“Victorian Ghost” Photographed Through Window of Wiltshire, England Home

A woman has photographed a strange figure peering out the window of her home in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. According to The Mirror, Michelle Midwinter had been taking pictures of her house when she noticed the ghostly figure staring back at her. She ran inside to see if anyone was there, but found no one — only …

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The Selfie from Beyond the Grave

Full disclosure: I don’t like the word ‘selfie.’ It’s weird, and I don’t understand why we can’t just call it a picture. As Rex W. Huppke of the Chicago Tribune describes them, “Selfies are likely a sign that human civilization has outlived its usefulness and will soon slide back into the ocean and be rightfully …

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The Abbeville, Louisiana Time Slip Incident

In the Spring 1988 issue of Strange Magazine, Ken Meaux shared a remarkable tale about a time slip incident that occurred on Highway 167 north of Abbeville, Louisiana. It happened on October 20, 1969. A man, revealed by Meaux only as L.C., and his “business associate” Charlie, were driving down Highway 167 at about 1:30 in …

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The Ghostly Voice of Joseph Faber’s Euphonia

Behold, Joseph Faber’s Euphonia. This curious amalgamation of various mechanical parts was exhibited in December 1845 at the Music Fund Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Using a keyboard and foot pedals, Faber demonstrated his strange invention to private audiences, and what they witnessed was something genuinely ahead of its time: a machine that could speak like …

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Alexandria Alexis: A Victorian Time Traveler?

On September 10, 2013, The Victorian Academy of Magick posted this shocking update on their Facebook page, alongside the following image: “Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary …