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Coffins of the Victorian period came equipped with an extensive system of the bell, which reportedly detained person can ring if you woke up Six Feet Under. These rarely work, however, because even if the person they called, no one hears. Gravediggers sometimes paid to keep watch over the graves and hear the bells to go off. #gravestones #tombstones #headstones #cemeteries

Humans were not around 65 million years ago, never mind people who could work metal. So how does science explain metallic tubes dug out of 65-million-year-old Cretaceous chalk in France? In 1885 a block of coal was broken open to find a metal cube obviously worked by intelligent hands. In 1912 employees at an electric plant broke apart a large chunk of coal out of which fell an iron pot! A nail was found embedded in a sandstone block from the Mesozoic Era. And there are many more such…

Ras al-khaimah djinn, UAE. A young man went in the caves in Ras el Khaimah to take pictures in caves known to be deserted, with a friend. The person who had been with him called the police saying he had seen his friend’s flash go off and then his friend screamed. He called his friend but never got an answer and got scared that he’d fallen so went to the police. A few hours later they found the man in the cave dead and the single picture found in his camera is this one.”

The earliest evidence of ancient dentistry we have is an amazingly detailed dental work on a mummy from ancient Egypt that archaeologists have dated to 2000 BCE

Palenque Image is an ancient Mexican artefact. It was the lid of sarcophagus found in a pre-Columbian temple in Palenque. This image has given rise to a lot of speculation over the possibility of human’s contact with ancient astronauts in ancient times. This coffin cover has an elaborate design that shows a person piloting a sort of mechanical craft, which can be a spacecraft. (603-683 AD)

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Erotic coins used for entry into Roman brothels -- so neat!

from Retrorambling

Zombie Trap

A grave from the Victorian age when a fear of zombies and vampires was prevalent. The cage was intended to trap the undead just in case the corpse reanimated

from Mail Online

Did mother raise the alarm after flushing away her own baby? 22-year-old watched in secret as rescuers plucked newborn ALIVE from the toilet pipe

Firefighters work to free the unwanted baby from a sewage pipe in Pujiang, Zhejiang Province, China

Many people believe the Haydenville Tunnel in Ohio is haunted by the men who died while building it. People report seeing strange lights and even apparitions of these men dressed in work overalls. Many people claim to have heard the sound of carts being pushed through the tunnel when nothing is there.

Father Ernetti is fascinating not just because of his work as an exorcist in the Venice region, but more especially because of his work on the “chronovision”. In the 1960s he is said to have claimed he constructed a time viewer of sorts in the 1950s, as part of a group that supposedly included Nobel Laureate Enrico Fermi and Wernher von Braun. The machine was called the Chronovisor, and could allegedly see and hear events of the past.

"He who saves a single soul , saves the world entire" The Jewish Inscription on Schindler’s ring given to him by the Jews at Brunnlitz.

This mummified heart is said to be that of vampire Auguste Delagrance, responsible for the deaths of more than forty people back in the 1900, a period of vampirism in the USA. When identified, Delagrance was hunted down by a Romano Catholic priest and a Voodoo Hougan, and destroyed in 1912.