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January 15, 2011

On January 15, 2011, police in Titusville, Florida got a tip that helped them solve an arson at a home on North Dixie Avenue. While sifting through the wreckage of the burned home, they found a suspicious latex glove and inside the glove, they found the… Continue reading

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July 10, 1869

On July 10, 1869, the city of Gavle, Sweden was largely destroyed in a fire. Around 8,000 of it’s 10,000 inhabitants were left homeless. In a bit of karmic poetry, the city of Gavle, in 1966, decided to erect a giant traditional… Continue reading

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July 21, 356 BCE

On July 21, 356 BCE, a sad, pathetic man by the name of Herostratus set fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus and burnt it to the ground. This temple was one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Why did he do it? Was it because he was against religion? Had one … Continue reading

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February 27, 1939

On February 27, 1939, in Essex, England, the Borley Rectory, the infamously most haunted house in England, burnt to the ground. The Borley Rectory was a Victorian house that gained its notoriety after being described as such by the psychic researcher Harry Price in 1937. He wrote about several incidences that had happened to the … Continue reading

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