10 Disturbing Stories About History’s Most Tragic Cannibal

“In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages.” So begins Patrick Suskind’s classic novel Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer, which tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, an ambiguously human peasant who is driven… Continue reading 10 Disturbing Stories About History’s Most Tragic Cannibal

10 Unexpected Supernatural Spins On Conspiracy Lore

In the world of conspiracy theories, there are many recurring themes that are spun in different ways, depending on the worldview of the believer. A political event or natural disaster can be interpreted and explained differently, depending on the religious and political persuasion of the theorist, and be blamed on the Freemasons, Zionists, CIA, Satan,… Continue reading 10 Unexpected Supernatural Spins On Conspiracy Lore

10 Of California’s Craziest Cults

California is known for its unusually large number of cults and dodgy religious movements. The reasons for this may include the lack of an obviously dominant Protestant establishment, an economy based on get-rich-quick schemes and frequently failing businesses, a diverse population of rootless people in a cultural blank slate, or even the heady effects of… Continue reading 10 Of California’s Craziest Cults

10 Bizarrely Radioactive Stories

Radioactivity is an extremely strange phenomenon that has been intensely studied over the years. To this day, we still have limited knowledge about its effects, uses, and dangers. 10 The Suburban Chernobyl Many know that Madame Curie’s work led to her untimely demise, but few know the lasting effects that the radiation exposure has had… Continue reading 10 Bizarrely Radioactive Stories

10 Absurd Claims Of Modern Flat Earth Conspiracy Theorists

If you’ve never made the mistake of scrolling down into the comments section of a NASA video on YouTube, you’d be forgiven for having a shred of optimism left for the future of our world. Around 600 BC, the Greek philosopher Pythagoras started telling people that the Earth was a sphere. It seemed like a… Continue reading 10 Absurd Claims Of Modern Flat Earth Conspiracy Theorists

Top 10 Strangest Norse Myths

In recent years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has characterized the Norse as majestic beings whose adventures are purposeful and dramatic. In the original myths, though, their adventures were often extremely strange. 10 The Entire World Was Made Of Body Parts Before the world existed, there was nothing but an empty space known as Ginnungagap.… Continue reading Top 10 Strangest Norse Myths