The Mystery of Spirit Photography: The Lincoln Photo and Beyond

Engraved illustration of men surrounding Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed.

Seven years after President Lincoln was assasinated, a ghostly figure appeared behind his wife when she was being photographed. (Image: Naci Yavuz via Dreamstime)

The An Yang Paranormal Event: Weapons Mysteriously Disappear From Chinese Arsenal

In 1982, a mysterious paranormal event occurred in An Yang, Henan, where an entire arsenal disappeared overnight without explanation. (Image: Kreangkrai Indarodom via Dreamstime)

The Curse of the Mummy: Is the Pharaoh’s Curse True or False?

Tutankhamun's tomb.

British archaeologists Howard Carter and his team opened Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922, launching the modern era of Egyptology. (Image: Griffith Institute, University of Oxford)

The Reincarnation of Shao Shimei and His Wives

Illustration of a couple walking on a city street while holding hands.

When his wife dies early, a man is blessed to meet and marry her again after she reincarnates. (Image: Grandfailure via Dreamstime)

A Girl Named Marie Was Deemed a ‘Monster’ at Birth, but Became a Legendary Seer

Illustration of famous French seer, Marie Lenormand.

Though considered a 'monster' at birth, Marie Anne Adelaide Lenormand gained fame as a seer during the Napoleonic era in France. (Image: Public Domain via Wikimedia)

Story from Ancient China: The Flying Mountain

Lingyin Temple.

Lingyin Temple, northwest of present-day Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. (Image: Nuvisage via Dreamstime)

Miraculous Encounters of Devout Buddhists

Blue Buddha statue sitting in lotus pose with his hand in open mudra.

There are many stories of miraculous encounters of devout Buddhists from the past. (Image: Elena Ray Microstock Library A(C) Elena Ray via Dreamstime)

Was Wan Hu Really an Ancient Chinese Astronaut?

Illustration of Wan Hu, an ancient Chinese official said to have traveled to the moon, sitting in his rocket chair.

According to legend, Wan Hu attempted a bold journey to the Moon by strapping 47 huge rockets onto a giant leather chair. (Image: Public Domain via Wikimedia)

Tales of Mysterious Retribution Following Murder and Thievery

An active crime scene.

People know that committing a crime can send them to jail, but can people receive retribution in other ways? (Image: Fernando Gregory via Dreamstime)

Ancient Chinese Mathematicians With the Power of Divination (Part 2)

Moon phases and the lunar cycle in the night sky.

Legendary stories passed down to us reveal that ancient Chinese mathematicians had a grasp on mystical and magical aspects of mathematics that are lost to us today. (Image: Alexandra Barbu via Dreamstime)