An account of how photography was used to capitalize on death in the not so distant past. On descibes attempts to catch an image of death itself. Try to imagine a Victorian era internet.
Not really but a cool video of an amazing natural phenomena. They could use this in North Dakota.
See number 3 for an early Nessie hunting machine.
This group deserves our praise and support to stop the destruction of these priceless sites from idiots bent on destruction. Over the last few years vandalism to historic petroglyphs, paleontological sites and important natural resources have been a serious problem, especially in Southwest Utah. But now, a group that calls themselves the "Petroglyph Patrol" is visiting all the most popular tourist destinations in the area to educate visitors and keep a watchful eye on these historic sites. The group consists of dozens of people covering hundreds of archaeological and historic sites around southern Utah.
Detectives are investigating the theft of lumps of extremely rare Hertfordshire puddingstone
Even on medication, I experience auditory hallucinations all the time.
A mysterious skull discovered in a meadow in Vienna that had been hand-painted with flowers is real and belonged to an elderly man, according to an archaeologist.
The strange complex, in barren landscape to the east of Egypt's capital Cairo, features two long pointed buildings surrounded by mysterious circles.
The craziness Sometime back (still not sure if January or February) something huge happened to me. As far as I remember, people entered my apartment, drugged me and tried to make me believe that the Russian mafia was after me. Many things are still hard to believe, but I know that corrupts cops tried to...
Megan Fox Known as The New Meryl Streep by absolutely no one, Megan Fox is the complete package, if the complete package includes looking good and believing in both leprechauns and Bigfoot.
Millions of Brits are firm believers in myths – from the workaday to the weird and wonderful, according to a new study.
Ofsted inspectors hailed the "outstanding" Feltham Hill Infant and Nursery School's out-of-this-world approach to education
Skywatchers in Southeast Asia are being treated to a special celestial show today — a total solar eclipse that will darken the skies over Sumatra, Borneo and other islands in the Pacific. This will be the third time Euarchukiati has witnessed an eclipse of the sun, and he has made his way to the Indonesian island of Belitung in the Java Sea, about midway between Sumatra and Borneo, for the occasion. As a historian, solar eclipses are of special interest to Euarchukiati, who has written a book as well as many articles and podcasts on the topic.
Retired bricklayer and part time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, from an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, discovered the tiny penguin languishing on rocks in 2011.
Some classic paintings have surprised us with their “secrets”—forgotten paintings and images concealed for centuries until restoration techniques or new technologies revealed them.
Scott C Waring spotted outline of plane-shaped object near Cape of Good Hope.
Mark Twain can be the subject of fascinating discussion for any number of reasons, but around these parts we talk intellectual property. Some years back, Mike wrote about Twain's support for copyright extensions, including when he even went so far as to advocate for infinite copyright. Well, it turns out that Twain's concept of infinite copyright might have been particularly germane to his legacy, as EFF's Parker Higgins takes us on a delightful stroll, over at Fusion, through the historical copyright case concerning the novel Twain might or might not have written...from beyond the grave.
Ireland has a long history filled with paranormal sightings, mythology and folklore. In ancient societies the Druids and Celtics had many beliefs that powers of magic and many of those beliefs have turned into modern-day legends. These legends and spooky tales are passed down from generation to generation.
A radar survey into William Shakespeare's grave and an excavation of the playwright's house are among research projects marking the 400th anniversary of his death.