Thirteen Cows Mysteriously Jump Off a Cliff in Switzerland

Farmers in the village of Levron in Switzerland are trying to determine why 13 young cows mysteriously jumped off of a cliff to their deaths — except for one late-jumper that survived by landing on the others. Was it animal suicide? If something scared or attacked them, why did yaks in the same pasture stay put? Will it happen again? According to local newspaper Le Matin, the mass jumping occurred…

A Perfect Place to Die: Mysterious Suicide Spots of the World

It is a tragic fact that people can be driven to want to end their own lives. For whatever dark reasons, some find the prospect of death to be more comforting than continuing among the living. While the reasons behind a suicide can be perplexing and inscrutable as it is, even more enigmatic is that in some cases there are places in this world that seem to call out to…

Slenderman & the Suicide Spirit

If there is one constant in every human society in the world, is that teenage years are never easy. That’s what they call it ‘Adolescence’. For teenagers living in Native American reservations though, on top of all the usual growing pains you and I got to experience, there’s the dealing with endemic problems which have nothing to do with hormones on overdrive, or your first awkward dealings with the opposite…

1882: Is Suicide a Crime?

A LETTER AND A REPLY The writer in the London Spiritualist for November, who calls the “Fragments of Occult Truth” speculation-spinning, can hardly, I think, apply that epithet to Fragment No. 3, so cautiously is the hypothesis concerning suicide advanced therein. Viewed in its general aspect, the hypothesis seems sound enough, satisfies our instincts of the Moral Law of the Universe, and fits in with our ordinary ideas as well…