The 18-carat loo is free to use if you pay standard museum admission
Posted: 9/16/2016 7:21:52 PM Reads: 776 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.mirror.co.uk Category: General
Eight years into the quest to solve a 168-year-old mystery, an Arctic research mission may have found the second of two shipwrecks from the ill-fated Franklin Expedition.
Posted: 9/13/2016 11:24:45 AM Reads: 249 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: globalnews.ca Category: General
Merlin was not just a legendary figure. An examination of ancient Welsh poetry, Geoffrey of Monmouth’s accounts of King Arthur, and other works reveals a powerful, real prophet, holy man, and bard.
Posted: 9/11/2016 12:36:05 PM Reads: 434 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: listverse.com Category: General
Nashville software developer Elonka Dunin spent the better part of two decades trying to unravel a mystery on the grounds of CIA headquarters in Langley,
Posted: 9/9/2016 10:29:23 AM Reads: 578 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: nashvillepublicradio.org Category: General
The Rev. Sheryl Ruthven and a few dozen followers left Washington state three years ago, hoping to find a place where they could live in peace and quietly wait out the apocalypse. Along the way, they hoped to rescue as many cats as possible. Those cats, according to Ruthven’s writings and interviews with former followers, are divine creatures that will carry the 144,000 souls mentioned in the book of Revelation.
Posted: 9/8/2016 12:32:01 PM Reads: 336 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.nashvillescene.com Category: General
Before he became the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln dabbled in another career: writing mysteries. In the 1840s, Lincoln was working a day job as a lawyer, but at night he entertained wilder dreams.
Posted: 9/5/2016 7:02:34 AM Reads: 249 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.amreading.com Category: General
Of all eras, the 17th century seems to have generated more mistruths than most. This was a period that saw the beginnings of the press (newspapers), the first stirrings of scientific discourse and the city’s great chroniclers such as Pepys, Evelyn and, latterly, Defoe. It was also a time of tumultuous events, with plague, war, fire and political upheaval striking the nation as rarely before. Many of us carry around a working knowledge of these heady days, but how much of it is accurate? Here are four myths busted…
Posted: 9/1/2016 2:32:13 PM Reads: 300 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.historyextra.com Category: General
In the early 1900s, an Irish cook named Mary Mallon made the rounds in New York City, cooking for various wealthy families. She left a wave of infection in her wake. Scientists eventually discovered that she was a healthy carrier of typhoid fever, meaning that she carried the bacteria that causes typhoid but showed no outward symptoms. Mallon became immortalized as Typhoid Mary, a nickname that came to symbolize the spread of disease.
Posted: 8/31/2016 6:06:43 PM Reads: 296 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.quantamagazine.org Category: General
For 123 years, it had been assumed the earliest version of Edvard Munch's masterpiece was soiled by bird droppings - but now we know the truth
Posted: 8/31/2016 10:48:27 AM Reads: 447 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.mirror.co.uk Category: General
No matter how many times you come across the names of these cities, it will surely give you goosebumps. Here, in this article, we are about to share the list of the most haunted towns in the world. These are the towns where there is maximum paranormal activities that are known to have taken place.
Posted: 8/30/2016 12:30:44 PM Reads: 262 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.boldsky.com Category: General
"It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils . . . the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open"
Posted: 8/27/2016 3:23:30 AM Reads: 559 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: napavalleyregister.com Category: General
Sounds bizarre, I know, but in Brazil, the market for spirit-authors is actually quite large. Spiritists – believers of the spiritism religion that has been described by its creator Allan Kardec as “a doctrine founded on the existence, manifestations and learning of spirits” – are the fourth largest religious group in Brazil, comprising of almost four million people, according to the last census in 2010.
Posted: 8/19/2016 6:26:29 PM Reads: 309 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: bookriot.com Category: General
I consider myself a collector of sorts. I collect strange, bizarre notions and theories that warp traditional narratives about reality and existence. The following is a presentation of 10 of my favorite mind-blowing theories. There is compelling evidence for each, but you certainly don’t – and, for the sake of your sanity, probably shouldn’t – need to take them as gospel...
Posted: 8/18/2016 12:48:22 PM Reads: 564 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: howafrica.com Category: General
Yellowstone River Fish Die-Off Continues And Grows, Scientists Baffled – Could It Be Related To Oil Spill?
The Yellowstone River in Montana is suffering from a massive fish die-off, and experts believe that the actual number of dead whitefish could be much higher than they originally believed.
