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Strange Tales of the Dark and Bloody Ground: Authentic Accounts of Restless Spirits, Haunted Honky Tonks, and Eerie Events in Tennessee|Paperback
Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) describes reported cases of the burning of a living human body without an apparent external source of ignition. There have been about 200 cases worldwide over a period of around 300 years. One of the common markers of a case of SHC is that the body suffered an extraordinarily large degree of burning, with surroundings or lower limbs comparatively undamaged. Despite scientific evidence, supernatural explanations of spontaneous human combustion remain popular.
Medicine never stops to surprise us. Baby born with a foot in his brain! That's right! Surgeons were shocked when, while removing a tumour from an infant's brain, they discovered body parts including a perfectly formed tiny foot. Dr Gibb found a foot, thigh and a hand inside the boy's brain during the operation at the Memorial Hospital for Children in Colorado. The growth could be one of two things: Teratoma, which is a mass that contains various incompletely formed body parts that may include
The U.S. Government has been caught conducting an insane amount of vile, inhumane, and grisly experiments on humans without their consent... and often without their knowledge. These are the thirteen most evil, creepy, disturbing cases of human-testing ever conducted by the United States of America....
Did These Boys Disappear After Discovering a Treasure Map?
On Monday, December 13, 1920, it’s reported that brothers Jason and Jimmy Garret found a “treasure map” stuck to a tree with a knife. Based on their parent’s account, the boys weren’t believed and were promptly sent outside. The above picture was slipped under the front door of the Garret farmhouse one year later. No map was ever found and neither boy was ever seen again.
For 350 years the Catholic Church castrated young boys to stop their voices breaking, instead of simply letting women sing in their choirs, All based on a single passage from the bible. I Corinthians 14:34-35: "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law. And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.
A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials. Sometimes worn on a necklace, sometimes merely held, they were used the gather the tears wept by mourners at funerals. One type of lachrymosa had a special top which allowed the tears to evaporate (signifying the time to stop mourning), others had a sealed top to allow the tears to last for a year, at which point they would be poured on the grave of the person whom the tears were wept for.
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1812 This bottle is taken from a medicine chest that belonged to the Duke of Kent. It was made by Savory and Moore, a firm of pharmacists in the West End. Thomas Paytherus established a pharmacy on Bond Street in 1794. He later took on Thomas Field Savory and Thomas Moore as partners in 1806 and sold them the business upon his retirement in 1811.