Rakotzbrücke Devil’s Bridge

Nestled among the verdant foliage in Kromlau, Germanys Kromlauer Park, is a delicately arched devil’s bridge known as the Rakotzbrücke, which was specifically built to create a circle when it is reflected in the waters beneath it. Commissioned in 1860 by the knight of the local town, the thin arch stretching over the waters of the Rakotzsee is roughly built…

5 Ancient Cities Whose Origin Remains a Profound Mystery

All around the globe, we can find numerous ancient sites that completely challenge mainstream scholars. From ancient monuments to cities in ruins, numerous archaeological sites have proven to be shrouded in mystery. In this article, I’ll take you on a journey around the globe, where we will explore five ancient cities whose origin and history…

Myths And Facts About Japan’s “Suicide Forrest”

Japan’s Aokigahara Forest is better known as the “Suicide Forrest.” The reasons why it sees so many people take their lives are complicated. Sometimes called “Jukai” by locals, and also called the “Sea of Trees,” Aokigahara is an almost silent place where one can easily wander off the path and get lost. It’s isolated and haunting, a silent…

11 Spine-Tingling Horror Movies Based On Folklore From Around The World

Possessed dolls, monsters, haunted forests, and #zombies have all done a stand-up job of scaring the crap out of audiences in theaters recently. The Boy, 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Forest, and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies left us a little more scared of the dark. Those movies are great, but most of the normal, everyday…

Fiery Sprites Photographed Over Japan

Photographer Yasuo Takeda thought he was seeing things when strange lights shot up into the sky off the coast from Hokota, Ibaraki Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on Nov. 25. But he was actually lucky enough to witness sprites, a phenomenon that is rarely observed, let alone photographed, as the natural lights are usually obscured by…