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What is the Story Behind Disney’s The Sweatbox?

The Walt Disney Company, more commonly known as just Disney is an American multinational entertainment conglomerate based in California. The company was founded on October 16, 1923, by brothers Walt and Roy Disney and was initially called the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. Disney has gone through a lot of changes throughout the years, from its …

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Why Did David Bowie and Dennis Hopper Break Into a Psychiatric Ward?

  David Bowie was known for his eccentric ways and oddity. His music tells a tale of a rather fluid and psychedelic approach, and his roles in acting seem to speak the same language. Throughout his career, he was known to do peculiar things, but did you know that he and his buddy, Dennis Hopper, …

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What Happened to Jan Hus After He Criticized the Catholic Church?

Burning at the stake was a method of execution used in Babylonia and ancient Israel. It was later adopted in Europe and North America. This was the mode of execution used to punish disbelievers and heretics. But do you know the story of Jan Hus, and why he was burned at the stake? Jan Hus, …

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What was the 1 Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge About?

Many people claim to have had paranormal experiences. But one man wanted to prove these experiences scientifically that he even offered $1 million to anyone who could prove their paranormal experiences scientifically. The $1 million paranormal Challenge, known as the Randi Challenge, offered prize money for anyone who could demonstrate a supernatural or paranormal capability …

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Did the Idea of Vampires Originate from Bloodsucking Bats?

The whole concept of vampires didn’t start with Count Dracula. In fact, they have been around for several years. But were bats the inspiration for vampires? Bats did not inspire vampires. The earliest vampire stories started in Europe by the 12th century. While bloodsucking bats were only discovered in the 16th century and were only …

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Are Haunted Houses Real?

We’ve heard it time and time again – the creepy sounds, the cold air, and the unsettling feeling. It’s all part of the ghost stories we learned about as kids. But what if science can explain the so-called paranormal activity in old houses? Several old houses have been investigated on in the past. These homes …

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose was based on real life events. Anneliese Michel suffered from Epileptic Psychosis as well as other mental disorders. She went through 67 exorcisms within a year and died of malnutrition. Her parents and priest were charged with negligent homicide.

The Weird Tale of Anneliese Michel Searching about the weird tale of Anneliese Michel? You have come to the right place. We take a look at one of the persons who have been searched for quite a bit online, as people look forward to knowing more about her, and her life. It’s a real story, …

The Exorcism of Emily Rose was based on real life events. Anneliese Michel suffered from Epileptic Psychosis as well as other mental disorders. She went through 67 exorcisms within a year and died of malnutrition. Her parents and priest were charged with negligent homicide. Read More »