10 Beautiful Abandoned Places You Can Visit

10 Beautiful Abandoned Places You Can Visit

There are lots of places that should be abandoned. The entire state of West Virginia should be abandoned, the entire country of Lithuania should be abandoned. But for some reason they aren’t. Sill, there are countless real abandoned places out there, many of which eerily beautiful and with fascinating backstories. Today we look at some […]

Dullahan: The Irish Headless Horseman Legend

Dullahan: The Irish Headless Horseman Legend

We’ve all heard stories of the headless horseman, a strange decapitated being who is inexplicably alive. He rides his horse endlessly, wandering remote areas and terrorizing any who encounter him. No one knows what he wants or even how he is alive, only that he should be avoided. The headless horseman was popularized in the […]

The Time Norway Almost Started WW3 – Norwegian Rocket Incident

The Time Norway Almost Started WW3 – Norwegian Rocket Incident

In 1915 a little known incident very nearly triggered a nuclear war. For eight minutes the Russian military were put on high alert, and the Russian president contemplated launching a nuclear strike on the United States. The world could have ended that night without anyone understanding what really happened. But strangely, the blame for this […]

The Man Who Sold His Soul To The Devil

The Man Who Sold His Soul To The Devil

Countless people from history have been accused of making a seal with the devil, otherwise known as a Faustian Pact. Bridges built over especially steep cliffs were said to be the work of Satan, that only someone who sold his soul to the devil could be skilled enough to build it. And it’s not just […]

The Cardiff Giant: America’s Greatest Hoax

The Cardiff Giant: America’s Greatest Hoax

To understand the Cardiff giant we must first understand the cultural significance of giants. You can tell a lot about a culture by their folklore, by the myths and legends they tell. No matter how different cultures are they tend to have common elements in their mythology. Among the most common is an ancient belief […]

Madain Saleh: The Cursed Ruin That Shouldn’t Exist

Madain Saleh: The Cursed Ruin That Shouldn’t Exist

There are places in this world that are simply mysterious – like the entire country of Luxembourg. Why does Luxembourg exist? It’s too small to serve any real purpose. It’s a mystery that has baffled great minds for generations, and is still no closer to being solved. But believe it or not some places are […]

Bunyip: The Australian Swamp Monster

Bunyip: The Australian Swamp Monster

In the 19th century, explorers went all across the globe to do their favorite thing – explore. As they ventured the less familiar continents of Australia, Africa, and South America, all kinds of new animal species were discovered. From the Titi to the Muskox, it was an orgy of scientific discovery. But some discoveries were […]

Gryla: The Cannibal Witch of Iceland – Christmas Monsters

Gryla: The Cannibal Witch of Iceland – Christmas Monsters

Christmas – it’s the season to be jolly – even if you’re a serial killer like Ted Bundy. In truth it’s a murderer’s favorite holiday. There’s a reason our popular image of Santa Claus looks so much like Charles Manson. But to some cultures Christmas is a much darker affair. Germanic legends tell of strange, […]

Golem: The Jewish Frankenstein – Monster Guide

Golem: The Jewish Frankenstein – Monster Guide

Every country has it’s own mythology and folklore, each telling of strange monstrous creatures. There are so many monsters: cyclops, ogres, the kraken, your mother, your sister, wendigo – too many to list in one video alone. So I decided to start a new video series, each installment focusing on a different kind of monster. […]

Monowi: The Town With Just One Resident

Monowi: The Town With Just One Resident

As it stands, the most populous city in the world is Chongqing, being home to more than 30 million people. That’s more than the entire population of Australia, and six times the population of Ireland. Like most places these days, Chongqing is Chines. But Chongqing is just one of 47 mega cities in the world, […]

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