|"The Witches' Cove," Follower of Jan Mandijn|
It's time for this week's Link Dump!
Let the show begin!
Angkor Wat and the collapsed reservoir.
Shorter version: Jack Parsons was one weird dude.
Jolly Jane Toppan, the last person you would want at your sickbed.
A museum that's pure torture.
The mystery of the Breton inscription.
The posset: good for whatever ails you.
Yet another murderous marriage.
Earth has acquired a new moon.
Ghostbusting in German folklore.
The sacrificed children of Llullaillaco.
A shipboard romance in the archives.
The Regency's "acceptable ailment."
The immortal Beethoven.
A mysterious Poe-themed tombstone.
A ring's very long and strange journey.
What it was like to watch Aldous Huxley die.
The vanishing solari boards.
The UK Parliament's secret doorway.
The Devil's Bible.
Colombia's underground mountaintop tombs.
Jeffrey Epstein didn't kill himself, and neither did Poe.
What animals understand about death and dying. More than most humans think, I'll bet.
The mysteries of Moliere, and other theatrical links.
The alleys of Old London.
The Forest Grove Sound and Satan's squealing teakettle.
A burial by the railroad tracks.
The maps of George III.
Haworth as seen in old newspapers.
The murky tales of lost cosmonauts.
If you think you've come down with the plague, I hope you have white wine vinegar and rosemary on hand.
The notorious Cardiff Giant Hoax.
Murder and an Indian curse.
Death of a bicycle bandit.
The mystery of Ape Canyon.
A flirtatious highwayman.
The 19th century "Colossus of Equestrians."
The murder of a Miami playgirl.
The Hickman family poisoning.
IT'S A PLANET. End of discussion.
A cat comes to the rescue of her kittens.
Poor old Mary Tudor. I've always found her the most sympathetic member of that rotten dynasty.
A 46,000 year old bird.
The role of sound in medieval law.
Kids, do not pick up fruit from the ground and eat it when you have no idea what it is. Odds are good it'll be from something called the "Tree of Death," and there goes your day.
So I guess this is People Eating Stupidly week.
That wraps it up for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll look at a famed writer's real-life ghost story. In the meantime, here's some Nat King Cole.