When I was offered a job in Roswell, New Mexico, I should’ve taken it. If the newspaper job didn’t work out, I could’ve always spent time ruminating over unexplained phenomenon, an interest of mine. The dessert reaches of New Mexico and that of Nevada have been a shrine for mystery buffs for decades.
Take the Taos Hum. For years, some residents and visitors in the small city of Taos have been puzzled by a mysterious and faint, low-frequency hum in the desert air. Oddly, only about two percent of Taos residents report hearing the sound. Whether described as a whir, hum, or buzz, no one has yet been able to locate its source.