The Ancient and Esoteric Order of the Jackalope

The Ancient and Esoteric Order of the Jackalope

"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.)

the Mitchell-Hedges Crystal Skull

Lost Legacy

the Mitchell-Hedges Crystal Skull of Doom

It is the embodiment of all evil? Can it kill with a thought? Can it unlock the secrets of the universe? Whatever it can do, it's the Skull of Doom!

the new, less offensive Raƫlian symbol

Whatever Happened to Baby Eve?

when is a clone not a clone? when it's a hoax

A baffling tale about ancient astronauts, religious fanatics, fake clones, a gullible press, and sex robots from outer space.

John Cooke, "Piltdown Man", 1915

Dawson’s Creek

the curious story of Piltdown Man

In 1912 it was the greatest anthropological find of all time... until it was revealed to be an audacious hoax.

The Battle of Wyoming

The War Between the States

the history of the Yankee-Pennamite Wars (1768-1813)

Did you know that Connecticut and Pennsylvania went to war multiple times over the area that's now scranton? Learn all about the Yankee-Pennamite Wars!

Liminal Space

the mysterious fortress of Nan Madol

On Pohnpei, upon a stone altar, within the spaces... the legendary and factual story of Nan Madol.

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Errata #2

in which we own up to some more mistakes

Errata for The Hot House; French Leave; The Icelander; "I'm the Naughty Boy"; What-Is-It?; Moron or Madman?; Suffer Little Children; and more.

The Spirit of the Runestone

Westward Huss

here a Viking, there a Viking, everywhere a Viking Viking

Would you believe there were Vikings in Washington, DC? Or West Virginia? Or Oklahoma? Or Hawaii? How about all of the above and none of the above?

The Kensington Runestone monument (larger than life-size)

Westward Huss

Minnesota Vikings can be found far beyond U.S. Bank Stadium

In which the vikings of Minnesota challenge the patriots of New England for the right to claim Vikings beat Columbus to the New World.

Dighton Rock

Westward Huss

in which America asks the question: whither Vinland?

For years, archaeologists have searched in vain for the location of Leif Eriksson's Vinland. They should have just asked the good people of New England.