In the 19th century, death was a big event. From post-mortem photography to memento mori jewelry to the year spent mourning the dead, they took that shit seriously. Coffins were a big deal too, so many companies sprung up to cater to the corpses in all manner of fancy ways.
When did going to the dentist become an event to fear? Looking at antique dentistry tools, I’m pretty sure it was around 7000 BC when the bow drill (pictured below) was used in the Indus Valley to drill into diseased teeth. Thinking about someone hovering over me with that thing
Imagine this – a young couple drives out to some deserted road. It is a spot that people call “lover’s lane”. They park the car and turn out the lights. Then suddenly, without any warning, a great hairy thing rushes out of the woods and begins beating on the windows
The Canadian province of Quebec, nestled inconspicuously between the Atlantic coast and the country’s heartland of Ontario, is known to foreigners for perhaps one reason above all others – its inhabitants are proud speakers of a dialect of French that has remained unchanged for over two hundred and fifty years.
Dark Ripples in Time – Black Metal Moments from the Past is a new CVLT Nation series featuring interviews from the ’90s, never before published on the web until now. An interview with Acheron From deep beneath the state of Florida, burning currents of an underground river rush to the
Text & Story via Dangerous Minds As the title promises, Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher’s Anarchism in America is a documentary survey of anarchism in the United States. The film presents an overview of the movement’s history, such as the Spanish Civil War, the 1917 Revolution, Emma Goldman, and the