Like many houses in Scotland during the late 17th century, the house of Andrew Mackie in the Rerrick area of Kirkcudbrightshire would develop a reputation of being haunted.
Nagoro is a quaint village situated in the mountains of Tokushima Prefecture in western Japan. It’s not like a regular, village, however, because the vast majority of the residents are scarecrows.
November 1st marks the annual and ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, a celebration that marked the beginning of the new year and paid homage to the supernatural influences that inhabited the dark days of the coming winter.
It was a warm summer afternoon in Daytona Beach, Florida, in July of 2014, when a father was horrified to walk into his 11-year-old son’s bedroom to find him being molested. The perpetrator was 18-year-old Raymond Frolander, a family friend. Shortly thereafter, the father called police to inform them that he had beat the molester to a pulp.
Considered the originator of the detective mystery story, Edgar Allan Poe’s final week was as mysterious as any of his tales. His 1849 death is shrouded in theories and puzzles and guesses but it has never been conclusively solved.
Isaac Wright Jr. was wrongfully convicted of being a drug kingpin. In prison, he educated himself on law & served as his own lawyer during his appeal process. Following his release, he legally came for those who railroaded him.
When Gary Plauche’s 10-year-old son was abducted by a child molester, he wanted to make sure he paid. When the predator was being extradited, Plauche shot him dead in the airport as television cameras were rolling.
Washoe was a common chimpanzee and the first ever non-human to learn how to communicate with sign language, proving that chimps and humans could communicate in a common language. When her carer suffered a miscarriage, Washoe – who had lost her own babies -signed the word “cry” and asked for a hug.
Jonathan Reed and his wife, Mary, were so passionately in love that when Mary died, Jonathan laid her to rest in a mausoleum in the Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, and spent every last waking moment with her until his own death.
The case of Neil Dovestone remains one of the most intriguing mysteries of modern British history, and the details are as confusing as they are tragic. What drove this elderly man to travel 4,000 miles to commit suicide on Saddleworth?