Lore and Legends

The First Voyage of Amerigo Vespucci and the Naming of America

https://www.loreandlegends.net/2022/03/the-first-voyage-of-amerigo-vespucci.html for notes and more on this episode! Who actually found America first and how did it get its name? Both of those questions are answered in the colorful account of Amerigo Vespucci's First Voyage, which is read verbatim in this episode. But is the story fact or fiction? You might be surprised… Music: The…

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CBDC’s and the Future

Visit https://www.loreandlegends.net/2022/02/cbdcs-and-future.html for more! Central Bank Digital Currency is not Crypto Currency. It is fiat currency on steroids with the guarantee of eliminating privacy and financial freedom. Money and information are powerful tools. What happens when they intersect like never before and are controlled by government banks? Quoted in Episode: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2020/july/27/fedcoin-a-new-scheme-for-tyranny-and-poverty/ Support this podcast at…

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The Carancas Impact Event

Visit  https://www.loreandlegends.net/2022/01/the-carancas-event.html for more info! In September 2007 a meteorite would hit the earth outside the village of Carancas Peru. It left behind a large crater, pieces of the meteor…and a strange illness that seems to have swept through the area in humans and animals alike. What was the cause? And are we ready for…

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The Universe 25 Experiment

Visit https://www.loreandlegends.net/2022/01/the-universe-25-experiment.html for more info! What could be our ultimate doom? Climate, disease, lack of resources, war? Its hard to say, but one experiment in the late 1960s designed and carried out by John Calhoun dubbed “Universe 25” suggested safety, surplus, and comfort could be just as if not more deadly to a society than…

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The Hypersonic Arms Race

Visit https://www.loreandlegends.net/2021/10/the-hypersonic-arms-race.html for more info! China made some media waves recently with its alleged launch of a “hypersonic” space weapon. And with all that is going on in the world with trade, Taiwan, and covid it makes a lot of people feel on edge. But pursuit of these wild speeds are nothing new the Americans…

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A Russian Ghost

A Russian Ghost. An alleged true story, of a father's encounter with a ghost shortly after the birth of his child. Recorded in “True Ghost Stories” by Hereward Carrington in 1915. Visit https://www.loreandlegends.net/2021/10/a-russian-ghost.html Music: “The Complex” by Kevin Macleod (Licensed) “The Dread” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Support…

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A Dead Secret

A Dead Secret is a short Japanese Ghost Story recorded in “Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things” written by Lafcadio Hearn in the early 1900s. Visit https://www.loreandlegends.net/2021/10/a-dead-secret.html Music in Episode: Licensed Theme “The Complex” by MacLeod “Shadowlands 7 – Codex” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ “Long Note…

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Lone Survivor: Miracle or Myth?

Check out https://www.loreandlegends.net/2021/08/lone-survivor-miracle-or-myth.html for more info on this episode! This episode takes a look at the story of “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell about ill-fated mission in Afghanistan 2005 that led to the deaths of 19 special forces soldiers…and contrast's it with the lesser known account of Mohammad Gulab, the man who rescued Luttrell from the…

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The Story of Samson

Visit: https://www.loreandlegends.net/2021/07/the-story-of-samson.html The legendary story of Samson as found in the Book of Judges. Samson is something of a dark Hercules, a supernaturally strong man driven by pride and lust, which ultimately lead to his fall from grace, and his last chance for redemption…. Music in this Episode: Licensed Theme “The Complex” Gregorian Chant by…

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Spirit Beings of the Cherokee

Visit https://www.loreandlegends.net/2021/06/spirit-beings-of-cherokee.html for more! This episode tells a handful of stories recorded in a late 1800s report to the Bureau of American Ethnology about the mysterious spirit beings of Cherokee lore….not all of whom were friendly….. Music in Episode: Licensed Theme “The Complex” by Kevin MacLeod The Sky of our Ancestors by Kevin MacLeod Link:…

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