Silas Told and the Devil-Fish A giant devil-fish ominously follows a sailing ship as a token of death for the Captain.
Kiss the Corpse and Then You Die The custom of kissing the corpse often led to death from infectious disease.
Black Box Specters Two black box specters haunt travelers in Arizona and Ireland.
The Women on the Wall Three women are seen shrieking for help on the walls of an old Indian fort. The moon reveals them to be ghosts…
Supplying Dead Ringers Wax effigies, fake or substitute corpses used by criminals.
The Tower: Celebrating Atlas Obscura Day in Ohio A mysterious stone tower, rumors of witches and ghosts, and of a lightning tragedy.
Miss Neas’s Bones of Contention Doctors and other witnesses reported seeing hundreds of bones working their way through Sarah Neas’s skin
My Fatal Valentine Stories of fatal or threatening valentines.
Belt and Switch – Spanking Machines Through History
Charles Dickens is Summoned to an Inquest Charles Dickens gives us an insider’s “slice-of-death” look at a Victorian coroner’s inquest on a dead infant.