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A 70 Million Year Old Village

In 1963 an underground city was discovered in Derenkuyu, Turkey. This was quite a find because it turned out to be a very large city cut out of rock. 269 more words

Ancient Civilizations

Going Green: The Subterranean Kingdom of Saint Martin’s Land

“If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow” – Emile Zola

A staple of Forteana is the story of the Green Children of Woolpit, documented by near contemporary accounts of William of Newburgh’s 1189 A.D. 3,412 more words


The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

by Robert E. Howard

“Man was not always master of the earth—and is he now?”

Here he is, the legendary creator of the Sword and Sorcery genre, in his element. 1,025 more words



by Dan Simmons

“Sometimes . . . the shortest route to courage is absolute ignorance.”

Set a few hundred years after the conclusion of The Fall of Hyperion, … 1,205 more words


England’s Underwater Cities – Plashetts

In a testament to the power of the legend of Atlantis, myth seems prevail when whispers of any potential underwater city are in the air. For decades the legend that an obscure mining village called Plashetts was submerged to facilitate the creation of Kielder Water has persisted. 1,016 more words


England's Underwater Cities - Dunwich

For centuries we have delighted in the mythical possibility that the lost city of Atlantis remains undisturbed and exportable under the sea. Adventurers, explorers and even scientific investigators have dived into the mystery with the hopes of seeing the sunken city first hand. 1,134 more words


Worlds of Weber

by David Weber

Every time I’ve gotten into trouble in my life, it’s been because someone convinced me it was the ‘right thing to do.’ 774 more words