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27 Historical Icons Whose Mysterious Deaths Went Unsolved For Centuries

It should come as little surprise that activists, legislators, and other political leaders are often the victims of violence. When you spend so much time in the public eye, and especially in the world of politics, you’ll inevitably make some enemies. Yet some political figures pay the ultimate price for their work…

Man Takes Revenge Against The Man Who Destroyed His Family After Plotting For 30 Years

It should go without saying, but most parents would do just about anything to protect their family. So, you can bet that in the face of tragedy, they would go to great lengths to be sure that justice is served to those who wronged their loved ones.

Self-Proclaimed 'Prophet' Abducts His Own Children As Police Race To Save Them In Time

In a healthy marriage, you should be able to trust no one more than your partner. Ideally, you’d be able to confide in each other about everything. And once kids enter the equation, it’s important to know you can lean on one another to keep your family safe and happy.

Wild Optical Illusion Photos That Almost Nobody Notices At First Glance

Let’s face it: most of us miss a lot of the little details in life. We’re so busy with our day-to-day tasks that we often overlook the things that are right in front of us. This is even true when performing tasks that require our full attention, like solving puzzles!

Fishermen Reeling In A Massive Catch Start Freaking Out When They See What It Looks Like

There isn’t much that can surprise an experienced fisherman out in the water. Sure, it can be exciting to make a big catch, but for the most part, you always know what you’re up against. But even these fishermen in Zhoushan, China, must have been shocked when they reeled in one strange haul.

Couple Who Hear A Loud Crash Make An Unnerving Discovery Underneath Their Garage

A strange noise in the middle of the night is something that can make even the bravest homeowner a little nervous. Most of the time, it’s just the house settling or the family cat fussing around in the litter box. Other times, however, it’s something more threatening…

Forest Ranger Stumbles Upon A Mysterious Cabin In The Woods With A Huge Surprise Inside

If you spend enough time hiking or camping in the woods, you’ll realize that there’s not much going on. Sure, you can spot some pretty interesting wildlife scurrying around, but beyond that, it’s a pretty standard scene: trees, rocks, bugs, a wayward squirrel or two, and not much else.

21 Famous People Who Have The Most Bizarre Connections To Each Other

Discovering your genealogy can be incredibly fascinating. Once in a while, you learn a ton of surprising information about where your ancestors originated. Sometimes, you even realize you’ve been wrong about your ancestry your whole life!

13 Bizarre Ways People Used To Test If Women Were Secretly Witches

Most of us know that the stories of witches throughout history were, largely, based on myths. Unfortunately, the people involved in the Salem witch trials of the late 17th century didn’t think so at the time, and dozens of lives were tragically lost because of this mass hysteria.

43 Bizarre Historical Artifacts That Still Can't Be Explained To This Day

The world is full of mysteries that will never, ever be solved. And that’s what makes the world so exciting; you never know what strange discoveries await you beyond every corner!

Cops Who Find A Car 26 Years After It Was Stolen See Something More Disturbing Nearby

Every car owner’s worst fear is stepping outside only to realize their vehicle has been stolen. Not only is it costly to replace a missing car, but it leaves them without a source of transportation. On top of that, for many folks, their cars carry a certain sentimental value.

Dad Checking Home Security Footage Is Startled To Spot His Wife Lying On Baby's Bedroom Floor

Any parent with a small child knows that installing a baby monitor in your home is an absolute must. You want to be sure your little one is safe and sound; after all, it’s impossible to be everywhere at the same time.

1 Week After Teen Goes Missing With Her Soccer Coach, Cop Spots A Car With Out-Of-State Tags

Parents want all sorts of things for their children, but ultimately, there’s nothing more important than their safety. Simply put, everything after that is secondary.

Anyone Who Sees This Thing Growing On Their Christmas Tree Should Get Rid Of It Immediately

Perhaps few traditions are as cherished during the holidays as a decorated Christmas tree, but they bring some real problems to the living room, too. Sap that stains? Check. Needles that double as choking-hazards? Check!

20 Well-Known 'Facts' Everyone Assumes Are True But Are Actually Total Nonsense

Science is a tricky thing. Sure, by its very nature, it’s supposed to be objective. Still, there’s so much misinformation and misunderstanding that it can be generations before people figure out that they’ve been wrong all along.

20 Supernatural Events That Experts Still Struggle To Explain

Almost every event that has occurred over the course of history has some explanation behind it. Whether it’s the origin of a war, some kind of a social movement, or even the death of a loved one, there are traceable reasons for these events that we use to understand them, reflect, and find closure.

U.S. Soldier Defects To North Korea Only To Have A Forced Marriage Save His Life

On a cold night in January 1965, United States soldier Charles Jenkins finally had seen enough of the military. In a moment of desperation, he decided to flee his post at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.

People Who Can't Solve This Test In Under 7 Seconds Might Have Something Wrong With Their Eyes

A vision exam is likely one of the easiest tests you’ll ever take in your life—or, at least, it should be. All you have to do is cover one eye at a time and recite the figures on the doctor’s chart in order to figure out how good (or bad) your eyesight is.

This 7,000-Year-Old Mass Grave Reveals A Dark Secret About Humanity's Past

It’s easy to romanticize the past in just about any period of human history. And as scary and complicated as the world often seems today, many people like to think about how much better their lives would be if they had been born earlier.

When A Stranger Hands This Woman A Creepy Note, She Knows Faking A Seizure Is Her Only Chance

Whenever we see a character caught up in something really cool—and really far-fetched—on television, we usually have a simple response: it’s just fiction. That doesn’t happen in real life.

20 Unlucky People Who Are Having A Way Worse Day Than The Rest Of Us

It’s not just an expression: in life, we really do have to take the good with the bad. Sometimes, we wake up feeling like the world is pushing left and we’re trying to move right. It’s exhausting, frustrating, and completely depletes our motivation, but there is a small silver lining…

21 Bizarre Things That People Found Hidden At The Center Of Everyday Items

The thing about ordinary objects is they’re just that—ordinary. From the kitchen toaster to the pencils on your desk, there’s little about them that would make you think they’re hiding anything special.

10 Most Disturbing Real-Life Vampire Cases Ever Reported

The story of Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for the classic vampire tale, Dracula, is one that most people are familiar with. But while it might be based on a real-life historical figure, chances are that Vlad himself was not an immortal being who survived solely on the blood of the living.

20 Terrifying Urban Legends That Are Actually 100 Percent True

No matter where you go, you’ll likely encounter local urban legends. Whether they be stories of unsolved murders, paranormal happenings, or simply creepy tales about weird residents, you can usually find some kind of spooky folklore in any given town.

15 Unsettling Facts About The Denver International Airport Conspiracy

Hundreds of conspiracy theories have attempted to explain the true backstories of some of history’s most monumental events. From the JFK assassination to the 1969 moon landing, it’s as if people believe there’s always more to the story.