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Dementor Sculpture

deviantARTist Thom-Heap built this gruesomely awesome sculpture of a Dementor, named "LongClaw" from papier-mâché as a prop for Harry Potter convention MISTI-Con in New Hampshire next year. She’s quite talented! [...]

Did the Shroud of Turin spread Christianity?

Whether it’s a hoax or not, the shroud may have played a significant role in the spread of Christianity. The origins and authenticity of the Shroud of…

Strange Vintage Photos Of Children With Hidden Mothers

The old timey photos in this series all have one eerie quality in common-the mother’s identity has been concealed. Whether with shroud, or by simply scraping the face away, erasing their identity seems like an odd thing to do when they’re posed for a picture with their children. Maybe they were having a bad hair day, [...]

New study claims Turin Shroud is authentic

Scientists in Italy have claimed that the mysterious shroud couldn’t have been forged in medieval times. The authenticity of the Turin Shroud, an anci…

Shroud of Turin created by famous artist ?

The famous shroud believed to depict the image of Christ may have been made by medieval artist Giotto. Controversy has surrounded the authenticity of …

"Jesus-era" burial shroud found

A burial shroud from the time of Jesus has been found in a tomb in Jerusalem. The man wrapped in the shroud is believed to have been either a high…

Vatican researcher in Turin Shroud claim

The ever present debate over the authenticity of the Turin Shroud has been rekindled after a Vatican researcher has claimed that faint writing pre…

Italian Scientist Reproduces Shroud of Turin

It has been one of the 20th century’s most intriguing artifacts, a shroud measuring 14 feet, 4 inches by 3 feet, 7 inches, with what appears to be an imprint of Jesus Christ.  The so called Shroud of Turin shows an image of the front and back of a man with long hair, with arms [...]