Stories From The Museum… and Beyond! 📖

We delight in discovering the strange, mysterious, sexy, untold stories behind the people, places, and things we think we know everything about. Read along with us as we chase down amazing stories from around the world.

The Door to Hell

Sometimes, scientists do great things. Sometimes, they set manmade pits of natural gas on fire.

The Italian Zombies

You know what they say about the Neapolitan syphilitic zombie outbreak of 1495: if you remember it, you weren’t there.

The Origin of the Moron

In 1910, Henry H. Goddard coined the term “moron” because he needed a word for my ancestors. Ouch, buddy.