Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Case of the Colorado Cannibal


In the winter of 1873, Alferd Packer led gold prospectors into the Rockies, but harsh conditions soon set them off course. Packer was the only survivor, and he looked oddly well-fed. He claimed he’d killed in self-defense. But was he … Continue reading

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Accused by a Ghost!


In the early 1760s, the so-called Cock Lane Ghost haunted a London home, communicating through knocks. The ghost accused her former partner of poisoning her. However, as more details emerged people wondered if the haunting was an act of earthly … Continue reading

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По ком звонит колокол


10 лет назад я еще играл в шахматы и в конце октября в последний раз возглавлял сборную нашей страны на шахматной олимпиаде в словенском городе Бледе. Новость о захвате заложников в театре на Дубровке произвела шокирующее впечатление на всех участников, … Continue reading

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What really happened in Salem?


In 1692, girls in Salem Village experienced fevers, pains and strange behavior. A doctor deemed the affliction supernatural, and the girls pinned the blame on several people. These accusations led to a witch hunt — but what was really to … Continue reading

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Ghosts of History: A Haunted House Tour


Whether or not you believe in ghosts, the tragic histories behind some homes are enough to send a chill down your spine. In this episode, we look into the real stories behind five historic houses that are believed to be … Continue reading

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Георгию Полтавченко подарят оранжевые штаны.


Движение “Гражданская ответственность” в Петербурге приносит губернатору извинение за жлобство

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Центр кристаллизации


Оруэлловская семантика от Министерства правды уже прочно вошла в обиход нашей кафкианской реальности. В этой системе координат мир, как известно, означает войну. И когда путинский пресс-секретарь Дмитрий Песков на вопрос о выборах в Координационный Совет заявляет: "Честно говоря, мы не … Continue reading

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