The first Ghost Train on record was not a glitzy Disney invention, but a far more humble, home-grown affair.
Known as šir-e sangi in Persian or bardšir in Bakhtiari, the ‘stone lions’ are memorials formed in a simple shape, marking the graves of regional nomads such as the Bakhtiari, Lor, and Qašqā’i.
Representative of the dancer’s ‘nomadic life,' Nureyev's Kilim rug is a phenomenal memorial to his talent.
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.