Scientific Oddities

The Ice Viking or Entombed in an Iceberg for Centuries

The Ice Viking or Entombed in an Iceberg for Centuries Drifting for ten centuries through the uncharted seas north of the Arctic Circle, traversing heaven knows how many thousand miles of snow and silence, perhaps pushed by the ever-grinding ice floes of the North Pole itself, the body of a Viking king a thousand years old has been returned at last to civilization.

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?

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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