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Victoria Police Museum
Unusual finds include a 19th-century vampire slaying kit and the death mask of an infamous Australian serial killer.
Added by jbartlett2000
When Under Threat From Poaching, Elephants Change Their Travel Habits
An amazing adaptation with a sad cause.
September 13, 2017
The medieval institution is home to the precious treasure stolen in World War II in one of the greatest art thefts of the 20th century.
Added by nlee
Meeksville Sound Plaque
The home studio one of Britain's first independent record producers is also the site of a murder-suicide.
Added by Chubwolf
Thieves Infiltrated the Paris Catacombs to Steal $300,000 of Wine
An underground oenological heist.
August 30, 2017
Forest Park, Illinois
Haymarket Martyrs Monument
Chicago’s incendiary role in the labor movement.
Added by timstafford78
This alleyway once had rooftop snipers and moved 55 pounds of cocaine per day.
Added by Elliot Carter
Spuckstein Gesche Gottfried
A spitting ode to a German serial killer.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
The Many Faces of Brooklyn's Greatest Imposter
Stanley Clifford Weyman lived many, many lives.
August 23, 2017
The Unabomber's Cabin
It was once the base for a series of domestic terror attacks.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
The Case of the Disappearing Nutella Truck
German police are looking out for more than $80,000 of sweet contraband.
August 18, 2017
The Best Trick U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves Ever Pulled on a Criminal
A particularly glorious example of "fake it 'til you make it."
August 08, 2017
Who Is the Mystery Tree-Cutter of Slough?
Someone keeps cutting down large trees.
August 01, 2017
Found: A Stolen Electric Train Ride for Children
It renewed one man's faith in Facebook.
August 01, 2017
Found: A Plastic-Wrapped SUV Buried Under an ATV Ramp
It was reported stolen in 2003.
July 27, 2017
Found: A House Full of Art, All Stolen
The thief claims he suffers from kleptomania.
July 26, 2017
The Wild Animal Sanctuary
The world's largest carnivore sanctuary is home to over 450 meat-eating rescues.
Added by michellek
San Marcos, Texas
Freeman Ranch Body Farm
Human remains in varying states of decay are strewn about this Texas State facility for scientific study.
Added by daratheodora
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