Month: November 2017

Legend of Doppelganger

The legend of ‘Doppelganger’ is said to tell your imminent death. It is sometimes described as an astral projection or an aura, and the soul embodied and represents itself as a warning. it is seen anywhere, at the corner of your eye, in a window. The word ‘doppelgänger’ is the German word for ‘double-goer’ or …

The Maya Bridge

On the River Usmacinta in the jungle about eight miles from Bonampak in Mexico, theres a Mayan ruin called Yaxchilan. Archaeologists have studied it for over a century. In 1989, James O’Kon, a civil engineer, noticed a mysterious mound of rocks which he thought was a part of a bridge. In order to prove his …

The First People

The earliest human-like creatures, hominids, were called Australopithicines. They walked upright, which was proved by the many bones found in Africa. These hominids made tools from pebbles and did not seem to be human because their brains were too small. The earliest species of true human beings belonged to the genus homo, first appearing around …

The Blood Countess

The name ‘Blood lady of Cachtice’, so named after her castle in Slovakia, was given to countess Elizabeth Bathory de Ecsed. Elizabeth was a Hungarian noble woman. She was said to be very beautiful in her youth, but as time passed and she slowly grew less attractive, she turned to witchcraft to retain her youth. …