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China’s war on drugs: The first opium war

At the turn of the 19th century Britain was kind of broke. Kicking Napoleon out of Europe had been expensive. So they hatched a plan they would be ones to open up trade with the very rich at time China…. Continue Reading →

The Real Girl In The Well

If any horror movie has a cult following it’s The Ring. As you may know the 2002 film and later sequels we’re based on a 1998 Japanese film called Ring. Ring in turn was based on 1991 novel by Koji Suzuki called Ringu. All tell the story of a… Continue Reading →

Did Patty Hearst Have Stockholm Syndrome?

Patty Hearst grew up in one of Americas richest families. The Hearst’s made a killing in the news and media business. So imagine the dismay when the story on the front page was one of their own. On February 4th… Continue Reading →

3 Awful Experiments in Obedience

1. The Milgram Experiment: The Experiment – In 1961 while working at Yale University Stanly Milgram decided to test how far people would go just to follow orders. He put subjects in a room with an actor dressed as a… Continue Reading →

The Origin of Zombies

A short video on the history of zombies. Its amazing how the myth has both changed and stayed the same.

Mummy Brown

Painters have always been searching for the perfect colors to use in their works. While modern pigments are made in labs with industrial chemicals in the past colors had to be sourced from nature or made out of basic chemicals…. Continue Reading →

The Rajneeshees and America’s first bioterror attack

In 1981 a mysterious guru from India named Rajneesh Bagwan Shree found him and his many followers practically exiled from India and in need of a new home. They settled on an unlikely place a ranch in Wasco County Oregon…. Continue Reading →

Prohibition’s Lethal Liquor

The government does a lot to try to keep us safe. They test our medications, keep stores from selling tainted food, and require that everyone know coffee might actually be hot. But sometimes this well-meaning safety first attitude can go… Continue Reading →

The Real Doctors Frankenstein

    Mary Shelley as part of a writing contest with her brother Percy, Lord Byron, and John Poildori put pen to paper and crafted the first science fiction novel Frankenstein. In 1818 it was published and audiences have been… Continue Reading →

The Hell Hound of Appalachia

In the mist covered hills of Kentucky and West Virginia it is said a beast with very dark almost blue fur, a wolf like body, and paws as big as a man’s hand claims the woods as its hunting ground…. Continue Reading →

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