"Presented by #13"
Our intrepid #13 is one of the most dedicated explorers of forgotten knowledge and is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being you’ll ever know in your life. (He is also responsible for updating the website so take anything you read here with a grain of salt.)
Henry Herbert Goddard (1866-1957), the man who made morons
H.H. Goddard's studies of the feeble-minded helped justify eugenics policies across the world... which is a tragedy because they junk science and lies. Read More...
Burning Fire, Deep Water
neither Venezuelan nor Volcano
Burnu Acquanetta, "the Venezuelan Volcano," was an exotic beauty who took Hollywood by storm in the summer of 1942... but who was she really? Read More...
His Royal Snakeship
or perhaps just one of his country cousins
In 1855 the town of Perry, New York was terrorized by a "sea serpent" in nearby Silver Lake. It was a hoax... but whose hoax was it? Read More...
the mysterious death of baseball superstar Ed Delahanty (1867-1903)
On July 2, 1903 Washington Senators outfielder Ed Delahanty walked out of the team's hotel in Detroit and disappeared. Read More...
Suffer Little Children
John Ballou Newbrough, Oahspe, and the Faithists of SHalam
In 1880, God dictated a new Bible to J.B. Newbrough, and then told him to move to New Mexico and open up the weirdest orphanage the world has ever seen. Read More...