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Notorious Narratives

Oct 10, 2019

When you think of amber you probably think of the casing that held the dinosaur DNA in Jurassic Park or maybe even jewelry. But you probably do not associate amber with building material. Amber was incredibly popular in Europe, especially in Russia and as a gift to Peter the Great, the Amber Room was constructed...


Oct 2, 2019

Medicine has a strange history. In the 19th century medical practices were questionable at best and often did not offer immediate relief of the patient's symptoms. This left the door open for a burgeoning industry that would provide quick fixes in brightly colored bottles that promised cures for anything from balding...


Sep 24, 2019

War is hell and hell is other people. Weirdly both of these statements are true, maybe never more so than in the atrocities committed during war. While some of history's heinous wartime exploits are well known, this one may surprise you. From 1937-1945 Unit 731 was a base of scientific experimentation into weapons...


Sep 17, 2019

Some stories are beyond belief but some unbelievable stories are hard to discount. Dorothy Louise Eady was a small child when a household accident would change her life forever. This accident would shape her entire life and her legacy.  In this story, Jen tells us of a near-death experience, a young...


Sep 16, 2019

Since the dawn of time man has had a problem, that problem is human stink. From feet to nether-regions people can have a rather unsavory aroma. Perfume, now in every home, was once a luxury item only for the royal or incredibly wealthy. The demand for goods to create these scents forged some of history's most profitable...