Category: History’s Mysteries

The stories behind the 15 most haunted places in America

‘The UFO made me sick!’ claim Korean War soldiers

This historical figure’s legacy? When you gotta go, don’t hold it. Unless you want to die.

Edgar Allan Poe’s death is still a mystery

Columbus may have introduced Europe to syphilis as well as America

Russian family misses out on WWII while cut off from human contact for 40 years

The Sodder family: A mysterious fire, missing children, and a string of terrifying conspiracies

Mysterious battery dated from 1840 still continues to baffle

Kansas has been hiding a lost Native American city for 400 Years

Ronald Reagan’s failed ‘Star Wars’ program is even more disturbing than you could imagine

Did a cross-dressing woman once manage to become Pope?

Scientists discover perfectly preserved baby horse from the Ice Age

The true story of life and loss during WWII that inspired ‘Saving Private Ryan’

Atlantis: Truth or Awesome Myth?

Ancient secret of the deadly ‘Gate to Hell’ finally revealed

Edgar Allan Poe’s accidental spot-on prophecy

Missing ships and lost planes: What’s going on in the Bermuda Triangle?

The influenza that killed nearly five percent of the world’s population

The curse of Two Guns, Arizona

That time the CIA hijacked a Soviet Union satellite

Pirates wore eye-patches like their lives depended on it — but not for the reason you think

Nazis and the occult: Deep connection or overused movie plot device?

Lincoln’s assassination recounted by last surviving witness on 1950s game show

New evidence shows the Tower of Babel was not a myth after all

Leatherman: A life (and death) full of mysteries

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