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A Brief History of Magic from Dark Art to Pop Entertainment
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The history of magic has been a rollercoaster ride over the last 5000 years. In its earliest form, it inspired surprise and wonder but later was something dark ...

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The Croglin Grange Vampire of Cumberland
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Almost every culture has stories about beings that return from beyond the grave to feast on the living during the hours of darkness. In late Victorian times, ...

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The Story of Ken McElroy and the Vigilantes of Skidmore, Missouri
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In front of 30-45 people, Ken McElroy was shot dead. He was so hated for terrorizing the entire town, but justice never seemed to find him. So, the town took ...

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The Bizarre Disappearance of Keith Reinhard in Silver Plume, Colorado
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Two men, Tom Young and Keith Reinhard, were both going through mid-life crises. Both of them rented the same retail space in Silver Plume, and both disappeared ...

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Murder of Banker Roberto Calvi: Vatican, Mafia, or Secret Society?
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In 1981, the powerful chairman of Italy's Banco Ambrosiano, Roberto Calvi, found himself in the midst of a financial scandal involving the Vatican, Italian ...

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Indrid Cold: The Grinning Man of 1960s American Folklore
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The purported Indrid Cold sightings occurred around the time of the Mothman in West Virginia. He is also known as the Grinning Man and has earned a legendary ...

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Günther Stoll’s Mysterious Final Moments: The YOGTZE Case
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Günther Stoll scribbled the note "YOGTZE" and left the house. That night, someone ran him over and killed him. What did the note mean and who murdered him?

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The Zone of Silence: Anomalies in the Mexican Desert
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The Zone of Silence is an area in the desert of Northern Mexico that, like the Bermuda Triangle, has a reputation for anomalous activity.

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Dark Tales of House No. 50 in Berkeley Square, London
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The "Nameless Thing" of House No. 50, Berkeley Square, London, is the subject of famous legends that give the house a haunting reputation.

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The Peculiar Coral Castle of Florida: One Small Man’s Huge Feat
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The Coral Castle in Miami is an engineering marvel that has been puzzling visitors for nearly a century. How did one man seemingly defy gravity to build it?

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Peter Gibbs’ Great Mull Air Mystery
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Peter Gibbs took his Cessna out at night one Christmas Eve in Scotland. What happened to him would come to be known as the Great Mull Air Mystery.

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Clairvius Narcisse and His Haitian Zombie Experience
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Clairvius Narcisse was declared dead on May 2, 1962, and buried the next day. However, he returned to his village in 1980 claiming to have been zombified.

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Septic Tank Sam: The Grisly Farmhouse Body
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In the tiny town of Tofield, Canada, in 1977, Septic Tank Sam was discovered on an abandoned farm. His identity and that of the killer still haunt us today.

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Blair Adams: One of the Most Bizarre Unsolved Mysteries
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One of the strangest Unsolved Mysteries cases was that of Blair Adams. He said someone was trying to kill him and wound up dead thousands of miles away.

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Did Queen Elizabeth Murder the Wife of Robert Dudley?
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Queen Elizabeth I of England appeared to be in love with Robert Dudley. Then his wife died suspiciously. Did the Queen have something to do with it?

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