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Walking in a Dead Man’s Bones

Walking in a Dead Man’s Bones Three witnesses tell of their encounters with a terrifying walking corpse at a haunted woods in Pennsylvania.

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.

The Broom Corn Seed Funeral Swindle

The Broom Corn Seed Funeral Swindle Who among us has not fantasized wistfully about faking their own death and disappearing? Some amusing and instructive stories of vintage insurance fraud from my files.

Superfluous Snakes

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

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