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The Mysterious Lives Of 18th Century Garden Hermits

The Mysterious Lives Of 18th Century Garden Hermits

The ceramic garden gnomes we see today have a very human — and very solemn — past.
Bizarre Photos That Prove History Was Far Stranger Than Your Ever Realized

Bizarre Photos That Prove History Was Far Stranger Than Your Ever Realized

From the haunting to the absurd, these images were simply too weird for the history books.
The Curious Indian Lake Where Skeletons Wash Ashore

The Curious Indian Lake Where Skeletons Wash Ashore

Over the years, researchers have discovered hundreds of human skeletons along the edges of this otherwise pristine body of water.
Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Called "the phone of the wind," this device allows Japanese mourners to leave messages for those who died in the 2011 earthquake.
Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Maybe Lily Dale, New York is just like any other town. But its reputation as "the most psychic town in America" certainly suggests otherwise.
When Cigarettes Were For Kids

When Cigarettes Were For Kids

For decades, child smoking was a commonplace occurrence.
How A Religious Quack Founded Zzyzx, The Weirdest Town In America

How A Religious Quack Founded Zzyzx, The Weirdest Town In America

Believe it or not, someone named a town "Zzyzx" in order to make money.
New Discovery Shows Humans’ Earliest Ancestor Was A Tiny, Anus-Less Mouth

New Discovery Shows Humans’ Earliest Ancestor Was A Tiny, Anus-Less Mouth

The fossil is about 540 million years old.
A Giant Ball Of Rats: Are Rat Kings Real Or Mere Myth?

A Giant Ball Of Rats: Are Rat Kings Real Or Mere Myth?

The idea of a massive rat made up of many rats is terrifying. But it may be only that: an idea.
How Drugs Fueled The Nazis’ Rise And Fall

How Drugs Fueled The Nazis’ Rise And Fall

Despite Hitler's anti-drug rhetoric, Nazi Germany used a little courage pill called Pervitin to take Europe by storm. Turns out it was pure methamphetamine.
History of Hangover Cures: Bizarre Solutions to a Universal Problem

History of Hangover Cures: Bizarre Solutions to a Universal Problem

From the disgusting to the downright bizarre, try these at your own risk.