Bedtime Stories

This is a channel that I recently discovered. They cover all kinds of topics of the mysterious kind and most often, stories I’ve never heard of, so kudos to them for digging around for the obscure. Their presentation is in the form of narration with accompanying black and white sketches/drawings for various scenes. There’s also closed captioning style text at the top of the screen so it can be viewed with the sound off.


Top 10 Haunted Colleges in the Southwest


If you’re at the stage of your life where you’re thinking to the immediate future about where to go to college (I’m not speaking to those of you who just graduated in May or June who should already have your plans laid out), here are ten schools for your consideration listed here due to their haunting factor.

10. Utah State University – Logan, UT
9. Oklahoma State University – Stillwater, OK
8. Johnson & Wales University – Denver, CO
7. Texas A&M University – College Station, TX
6. University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ
5. New Mexico State University – Las Cruces, NM
4. University of Colorado, Denver
3. University of La Verne – La Verne, CA
2. University of Texas at Austin
1. University of Nevada – Reno, NV

This link directs you to short blurbs about how each school is haunted: full story

*Cascading Curses* James Dean: Destined to Die Young

When one unfortunate event begins a series of tragic coincidences it has the tendency to evolve into a curse. The more coincidences that are involved, the more likely people are to believe otherworldly factors have come into play– the circumstances are just too unwieldy to be anything but the result of a curse!

A series of tragic events that link back to the death of a young up-and-coming actor have managed to achieve a level of curse that only a series of coincidence of this magnitude can afford.

James Byron Dean lived life in the fast lane, so it comes as no surprise that this “Rebel Without a Cause” spent his last moments of life behind the wheel of a car.
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Buried Treasure: Saddle Ridge Hoard

In the coin collecting world, part of what adds to a coin’s value, besides the quality of the coin, is the story that goes along with it, and these coins have a whopper of a tale to tell.

One morning in February 2013, a couple living in northern California was out walking their dog on their property– in California gold country. One of them saw an old, moss-covered tin can that was half-buried in the mud. They used a stick to dig the can out and scrape the can clean. When the can, which was sealed on both ends, was opened it revealed a treasure trove of gold coins.
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10 Horror Movie Sets to Visit

If you’re a fan of the classic horror movies – like The Shining, The Exorcist, etc. Then this list will be what you need to guide you to the filming locations in these and many other horror movies…

1. The Omen
Bishop’s Park, London
All Saints Fulham, London

2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Grand Central Cafe in Kingsland, TX

3. The Shining
Timberline Lodge in Timberline Lodge, OR  (I always thought it was the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO)

4. Vertigo
Fort Point, San Francisco, CA
17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA
Mission San Juan Bautista, San Juan Bautista, CA

5. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor, England

6. The Exorcist
3600 Prospect Street in Washington, D.C.
Dahlgren Chapel at Georgetown University
M Street Stairs in Washington, D.C.

7. The Silence of the Lambs
Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburg, PA

8. A Nightmare on Elm Street
1428 N. Genesee Avenue in Los Angeles, CA

9. The Blair Witch Project
Burkittsville, MD
Seneca Creek Park in Gaithersburg, MD

10. Carrie
Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, CA