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.
Why is a Highway Rest Area Called an ‘Oasis’ in Illinois?
Drive around the Chicago area and you'll see something unique in all of American motoring, an exit for an 'Oasis.' Highway service plazas have an identity all their own in Illinois.
Nearly Every Piece of Mail in America Was Once Delivered by Vans Built in South Bend, Indiana
The fleet of US Postal Service Zip Vans was all built in South Bend, Indiana by Studebaker.
Michigan Gambler Loses Out on $737,000 Parlay After Lions Lose to Packers
Michigan-based bettor loved his home team and needed the Lions to beat the Packers on Monday night to close out a 16 game parlay $25 bet that would have paid a cool $737,000.
24 Bridges to Enter the Upper Peninsula of Michigan that Aren’t the Mighty Mac
Not counting the Mackinac Bridge, there are at least 24 other bridges you can use to cross into Michigan's Upper Peninsula. From east to west, here is every crossing into the UP.
Watch US-131 Get Pelted By Hailstones Near Cadillac + More Intense Storm Videos
A very late summer storm consisting of an intense line of thunderstorms moved across Michigan this afternoon (September 7, 2021) bringing hail and heavy winds.
Long Abandoned High School Outside Traverse City For Sale Less than $200k
The former Benzonia High School has been closed for decades, it's now on the market for a fairly reasonable price.
This Mindblowing Fiery Video From Battle Creek’s Field of Flight is Not Faked – Here’s Proof
An epic video from the 2021 Field of Flight that everyone is talking about - and wondering the same thing, 'that was faked, right?'
Watch a Waterspout Stretch from the Clouds to Lake Michigan Near Leland
A well-defined waterspout was captured on video yesterday (June 22) over the waters of Lake Michigan offshore of Leland, Michigan near the Leelenau Peninsula and the Manitou Islands.
This Nearly Half-Million Dollar Michigan Home is Only Accessible From Ohio
A magnificent riverfront Michigan home is for sale on the Lost Peninsula, accessible only from Ohio.
West Virginia Tries to Do a ‘Michigan Hand Map’ – It’s not a Good Look
West Virginia tried to pull off Michigan's iconic Hand Map. The results are iffy at best.
This Cloud Formation Over Lake Erie Looks Like a Demon Falling from the Heavens
A cloud formation captured over the open waters of Lake Erie sure looks menacing to us. What do you see?
Alpena Once Built A ‘Cow Tunnel’ Under a Busy Highway to Let Animals Cross Safely
Alpena County once built a 'cow tunnel' under a busy highway in the early 1900s in an effort to avoid car/cow collisions.