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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
Objects of Intrigue
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Crime and Punishment
Bootlegging Room in the Cannon House Office Building
During Prohibition, the U.S. Congress had an "official" bootlegger, with his own Capitol Hill office.
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Stolen: An Amputated Toe Used to Make Cocktails
The Downtown Hotel's famous "Sourtoe Cocktail" is now missing its garnish.
June 20, 2017
The Great Lizard Penis Fraud
Monitor lizard genitalia have been sold as Hatha Jodi, a tantric root thought to bring good luck.
June 19, 2017
Preserved Head of Diogo Alves
An early Portuguese serial killer's head is alarmingly well preserved in a jar at the University of Lisbon.
Added by Ike Allen
How a Tonic Wine Brewed by Monks Became the Scourge of Scotland
Despite its pious origins, Buckfast has become associated with hooliganism.
June 07, 2017
The Dramatic Courtroom Demo Designed to Expose Arsenic Murders
The Marsh test involved fire, mirrors, and collective gasps.
May 26, 2017
Found: A Stash of Illegal Birds' Nests
They were seized by U.S. Customs agents in Dallas.
May 23, 2017
Rogue Herd of Cows Captured on Tape
They were midnight snacking.
May 19, 2017
What It Took to Get Impeached in the 14th Century
You basically had to sell a castle to the enemy.
May 17, 2017
Would You Confess Your Criminal Misdeeds to This Skeleton?
Back in the 1920s, the inventor Helene Adelaide Shelby was pretty sure you would.
May 16, 2017
New Haven, Connecticut
The cave where two British judges hid in exile after sentencing the king to death.
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The Attempted Statistics Exam Heist That Went Through an Air Duct
Two Kentucky college students (allegedly) got creative.
May 04, 2017
Prohibition, Moonshine, and an Underground Secret
Dutch Schultz's legacy of liquor.
April 24, 2017
A Shark Suit, a Hammer, And an 'Unknown' Amount of Missing Candy
Things got a little weird recently in New Zealand.
March 06, 2017
College Partiers Are Being Investigated for Forcing a Rooster to Smoke
Things got out of hand at Helshoogte Residence's annual "chicken day" celebration.
February 24, 2017
Busted for Driving With a Ferret Around Your Neck
It happened in Canada, though the details are a bit sparse.
February 22, 2017
A Beginner's Guide to Body Snatching
Where to go for an education in grave robbery, the grisliest chapter in medical history.
January 26, 2017
You Can No Longer Release Balloons in Atlantic City
Everything dies, baby, that's a fact.
January 26, 2017
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