The village is “Nagoro” located in Japan. Native, Tsukimi Ayano, has been replacing the people who have died or left the village with life-size handcrafted dolls. About 350 life-size dolls currently reside in the village posed in positions as she remembered the real people before they moved on. She first started making the strange straw filled […]

In 2007, Michael Dick was a concerned father traveling the UK with his family to track down his daughter, 31-year-old Lisa. He lost contact with her over ten years earlier. The Suffolk Free Press agreed to help him by putting word of his search in their newspaper. The Press took a photo of him and […]

When I was in my teens, I played this game where I would ask young kids, “How many people are in the room?”, and after they told me I would ask them to point to each person they could see. It was a great game because most of the time they pointed at more people than […]

Patricia Ann Campbell A computer error gave two women in America the same social security number. When the two women were brought together to rectify the mistake they discovered the following: They had both been given the same name by separate parents Both of their fathers were called Robert Campbell Both had the same birthday […]

When Norman Mailer began his novel, Barbary Shore, there was no plan to have a Russian spy as a character. As he worked on it, he introduced a Russian spy into the story as a minor character. As the work progressed, the spy became the dominant character in the novel. Upon the release of the book, […]

The 1974 film “Chinatown” starred Jack Nicholson. One of the biggest reveals of the story is that Co-Star Dunaway’s character was raped by her father and gave birth to a daughter, and then the child was raised as her sister. Here is where it gets strange for Jack Nicholson: Shortly after Chinatown’s release, Time magazine […]

We tend to think that things like geographical features take hundred or even thousands of years to form, like for instance, “Lakes”. A sudden mysterious appearance of a lake in Africa has stirred up a huge curiosity with the locals and some head scratching with scientist. The lake appeared seemingly overnight in the middle of a […]