Strange & Spooky

The Village of Dolls

Nagoro, Japan is a town that goes by many names. Located on the island of Shikoku, the village has a population of only 27 people—far fewer than the 300 dolls who call this village home.

Haunted Cities : Women of New Orleans

Voodoo Queens, vampires, pirates, witches and ghosts—these are just a few of the legends heard throughout the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana.

An Abandoned City: This is Chernobyl Today

There is a lost city where 12,000 people once lived and loved; now it is desolate. Chernobyl today lives on in infamy due to one of the worst nuclear meltdowns in history.

The Paris Catacombs

In the late 18th Century, Paris struggled with a major public health crisis tying back to their local cemeteries. In response, city officials made the decision to transfer all remains to the abandoned quarries hidden 20 meters below the city.

Darvaza gas crater

The Door to Hell

The Darvaza gas crater, often referred to as the Door to Hell, is a natural gas field that collapsed in 1971 while scientists were working in the area.

Avanos Hair Museum

If you’ve never heard of the Avanos Hair Museum, you will certainly not forget it after reading how it all began. In fact, you may even want to gift your own lovely locks…

Meet the Real Count Dracula

While stories have long depicted him as a vampire with a thirst for blood, many historians think the real Count Dracula was actually a Wallachian Prince…

How to Make Quicksand

Did you know that quicksand is rarely more than a couple of feet deep? A natural phenomenon caused by overly wet sand, it bares little resemblance to the quicksand seen in old Hollywood…