Category: History’s Mysteries

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

This megalithic holy site predates Stonehenge by 6,000 years

New discovery in the Pacific: Divers find shipwreck rumored to be full of gold

The WWII ghost bomber that mysteriously landed itself

Fact or fiction: Was the “Great Chicago Fire” started by a cow?

What the declassified FBI files on Ernest Hemingway say

Handprint From 1,000 Years Ago Shines Light On Scotland’s “Lost People”

Was Nostradamus a prophet or did he just have a gift for vague poetry?

Did aliens really crash at Roswell, New Mexico?

The untold tale of Tituba and how she sparked the Salem Witch Hunt

Was there an actual love story between Pocahontas and John Smith?

Long-lost sealed sarcophagus recovered in Egypt

The suprising connection between the British women’s suffrage movement and vegetarianism

The real purpose behind a 2,000-year-old battery

These island ruins are said to be the 8th Wonder of the World

The man who really started the Civil War

Bobby Dunbar mystery solved? DNA test puts 100 year-old mystery to rest

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