The south‑wind strengthens to a gale, Across the moon the clouds fly fast, The house is smitten as with a flail, The chimney shudders to the blast. On such a night, when Air has loosed Its guardian grasp on blood… Read More ›
John Paulding helped to capture John André. André was the British spy who plotted with Benedict Arnold to give the British plans on how to take over West Point. For that crime John André was hanged in Tappan, New York. Tappan and Sleepy… Read More ›
18th Century Triple Headstone in Granary Burying Ground, Boston. Photographed by Corey Ann Balazowich, October 31, 2010 (via Pumpkin Rot).
Halloween time is especially great because signals the end of worrying about diets and whatnot. Bathing suit weather is almost over and September starts almost four complete months of eating nothing but complete crap. Which means that until all the gyms… Read More ›
High atop a crumbling hill sits a collection of decayed Victorian mansions, time-worn facades that loom with knowing menace, who-knows-what lurking behind lacy curtains that seem poised to twitch in a phantom breeze. These ominous relics are not the abandoned homes… Read More ›
Kittens, this is a big week for fans of all things Halloween. Today marks just 199 days til Halloween, kicking off our countdown to this year’s Halfway to Halloween celebration – stay tuned for more news and a prize giveaway next week! As this… Read More ›
Darlings, if you’re looking for an April Fool’s Day prank, you can’t get much more devious than this simple DIY head in a jar from Instructables user Mikeasaurus. With a color printer, a large jar, and just a bit of lamination, you… Read More ›