In the heart of a second-growth piney-woods jungle of southern Alabama, a region sparsely settled by backwoods blacks and Cajunsโ€”that queer, half-wild people descended from Acadian exiles of the middle eighteenth centuryโ€”stands a strange, enormous ruin....

  The Rodderson Experiments By Henry Parkissel Hey, everyone, itโ€™s Henry fromย Oddity Watch,ย formerly known asย MagaScream.ย I would like to preface this article by addressing our recent name change, which was done because people thought that โ€œMaga-โ€œ in โ€œMagaScreamโ€ was an acronym for โ€œMake America Great Again.โ€ In actuality, it...

Russian researchers in the late 1940s kept five people awake for fifteen days using an experimental gas based stimulant. They were kept in a sealed environment to carefully monitor their oxygen intake so the gas didn't kill them, since it was toxic in high concentrations....

In Portland, Oregon in 1981, an unheard-of new arcade game appeared in several suburbs, something of a rarity at the time. This game was called "Polybius". The game proved to be incredibly popular, to the point of addiction, and queues formed around the machines, quickly...