Harry Houdini AKA Erik Weisz was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest Hungary. His parents were Mayer Samuel Weiss a rabbinical lawyer and Cecilia Sterner. Erik was the fourth of seven children. The family moved to the United States in 1878 and settled in Appleton Wisconsin where his father got work as a Rabbi.… Read More
(PCM) Today is St. Patrick’s Day, so before donning the green clothing, drinking the green beer and chasing after a leprechauns pot of gold be sure to check out our list of some fun facts about the history of St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day falls on March 17th, which is the date of death… Read More
(PCM) A man has decided to experiment with the theory that a piece of paper cannot be folded more than seven times and even managed to incorporate the use of a hydraulic press. Using an A3 piece of regular paper, which is about 11 by 16 inches, the man folded the paper over a few… Read More
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(PCM) Thanks to the power of Reddit a new video has surfaced which allegedly shows a door being forcefully slammed shut inside of a Brazilian morgue. While many have been debating the authenticity of the video others are swearing that it is the real deal. It is just a little odd that the timing is… Read More
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Friggatriskaidekaphobia: the fear of Friday the 13th is the most widespread superstition in the United States today. Paraskevidekatriaphobics are people afflicted with a morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th. It is estimated that this affects between 17 and 21 million Americans. Some people won’t get out of bed; others won’t fly, buy a house… Read More
(PCM) For years treasure hunters and thrill seeking enthusiasts have been on the quest to located a chest filled with treasures hidden by eccentric art collector Forrest Fenn somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. Fenn has left several clues hidden within a poem that is supposed to lead seekers to the treasure chest and while many… Read More
(PCM) We can all remember the debate over #TheDress and #TheFlipFlops that drove folks on the internet into knock down drag out arguments over just what color these items happened to appear. The internet has once again graced us with yet another optical illusion thanks to Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a psychology professor at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto,… Read More
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(PCM) A Brigham Young University student named Claire Lewis sparked a huge debate among conspiracy theorists after her assignment art project was speculated to be eggs laid on a Utah lake by an alien creature. The curiosity about the mysterious objects sparked national attention and people even began filming videos of the mysterious objects which… Read More
(PCM) Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you have to admit that the eerie apparition that appears in the back of this teen’s camping photo definitely provides some tangible evidence. A woman named Jessica Ogletree posted a selfie on Facebook that was taken by her 13-year-old daughter during a family camping trip. The photo appears… Read More
(PCM) New research has now been uncovered that reveals that the fleas on black rats that were initially thought to have caused the bubonic plague many not necessarily be at fault. Instead, researchers have now uncovered information that leads them to believe that it may have been gerbils, not rats that are behind the wide-spread… Read More
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(PCM) The popular Science Channel series “NASA’s Unexplained Files” has returned for a new season and provides us with a fascinating look the mysteries of space and the latest evidence for life beyond Earth. The series recently looked at some very early Apollo missions where astronauts reported hearing very strange music-like noises during their journey around to… Read More
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(PCM) Conspiracy theorists are now claiming solid evidence of time travel, as they feel the ancient Greek sculpture, “Grave Naiskos of an Enthroned Woman with an Attendant” depicts the female assistant holding a laptop computer with two USB ports. Historians are countering this claim by saying that this assistant is actually holding a wax tablet, however… Read More
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