Is Spontaneous Human Combustion Real? The Science Behind This Baffling Phenomenon
Over the centuries, hundreds of cases of spontaneous human combustion have been reported around the world. But is it actually possible?
Sokushinbutsu: How Buddhist Monks Spend Years Mummifying Themselves Alive
A Japanese tradition dating to the 11th century, Sokushinbutsu is a years-long process where Buddhist monks slowly mummify themselves before death.
The True Story Of Bloody Mary, The Woman Behind The Mirror
A murderous spirit said to appear in the mirror when her name is chanted, Bloody Mary may be inspired by the infamous Tudor Queen Mary I of England.
How A New York Teen With A Handkerchief Made The Modern Bra
In a pinch, 19-year-old party girl Caresse Crosby invented the bra and changed women's wear forever.
What The Immortal Jellyfish Means For Humankind
Known as the immortal jellyfish, Turritopsis Dohrnii's can live forever — and scientists are working to see if they can apply its properties to humans.
Abandoned Bunnies Are Multiplying And Taking Over Las Vegas
The biggest problem facing Sin City may not be what you think it is.
When Self-Electrocution Was Used To Cure What Ails You
Lack of confidence got you down? Electrocute it out!
This Indian Village Was Abandoned Overnight And No One Knows Why
Why did all of the residents of Kuldhara flee one night under the cover of darkness?
How Naked Mole Rats Are Biologically Designed To Outlive Us All
The naked mole rat may be one of the most fascinating mammals in the animal kingdom.
In The 1930s, People Kept Babies In Cages Suspended Out Their Windows
Believe it or not, no injuries or deaths were ever reported from baby cages.
The Language Late-19th Century Migrant Workers Created In Order To Survive
Survival doesn't entail physical strength alone — it also requires good communication.