The Mysterious Fire in a small West Virginia Town that remains unsolved to this day

A WV Christmas Mystery On Christmas Eve 1945 George and Jennie Sodder were sleeping in their bed after celebrating with 9 of their ten children. They assumed that all their children were tucked safely in their beds and that their house was safe and secure for the night. Unfortunately, they were wrong, and that nightContinue reading “The Mysterious Fire in a small West Virginia Town that remains unsolved to this day”

Cannibalism at Jamestown Colony

Throughout the ages of the human experiment, there have been times when people have been faced with indeed a terrifying prospect. It is taboo, almost too taboo to even fathom, but there are multiple instances throughout history where cannibalism has been practiced. It is something the ordinary human doesn’t want to think about, carving upContinue reading “Cannibalism at Jamestown Colony”

The Civil War General Who Called an Entire City of Women Hookers

Thanks to Battlefield.org for the use of the Butler Photo The American Civil War is full of wonderfully bizarre characters, the reason for this is because it was very much a “citizens” war in many aspects. While the career soldiers and West Point graduates did play a massive role in the conflict, countless men wereContinue reading “The Civil War General Who Called an Entire City of Women Hookers”

Love Hurts: A Short History of Horrific Things Women Did for Attention From the Opposite Sex

Posted By Medical Historian and Licensed Nurse Practitioner, Sherry Michaels Perry Beauty Hurts, a Short History of What Women will do to Please Their Man. Everyone likes to look good and know that they are appealing to their significant other or to attract a significant other. Historically women have gone to very painful degrees toContinue reading “Love Hurts: A Short History of Horrific Things Women Did for Attention From the Opposite Sex”

The History of Quack Remedies

An Enlightening History of “Mothers Little Helper” and other historical cures. In the 1800’s there was a rise in the production of quack cures and the peddlers that went door to door selling them. Considering the number of children most women had they were more than excited to buy a bottle of “Mothers Little Helper”Continue reading “The History of Quack Remedies”