by Strong. - (In the 1920's several nations voluntarily or involuntarily agreed that all the most significant supplies of gold and...

Except for Hel, Frigg was the most widely known of the early Germanic goddesses. Her name appears in many tales as chief among the goddesses, it was her name that was used for sole feminine weekday as a translation for "Venus", from which we get the modern "friday". Frigg's own dwelling-place is called Fensalir. She carried the keys, supervised the...

TIDBITS - backstory  Maier Files  - Within the insider circles of the international community, much of the atrocities and problems of WW1 were blamed on the gold standard -- for the reasons outlined in Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations from 1776. It was sufficient to convince Emperor Hirohito of Japan to travel to the United Kingdom and sign a...

The waters off Skelmorlie on the Ayrshire coast (Scotland) have been suggested as the site of an unidentified U-Boat wreck from World War II. Museum records give the location as N55° 52' W4° 54'. There are no confirmed reports of the wreck, or the circumstances surrounding it, although several elderly residents of Dunoon have spoken of the day during World...

The Holy Vehm, is a unique society that brought fear to the German people. Vehm or Fehm is derived from the Latin fama (to set apart, it can also mean wisdom or black). Although they were believed to have disappeared at the end of the 16th century, their symbol was a red cross on a white background. Their disappearance seems...

In November 1939 a local school bus driver spotted a U-Boat visiting Carradale bay. The sighting was telephoned to the naval headquarters in Greenock. In november 1939 zag een plaatselijke school buschauffeur een Duitse duikboot opduiken in de Carradale baai. Dit werd telefonisch gemeld aan het hoofdkwartier van de marine in Greenock. Secret Wiki Scotland: http://www.secretscotland.org.uk/index.php/Secrets/CampbeltownLochBoom...