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Crime History Science

The Method of the Nail

In the days before X-rays and modern forensics, a popular (and virtually undetectable) technique for murder was to drive a nail into a person’s head. The victim’s hair would hide the wound, concealing any obvious sign of injury or foul play. So people would assume death had occurred from natural causes. The “method of the […]

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Crime History People

D.B. Cooper

The most famous person to have ever disappeared in American history also may have never existed. A man calling himself D.B. Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727 traveling  between Portland and Seattle on November 24, 1971. After he had the plane stop at Seattle-Tacoma airport to collect $200,000 in ransom and four parachutes, the alleged Cooper […]

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Jean Spangler

Jean Spangler was a ’40s actress on the brink of becoming a star. One evening in 1949, she told her sister-in-law that she was going to meet her ex-husband, and then to a film shoot that would last into the night. She never returned. Later, her purse was found in a park with the straps […]

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Dorothy Arnold

The disappearance of Dorothy Arnold was the most-talked-about scandal in 1910 Manhattan. A wealthy socialite, the 25-year-old aspiring writer went out one day, telling her mother she was going to buy a new evening gown. She ran into a friend, whom she told that she was going for a walk in Central Park. That was […]

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John Bingham, 17th Earl of Lucan

In 1974, Lord Lucan (who was once considered for the role of James Bond) got fed up with battling his wife for custody of their three children, and with spying on them and recording their telephone conversations, and decided to simply bludgeon her to death in a darkened room. The problem with committing murder in a […]

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Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing was one of the biggest actresses in China — and one of the only ones to become internationally successful — after her role in X-Men: Days of Future Past. However, the Chinese government discovered that she had been committing tax evasion, and on July 1, 2018, she disappeared. The Chinese government has been known to […]

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Barbara Newhall Follett

Barbara Newhall Follett was a bit of a writing prodigy in the Jazz Age. She published a critically acclaimed novel at age 13. Everybody agreed that she would be the next great American writer, and she probably would have been, if it hadn’t been for her father. He ran off with a younger woman, leaving […]

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Jim Sullivan

Jim Sullivan was a cult folk-rocker in the ’60s and ’70s who was just days away from his big break when he disappeared. This was a man who had all the talent, all the right connections, and had just landed a gig in Nashville, Tennessee, that would have been his big break … if he […]

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The Illuminati – One Of Many Powerful Organizations Who Secretly Controls The World

Presuming you are an all-time enthusiast of conspiracy theories notwithstanding the facts proving them otherwise,  the secret society of the Illuminati must not be unfamiliar to your ears. Do they factually exist or are they a complete scheme? Whether its existence has been backed up by concrete reasonings, it would still be fascinating to learn […]

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The Betsy Aardsma Murder

On ​November 28, 1969, a graduate English student arrived at a Penn State campus library to research some homework for an upcoming study. Shortly after her arrival her body was found in a dark library book row. The Library When Betsy first entered the library on that fateful day she had a quick conversation with a professor who […]

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