Top 10 Things You Never Knew About Corpse Medicine

If someone mentions the period 1492-1800 in Europe, you might think: Columbus’ discovery of the Americas; Protestant Reformation; Shakespeare; Charles II; Scientific Revolution via Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle and co; Dr Johnson and Mad King George III. What you probably don’t know is that, at just the time when European Christians were denouncing supposed cannibals… Continue reading Top 10 Things You Never Knew About Corpse Medicine

Top 10 Creepiest Places On Earth (That You Probably Don’t Know)

There’s some place in every neighbourhood that holds a creepy sway over the people there—a park, an abandoned house, a railway bridge that comes with a dark legend. It has always been a fascinating, if difficult to explain, phenomenon; many writers and filmmakers have used this phenomenon to great effect—from Stephen King’s towns of “Derry”… Continue reading Top 10 Creepiest Places On Earth (That You Probably Don’t Know)

Top 10 Spooky Tales Based On Weirder True Stories

Frightful stories of cryptids, aliens, and urban legends get retold every Halloween. Campfire versions embellish the truth for cheap scares. The following origins of 10 popular tropes prove that sometimes real life is even more bizarre. 10 Unsettling Premonitions That Came True 10 Neighbors Poison Halloween Candy Ronald O’Bryan ruined everyone’s fun. Cautious parents inspect… Continue reading Top 10 Spooky Tales Based On Weirder True Stories

Top 10 Outlandish Science Experiments Performed On Animals

Scientists can be an eccentric bunch of people, especially when it comes to animals. Throughout history scientists have performed all manner of weird and wonderful experiments on animals, some of which have produced surprisingly useful results. For example, giving a robotic arm to a monkey could revolutionize the prosthetic limb. Vibrating earthworms on a loudspeaker… Continue reading Top 10 Outlandish Science Experiments Performed On Animals

Top 10 Strangest Farms From Around The World – 2020

Farming was one of the great steps in the development of human civilisation. The ability to grow the necessities of life freed humans from the need to scavenge and live a nomadic lifestyle. Now for our convenience almost everything is produced by intensive agriculture. Some types of farming are done on a smaller scale however,… Continue reading Top 10 Strangest Farms From Around The World – 2020

Top 10 Heinous Crimes Involving A Child’s Toy – 2020

It is an inherent fact that mankind has been committing criminal acts since before there were even words for the crimes themselves. Whether the behavior is a product of genetic disposition or environmental factors, humans are capable of horrendous feats that defy logical comprehension. It is often rather shocking to learn just how depraved humanity… Continue reading Top 10 Heinous Crimes Involving A Child’s Toy – 2020

Top 10 Things You Probably Never Knew About Real Vampires – 2020

If a figure resembling Christopher Lee’s patrician Dracula were to swirl his cape through your Greek or Serbian mud streets any time between 1650 and 1930, there was only one reason to be frightened of him: namely, because someone so unusual and aristocratic must surely be your distant landlord. He was certainly powerful and dangerous,… Continue reading Top 10 Things You Probably Never Knew About Real Vampires – 2020