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The Boston Molasses Flood – 21 people killed in Boston streets by tidal wave of Molasses (1919)

// November 30th, 2016 // No Comments » // Odd Happenings

Overview of Boston

The five-story tall steel tank at 529 Commercial Street in Boston held 2.3 million gallons of molasses weighing an astonishing 26 million pounds. At 12:30 in the afternoon, persons in the area heard a “sound like a rumble” and the ground shook. The Purity Distilling Company molasses tank had burst, releasing millions of gallons of […]

Deadman’s Island – haunted slash of rock in Vancouver earns sinister but befitting name

// November 8th, 2016 // No Comments » // Friendly Ghosts

Early, rare photo of Deadman

Located just south of Stanley Park in Coal Harbor, Vancouver, it’s a tiny slash of rock just 7 ½ acres in size. Today a Canadian naval base is located on the island. Soldiers stationed on the base will attest the continuation of a dark sequence of events that earned the island its sinister name – […]

Residents fear world is ending when hellish 140-degree heat burst descends on Kopperl, Texas (1960)

// October 24th, 2016 // No Comments » // Weather

Heat damaged crops

An outside temperature of 120 degrees would be nightmarish, a temperature of 130 degrees would be hellish, and surely a 140-degree weather event would be an unsurvivable meteorological impossibility. But it happened – in Texas – in 1960 during a rare weather event called a “heat burst”.

Bizarre missing-teen case takes strange turn after kidnapping video discovered on YouTube

// October 11th, 2016 // No Comments » // Missing People

Kayla Berg - last seen in August 2011 in Wausau, Wisconsin

Nothing about the Kayla Berg missing-persons case makes much sense and today, the case grew stranger after a six-year-old kidnapping video on YouTube, once written off as a hoax, is now being considered an authentic recording of a missing teen, who disappeared in August 2011.

Sawney Bean and his 48-member backwoods cannibalistic clan terrorize 14th century Scotland.

// October 9th, 2016 // No Comments » // Strange

1896 drawing from book reporting the Sawney Bean murders

Over the years, Sawney’s family grew. Together, he and his wife produced 8 sons, 6 daughters, 18 grandsons, and 14 granddaughters. Most were born of incest. The family shared Sawney’s aversion to manual labor. To meet their needs, they hid along the roads at night and ambushed travelers robbing them of their possessions – and […]

Eerie leering skull face formed in Hurricane Matthew radar image

// October 7th, 2016 // No Comments » // Weather

Hurrican Matthew forms evil skull face as it passes over Haiti

As Hurricane Matthew approached Florida’s east coast on October 4, 2016, a meteorologist from The Weather Channel noted a particularly disturbing pattern in the radar image. At first, viewers thought the image was fake but news outlets verified that the image is indeed legit. In the radar shot above, you can see a clearly defined […]

The real-life exorcism of Ronald Hunkeler – the true story that inspired The Exorcist

// October 2nd, 2016 // No Comments » // Violent Ghosts

Alexian Brothers Hospital in St. Louis were some of the exorcisms took place

Subject of a demonic possession, the events surrounding Ronald Hunkeler’s exorcism were carefully documented by attending priest Raymond Bishop. Decades later, the terrifying real-life events were portrayed in the book and subsequent blockbuster movie, The Exorcist.

The Vatican secret library – what mysteries lay hidden in the Holy See’s Vatican Secret Archive

// September 28th, 2016 // No Comments » // Unusual Places (you can visit)

The Vatican Library

In Vatican City, there is an archive containing more than 75,000 codices from throughout history and an estimated 1.1 million ancient printed books. If you are a researcher, and can sufficiently document your need for access, the collection is open for limited periods of time – except for a section of the library known officially […]

Lainz Angels of Death – four nurses systematically murder hundreds of patients in Vienna hospital

// September 22nd, 2016 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

The four Lainz Angels of Death nurses - Stefanija Mayer, Waltraud Wagner, Maria Gruber, Irene Leidolf

The crimes took place within the walls of the Lainz General Hospital and would prove so horrifying, the four nurses who committed them would come to be known as The Angels of Death. Together, for seven years between 1983 and 1989, they killed scores of people.

Collection of historic vintage UFO photos (before we had Photoshop)

// September 19th, 2016 // No Comments » // Sightings

UFO over Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. December 29, 1953

During the Golden Age of UFO sightings, the time between 1940 and 1970, thousands of UFO reports were submitted to officials, many of which were held for decades before being released to the public. Included in these reports are many notable photographs purported to depict UFO’s, or flying saucers as they were known at the […]

Robert Pickton- pig farm serial killer murdered more than 30 woman then fed them to his pigs

// September 18th, 2016 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Robert Pickton slaughterhouse on the Pickton pig farm

By all accounts, the owner of the Pickton pig farm, Robert Pickton, was an odd duck – quiet, hard to strike up a conversation with, and nervously fearful of others. As a result, he was marginalized by society, shunned by women, and dominated by his younger brother, David. He is Canada’s most prolific serial killer.

Experts say this magical numerological chart has predicted stock market for over 100 years.

// September 1st, 2016 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Gann

It’s an almost-magical chart that has accurately predicted more than 90% of stock and real estate market movements for the past 100 years and has the ability to predict market changes through an infinite future. It’s based primarily on the numerological change of the moon’s angle that occurs every 18.6 years. Few are aware of […]

Exciting discovery of Proxima-B planet confirms prior claims of alien life in Proxima Centauri star system

// August 29th, 2016 // No Comments » // Places

Artist rendition of Proxima-B

Most passed off the cases as fantastical tales from a troubled soul or highly imaginative mind. However, in 2016, a ground-breaking astronomical discovery called both cases back into the spotlight when researchers confirmed the discovery of Proxima-B, and earth-like exoplanet discovered orbiting the habitable zone of the Proxima Centauri – precisely the location the subjects […]

Charles Manson – Helter Skelter guides Manson Family on murderous rampage thru LA

// August 27th, 2016 // No Comments » // Strange

Charles Manson with crazy eyes

In order to precipitate the Helter Skelter race war, the Manson Family committed nine murders over four locations during a five-week period in the summer of 69. The events ended a decade of Love and revealed a real-life monstrosity that prior to, Americans thought only existed in horror movies.

Russia’s mystical “Nooscope” device – can global human consciousness be manipulated by a machine?

// August 23rd, 2016 // No Comments » // Government

Russia

When Russian President Vladimir Putin selected Anton Vaino as his new chief of staff, very little was known about the man. Researchers looked into Vaino’s academic work and stumbled across a startling discovery. It appeared to come straight from the pages of a science fiction novel – only the story was verifiably true. Vaino claimed […]