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Strange Encounters

A weekly History, Science and Social Sciences podcast
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For one small town in Maryland, a year marked with failing crops and harsh weather could mean only one thing - there was a witch in the midst. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Cinematic Suspense Seri
In 2010 the world was exposed to a dangerous thought experiment. So dangerous in fact that simply knowing about could just put your life in danger. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Hush by Kevin MacL
We all want the world to be a better place.  In 1854 John Murray Spear took that desire a step further - he would create a saviour. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Steel and Seething by Kevin MacLeo
The students at the Pensionat von Neuwelcke school liked their new teacher.  That is until they realized there was something strange about her... and her mysterious doppleganger. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme
Tsutomu Yamaguchi needed to catch a train that would bring him from Hiroshima to his home in Nagasaki.  The date was Aug. 6, 1945, and it would change his life. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Angui
One night, while reading, a young woman heard a voice.  The voice's message would both terrify her and save her life. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://in
In April of 1941 something crashed in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  It wasn't a plane, nor, it is said, were its occupants human.   Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link:
An announcement about the second season of Strange Encounters.  
Albert Ostman had heard the stories about the large, hairy men who roamed the British Columbia forests.  They went by many names - Bigfoot and Sasquatch being only a couple.  The thing was, when he traveled there on a gold hunting expedition, h
In 1897 tragedy struck a newly married couple in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.  The family, and the town, would never be the same. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Nervous by Kevin MacLeod Link:
Over a century ago two girls produced five pictures that would captivate the world and convince many that fairies were real. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Evening Fall (Harp) by Kevin MacLeod Link
Actor Jimmy Stewart played many memorable roles in his career.  This one was destined to be the strangest... Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Infados by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmu
Cashen's Gap on the Isle of Man is home to one of the oddest stories when it comes to hanuted farmhouses.  Poltergeist?  Perhaps.  It's the form this particular spook manifested iteself is what makes it memorable. Written & Produced by: Rick Co
When it came to pantomime and silent roles, Chaplin was king.  Little did he know a few months after his death he would be the star of another silent role. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Thinking M
One early morning, in 1897, the residents of Aurora, Texas looked up to see an object trailing smoke.  When it crashed they ran to the scene to find it littered with debris…  and something else. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening
One morning, Lerina Garcia Gordo woke up to find that everything had changed.  What started out as a peculiar set of circumstances, soon turned bizarre, and then horrifying. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Ric
In May of 1972 a Benedictine priest and scientist named Father Pellegrino Ernetti claimed he he was part of a team who created a device called the chronovisor.  What's so special about it?  It's screen could look into the past... Written & Prod
A figure has been walking through history.  He never ages and claims to be hundreds, if not thousands, of years old.  This man is the Count of Saint Germain. Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Grave Ma
Something was killing the sheep in Talbot County, Georgia.  At first they thought it was a wolf, until they began to suspect it might be something else… Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Redletter by
In 1966 the students of Westall High had their studies interrupted.  Not by a disturbance in the halls, but by something in the sky...   Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Blue Sizzle by Kevin MacLeod
The Cranswell’s loved their new home at Croglin Grange.  That is until something crept over their stone wall and approached the house…   Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Closing Theme: Rick Coste Dreams Become Real by Kevin M
The library at the Mont Saint Odile Abbey boasts many ancient works. Some are rare, priceless, and centuries old. And, on a warm Summer’s day in August of 2000, they began to disappear...   Written & Produced by: Rick Coste Music:  Opening & Cl
In 1950 a man appeared in the middle of Times Square dressed in 19th century clothes.  This man's appearance, and the story behind it, leads to a strange encounter with time, truth, and a 70 year old mystery.   Written & Produced by: Rick Coste
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