Woman Allegedly Captured a Ghost Photo While Visiting The Lizzie Borden House

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(PCM) Painter Joanne Parent had quite the unnerving encounter while visit the infamous Lizzie Borden house bed & breakfast in Falls River, Massachusetts. It appears that while Parent was snapping photographs in the room that belonged to Abby Borden, she may have captured a bit more than she bargained for! read more

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50 Facts You Thought Were True, But Weren’t

50 Facts You Thought Were True, But Weren’t

A lot of people have been taught misconceptions. How many of these facts did you believe to be true?

When you pour from cartons with a screw on top on one end, like oil for your car or broth that comes in boxes, why do they splash all around? Probably because you’re pouring it all wrong. The opening for pouring should be at the top, which will …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Six: Being Sick

Last week there was no My Weight Loss Adventure.  This is because I was living the adventure with an illness that knocked the stuffing out of me.  In more ways than one.

It first hit my housemate d she did not feel good at all.  It lasted 48 hours and she began to feel better.  As illnesses pass from one person to another in ways only God understands, some ho, some way, that bug leapt …

Stone Spheres of Costa Rica

Photo by jared

(PCM) Stone Spheres of Isla de Caño, Costa Rica

What:
Over three hundred spheres of varying size (ranging from a few centimeters to 2 meters in diameter) scattered throughout the island. The largest weigh 30,000 pounds. Most are made of basalt (volcanic rock), but some are made of limestone or sandstone. They date back to approximately between 200 BC and 1500 AD, and the locals call them Las Bolas.

They were discovered …

Why Did They Remove Lenin’s Brain?

(PCM) Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin, was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He is credited with creation of the Soviet Union and was a feared political figure until this death at the young age of 53 in January of 1924.

Lenin’s cause of death was a series of strokes that began occurring when he was just 50 years old. He was also suffering from various levels of decline …

Birthstones and Gemstones

A birthstone is a special gem dedicated to each month of the year, often due to beliefs that a stone’s mystical power is stronger during its month, or that the stone possesses a virtue that can be given only to those born that month. The concept of the birthstone has been a part of many cultures for centuries. Many scholars agree that the tradition of birthstones started with the Breastplate of Aaron, a religious garment …

What Is A Dirge? – Mourning Songs in Music

“What came first, the music or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss.” – Rob, High Fidelity (2000)

Dirge.
You may have heard the word before, but it’s more likely you’ve heard an actual dirge, a sad song on mourning.…

U.S. Copyright Office Says Monkey Selfie Can’t Be Copyrighted

(PCM) The U.S. Copyright Office is siding with humans and has recently claimed that a photo taken by a monkey or any other type of artwork created by an animal can not be copyrighted by that animal.

The office has made an update to their rules which now explain in-depth works that are not eligible for protection. They include: “a photograph taken by a monkey” and “a mural painted by an elephant.” The office has …

A History of the Fist Pump

Fist Pump like a Champ :
A History of the Fist Pump

by Lisa Poirier

(aMyth) It’s hard to escape it these days. It is sweeping the world like an epidemic. When you see someone’s fingers and thumb start to curl into their palm and they begin to raise their arm, there’s only one thing that could be coming… the fist pump or ‘guts pose’ as the Japanese call it.

Users on UrbanDictionary.com, a collaborative …

Hatfield And McCoy Descendants Unearth The Site Of Their Families 1888 Ambush

(PCM) Nearly everyone knows the story of the infamous Hatfield And McCoy family feud that claimed at least a dozen lives leading up to an ambush that took place in 1888 and did not officially come to an end until the descendants of both families signed a truce in 2003. Many believe that the actual feud began during the Civil War, but there were many dispute that popped up between the two families over timber …

Did You Hear This One About Andy?

Andy does not have a daughter born in 1989!
Although she claimed to be Andy’s daughter in November of 2013, actress Alexandra Tatarsky is not. Many claim that he is still interred (buried) at Beth David Cemetery, next to his mother, Janice T. Kaufman. She was born in 1989, and was probably hired by Andy’s brother Micheal.

Rumors persist that Andy Kaufman may be alive, in spite of his apparent death in 1984. Before we …