Interesting People

What is a Fairy Blast?

What is a fairy blast? A comparison between a Limerick servant girl struck by a “fairy blast” that turned her into her American-accented sister and the Watseka Wonder case.

Dermographia on Face and Knee

Dermographia on Face and Knee Today we peer into the face of Mrs. Marcil of St. Jean Baptiste, Manitoba, Canada, and onto the–well, knee–of a French schoolgirl for some mysterious markings.

Superfluous Snakes

Superfluous Snakes Today is the birthday of Charles Hoy Fort and what better way to celebrate than with a shower of snakes?

Monsieur de Paris’s Orchid Buttonhole

Monsieur de Paris’s Orchid Buttonhole A profile of the next-to-last public execution of France, Louis Deibler.

Dr. Sinclair and the Fourth Dimension

Dr. Sinclair and the Fourth Dimension A respectable physician terrifies himself with his esoteric studies –and receives some visitors from the Fourth Dimension with a plan to end the First World War.

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