Superstition at sea is strong, and the bizarre mystery of what happened to the Mary Celeste and her crew was ripe with theories. In 1872, the Mary Celeste was found fully stocked with everything except her crew, in the middle of the ocean, with little evidence pointing to what happened.Continue reading Ghost Ship: The Unsolved Mystery of the Mary Celeste
Point Defiance Park in Tacoma Washington has been sight to more than one tragedy, including the murder of Jennifer Bastian.Continue reading The Tragedies at Point Defiance Park
Poltergeist is regarded by many as one of the greatest haunted house movies made, but after a slew of actors involved in the film died, it also became known as cursed.Continue reading Cursed Movies: Poltergeist
Jonestown was the ultimate location for isolation and control, and when things went south, Jim Jones’ deathgrip on his Temple members took a darker turn, killing all 918 people at Jonestown in an act of “revolutionary suicide”.Continue reading Peoples Temple Part Two: Jonestown
On November 18th, 1978, Jim Jones conducted a mass suicide ritual for his Peoples Temple cult in Jonestown, Guyana, killing over 900 people. Shortly before that, his members massacred a congressman and TV crew trying to leave.
But how did a supposedly well-intentioned individual utilize the backbone of religion and socialism to result in such a tragedy?Continue reading Peoples Temple Part One: Jim Jones
In 1977, three teens on separate occasions claimed to witness a haunting figure that seemed to be not human nor animal.Continue reading Ahh! Real Cryptid: The Dover Demon
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
You can check in, but you’ll never check out. Since 2001, it has been California State University Channel Islands, but before it housed students, it housed patients of the Camarillo State Mental Hospital as the longest running mental hospital in the state of California.Continue reading Camarillo State Mental Hospital: Welcome to the Hotel California
Pedro Alonso Lopez is a monster to the highest degree: a serial killer operating almost unnoticed for years in Peru, Colombia and Ecuador. Who was he? And how did he go undetected for so long?Continue reading Pedro Alonso Lopez: The Monster of the Andes
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?Continue reading The Circleville Letters