Author: Radu Alexander

Egypt had one of the most enduring and most captivating civilizations of the ancient world, one that still greatly fascinates us today. Their society stretched over 3,000 years of history and brought us the pyramids, the sphinx, the mummies, and, of course, the pharaohs – the all-powerful rulers of Ancient Egypt who were thought to…

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The diversity that can be found in nature is simply staggering. Animals come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and they are capable of doing some pretty amazing and wonderfully weird things. And guess what – today we’re taking a look at ten of them. 10. The Newt That Can Stab with Its Ribcage At…

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You are probably familiar with the routine by now. In the past, we have taken a look at some people from history who died under strange and unusual circumstances. We have barely scratched the surface, though, so today we will be examining a few more examples of truly bizarre, baffling, and bewildering deaths. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INYNqpxJKDY This…

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According to the old saying, “there is strength in numbers.” This is something that criminals have learned, as well, and although some prefer the “lone wolf” approach, others have found it more effective and lucrative to become part of a gang.  Today we will be touring through the annals of crime, as we take a…

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Studying prehistoric times can be a challenge. We humans tend to leave a lot of stuff behind that shows we were there, but things were different before we came along.  That is where fossils come in, a paleontologist’s best friend. To put it simply, fossils are preserved remains of ancient organisms. Most of them are…

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Almost 200 people have sat on the throne of the Roman Empire. Some were very good and you probably have heard of them already. Some were very bad and you probably have heard of them, as well. Most, however, were middling, forgettable, with short reigns that accomplished nothing of note. Today, we will be taking…

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Egypt had one of the most enduring and most captivating civilizations of the ancient world, one that still greatly fascinates us today. Their society stretched over 3,000 years of history and brought us the pyramids, the sphinx, the mummies, and, of course, the pharaohs – the all-powerful rulers of Ancient Egypt who were thought to…

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Welcome back to our series where we explore some of the strangest mysteries, legends, and unexplained phenomena from a particular country. On today’s agenda, we have Germany. 8. The YOGTZE Case https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fHjTopSjqc We are starting with one of the most puzzling deaths in Germany’s modern history, which may or may not have been murder, known…

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You are probably familiar with the routine by now. In the past, we have taken a look at some people from history who died under strange and unusual circumstances. We have barely scratched the surface, though, so today we will be examining a few more examples of truly bizarre, baffling, and bewildering deaths. 8. The…

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Since 2007, the FBI has given out the “Latent Hit of the Year” Award to “an outstanding latent examiner or officer who solved a major violent crime by using the FBI’s IAFIS database.” So what does that mean, exactly? Well, a latent examiner is a forensic specialist who analyzes a crime scene, looking for latent prints,…

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For a lot of people, the internet has become the first stop when it comes to most facets of their daily lives. Whether they are looking for information, entertainment, goods and services, or just silly, pointless memes, the internet has it all.  It also has its fair share of mysteries, from creepy videos to incredibly-difficult…

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We bring you the latest installment in our series where we explore a country’s past to discover some of the strangest mysteries, legends, and paranormal phenomena that it has to offer. Today, we take a look at Wales. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE_3eEzY0iU&t= This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host…

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History is filled with tales of people who have vanished without a trace. We’ve covered quite a few of those tales here, but not all of them have to remain a mystery forever. It might take years, or even decades, but some of these disappearances get eventually solved, and some of them have quite unexpected…

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Conspiracy theories are very popular today, but they are not a new phenomenon. There have been plenty of significant moments in history that have spawned alternate versions of events that range from plausible, to wacky, to downright insane. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL44aWt2cPo&ab_channel=TopTenz This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full…

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When we think of the great, powerful civilizations of the ancient world, the Romans are almost always at the top of the list. The Roman Empire is, arguably, the most famous empire in history, and for centuries it successfully projected an image of cultural and military superiority. But that image is not entirely accurate. One…

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Almost 200 people have sat on the throne of the Roman Empire. Some were very good and you probably have heard of them already. Some were very bad and you probably have heard of them, as well. Most, however, were middling, forgettable, with short reigns that accomplished nothing of note. Today, we will be taking…

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We bring you the latest installment in our series where we explore a country’s past to discover some of the strangest mysteries, legends, and paranormal phenomena that it has to offer. Today, we take a look at Wales. 10. The Vanishing of Richey Edwards https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liPiwcmA_YU&ab_channel=RockN%27RollTrueStories We start off with a mystery that has endured in…

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Nowadays, it is possible that a drop of blood or a strand of hair could solve a murder. The ability to store, analyze and compare DNA has completely revolutionized the way police tackle crime. Even the detectives who prefer an old school approach must reluctantly admit that DNA evidence, even if unnecessary during the investigation,…

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When we think of the great, powerful civilizations of the ancient world, the Romans are almost always at the top of the list. The Roman Empire is, arguably, the most famous empire in history, and for centuries it successfully projected an image of cultural and military superiority. But that image is not entirely accurate. One…

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England is next up in the series where we take a look at some of the most intriguing mysteries from a country’s dark and bewildering history. Aliens, ghost ships, unsolved murders, poltergeists, unexplained disappearances, they can all be found right here. 10. The Balham Mystery The death of Charles Bravo became preserved in London lore…

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Today we take a look at some of the most notorious crimes from history, ones that still lack a definitive answer. This is not the first time we’ve done this and it probably won’t be the last, because the past provides us with a nigh-endless supply of vicious and controversial murders. 10. The Impossible Murder…

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