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Unsolved Mysteries

The Wolf Family Murders: North Dakota's Most Brutal Crime

The Lineup | Posted 10.25.2016 | Crime
The Lineup

By Jessica Ferri In April 1920, the seven slaughtered members of the Wolf family, as well as their stable boy, were laid to rest in Turtle Lake, Nort...

A Body in Kentucky: The 30-Year-Long Mystery of "Tent Girl"

The Lineup | Posted 09.07.2016 | Crime
The Lineup

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons In May 1968, a well digger named Wilbur Riddle traveled along U.S. Route 25 in the Kentucky backwoods, collecting gla...

The Unsolved Mystery of Australia's Grisly Gatton Murders

The Lineup | Posted 08.01.2016 | Crime
The Lineup

The Murphy family, with victims Norah and Theresa "Ellen" at far right. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons It was the slaying that shocked Australia. S...

The Unsolved Killing of Margaret Martin

The Lineup | Posted 03.22.2017 | Crime
The Lineup

Credit: Wikimedia Commons By: Elisabeth Tilstra It was 1938 in Kingston, Pennsylvania, and Margaret Martin was 19 years old. She had just graduated ...

5 Unsolved Murders That Continue to Mystify

The Lineup | Posted 03.05.2017 | Crime
The Lineup

Swedish politician Olof Palme, whose death remains a mystery. Credit: Wikimedia Commons By: Adam Karlin A murder is a terrible thing, but it can be ...

9 Brilliant Books That Will Change How You See True Crime

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

The greatest examples of the genre provide not only the pleasures of a gripping, whodunit plot, but they are also an examination of complex psychology and civilization when the tranquility of everyday life has been shattered.

On the Trail of the Somerton Man

Derek Abbott | Posted 06.05.2016 | Science
Derek Abbott

Was he poisoned or did he die accidentally? Why were the labels removed from his clothes? Was he a secret agent or a jilted lover? Intriguingly, a slip of paper was found in one of his pockets with the printed words "Tamám Shud," meaning "ended" or "finished" in Persian.

These Are The States With The Most Open Missing Persons Cases

Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

It’s the unthinkable in the age of connectivity. A spouse doesn’t arrive home on time; a colleague fails to show up for work; a child never makes ...

The Mysteries Of Vin Santo: Reflections On Autumn's Divine Vino Da Meditazioni

Knoefel Longest | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Knoefel Longest

When you really get down to it, drinking wine seasonally is all about heat.

David Lohr

Rural Community's First Double Homicide Puzzles Family, Police | David Lohr | Posted 08.16.2014 | Crime

In 2005, an unknown intruder brutally murdered Terry and Darleen Anderson. The crime –- LaGrange County, Indiana's first double homicide –-- shock...

Tony Zerilli: 'I'm Not Crazy'

Posted 06.18.2013 | Detroit

It's been almost 40 years since Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa headed out for dinner with two unknown men at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield H...

10 Baffling Unsolved Mysteries

Maria Konnikova | Posted 02.26.2013 | Home
Maria Konnikova

Sherlock Holmes may be the world's greatest fictional detection, but the principles behind his approach to solving crime are very real, indeed. Listen to him explain his method of thought to Watson, and chances are, you'll come away with much the same impression as the good doctor: of course!

David Lohr

New York Coed Murder A 38-Year Mystery | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Thirty eight years after the body of teenager Kathleen Kolodziej was found dumped in upstate New York, investigators are making a renewed effort to fi...

Was Natalie Wood Murdered?

Posted 07.07.2012 | Crime

Actress Natalie Wood's cause of death, formerly ruled as accidental drowning, has been formally changed to "undetermined." The 43-year-old was foun...

Cold Cases: Unsolved Crimes That Keep Us Up At Night (QUIZ)

Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

In TNT’s hit show, The Closer, Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson is the LAPD’s eponymous case-clincher. Known for her unorthodox tactics and razor...

Strange 'Fairy Circles' Stump Scientists

Posted 06.28.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/27/2012 05:03 PM EDT on LiveScience In the sandy desert grasslands of Namibia in sou...

Producer Todd Lieberman pivots from The Fighter to The Muppets

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With a resume whose films run the gamut from Wild Hogs, Beauty Shop and Beverly Hills Chihuahua to Traitor and The Fighter, Todd Lieberman would eithe...

Mysterious Celebrity Deaths

Posted 01.18.2012 | Celebrity


PHOTOS: 10 Grisly Unsolved Murders

Maureen Walsh | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home
Maureen Walsh

And as if the more than half a million real-life murders a year around the globe (some 17,000 in 2010 in the United States alone) somehow constituted a lack of violent death, fiction novels add a never-ending supply of made-up stories of murder and mayhem to the count.

Edgar Allan Poe: A Private Eye in the 21st Century

Greg Oliver Bodine | Posted 01.03.2012 | Weird News
Greg Oliver Bodine

What, for instance, would be Poe's take on the whole Casey Anthony circus or other unsolved, high-profile crimes, particularly in the way these stories are being covered in our age of real-time, mass, multimedia world of Twitter and Facebook?

7 Famous 'Unsolved' Mysteries Science Solved Years Ago | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

Some skeptics aren't going to be satisfied until they''ve sucked every last mystery from the world like the final gurgling slurps of a milkshake. T...

My Favorite Olympic Moment

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Shaffer

As someone born with no sense of direction and no navigational skills, I was extremely gratified to know that even talented professionals sometimes have trouble finding their way around.