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Legend of the Evil Eye

The Sign of the Evil Eye Did someone think they were protecting their property with this carved in a tree evil eye? Maybe. Throughout the world, and down through many centuries, people have believed in “the evil eye,” that casts a spell on someone, or actually kills them with just a look. Ancient Egyptians painted […]

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Love or Obsession?

. Shown above is Count Carl Tanzler Von Cosel Love Or Obsession? People in love sometimes do strange things. I’m not speaking of the puppy love kind of thing. We’ve all done little things to attract the object of our affection, like a boy wearing shaving lotion when he hasn’t even sprouted a beard, or […]

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Were These Visions of Death?

Were These Visions of Death?

Photo Credit Were These Visions of Death? Author Jacques Cazotte sat at a dinner table in Paris, France in 1788, and startled the other guests at the table by prophesying events during the coming French Revolution. Then he turned to his friends and told them of his visions of death for several of them, astounding […]

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The Human Fly

Thousands of New Yorkers got stiff necks in 1920 from staring upward at the Woolworth Building, then the tallest building in the world. They didn’t mind the soreness, because they were seeing something amazing, a man climbing the building, without support. George Gibson Polley was the man, who came to be known as “The Human […]

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