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  1. Talking Boards: Terrifying Tales of Ouija Boards and Demons, Possession, and Death

    ... or suffering unfortunate events following the use of a Ouija board. But what’s the real story behind these terrifying tales? ... questions and waited patiently for the planchette to move. Every now and then, one of the girls would twitch or shift the planchette ...

    Riley Winters - 11/06/2017 - 14:08

  2. Be Careful What You Wish For: Ouija Boards Unraveled

    ... Regardless, these panels all share characteristics: the board itself has each letter of the alphabet dictated, as well as the numbers ... place their hands upon in the hope that the spirits will move it to create a message. Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, The Father of ...

    Riley Winters - 10/07/2018 - 21:18

  3. Tracing the Origins of the Infamous Ouija Board

    The Ouija board (known also as a Spirit board or Talking board) is a type of board commonly believed to enable its ... is then asked, and the planchette apparently seema to move on its own, thus providing an answer. Spiritualism Although the ...

    dhwty - 15/05/2016 - 14:43

  4. The Enigmatic Ancient Royal Game of Ur – Will We Ever Understand It?

    ... Game of Ur (known also as the Game of Twenty Squares) is a board game from ancient Mesopotamia. This two-player game is one of the oldest ... the most likely direction in which the players race to move their pieces off the board, with "safe" spaces shown in blue and "combat" ...

    dhwty - 21/12/2018 - 14:02

  5. Fun for Everyone: The Evolving History of Board Games

    ... evidence suggest that ancient Egyptians enjoyed board games. Even Queen Nefertari, the famous wife of Ramesses II, was ... it seems the game is complete. An article titled Your Move Doctor! describes the game board and other finds the Colchester ... Your move Doctor! The gaming board and other discoveries from Stanway by The ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 25/12/2016 - 21:51

  6. Out with the Ouija Board! How the Popular Divining Tool Influenced A Modern Murder Case

    ... retrial on the basis that four of the jury had used a Ouija board the night before finding him guilty. Does this mean that the UK judicial ... retrial on the basis that four of the jury had used a Ouija board the night before finding him guilty. Does this mean that the UK judicial ...

    ashley cowie - 28/05/2018 - 14:00

  7. Mysterious board game found in ancient Chinese tomb, along with suspected dead looter

    ... the 2,300-year-old tomb, they found pieces of a mysterious board game, as well as the body of a suspected thief. Excavations of the ... a 14-sided die, 21 game pieces, and broken bits of a game board, reports LiveScience. There was evidence the tomb had been ...

    lizleafloor - 27/08/2018 - 17:45

  8. Mind Games of the Forgotten Russian Knight

    ... of a secret encoded message, the symbol turned out to be a board game dating back to the medieval period according to a recent report in ... Morris is similar to checkers in that two or more players move pieces across a grid aiming of reduce the opponent’s pieces, to ...

    ashley cowie - 08/09/2018 - 14:03

  9. BREAKING NEWS: New Telescope Observes Otherwise Invisible Terrestrial Entities with Intelligent Movement

    ... is the fact that these entities have been observed to move ‘intelligently’ in the night sky in a manner suggesting unauthorized ... Currently, Dr. Santilli is the Chairman of the Board and Head Scientist of the new publicly traded company, Thunder Energies ...

    aprilholloway - 26/01/2016 - 16:50

  10. Musick Moves Inanimate by Magick Numbers and Persuasive Sound

    In 1697, William Congreve, a British playwright, wrote that: “Musick hath Charms to sooth a savage Breast, To soften Rocks, or bend a knotted Oak. I've read, that things inanimate have mov'd, and, as with living Souls, have been inform'd, by Magick Numbers and persuasive Sound.”  The study of the magical, mathematical properties in music goes all the way back to an ancient Greek mathematician named Pythagoras, the ‘father’ of modern geometry.

    jim willis - 09/07/2018 - 15:31

  11. Roman Coins Discovered at Japanese Castle Raise Questions of Ancient Connections

    ... found at Katsuren Castle: A Roman coin ( Uruma Board of Education ) and an Ottoman coin. ( Uruma Board of Education ) Japan Times reports that the coins measure ...

    Alicia McDermott - 29/09/2016 - 00:45

  12. Hiding to Avoid Hanging: Priest Holes, Hidden Chambers, and Secret Passages

    ... searching a house for days or even weeks. They would move furniture, lift floorboards, bang the walls for sounds of a hollow cavity, ... than not the priest holes were tiny with no room to stand or move. Priests sometimes had to stay for days at a time with little to no food ...

    Joanna Gillan - 08/09/2018 - 03:43

  13. Was Neolithic Silbury Hill Designed as a Welcoming Home for Omnivorous, Upwardly-Mobile Earthworms?

    ... park, where one is greeted by a helpful, open air display board. Fig. 4: Silbury Hill: visitors’ observation area with display board, summarizing results of centuries of archaeological investigation. ...

    Colin Berry - 07/04/2016 - 21:26

  14. Unravelling the mystery behind the megalithic stone walls of Saksaywaman

    ... wall and it needs to be filled with another stone. A wooden board is secured in the opening and spanned to two sides of the opening. A ... is performed for each edge of the void space. Each template board is tested against the shape that it copied to verify accuracy.” ...

    aprilholloway - 22/03/2014 - 12:13

  15. Orbs in Space: An Unconventional Phenomenon, and the Tether Experiment

    ... shuttle Aurora 7, the images obtained by James McDivitt on board Gemini 4, and then confirmed by the film made by astronauts James Lovell ...

    valdar - 29/11/2015 - 01:00

  16. Tricking and Treating Has a Long History

    ... Although there is  disagreement  about whether the move was made purposely so as to absorb the pagan practice, the fact is that ...

    ancient-origins - 31/10/2017 - 17:57

  17. Mystery enshrouds ancient Native Americans who built burial mounds

    ... item found is a pictorial notation of an Ojibwa music board. Original illustration on birchwood slab, collected in northern Great ...

    Mark Miller - 20/02/2015 - 00:52

  18. Mary Rose: Tudor Painting and Tidal Analysis Offer Clues as to why it sank

    ... was no wind, the English ships would not have been able to move, and so would have remained anchored at Spithead, the tide shifting their ... of the Mary Rose claimed the lives of around 500 men on board. Only 35 were reported saved. I believe that the crew of the Mary Rose ...

    ancient-origins - 13/09/2016 - 03:40

  19. Lakota Tribes Inhabited Two Rich Wildernesses, Both were Stolen, But The People Resisted

    The Lakota tribe of the Sioux people are vivid in the world’s imagination as buffalo hunters and warriors who fought the U.S. Calvary from horseback in feather bonnets on the Great Plains and Wild West. It may be a surprise to learn the Sioux were first woodland people who lived farther east in the Great Lakes region

    Mark Miller - 25/09/2018 - 02:00

  20. Corlea Trackway Holds the Echoes of 2000-year-old Footsteps

    ... (which, incidentally, translates into English as ‘Peat Board’) were harvesting peat from a bog in Corlea when they made an ...

    dhwty - 14/04/2018 - 22:58