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Article:

The Monumental Molasses Morass of 1919

How a massive, poorly built molasses storage tank in Boston caused damage and death.
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Invasion of the Tongue Snatchers!

The Spotted Rose Snapper, which lives off the coast of California, is one of a handful of species of fish that are pl...
Article:

The Mysterious Toynbee Tiles

In 1992, a chap in Philadelphia by the name of Bill O'Neill starting noticing strange tiles randomly embedded in loca...
Curio:

Operation Midnight Climax

The US CIA and military is filled with a history of bad decisions, deceit, and in some cases what I would classify as...
Curio:

Body-Snatching Barnacles and Zombie Crabs

There is no small number of unsettling parasites crawling, flying, and swimming about the Earth, the lucky ones hitch...
Article:

Beer Flood Claims Eight Souls

In the late 1700s, the Industrial Revolution brought about considerable advances in agriculture, manufacturing, and t...
Article:

A Hairsbreadth From Utter Destruction

September 26th, 1983 doesn't stick out in the annals of history as a day to remember. It wasn't the day of a great di...
Curio:

Fainting Goats

Most of the internet savvy, it seems, are somewhat lacking in knowledge relating to the interesting topic of "bizarre...
Curio:

The First Successful V-2 Rocket

On Oct. 3, 1942 the first successful V-2 rocket was deployed from an island off of Germany's Baltic coast. The rocke...
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