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Who Really Discovered America?

Who Really Discovered America?

History books taught for many years that Columbus discovered America. Today, most people know this is not the case, but then who really discovered America?

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Adam Rainer: The Giant and the Dwarf

Adam Rainer: The Giant and the Dwarf

Adam Rainer had a peculiar condition that caused him to be the only man in history to have ever been diagnosed with both dwarfism and gigantism.

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The Manhattan Transfer Abduction Story of Linda Cortile

The Manhattan Transfer Abduction Story of Linda Cortile

The phenomenon of alien abduction has polarized the world in opinions and conclusions. Did the Manhattan Transfer Abduction of Linda Cortile really happen?

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The Bizarre Story of Little Pauline Picard

The Bizarre Story of Little Pauline Picard

Pauline Picard disappeared from her family's farm, but they found her in another town ... or so they thought. Then a cyclist found her decomposing body.

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5 Strange Trains Around the World

5 Strange Trains Around the World

Humans have engineered many trains to fit into modern cities, but in doing so we've built some weird systems. These are 5 strange trains around the world.

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The Bizarre Murder of Roland T. Owen in the Kansas City Hotel

The Bizarre Murder of Roland T. Owen in the Kansas City Hotel

Could this odd murder of Roland T. Owen be the result of a love triangle gone wrong? Who sent the card to the funeral that read "Love forever - Lousie"?

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Flight 401 – The Ghost Crew of Eastern Air Lines

Flight 401 – The Ghost Crew of Eastern Air Lines

Eastern Air Lines flight 401 crashed near Miami in December 1972. Shortly after, pilots, flight attendants and the VP saw apparitions of the dead crew.

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The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific

The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific

The Sarah Joe mystery is the story of 5 men who went fishing on a beautiful day in Hawaii, but never returned, only to have 1 man reappear 10 years later.

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The Disturbing Crimes of a Father and Son

The Disturbing Crimes of a Father and Son

Does the propensity to kill run in families? Florea and Ion Rimaru, father and son, both committed serial murders that were very similar.

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Poltergeist Curse – Just an Unnerving Hollywood Fluke?

Poltergeist Curse – Just an Unnerving Hollywood Fluke?

There has been so much tragedy and death associated with the Poltergeist trilogy that people have dubbed it the Poltergeist curse.

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Legend of the Miraculous Loretto Chapel Staircase

Legend of the Miraculous Loretto Chapel Staircase

Deep in the Southwestern U.S. the legend about the mysterious Loretto Chapel staircase persists to this day. Why do the faithful flock to see this miracle?

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Who Wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”?

Who Wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”?

A family feud has been raging over who wrote "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," the classic poem that dazzles kids with sugar plums and flying reindeer.

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The Lost Mine of Ophir and King Solomon’s Gold

The Lost Mine of Ophir and King Solomon’s Gold

King Solomon had more than $60 trillion in gold around 970 BCE. Explorers have searched for millennia for the lost mine of Ophir. Why hasn't it been found?

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Who is the Bromley Batman and What Do We Know?

Who is the Bromley Batman and What Do We Know?

The Bromley Batman is a real-life vigilante who patrols the streets fighting crime. This masked hero has saved many innocent victims from menacing villains.

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Is the Ice Bucket Challenge Really a Satanic Ritual?

Is the Ice Bucket Challenge Really a Satanic Ritual?

Why are some people saying the Ice Bucket Challenge is a satanic ritual? Read about the Challenge and decide for yourself.

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