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    A Terrible Trends Special: LIVE From The Wellness Cottage!

    17 MAG 2024 · This is a special live episode of Terrible Trends, recorded at The Wellness Cottage during their metaphysical fair! In this double-header episode, we dive into two fascinating and peculiar trends from history. First, we explore the history of long fingernails in ancient China—what they symbolized, how they were maintained, and their cultural significance. Then, we take a bizarre detour to Russia to uncover the strange method they used to keep milk from spoiling. Sit back, hold on to your butts, and enjoy this payback episode where Colleen finally gets back at Margaret for all the times she grossed her out! Find Us Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support Us patreon.com/thecousinsweird The Wellness Cottage: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064306620945 Website: https://thewellnesscottageny.square.site/ Sources: https://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/05/21/4008786.htm https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/frogs-in-milk https://www.tastingtable.com/1448558/what-is-baked-milk-taste-explained/ https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1009319 Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    20 min. 50 sec.
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    Terrible Trends 67: Chopines: The OG Platform Shoe

    10 MAG 2024 · Join us on a historical stroll as we explore the perilous trend of chopine shoes. Originating in Renaissance Europe, these towering platforms were the ultimate symbol of status and wealth, representing the "Height of Fashion" (pun intended) of their time! We also reminisce about our own regrettable footwear choices from our youth! Find us linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources: https://www.thecollector.com/wacky-trends-in-fashion-history/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chopine https://awomensthing.org/blog/historical-shoe-trends-chopines-crakows/ Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    18 min. 56 sec.
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    Episode #91 Portland's Shanghai Tunnles

    6 MAG 2024 · Uncover the hidden history beneath Portland's streets as we explore the Shanghai Tunnels, infamous for shanghaiing which is basically human trafficking. The lore around the tunnels also speaks of hauntings and resident ghosts! Find us Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us Patreon.com/thecousinsweird The Wellness Cottage Crystals: https://thewellnesscottageny.square.site/ Sources: https://www.chinookobserver.com/life/history/this-nest-of-dangers-the-chaos-of-shanghaiing/article_3ced512a-524f-11ee-b636-8b9cf2b4c9d8.html https://hauntedhouses.com/oregon/portlands-shanghai-tunnels/ https://offbeatoregon.com/H1006c_ShanghaiPDX.html https://www.legendsofamerica.com/or-shanghai/ https://usghostadventures.com/haunted-stories/the-shanghai-tunnels/ https://portlandghosts.com/the-shanghai-tunnels/ https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.travelportland.com/culture/portland-shanghai-tunnels/%3famp https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_tunnels https://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/shanghai_tunnels_myth/ https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2017/01/the_truth_about_portlands_shan.html https://portlandtunnels.com/historical-background-of-portlands-shady-past.html https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/portland-s-shanghai-tunnels https://www.otbrewing.com/haunted-past Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    45 min. 47 sec.
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    Terrible Trends 66: The Gun-Powered Mouse Trap

    21 APR 2024 · On this episode of the Cousins Weird Podcast, join us as we delve into the bizarre world of terrible trends with a spotlight on the infamous Gun-Powered Mouse Trap! Listen as we explore one of the most mind-boggling contraptions ever conceived. So grab your headphones and prepare to cringe at this terrible trend. Find us linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.co Support us patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun-powered_mousetrap We Did That By Sophie Stirling Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    15 min. 6 sec.
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    Episode #90 The Legend of Kuchisake-onna

    14 APR 2024 · Explore the chilling tale of Japan's infamous slit-mouthed woman, rumored to roam the streets with a haunting question: 'Am I beautiful?' Where it seems no answer you give will be right! Find us Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Sources: https://www.seisen.com/student-life/seisen-post/features/~board/seisen-post/post/urban-legend-of-the-slit-mouthed-woman https://friendofthedark.wordpress.com/2018/11/23/kuchisake-onna-the-japanese-slit-mouthed-woman/ https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/kuchisake-onna.html https://vocal.media/horror/kuchisake-onna-ez8mvz0xw1 Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    33 min. 44 sec.
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    Terrible Trends 65: Heifer Heels!

