Strange Lives

Fairy Crowns of Scandinavia

Fairy Crowns of Scandinavia Stories of fairy crowns taken from the huldre-folk of Scandinavia.

Eating Holy Clay

Eating Holy Clay A disturbing ritual from Ireland where clay from graves is eaten to protect against disease and sin. Unfortunately more was ingested than just clay.

The Phantom Carriage at the Eddy House

The Phantom Carriage at the Eddy House The Spiritualist Eddy Brothers and their family see a phantom carriage sent as an omen of a death in the family.

Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg

Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg Fortean tales from Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg, all celebrated on July 1. Choose your own Fortean adventure!

Supplying Dead Ringers

Supplying Dead Ringers Wax effigies, fake or substitute corpses used by criminals.

A Color Doctor

A Color Doctor Dr. William Hotchkiss of St. Louis believed that different colors could heal illnesses. He was known as The Color Doctor.

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