Angelo Hays

Angelo Hays: A Man Who Survived After Being Buried Alive For 2 Days

This is the bizarre, yet true story of the famous Frenchman and inventor Angelo Hays (born in 1918, died on January 12, 2008). At the age of just 18, Hays took a joyride on his motorcycle. Little did he know that he was about to take the scariest ride of his life. Despite his unimaginable experience, this was a tragedy that helped him become a French celebrity.

This article was updated on August 20, 2019.

September 1, 1937: The Motorcycle Crash

 man in motorcycle accident

Not long after taking off on his bike for a joyride, Hays himself claimed that on September 1, 1937, he fractured his skull in a serious motorcycle accident. He was thrown from is motorcycle headfirst into a brick wall. The impact messed his face up so bad, his own parents were not even aloud to view his body. Talk about a devastating experience. When doctors examined Hays, they could not find a pulse. He was declared dead and was laid to rest. read more

Edward Mordrake

Edward Mordrake: Was The Story Fact or Fiction?

This is the dubious story of Mr. Edward Mordrake (also spelled Edward Mordake). Perhaps this one is the strangest story of all deformities in human history.

Article updated by Trina McMillin.

If This Is Mordrake’s Mummified Head, It Would Surely Prove His Existence

two-faced skull

Source: Newsweek

Mordrake, who was a wealthy man from the 1800s, is said to have had the face of his evil twin attached to the back of his head. There has been continued debate as to whether Mordrake was a real man or just a product of fiction writer Charles Hildreth’s imagination; although this debate seemed to have cooled, on April 30, 2018, a Facebook page, Pictures in History, came forward claiming to have a picture of Mordrake’s mummified head, with the evil twin’s face fully intact. read more

Oddities TV Show

Oddities TV Show: Was It Cancelled?

Are you a big fan of the popular Oddities TV show? Well, that is what this post is all about. Today, we will talk about the actual store, some of the bizarre rarities that make their way into Obscura Antiques & Oddities and the show’s sixth season. We will also share some very interesting YouTube videos from the series, as well as information on how you can view even more shows.

If you are looking to purchase odd items online, visit our post on various retailers of oddities. You will also want to check out our updated story on the famous cat known as “Cy” the cyclops kitten. read more

strange websites list 2019

5 Strange Websites That Will Make You Laugh Hard

Welcome to our list of 5 strange and entertaining websites that will make you laugh hard. In the past, we have created a variety of lists which contained some of the most unusual web pages you can find on the Internet. However, unlike this post, not all of the sites we shared were amusing. Today, you will get a bit of weird and hilarious together in one post.

Bizarre Web Pages With A Bit OF Humor

#1 NodToTheRhythm.com


“Nod to the Rhythm,” is a dance track by musician Das Anders. The original video features an elderly man nodding to the rhythm (shown above). In addition to the song, Anders also created NodToTheRhythm.com, a funny website where one can easily upload a photo of themselves (or anything they want) and watch it “nod to the rhythm.” read more

Human Head Transplant

Human Head Transplant: Is It Possible? Is It Ethical?

Ever since the early 1900s, head transplantation has captured the imagination of scientists and the general public. Today, Dr. Jennifer Markowitz, MD discusses the possibility of human head transplants, the massive obstacles in the way, and whether the surgery should ever take place.

The Most Revolutionary Surgery Ever Attempted?

most revolutionary surgery ever attempted

It would be a revolutionary surgery, perhaps the most revolutionary surgery ever attempted. As reported in People.com, Italian neurosurgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero planned to transplant the head of 33-year-old Russian Valery Spiridonov onto the spinal cord of a donor body. read more