A mysterious 2,700-year-old Etruscan Pyramid of Bomarzo was possibly used in ritual pagan ceremonies with sacrifices that channelled blood to the earth.
The history of Christmas carols stems from a time when people sang songs during Winter Solstice celebrations and evolved into the festive caroling of today.
H.H. Holmes was a brutal monster who loved money and murder. He equipped his "Castle" with gas chambers, trap doors, a crematorium, and hidden shafts.
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."
The lives of the Broadduses became a living nightmare when The Watcher sent them terrifying letters after they bought their new home in Westfield, NJ.
What's the truth about the Kaimanawa wall in New Zealand? Is it really 2000 years old and does it prove that a mysterious group arrived before the Maori?
While some soccer players are famous for their looks or athleticism, Aaron Ramsey also holds the strange distinction of having power over celebrity deaths.