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Nose shaping tool from 1944.

Beauty-conscious girls and young women in the 1940s tried to reshape their noses to make them more appealing. No joke. As this young girl from 1944 is showing us, nose shapers were a way to try to add saucy lift to the tip of one’s nose or smooth out a bump on one’s nose. So, […]

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Hallucinogenic Fish

Consumption of the flesh of Sarpa salpa, a type of sea bream also known as the “dreamfish,” can cause intense hallucinations. The hallucinations can be terrifying and often involve visions of aggressive and screaming animals, such as giant spiders or squealing birds. However, not all experiences are unpleasant. In 1960, National Geographic photographer Joe Roberts purposefully ate some […]

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Churks

In 1960, scientists with the poultry research branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture successfully created a chicken-turkey hybrid. They called the new bird a “churk.” Because of the difficulty of creating the hybrid, only three male churks were created. They all displayed mental and physical problems. They had only half the intelligence of either […]

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Boy Scout’s Left-Hand Handshake

By custom, instead of shaking each other’s right hand, Boy Scouts are supposed to greet fellow Scouts with “a warm left hand clasp.” Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, claimed that he started this tradition after being told by an African chieftain that, “The men in my tribe greet the bravest with the […]

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Donkey Lady

The Donkey Lady is a horrific mutant entity that has been sighted in the rural areas of Bexar County near San Antonio, Texas. Appearance The Donkey Lady has been described as been the size of an average adult female human being. Her hands and feet resemble the hooves of a donkey or horse, and her face is […]

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Owlman

The Owlman, also known as the Cornish Owlman or the Owlman of Mawnan, is a purported owl-like cryptid that was supposedly sighted around mid-1976 in the village of Mawnan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is very similar to the famous cryptid Mothman in appearance Appearance The creature is described as being humanoid in appearance and standing 6-7 feet tall. […]

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Old Arnold Estate – The Conjuring

Perron Family Haunting The paranormal happenings began when Rodger and Carolyn Perron bought the house and moved in with their family. They thought it would be a wonderful choice of home for their five daughters. When moving in they briefly met with the previous renter and had a quick chat about the property. This previous occupant […]

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The Illuminati – One Of Many Powerful Organizations Who Secretly Controls The World

Presuming you are an all-time enthusiast of conspiracy theories notwithstanding the facts proving them otherwise,  the secret society of the Illuminati must not be unfamiliar to your ears. Do they factually exist or are they a complete scheme? Whether its existence has been backed up by concrete reasonings, it would still be fascinating to learn […]

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The Kikiyaon Monster

There are many different folklore’s among the people of Gambia, West Africa but none as terrifying as the Kikiyaon monster… The Kikiyaon Takes to The Skies This terrifying beast sort of resembles the African equivalent of the mythical Gargoyle. It was humanoid in shape but it also had the ability to take to the skies whenever it needed to! It […]

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The Devil’s Bible

Also referred to as the Codex Gigas, the Devil’s Bible is a massive medieval tome, written in the 13th century by a monk who was said to have made a deal with the Devil in order to finish it. According to legend, the monk had been sentenced to be walled-up alive as punishment for breaking […]

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