Inmate Escapes Prison by Simply Walking Out

When one thinks of prison escapes, what most likely comes to mind is an event like the Alcatraz prison escape of 1962, which involved an elaborate scheme that most would have thought to be impossible to pull off. However, the subject of today’s story bypassed the planning stage and simply walked out. How Did a […]

<strong>4 of the Most Mysterious Ancient Structures</strong>

A photo of Stonehenge

Our knowledge of ancient cultures comes from the things they’ve left behind. Abandoned tools, structures, and religious iconographies can give us a glimpse into how ancient people lived and what they believed. However, the origins of some ancient artifacts are still a complete mystery. Who created these things, and how? What purpose did they serve? […]

The Bizarre Disappearance of Bryce Laspisa

It’s been almost a decade since Bryce Laspisa went missing, and in that time, police have found no leads as to his whereabouts. By presenting Bryce’s story, we hope to raise awareness of a case that the sleuth community too often overlooks. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Bryce Laspisa, we urge […]

The Patterson-Gimlin Film: A Hoax or Evidence of Bigfoot?

A Bigfoot figurine in a forest

The sasquatch—nicknamed Bigfoot—is undoubtedly the most iconic cryptid of all time. This bipedal, apelike monster supposedly roams the forests of North America, appearing only to a lucky few. To enthusiasts, the creature is the missing evolutionary link between apes and humans. To all else, it is a fixture of pop culture, a sort of meme […]

The Somerton Man Identified: A Major Breakthrough in the Baffling Case

In our article ​​”3 Secret Codes No One Can Crack,” we spoke extensively on the Somerton Man case. It is a case that has stirred the imaginations of sleuths across the globe, with many believing that it is simply beyond solving. Well, while questions still remain, a man named Derek Abbott recently solved a vital […]

The Ghosts of Disneyland: the Most Haunted Place on Earth?

Bearing the “happiest place on Earth” tagline, Disneyland is a worldwide symbol of escapism. However, the theme park has a legacy that’s even more disturbing than its price gouges, long lines, and blistering heat. Apparently, it’s haunted. The ghosts of Disneyland are said to belong to people who have died at the park (a surprisingly […]

The Real-Life Men in Black: Fact or Fiction?

If extraterrestrials have indeed visited the Earth, why is there no definitive proof beyond eyewitness accounts and the occasional blurry photo? Perhaps it’s because of the men in black. They are supposed government, or possibly even alien, agents whose sole mission is to suppress the truth about otherworldly beings. Today, we’ll try to make sense […]

The Case of Mary Reeser: Is Spontaneous Human Combustion Real?

Spontaneous human combustion, or, one’s bursting into flames with no external ignition source, is thought by scientists to be nothing but a myth. However, from as early as 1641, there have been supposed accounts of the phenomenon. Perhaps the most famous story regarding spontaneous human combustion is that of Mary Reeser. Today, we will take […]

Kempton Park Hospital, South Africa’s Creepiest Abandoned Building

There’s a certain poignancy to abandoned buildings. What memories were made within those walls? What circumstances led to the building’s vacancy? Today, we’ll take you on a tour through one of the world’s creepiest abandoned buildings, South Africa’s Kempton Park Hospital. While many toss around rumors that the hospital is haunted, the true horrors of […]

The Story of the Heaven’s Gate Cult

On March 26, 1997, police discovered the bodies of 39 people in a rented San Diego, CA mansion. Dressed in matching black sweat suits and Nike sneakers, it was clear that they had committed ritualistic suicide. They were members of the Heaven’s Gate cult. The cult has since become known as the first cult to […]