Category: People and Groups

People and Groups

Everyone reads the sensational magazine headlines while standing in the checkout line at the grocery store. There is something fascinating about other people’s inspirations, scandals, and mysteries, and the voyeurs in all of us love to take a little peek into the lives of others. In this section, you will be able to experience all of that as you read about noteworthy folks and groups of all types. Some of those people have done amazing and unusual things, while others have done ghastly acts. Go inside the most secret organizations, like scandalous The Hellfire Club of the 1700s. Find out what happened to some of the most intriguing disappearances of all time, such as that of Amelia Earhart. Enjoy real life spy stories. Discover strange facts about famous individuals or delve into the world of isolated native tribes, like those on North Sentinel Island. Travel the world of civilization and society as they pertain to humans from long ago or to those currently in the news. Venture into the category of people and groups, and learn their stories.

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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Madame LaLaurie – The Sadistic Slave Owner of the French Quarter

Madame LaLaurie – The Sadistic Slave Owner of the French Quarter

Madame LaLaurie is notorious for brutally torturing and murdering multiple slaves in the attic of her New Orleans home during the 1800s.

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Ancient Secret Order of the Mystical Rosicrucians

Ancient Secret Order of the Mystical Rosicrucians

Centuries ago, Rosicrucians formed secret societies to avoid persecution for their diverging views as they carried on traditions of ancient esoteric wisdom.

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Traits of a Hero – A Salute to Veterans

Traits of a Hero – A Salute to Veterans

U.S. Military Veterans are all heroes of our country. But what are the traits of a hero? Read this Veterans Day salute about those who've served.

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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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Lori Erica Ruff and Her Mysterious Identities

Lori Erica Ruff and Her Mysterious Identities

Lori Erica Ruff killed herself. The identities, letters and notes police found shocked everyone. Who was this mysterious woman with no past?

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The Pythia at Delphi

The Pythia at Delphi

Delphi became the center point to a mysterious female oracle called the Pythia. The Pythia answered questions with sacred knowledge from the god Apollo.

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Dr. Francis Tumblety: One of the Best Jack the Ripper Suspects

Dr. Francis Tumblety: One of the Best Jack the Ripper Suspects

Hidden from history for over a century, Scotland Yard took seriously the possibility that American Dr. Francis Tumblety was the notorious Jack the Ripper.

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The Mysterious Death of Zigmund Adamski: Alien Abduction or Crime?

The Mysterious Death of Zigmund Adamski: Alien Abduction or Crime?

Who, or what, was responsible for the mysterious death of Polish miner Zigmund Adamski in 1980? Theories include a heart attack and even UFO connections.

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The Strange Case of the Isdal Woman

The Strange Case of the Isdal Woman

The Isdal Woman is one of Norway's most famous unsolved mysteries. Her body was found in Bergen, Norway in 1970. Her fingerprints had also been sanded off.

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The Wandering Leatherman

The Wandering Leatherman

Leatherman is surely one of the most mysterious men that has ever lived. Nobody knew who he was. He was only referred to by his rather unique appearance.

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Ashes to Ashes: 4,000-year-old mummy in Vermont

Ashes to Ashes: 4,000-year-old mummy in Vermont

The tombstone of a 4,000 year old Egyptian mummy can be found in Middlebury, Vermont. Amum-Her-Khepesh-Ef was believed to be a two year old Egyptian prince.

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Was Rachel Donelson Jackson a Bigamist?

Was Rachel Donelson Jackson a Bigamist?

She was the wife of President Andrew Jackson. But some believe Rachel Donelson Jackson was also a bigamist. Read more about this 18th century scandal.

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The Shakespeare Authorship Question

The Shakespeare Authorship Question

William Shakespeare is one of the world's most loved authors, but did he actually exist? See who theorists believe may have written Shakespeare's plays.

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Did Adolf Hitler Survive World War II?

Did Adolf Hitler Survive World War II?

Did Adolf Hitler survive World War Two? It is widely believed that Hitler committed suicide in April, 1945. But theories suggest he escaped to Argentina.

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Historic Mysteries