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  • Deeply saddened by the deaths of her daughter Annie in 1866, and her young husband in 1881, and seeking solace, Winchester consulted a medium on the advice of a psychic. The […]

    The Winchester Mystery House

    Deeply saddened by the deaths of her daughter Annie in 1866, and her young husband in 1881, and seeking solace, Winchester consulted a medium on the advice of a psychic. The […]

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  • Andrew Crosse (June 17, 1784 – July 6, 1855) was a British amateur scientist who was born and died at Fyne Court, Broomfield, Somerset. Crosse was an early pioneer and […]

    The real Dr Frankenstein

    Andrew Crosse (June 17, 1784 – July 6, 1855) was a British amateur scientist who was born and died at Fyne Court, Broomfield, Somerset. Crosse was an early pioneer and […]

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  • The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) is a non-profit organization in the United Kingdom. Its stated purpose is to understand “events and abilities commonly described as psychic or paranormal by […]

    Society for Psychical Research

    The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) is a non-profit organization in the United Kingdom. Its stated purpose is to understand “events and abilities commonly described as psychic or paranormal by […]

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  • The Ghost Club is a paranormal investigation and research organisation that was founded in London in 1862. It is widely believed to be the oldest such organization in the world. […]

    The Ghost Club

    The Ghost Club is a paranormal investigation and research organisation that was founded in London in 1862. It is widely believed to be the oldest such organization in the world. […]

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  • John Nevil Maskelyne (22 December 1839 – 18 May 1917) was an English stage magician and inventor of the pay toilet. He invented many other important Victorian inventions. In the 19th […]

    John Nevil Maskelyne

    John Nevil Maskelyne (22 December 1839 – 18 May 1917) was an English stage magician and inventor of the pay toilet. He invented many other important Victorian inventions. In the 19th […]

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  • Charles Babbage, FRS (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. Parts of his […]

    Charles Babbage

    Charles Babbage, FRS (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. Parts of his […]

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  • Paracelsus (born Phillippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 11 November or 17 December 1493 in Einsiedeln – 24 September 1541 in Salzburg) was a Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and […]

    Paracelsus

    Paracelsus (born Phillippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 11 November or 17 December 1493 in Einsiedeln – 24 September 1541 in Salzburg) was a Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and […]

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  • Ursula Southeil (c. 1488–1561) (possibly Ursula Southill or Ursula Soothtell), better known as Mother Shipton, was an English soothsayer and prophetess. The first publication of her prophecies, which did not appear until 1641, eighty years […]

    Mother Shipton

    Ursula Southeil (c. 1488–1561) (possibly Ursula Southill or Ursula Soothtell), better known as Mother Shipton, was an English soothsayer and prophetess. The first publication of her prophecies, which did not appear until 1641, eighty years […]

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  • Sorcerers who mastered the art of summoning powerful djinn walked the lands of Andalusia and North Africa. One such sorcerer left behind a handwritten manuscript containing forbidden secrets of the […]

    The book of deadly names

    Sorcerers who mastered the art of summoning powerful djinn walked the lands of Andalusia and North Africa. One such sorcerer left behind a handwritten manuscript containing forbidden secrets of the […]

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  • After touring the rest of South America, Herrmann headed to Russia. His tour led him all the way to Siberia. In St. Petersburg, he received a grand reception. He was […]

    Herrmann the Great

    After touring the rest of South America, Herrmann headed to Russia. His tour led him all the way to Siberia. In St. Petersburg, he received a grand reception. He was […]

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