    11 APR 2024 · Dive into the world of moonshiners who embrace a rather unconventional trend: using "Heifer Heels" as a disguise for their illicit activities. Join us as we uncover the hilarious story behind this peculiar fad. Find us linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us Thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources: https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/cow-shoes-prohibition-1924/ https://www.hhhistory.com/2023/06/hooves-and-heels.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prohibition_in_the_United_States Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    19 min. 57 sec.
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    Episode 89: The Abenaki Curse

    8 APR 2024 · In this episode, your favorite cousins uncover the mysteries surrounding Brunswick Springs, VT. Once revered by the Abenaki indigenous people for its healing waters, the stream became cursed as a result of greed and corruption. Greedy businessmen's future attempts to profit from the land led to disastrous consequences, with hotels burning down and one swallowed by the stream. We delve into the effects of colonization on the Abenaki people and the power of Brunswick Spring's healing waters. Find us Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us Patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/vermont/cursed-spring-vt/ https://www.historicmysteries.com/unexplained-mysteries/brunswick-springs/3 https://obscurevermont.com/the-mysteries-of-the-brunswick-springs/ https://conspiracytheories.in/brunswick-springs-in-vermont-cursed/ https://evanhike.blogspot.com/2019/06/brunswick-springs-world-of-mystery.html https://headyvermont.com/2020/10/12/as-abenaki-bills-pass-a-look-at-where-vermonts-indigenous-tribes-stand/ Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    44 min. 3 sec.
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    Episode #88 The Fox Sisters: The Birth of American Spiritualism

    25 MAR 2024 · Join us as we delve into the fascinating story of the Fox Sisters, the pioneers of American spiritualism! From mysterious rappings to grand séances, discover how Margaret, Kate, and Leah Fox captivated the nation with their supernatural abilities. From their humble beginnings to their astonishing rise to fame and finally to demise. This episode is filled with seances, spirits and skeptisism. So, grab your crystal ball, light a candle, and tune in! With special guest co-host Richard, the husband weird! Find us Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources https://www.britannica.com/biography/Margaret-Fox-and-Catherine-Fox https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-fox-sisters-rochester-new-york https://www.historynet.com/the-fox-sisters-spiritualisms-unlikely-founders/ https://headstuff.org/culture/history/fox-sisters-birth-spiritualism/\ https://www.salon.com/2015/09/14/the_sisters_who_founded_spiritualism_and_punkd_america_partner/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_sisters https://www.history.com/news/ghost-hoax-spiritualism-fox-sisters https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-fox-sisters-and-the-rap-on-spiritualism-99663697/ Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    51 min. 22 sec.
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    Episode #87 Crossing Over: Haunted Tales of America's Covered Bridges

    13 MAR 2024 · In this episode we focus on some of the more famous haunted covered bridges in the US. We uncover spine-chilling tales of ghostly apparitions, mysterious sounds, and the haunted history that lingers within these iconic structures. Join us as we explore the paranormal stories that surround these bridges that will send shivers down your spine. Find us: Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us: thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us: Patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources: https://www.livescience.com/55945-most-haunted-places-in-the-united-states.html https://www.vermonter.com/emilys-bridge-ghost/ https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/pennsylvania/sachs-covered-bridge-pa/ https://listverse.com/2016/06/14/10-haunted-bridges/ https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/iowa/haunted-covered-bridge-in-ia-2/ https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/georgia/stovall-bridge-ga/ https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/maryland/haunted-jericho-covered-bridge-md/https://ghostlandia.media/2022/09/16/ghost-to-coast-marylands-jericho-covered-bridge/ https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/van-sant-crybaby-bridge Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    48 min. 26 sec.
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    Terrible Trends 64: Renaissance Rhinoplasty

    8 MAR 2024 · Embark on this journey back to the Renaissance era, where an Italian barber-surgeon pioneered the art of nose reconstruction surgery. In a time when Syphilis ran rampant, dignity hung in the balance, and noses were at stake! Brace yourself for this episode featuring arm flaps, nasal stumps, and medieval arm splints. This quick and cringe-worthy episode promises to leave you with a newfound appreciation for the marvels of modern medicine. Find us Linktr.ee/thecousinsweird Email us thecousinsweird@gmail.com Support us patreon.com/thecousinsweird Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6382240/#:~:text=Branca%20carried%20out%20a%20method,lifted%20from%20the%20patient's%20arm. Music from Upbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/danijel-zambo/friendly-ghost License code: bLZ5ZUHQLWV7IN6XH
    17 min. 57 sec.

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The Cousins Weird, Margaret and Colleen are cousins and best friends who combined their love of all things bizarre and spooky, with fun banter. The podcast has 2 weekly episodes...

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The Cousins Weird, Margaret and Colleen are cousins and best friends who combined their love of all things bizarre and spooky, with fun banter. The podcast has 2 weekly episodes where they talk about the craziest stories in history! From true hauntings to crazy trends, be prepared to be spooked, shocked, sometimes disgusted, but always laugh!
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