The Bone Setter of Anglesey: the mystery of the shipwrecked boy of 1745 and his legacy

In the 18th Century, a mystery boy who could not speak a word of Welsh or English washed up in Anglesey after a shipwreck - and helped to revolutionise Western medicine with never-seen-before bone-setting skills. The boy was one of two who found themselves the only survivors of a shipwreck off the north Anglesey coast, … Continue reading The Bone Setter of Anglesey: the mystery of the shipwrecked boy of 1745 and his legacy

The Unsolved Mystery of the Tunnels at Baiae – did ancient priests fool visitors that they had crossed the River Styx and entered Hades?

Did ancient priests fool visitors to a sulfurous subterranean stream that they had crossed the River Styx and entered Hades? "There is nothing remotely Elysian about the Phlegræan Fields, which lie on the north shore of the Bay of Naples; nothing sylvan, nothing green. The Fields are part of the caldera of a volcano that is … Continue reading The Unsolved Mystery of the Tunnels at Baiae – did ancient priests fool visitors that they had crossed the River Styx and entered Hades?