|"The Witches' Cove," Follower of Jan Mandijn|
This week's Link Dump is here!
Party time at Strange Company HQ!
Who the hell was Edward II's very secret lover?
What the hell are the Skara Brae artifacts?
Marguerite of France, twice a queen.
Hundreds of people die defending the Ark of the Covenant. In 2121.
A brief history of the British Women's Police Service.
Government mind control and a weird death.
Restoring a Pompeii fresco.
London's Great Smog.
The woman who helped prevent a nuclear war.
Underwater archaeology in Australia.
Bob, the canine golf caddy.
The controversial case of the sleepwalking killer.
The lost art of making cassette decks.
The odd disappearance of a schoolgirl.
Seeking justice in 17th century London.
This week in Russian Weird looks at "Baikal Zen."
Without knowing it, a reporter interviews a murderer about his victim.
John Keats, medical student.
John Keats' Spanish connection.
If you should come across an abandoned painting, consider that there may be a good reason it was abandoned.
A significant burial from 20,000 years ago.
A hermit's gruesome end.
How Edvard Munch vandalized his own painting.
A 19th century forgery trial.
Photos of a vanished London.
How Alfred Rouse created a John Doe.
It turns out that maybe "42" really is the answer to everything.
An alleged UFO crash in Arizona.
If you're a shaman in need of work, go to South Korea.
One very weird murder.
Britain loves growing gigantic vegetables, for reasons I frankly have never fathomed.
A brief history of beard fashions.
The secret language of hobos.
Did Neanderthals have a language?
A gruesome find at Waterloo Bridge.
The dogs of the Arctic.
Communicating through dreams.
Dr. Barnardo and habeas corpus.
Ohio's haunted castle.
The life of a WWII flying ace.
Robin Hood and the Forest Rebels.
Jane Grey's letters from the Tower of London.
The problems faced by the families of 19th century merchant seamen.
A brief history of ketchup and mustard.
Uncovering a 12th century Spanish bathhouse.
And that's it for this week! See you on Monday, when we'll visit a Southern haunted house. In the meantime, here's this lovely traditional hymn.