No, this isn’t a joke. The captain of the ship thought of a route from Perth, Scotland to Antwerp, Belgium ignoring England’s land mass. As they were using an unapproved electronic chart plotter (a bit like a car GPS) and the first mate was probably asleep when the whole thing happened, the ship crashed. It was eventually tolled without spilling fuel.
Whether you believe in the supernatural or not, stories of ‘other-wordly’ experiences are well documented. Most of us will have felt that shiver going up our spine, whereas other have had more extreme experience such as ghost sightings or an out-of-body experience. Here are a few of the most common ‘spooky’ situations which people have reported.
Making contact with the dead
People report ghostly sightings all the time, and there are thousands of images on the internet to match. It’s quite common for people to think they have seen the presence of a loved one particularly during the grieving people. Others actively seek out ways to make contact with someone who has passed away, for example through clairvoyant readings.
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Had a bad break-up with the series or are you just sad that it’s over? Here’s a kit especially designed to make you feel better. Comes with painkillers, vodka and “Blue Rock Candy”. Also, a comprehensive guide on death, loss, moral ambiguity and how to move on.
It’s funny how some applications, programs and platforms sometimes remind you to log off and go outside. I remember playing Baldur’s Gate II and I kept getting this message: While your character does not have to eat, remember that you DO. We don’t want to lose any dedicated players.