• The Morthouse

    This circular stone building, called a morthouse, houses a revolving wheel upon which a coffin would be placed & kept under lock and key. When another body was deposited, the wheel would be turned slightly to accommodate...

    • Posted April 24, 2013
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  • Rat King

    Rat kings are groups of dead rats found with their tails mysteriously and elaborately knotted, stuck together with blood, dirt or excrement. The photo above is of a mummified rat king comprised of 32 rats, the largest...

    • Posted April 24, 2013
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  • The Grave with a Window: The Burial Place of Timothy Clark Smith in New Haven, Vermont

    A grave with a window in New Haven, Vermont is the final resting place of Dr. Timothy Clark Smith, who was afraid of being buried alive.

    • Posted April 24, 2013
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  • Beauchene Style Antique Bear Skull

    View on Etsy This Beauchene style exploded bear skull was handcrafted by taxidermist Rob Reysen. The vintage skull has been carefully dissected into four slices to show the intricate interior bone formations. The large canines are split...

    • Posted April 14, 2013
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  • Bubonic Plague 2012

    Oregon man Paul Gaylord contracted a rare case of the bubonic plague, as known as the “Black Death” in 2012 when he was bit by a stray cat he had named Charlie. Paul was trying to help...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Futuro House: The UFO Home of the 1960s

    Though the Futuro House production ended long ago, these flying saucer-shaped homes can still be found in some unexpected places.

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Marilyn Monroe X-Rays Bring Big Money at Auction

    1954 X-rays of Marilyn Monroe's chest and pelvis sold at an auction in 2010 for $45,000.

    • Posted April 8, 2013
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  • Man and Space

    Man and Space is a 1963 United States Air Force documentary reviewing the Air Force System Command’s bioastronautics life sciences program, whose studies were intended to assure man’s safety in space exploration.

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Tragedy of the SS Morro Castle

    The luxury cruise ship SS Morro Castle burning at sea in 1934 The SS Morro Castle was a luxury cruise ship launched in 1930, named for the Morro Castle fortress that guards the entrance to Havana Bay....

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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