The McQuilken brothers grinning, unaware that they were minutes away from being struck by lightning.
The photo has been reprinted, posted and passed around for decades: Two grinning brothers, hair standing on end, unaware that they were minutes away from being struck by lightning while climbing Moro Rock in California’s Sequoia National Park. “We were from San Diego and really stupid,” says Michael McQuilken, who was a long-haired 18-year-old when the snapshot was taken on Aug. 20, 1975. His brother Sean was 12. “We thought it was something funny.” But […]
Bulgaria circa 1979 in the Dobritch region. A rural area known for high levels of occult and pagan practices, even today.
Interestingly enough, this area was avoided like the plague during this period because of disappearances and what was reported to be ‘an atmosphere of oppression’. And by the way, chances are that car is not empty.
Buffalo Courier Press photographer I. Russell Sorgi took a series photos of Mary Miller standing on a ledge at the Geneese Hotel. As she waved goodbye and started her fall, he reloaded the camera and caught the last second of her life, frozen in time 15 feet above the cold sidewalk below.
Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) describes reported cases of the burning of a living human body without an apparent external source of ignition. There have been about 200 cited cases worldwide over a period of around 300 years. It is argued that SHC can be caused by an individual’s behaviour and habits – such as alcohol consumption – inner mechanisms of the body, or even acts of God or sorcery. Gruesome photos purporting to show SHC often feature […]