Curse of the Pharoahs

To the Ancient Egyptians, death was the most sublime of states. The sacred journey of a soul into the afterlife was one that need not be perturbed, ever. And it was up to the priests to enshrine the tombs in which kings and queens were buried from any outside...
The Medieval Curse of Weyrmouth Lusts for Blood…

The Medieval Curse of Weyrmouth Lusts for Blood…

“So, where do you get your crazy ideas, Dave?” Well, not far from my hometown stands Durham Cathedral, described by the US travel writer Bill Bryson as the finest cathedral in Britain. It is a huge building, nine hundred years old, and dominates Durham City like a...
The Greatest Silent Horror Movies of All Time

The Greatest Silent Horror Movies of All Time

We usually associate the concept of silence with peace and a sense of contentment. But what we have long forgotten is the era in which that very silence was the cause of turmoil, suspense and terror. The era of the silent horror movie gave birth to what we now know as...
The Most Gruesome Torture Methods

The Most Gruesome Torture Methods

Ever since the idea of a ruler in power was established, there have been people opposed to them. There is simply no pleasing everyone. In order to deter those who dare to oppose or fight the power; those rebelling against people in power invariably end up in less than...