A mysterious affliction infected the residents of the town of Strasbourg, Alsace, causing residents to take to the streets dancing, sometimes until they dropped dead.
What was the cause of this strange phenomenon? And where else has it happened in history and does it still happen today?
Continue reading The Dancing Plague of 1518
Circleville, Ohio. 1976. It started with strange gossip letters, targeting Mary Gillespie, accusing her of an affair. The letters continued, targeting others in this small, rural town, threatening lives and reputations. But when someone ended up dead, who was to blame?
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In part one we look at the murder, but what about the suspects? And is Elizabeth Short still around?
Continue reading Elizabeth Short: The Black Dahlia Murder Part Two
It’s one of the most notorious unsolved murders in United States History: the brutal killing of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short, whose body was dumped in a lot, dismembered into two pieces.
Continue reading Elizabeth Short: The Black Dahlia Murder Part One
On December 1st of 1946, 18-year-old Paula Welden went on a walk, and vanished. Despite and extensive search, no sign of her was found.
Continue reading The Disappearance of Paula Welden & The Bennington Triangle
In 16th century Hungary the “Infamous Lady” Elizabeth Bathory allegedly tortured and killed hundreds of her adolescent servant girls, bathing in and drinking their blood to renew her youth and beauty. Or did she?
Continue reading The Blood Countess: Elizabeth Bathory
This supposed cursed chair has many names. Dead Man’s Chair. The Chair of Death. Busby’s Stoop Chair. But all names tell the tale of a murderer who cursed his favorite chair: anyone who dared sit upon it would be fated with untimely deaths.
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On December 24th of 1945, tragedy struck the Sodder family when a fire killed five of their ten children…or did it?
Continue reading The Mystery of the Sodder Children
On a cold night in Bavaria, six people were brutally murdered at the Hinterkaifeck farm. It is a case that remains unsolved to this day.
Continue reading Unsolved: The Hinterkaifeck Farm murders
Within its walls, Falcon Lair housed Hollywood sex symbols, socialites and heiresses haunted by self destruction and ghosts of the past.
Continue reading The Shadows Of Falcon Lair