POSTS BYSTORIES BY RYAN UNGER

Fascinating Facts About Osama Bin Laden's Family Members That Most People Never Knew

Osama bin Laden, former leader of the terrorist organization al-Qaeda, was one of the most recognizable people in the world before his death in 2011. After the 2001 bombing of the World Trade Center, most Americans knew all about this Islamic extremist’s beliefs… but what about where he came from? Who were the people close to him, and what kind of lives did they lead?

Teen Boy Missing For 3 Years Finally Returns Home, But Everything Is Not As It Seems

Whenever a person goes missing, it’s absolutely heartbreaking. Friends and family members want to keep hope alive for as long as possible until they can finally find some type of closure. But, sometimes, the closure they receive is too good to be the actual truth.

20 Surprising Foods That Are Completely Illegal In The United States

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that the food we purchase at restaurants and supermarkets is safe to eat. While it’s generally a good idea to enforce strict guidelines to help keep harmful bacteria and parasites out of our kitchens, not every country operates in this way.

Shadowy U.S. Spy Hub In The Heart Of Australia Is Source Of So Many Twisted Rumors

It’s no secret that certain branches of the military and government need to operate with an extreme level of confidentiality. An all-too-common byproduct of this secrecy, however, is that people tend to dream up all sorts of outlandish theories as to what really goes on inside the most protected bases.

Seemingly Harmless Facebook Post Turns Into A Nightmare For A Group Of Small-Town Friends

Every day, millions of people post all sorts of comments, thoughts, and pictures on their social media profiles. Updating social sites has become so ingrained in our culture that it’s now considered a necessary part of our day-to-day routines.

Body Of Teen Missing For 7 Years Turns Up In A Place So Crazy It Only Raises More Questions

When police investigate a crime scene, they can often determine the exact sequence of events that led up to the incident based on the evidence. Other times, though, police are baffled because the circumstances are just so bizarre.

Creepy Life-Sized Doll People Call 'Robert' Might Be The Most Haunted Toy In History

For years, horror movies have portrayed dolls as spooky playthings just waiting to be possessed by ghosts or evil spirits (hello, Chucky!). Whether it’s due to their frozen expressions or a creepy backstory involving their previous owners, dolls have solidified a place in our culture as the stuff of nightmares.

Mysterious Journal Might Reveal The True Origin Of A Long-Forgotten Grave

History is full of unsolved mysteries. Over the years, archaeologists and researchers have managed to explain some of them, but plenty of answers remain unknown to this day. Luckily, dedicated groups of researchers and scholars have made it their mission to uncover the truth.

Mysterious Object Was Unearthed On The California Shore After Days Of Violent Storms

It’s not uncommon for big storms to take over media outlets for weeks on end. When hurricane season rolls around, everything from NBC to the Weather Channel packs in wall-to-wall coverage knowing that people all over the world will be glued to their screens. In other words, this weather is must-watch news!

Teen Vanishes Into Thin Air Under Suspicious Circumstances At A Local House Party

Realizing that a family member or a close friend has gone missing is one of the worst situations imaginable. The nagging uncertainty over where they are—and what could have happened to them—just further proves how crucial it is to trace there whereabouts and bring them home safely.

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…

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!

The Deepest Hole Known To Man Goes So Far Down Nobody Even Knows What's At The Bottom

In school, we’re taught that beneath the Earth’s crust lies a mantle and core. However, some people theorize (and falsely so) that the center of the planet might actually be hollow or there are a species of reptilian aliens that live under the crust. While those theories are silly, they speak to our fascination with what we can’t see.

20 Of The Most Bizarre And Gravity-Defying Bridges In The World

The world is full of structural man-made marvels. Just go to any city or globally renowned landmark and you’ll see a plethora of architecture that’s as fascinating as it is functional.

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.