Vinegar of the Plague

Vinegar of the Plague Source WARNING: The treatment discussed here is a superstitious treatment developed in treating bubonic plague victims. Using essential oils directly on your skin can result in allergic reactions or burns. This is merely a historical piece and does not make claims for the use or efficacy of any non-medical treatments. Any…

What is mutilating cattle?

Source: NPR For over 40 years there have been reports of cattle mutilations across North America, and beyond. There have been speculations for years as to what is doing this; animals, humans…and very often there are whispers of aliens. The animals are often discovered with various organs removed, including hearts, eyes, and noses with what…

The History of the Satanic Panic: Part II

Disclaimer: This series may contain elements that might be triggers. Additionally, we would like to stress that the premier Satanic organization, The Satanic Temple, is a non-theistic organization that states that part of its mission is to encourage benevolence and empathy among all people. Not too long after Anton LaVey published The Satanic Bible in…

The History of the Satanic Panic: Part 1

Disclaimer: This series may contain elements that might be triggers. Additionally, we would like to stress that the premier Satanic organization, The Satanic Temple, is a non-theistic organization that states that part of its mission is to encourage benevolence and empathy among all people. It’s September 1st which means that the smell of pumpkin spice…

Ripper Crew – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases, crimes, and the strange this week. “Only a monster could have done this. In all my judicial career, I have never heard a case such as this. It is shocking beyond human imagination. It is atrocious and disgusting. I can’t imagine…

The Exorcist in Chicago – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases, crimes, and the strange this week. In 1971 the exorcist came to Chicago. No, not The Exorcist film based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty that was released two years after this Chicago event. Source: GamesRadar Edwin and Marsha…