The Encyclopedia Diabolica

Stranger The Fiction: The Guillotine

Did you know that the guillotine was still chopping off heads in France until 1977?

The Encyclopedia Diabolica: Charlie Chaplin

Did you know that famous actor and comedian Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest?

The Encyclopedia Diabolica: Dynamite

Did you know that dynamite is made from peanuts?

The Encyclopedia Diabolica: The Electric Chair

Did you know that the electric chair was invented by a dentist?

The Encyclopedia Diabolica: The Handshake

Did you know that the custom of shaking hands originated as a way to show that the two parties involved were unarmed?


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