Like most people, I would have a terribly hard time giving up tasty foods and replacing them with a soup-based fasting routine. I was always taught that healthy foods fuel the body and keep everything running properly. In today’s post I will be putting the spotlight on Mrs. Linda Burfield Hazzard, a woman who gained…Read more »
Doctor H.H. Holmes: The Owner of Hell’s Hotel
“I was born with the devil in me. I could not help the fact that I was a murderer no more than a poet can help the inspiration to sing.”
Cancer Quackery at the Crescent Hotel
Come with us as we explore the curious history of the notorious Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Medical Mishaps: Retained Surgical Items
Even with modern counting methods and technologies used to keep track of tools, retained surgical items (RSI) are a unique surgical complication that still occurs, although rarely, to this day.
The Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials: How a Fungus May be to Blame for the Strange Occurrences
Almost everyone has heard of the Salem witch trials. Could these events have been caused by moldy cereal grains?
“Can Anyone Hear Me!?”: The Terrifying Reality of Premature Burial
Being buried alive is a fate worse than death, and in a time before medical science developed sophisticated methods for testing if someone was actually dead, premature burial was a common occurrence.