The idea of a hunched poker-playing corpse inside a pyramid has a undeniable more public appeal.
Sainte-Marie was was a haven for pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries. Swashbucklers had to be buried somewhere...
This unassuming clear mint had one of the most bizarre taxidermy-based advertising campaigns of the 20th century.
Sitting in the metaphorical shadow of Avebury’s mystical stone circle is the little modest structure of St James' Church.
I don’t know about you, but when I think about Methodism, the first thing that springs to mind is a horse skeleton.
In 1971, two young boys were digging in the back garden of their family home in Hexham. Deep in the soil, they unearthed two small stone, carved heads which they immediately brought into the house...
On 12th December 1978, Roman Wardas, a 24-year old Polish refugee took to the stand in Switzerland, accused of stealing Chaplin’s body.
One postcard lead to a story of a murdered covenanter who ended his days in a field in Dumfriesshire
Uri Geller. Illusionist, Magician, Icon. There’s been many more terms hurled his way, but let’s stick with those.
Originating in Wales in the 18th and 19th centuries, corpse candles are an omen of death.