Top 10 Bizarre Magical Objects

Witchcraft used to be everywhere. While there are still places today where the practice thrives, it’s not nearly as common as it used to be. What is still common, and surprisingly so, are objects and artifacts that claim magical properties, made by “witches” of the past and the present. See Also: Top 10 Bizarre Coffins… Continue reading Top 10 Bizarre Magical Objects

Horrific Facts About Scalping On The American Frontier

Native Americans weren’t the only people who scalped their enemies. The European settlers who colonized the country learned from and copied them. Cutting off the skin on a man’s head became a widespread practice across the country—America’s dirty secret that plays a hidden role in every major moment in the nation’s history. At first, the… Continue reading Horrific Facts About Scalping On The American Frontier

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10 Conspiracies Of Ronald Reagan, Iran, And The Octopus

On November 4, 1979, the US embassy in Iran was overtaken by Iranian students supportive of the Iranian Revolution. Over 50 American citizens were taken hostage. The whole of the United States, and indeed the world, looked on, fearing how the situation would end, given the instability in the country since the abdication of the… Continue reading 10 Conspiracies Of Ronald Reagan, Iran, And The Octopus

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Top 10 Incredible Smells

“Every city, let me teach you, has its own smell.” So said E. M. Forster in A Room With A View. As a hobbyist perfumer I am fascinated by smell—particularly the smells of history. It was a precious and rare vial of the 1905 perfume, L’Origan, that decided me on the hobby. I openened the… Continue reading Top 10 Incredible Smells

10 Former Cult Members And Their Chilling Stories

Cults are commonly known as organizations or movements prompted by an ideology. They’re rendered powerless without the charm of a treacherous leader. And with every deceitful leader comes a group of willing followers seeking fulfillment. Cults have been portrayed in countless books, movies, songs, and documentaries. They’ve been a subject of interest for years, but… Continue reading 10 Former Cult Members And Their Chilling Stories

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10 Tragic Disappearances That Remained Unsolved In 2017

It’s easy to get lost in the numbers when looking at missing persons statistics. Worldwide, eight million children go missing each year. While most of these cases have happy endings, some remain unsolved tragedies. Plenty of adults disappear as well. For instance, in the US alone, at any given moment, there are roughly 100,000 active… Continue reading 10 Tragic Disappearances That Remained Unsolved In 2017

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