Posted: 8/17/2016 2:49:17 PM Reads: 332 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.inquisitr.com Category: General
Ever wonder what's with that leaning water tower in Groom? Or why dinosaurs are roaming around Glen Rose? Find out the secrets of these weird Texas locales.
Posted: 8/16/2016 6:21:27 PM Reads: 367 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.wideopencountry.com Category: General
Do you know there are a few places in this world which will take you near to death if you visit them? They are so mysterious and abandoned and we cannot even imagine that they exist. Here I am talking about such places on our planet.
Posted: 8/14/2016 12:47:48 AM Reads: 742 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.sooziq.com Category: General
Over the years, hundreds, if not thousands, of priceless cultural and historical artifacts have been stolen. They usually end up in the hands of greedy private collectors or museums. Though the majority of these stolen artifacts remain lost, many have been recovered and returned to their rightful homes.
Posted: 8/12/2016 7:53:56 PM Reads: 331 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: listverse.com Category: General
"I have lived with this mystery for 40 years, but each time I went to the authorities they always silenced it," Slowikowski told The Associated Press. "For so many years! Unbelievable!" Slowikowski, who searched for the train in 2001, believes it is near the 65th kilometer of railway tracks from Wroclaw to Walbrzych.
Posted: 8/12/2016 7:34:24 PM Reads: 314 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.businessinsider.com Category: General
Egypt’s pyramids were the skyscrapers of their day – and they are still standing 5,000 years later. Could today’s tallest buildings outlast them? Zaria Gorvett reports.
Posted: 8/9/2016 9:12:18 AM Reads: 305 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.bbc.com Category: General
We’ve all seen the documentaries with archaeologists carefully using a small brush to dust away dirt from the remains of some long-dead creature. Finding the brittle remnants of an extinct animal is pretty typical in this field. But once in a while, researchers discover remains that are so well preserved that they earn a spotlight of their own.
Posted: 8/9/2016 9:11:11 AM Reads: 396 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: listverse.com Category: General
Nature and humans can create bizarre things, and there are some absolutely strange places around the world. They can make you fascinated or scared and will never vanish from your memory once you see them.
Posted: 8/8/2016 3:48:44 PM Reads: 299 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.panarmenian.net Category: General
Humans have been trying to predict earthquakes at least since first-century China, when the device of choice was a vessel fitted with metal dragons facing each compass direction. If the ground shook somewhere in the region, the metal ball in the dragon’s mouth would drop out, roughly indicating the direction of the earthquake. Our methods have gotten a bit more sophisticated since, but predicting earthquakes ahead of time remains shaky business.
An official with the Powell County Emergency Management Agency says lightning struck a gas interchange at the Tennessee Gas Pipeline on Winchester Road.
Posted: 8/1/2016 9:39:12 PM Reads: 266 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.wkyt.com Category: General
The diaries which cover the years 1938, 1943 and 1944 were discovered in the Russian Military Archive in Podolsk and chronicle details including meetings where he sent millions to their deaths.
Posted: 8/1/2016 12:48:04 PM Reads: 287 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: General
In a letter to the editor in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior, Italian researchers explain how a type of epilepsy may have caused Joan of Arc to hear voices.
Posted: 7/29/2016 4:15:14 PM Reads: 162 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.livescience.com Category: General
Throughout history, world leaders have sought out those that practice the occult, hoping to gain from their esoteric knowledge and in some cases, their alleged mystic power. Here are ten mystics, occultists, and so on who served the rich and powerful.
Posted: 7/27/2016 8:08:32 PM Reads: 326 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: listverse.com Category: General
Dr John Ashdown-Hill claims tests done on remains believed to be the princes – known as the ‘bones in the urn’ – show they are unlikely to have any genetic link to the Plantagenet king.
Posted: 7/24/2016 1:29:27 AM Reads: 253 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: General
Kids are adorable and curious and wonderful and exciting and any other wonderful adjective you could possible think of. They're also creepy as hell. Whether it's strange things they do in their sleep or strange things they do when their toddlers or, you know, everything they do as a teenage; kids
Posted: 7/23/2016 3:47:24 PM Reads: 322 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.romper.com Category: General
From ancient times to the present, mysterious ciphers and other esoteric texts have captivated the minds of historians, mathematicians and occultists alike.
Posted: 7/21/2016 11:26:17 AM Reads: 306 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.urbanghostsmedia.com Category: General
The discovery was made in in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Some say unusual shape of these bells is created by wind blowing in caves, but exactly why remains a mystery.
Posted: 7/19/2016 6:37:11 PM Reads: 244 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: General