Archaeology
Villages and Tombs Under a U.S. Military Base in Gricignano, Campania

Villages and Tombs Under a U.S. Military Base in Gricignano, Campania

Archaeological discoveries under the U.S. military site reveal details of village life, volcanic deaths, and rich cultural diversity of Campania, Italy.

History
The Gunpowder Treason Plot to Blow Up British Parliament in 1605

The Gunpowder Treason Plot to Blow Up British Parliament in 1605

The Gunpowder Treason Plot, led by Robert Catesby, was an attempt to blow up British Parliament and assassinate King James I in favor of a Catholic monarch.

Crimes
The Murder of Charlotte Dymond on Bodmin Moor

The Murder of Charlotte Dymond on Bodmin Moor

In 1844, Charlotte Dymond was savagely murdered. Her lover, Matthew Weeks, hanged for slitting her throat, but there are some who contend he was innocent.

People
Salman Rushdie and the Iranian Fatwa

Salman Rushdie and the Iranian Fatwa

The Salman Rushdie fatwa - a death threat - was issued for "blasphemy" by the Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989 in response to Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses."

Unexplained Mysteries
Betty and Barney Hill’s Famous Abduction Story

Betty and Barney Hill’s Famous Abduction Story

The Betty and Barney Hill abduction story was the most publicized account of an alien close encounter and the first of many to come.

Science
Prehistoric Human and Animal Tracks at Roccamonfina, Italy

Prehistoric Human and Animal Tracks at Roccamonfina, Italy

Ancient human footprints are accompanied by deer, bear, and horse tracks at the Devil's Trails Paleontological Site at Roccamonfina Volcano, Italy.

Legends
Legend of a Soccer Star: The Aaron Ramsey Effect

Legend of a Soccer Star: The Aaron Ramsey Effect

While some soccer players are famous for their looks or athleticism, Aaron Ramsey also holds the strange distinction of having power over celebrity deaths.

Historic Mysteries