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Popular Fortean Posts of 2015

The most popular fortean posts on this blog for 2015.

The Karikari: Mr Moon’s Suicide Machine

In a previous post on auto-decapitation, I promised a fuller account of Mr. James A. Moon, who captured the imagination of the country with his ingenious suicide machine. Here are some of the gruesome details. Don’t try this at home.

Cutting Off One’s Head: Self-Decapitations of the Past

Cutting Off One’s Head: Self-Decapitations of the Past: A post on ingenious self-decapitations inspired by the story of the Tulsa man found in his garage bound hand and foot, with his head cut off. Naturally the police suspect suicide. Here, ripped from the headlines of yesterday’s newspapers, are some cutting-edge examples of decapitation deaths and their infernal machines.