Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sideshow Freaks – Sounds Of Terror

Sideshow Freaks – Sounds Of Terror See the link to Sounds of Terror on our “Links to Interesting Websites” page. Sideshow Freaks is all about the unique, the unusual, the exotic and the rare. Sounds of Terror offer unique and … Continue reading

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The Knife Thrower

One of the classic acts of the circus sideshow is the Knife Thrower. Knife throwing is part of a group of performance arts known as impalement arts. Impalement arts include knife, axe and tomahawk throwers; bullwhip crackers; archery marksmen; and … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Aerial Performances

The spotlight shines brightly on a young woman twisting and twirling on a silk threaded to the high ceiling. The crowd gasps with each feat, and when the woman flips to the floor, the crowd roars into a standing ovation. … Continue reading

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Mike the Headless Chicken Festival in Fruita, Colorado

Last weekend the good people of the small town of Fruita, Colorado celebrated the 15th Annual Mike the Headless Chicken Festival on May 17th and 18th. Why have they been celebrating Mike for the last 15 years and what is … Continue reading

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Steampunk World’s Fair – The World’s Largest Steampunk Event

Last weekend, there were thousands of Steampunks at the Radisson and Embassy Suites hotels in Piscataway, New Jersey. Steampunk, a strange blend of futuristic technology and the anachronistic society of the Victorian era, takes its primary influences from 19th century … Continue reading

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The World’s Tallest Man Meets The World’s Smallest Man

The World’s Smallest Man – Pingping Meets The World’s Tallest Man – Sultan Kosen

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Conjoined Siamese Twins – A Modern Medical Wonder

Siamese Twins –  A Modern-day Case Krista Hogan and Tatiana Hogan were born on October 25, 2006. The Siamese twin girls are joined at the head, a condition called craniopagus conjoined twins. The girls are unusual in that they also … Continue reading

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