Everyone loves a haunted house. But even creepier than a normal, boring haunted house is an historic building that can range from a hotel, to a hospital, to even a lonely stretch of road that supposedly takes lives with reckless abandon due to the overwhelming amount of supernatural activity. If you happen to be taking a trip around the world and love the idea of encountering a potentially evil sp
These days it seems like everyone is not only anticipating, but actually looking forward to a zombie apocalypse. Zombies have never been more popular in pop culture, with the success of shows like The Walking Dead and books like the Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z. So it only makes sense that you might want to start planning out where to shack up when the end of the world comes, and you’re l
Everyone knows vampires, werewolves, and zombies. Those are so ingrained in popular culture at this point that they just aren’t particularly scary any more, for a variety of reasons. After all, it’s hard to be afraid of a monster that sparkles. But there are still a bunch of creatures out there you’ve probably never even heard of that you will be glad to realize don’t exist. That is, unless you li
Christopher Columbus is famous as the man who discovered the New World, better known today as North America. While it’s been established that some of the things you were taught in elementary school about the man were exaggerated a bit, there remain numerous details about the man and his life that you probably never realized were altered, skewed, or altogether fabricated. We suppose the best lesson
Before Rome was a republic, it was basically a group of cities dominated by someone who had enough balls to call himself ruler of them. We say that they needed
Spooks. Phantoms. Ghosts. Spirits. Why there are dozens of names for unearthly apparitions that have evidently been seen for thousands of years without a shred of hard evidence. And when it comes to ghost sightings, America (much like in warfare and obesity statistics) is leading the way.