The Pirate Ching Shih

Today I found out about the prostitute that rose to command a huge armada that controlled the South Chinese Sea and the Guangdong province.While female pirates weren’t uncommon off the coast of Asia in the 18th and 19th centuries, one woman stood above them all.  Her birth name isn’t known, but this...

3-Year-Old Girl Wakes Up at Her Own Funeral

A 3-year-old girl was supposed to be buried last July 12 at 1:00pm when the child suddenly gained consciousness and rose from the coffin. The baby was presumed to be dead after 24 hours on Saturday, July 12, and as customary to their place, the family went to the church of Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur for the...

Cursed Lake, turned animals into stone…

While traveling northern tanzania for a pictorial journey of east africa, british photographer nick brandt unexpectedly came upon a number dead birds and bats that appeared to be made out of stone. the animals had washed up along the shoreline of the lethal lake natron, a salt lake located near the kenyan...

Edward Mordake

Edward Mordake – Was he truly real? The curious case of Edward Mordake is probably unknown to most people. He was a man that lived in the 19 century and was born with an odd deformity. He had an extra face on the back of his head which was able to laugh or cry, although there isn’t any proof that it...