The Mysterious: Sylvia Plath Effect

         This month’s cultural mystery is the strange and disquieting Sylvia Plath Effect. Sylvia is perhaps my favorite author of all time, and I myself deal with mental health issues, so this topic is very close to my heart. Let’s explore. Major TW for suicide ahead. Who Was Sylvia?           In order to understand why this phenomena …

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Legend Has It: The Curse of Lake Lanier?

The Lake           Lake Lanier is a manmade lake in Georgia. It was created as a result of the Buford Dam, which sits on the Chattahoochee River. Lake Lanier is also fed by the Chestatee River. As the story goes, the lake expanded beyond expectations and the spread of the water could not be controlled. This …

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The Mysterious: Mystery Hill in New Hampshire

          Mystery Hill is often referred to as “America’s Stonehenge.” Why? I have absolutely no idea. Stonehenge is made up of giant monoliths that defy any attempts to find meaning. Mystery Hill is a series of short stone walls, stone structures, and an acre of granite with ruts dug into it. The similarity to Stonehenge ends …

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