Manfred Fritz Bajorat, The Mummified Sailor Found Adrift At Sea

When fishermen found Manfred Fritz Bajorat inside his yacht as it was drifting in the Philippine Sea in 2016, his body was completely mummified right in the very spot where he died. Barobo Police StationManfred Fritz Bajorat died of a heart attack and was preserved aboard his ship by the dry, salty ocean winds. The … Read more

Mary Sawyer And The True Story Of ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’

Mary Sawyer claimed that a boy named John Roulstone wrote the classic nursery rhyme for her in 1816, but the real origin of “Mary Had A Little Lamb” is subject to intense debate — and has never been setted. Transcendental Graphics/Getty ImagesA lithographic cigar box label from 1870 featuring Hale’s “Mary’s Lamb” nursery rhyme. “Mary … Read more

Who Killed Biggie? Inside The Shooting Death Of The Notorious B.I.G.

The Notorious B.I.G. was at the height of his fame when he was murdered in Los Angeles in 1997. And to this day, no one knows who shot Biggie Smalls. Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Wallace in Chicago in September 1994. Nearly a quarter-century ago, Biggie Smalls’ death in Los Angeles shocked the hip hop world. The … Read more

9 True Scary Stories That Are Freakier Than Fiction

Whether it’s ghosts, UFOs, or monsters, these creepy real-life stories represent the scariest tales from the annals of human history. While horror movies can surely leave us terrified, it’s the true scary stories from history that really burrow into our brains and stay there. From true crime to the paranormal to the just plain eerie, … Read more

​​What Is The Blarney Stone And Why Do People Kiss It?

Installed at the top of Blarney Castle in County Cork, Ireland, the Blarney Stone can only be kissed while hanging upside down and suspended over thin air — yet countless people line up to do it each year. Flickr/Pat O’MalleyAbout 400,000 people kiss the Blarney Stone every year. The Blarney Stone would undoubtedly be just … Read more

Zodiac Killer’s Final Two Ciphers Claimed To Be Solved By Amateur Sleuth

From July 31, 1969 to June 26, 1970, the four Zodiac Killer ciphers arrived at the offices of The San Francisco Chronicle. It took 51 years for the remaining unsolved codes to finally be broken. Wikimedia CommonsA sketch of the Zodiac killer, whose last ciphers were finally just solved after a half-century. In the 1960s … Read more

Indiana Woman Says She Is A Missing Girl Who Vanished 21 Years Ago

When seven-year-old Brittany Renee Williams vanished in 2000, she was presumed dead. But now a woman says she has the scars and DNA tests to prove she is Williams. MissingKids/TwitterRaised in a neglectful foster home, Brittany Renee Williams vanished in 2000 and was presumed dead. In August 2000, seven-year-old Brittany Renee Williams vanished into thin … Read more

How Did Bob Marley Die? Inside The Reggae Icon’s Tragic Death

On May 11, 1981, reggae superstar Bob Marley died from acral lentiginous melanoma — a skin cancer that had been detected under his toenail four years earlier. Mike Prior/Redferns/Getty ImagesBob Marley at the Brighton Leisure Centre in the U.K. in 1980. Days after Bob Marley played Madison Square Garden to thunderous applause, the singer collapsed … Read more

Inside The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders At Camp Scott

Girl Scouts Lori Farmer, Michelle Guse, and Doris Milner were between the ages of 8 and 10 when they were brutally raped and murdered at Oklahoma’s Camp Scott on June 13, 1977. Photographer UnknownCamp Scott during evacuations on June 13, 1977. Summer camp has been a staple of the American experience for multiple generations. Parents … Read more

Bryce Laspisa’s Disappearance And What May Have Happened To Him

Bryce Laspisa was just 19 on August 30, 2013, when he drove home to see his parents and vanished without a trace near Castaic, California. FIND BRYCE LASPISA/FacebookBryce Laspisa and girlfriend Kim Sly in 2013. Before disappearing, Laspisa inexplicably broke up with Sly. In the early hours of Aug. 30, 2013, 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa was … Read more