stranger than fiction

It’s Raining Seafood!

Remember the fish raining from the sky? Who knew so many things could rain down on you at…

Scientists Are Going to Reverse Death

And so the zombie apocalypse begins… Truly. You can’t make this up any better. Can death be reversed?…

The Great New England Vampire Panic

Oh, for crying out loud, if this doesn’t scream story idea, then I don’t know what does. A…

The Bermuda Triangle Mystery Answered?

As if just being the Bermuda Triangle wasn’t enough, now add air bombs to the mix! What was…

Scary Sea Creatures

Sometimes nature provides all the inspiration we need for our creepy-crawlies. Scientists towing nets through the blackness of…

Get Your Red Shoes

So this happened in 1518. It may have been the inspiration for Hans Christian Andersen’s The Pied Piper….

Psychic Grave Robber

This guy. If he doesn’t inspire an urban fantasy story of some kind, then I’m not sure anything…

Stem Cells to Reactivate a Dead Brain

This is it, y’all. The ZA is riding on the event horizon. It’s one thing to have zombie-making…

Cotard Delusion

It’s also known as “walking corpse syndrome.” It’s a mental illness that makes a person believe they are…

Codex Gigas 

Or the Devil’s Bible. Really, do I need to say more? Codex Gigas, otherwise known as ‘the Devil’s…

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