The Cottingley Fairies

Many strange things happen in the world that do not have satisfying explanations. In this Top 10 ranking, we will look at the opposite side of that coin; strange things that have happened that eventually were able to be explained. These Top 10 Paranormal Occurrences that Were Exposed as Hoaxes have been proven by numerous […]

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houdini

Escapology is the art of escaping from restraints of some kind — be it handcuffs, straightjackets, cages or coffins. The skill has been used as a form of magical entertainment since at least the 1860s, although it didn’t become recognized as a performance act in its own right until later in the century. As the […]

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Harry Winston

In the US, a burglary occurs every 14.6 seconds. Hear that glass breaking? In the time it takes you to read the introduction to this article, another one will happen. Go ahead – read it with your stop watch running. While most of these crimes are committed by small-time crooks that eventually get caught by […]

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Riots display human beings acting at their worst. Usually the result of political or social turmoil, most riots rely on killing, raping, looting and widespread destruction to get their point across. After examining the tolls that riots take on society, we have to wonder whether this is an effective way to bring about change. Below […]

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Anyone who was beyond infancy in the mid-1990’s can remember the OJ Simpson murder trial. Dominating the news and broadcast into every home, it was everywhere. The image of Simpson trying on the leather glove and shaking his head was purposefully burned into our brains. Later, during the closing arguments, Johnny Cochran, one of Simpson’s […]

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Dark Fantasy is a nebulous psuedo-genre of the fantastic. It can cover urban fantasy with rough edges, Lovecraftian horror, epic fantasy with violence and dirt still intact — but it’s all these things and more. It’s any story of the fantastic where things aren’t Tolkien-levels of happy. Were people are complex beings, where there’s no […]

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Unlike the comic strips published in your local newspaper which are scrutinized by the editor before they get published, web comics don’t have that kind of censorship imposed upon them. Hence they tend to be more sarcastic and hilarious than the traditional comics in print media. There are literally thousands of comic strips published by […]

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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, better known as Adele, is an English recording artist and song writer. The self proclaimed “heartbroken soul” singer was born on May 5, 1988 in Tottenham, London, England, and was raised by her single mother who worked as a masseuse and made furniture. Adele’s father was a ship worker who was […]

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The life of an author — particularly an author of fiction – is necessarily connected to that which is most dangerous: our consciousness. It is often through the exploratory process of creative literature that we touch the exciting possibilities and subversive consequences of our capacities as a species. Yet for all of the grandiose ways […]

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Pirates! They weren’t all Johnny Depp-swaying, dainty and witty denizens of the sea. Though they’ve been with us from the ancient world to the present wave of Somalian ship hijackings, most pirates were a 17th-century phenomenon whose short careers ended bloodily, leaving behind rumors of their fearsome beards as much as of their actual material […]

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