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Are the Carnac Stones Part of Atlantis?

September 25th, 2013 § in History, Legends

Drive to the northwest part of France and you’ll run into a region called Brittany. A small village, Carnac, is in this peaceful region. It’s very quaint and different from Paris, consisting of livestock, beautiful green fields, and quiet French life. However, somethi[...]

What is a Mega-Tsunami

September 21st, 2013 § in Paranormal

A mega-tsunami is a frightening concept. Unfortunately, it is a real possibility, and a has even occurred a few times within the past 200,000 years. They could also happen again in the future, and some experts even believe we’re currently sitting on a time-bomb.  A mega-tsunam[...]

A Spanish Picture-Gallery

September 19th, 2013 § in History

Portraits appeared in a mysterious way on a kitchen floor in Spain. They changed or faded by the time, attracted thousands of visitors and fooled psychologists and scientists. In the morning of 23rd August 1971, a housewife in the southern Spanish village Belmez de la Moraleda en[...]

The Beast of Gevaudan Caused Panic and Controversy

September 2nd, 2013 § in Legends

France experienced a panic in the 1760s when there were a numerous deaths associated to animal attacks credited to a mythical creature known as the Beast of Gevaudan. Folklore has distorted the facts so much that what the animal really looked like is not determinable. Some locals[...]

Mysteries of Dudleytown

July 19th, 2013 § in Paranormal

In the early part of the 1740’s, Thomas Griffis bought a plot of land that would later be considered the first lot in Dudleytown. In northwestern Connecticut are the remains of a small township that was given the name of Dudleytown. The homes of this once thriving village that [...]

Supernatural vision:The ghosts of St. Michael’s Mount

July 19th, 2012 § in Ghosts, Paranormal

Giant killers, angels and ghosts are just part of the charm of St Michael’s Mount, writes David Wilson. In England, if you head for the Cornish coast, five kilometres east of the town of Penzance, you will find what enthusiasts call the jewel of Cornwall: St Michael’s[...]

Doctors Find 350 Coins In Patient’s Belly

May 20th, 2012 § in Bizarre

French doctors were taken aback when they discovered the reason for a patient’s sore, swollen belly: He had swallowed around 350 coins � $650 worth � along with assorted necklaces and needles. The 62-year-old man came to the emergency room of Cholet General Hospital in [...]

Astronomers Claim Dark Matter Breakthrough

May 8th, 2012 § in Universe

Astronomers Claim Dark Matter Breakthrough The identity of the universe‘s dark matter may finally have been discovered. In what seems to be the most convincing claim for dark matter so far, researchers in England and France say gamma rays coming from the centre of our galax[...]

Venus de Milo – 8 great works of art

August 21st, 2011 § in History

In 1820, a Greek peasant named Yorgos was digging in his field on the island of Milos when he unearthed several carved blocks of stone. He burrowed deeper and found four statues – three figures of Hermes and one of Aphrodite, the goddess of love. Three weeks later, the Choiseul[...]

Vampires in Past and Present – Part II: Research and Theories

August 2nd, 2011 § in Religion

Throughout history and even present times, the Vampire phenomenon has been researched by different people. The three most important and famous of them have been the French Benedictine Dom Antoine Augustin Calmet, the English Catholic and Occultist Montague Summers and the America[...]