The greatest medical mind of the middle ages said you could make real live little humans from semen, a cow, blood, and a dark room. Let's give it a shot.
This book is written in indecipherable letters, has pictures of unknown plants and animals and naked women, and no one knows who wrote it. Yet it's still better than Fifty Shades of Gray. Let's investigate the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
Was it an alien attack that caused a houseful of Kentuckians to flee in terror from their home in the middle of the night? Or was it something even worse? (Spoiler: it wasn't something worse, but that sounded really scary.)
They flicker at the edge of our vision, dark, ominous and... shadowy? Most of the time they just aren't that into us, but sometimes they mean us harm. You'd better listen to this podcast for your own safety.
Mary Pinchot Meyer tried to get her lover John F. Kennedy to smoke pot and drop acid in the name of peace. Then she was murdered... Cue ominous, suggestive music.
Someone said all's fair in love and war. But not this. This war was not cool - but at least it only lasted 38 minutes, the shortest war ever.
She was a young, pretty mother of two, so when Sherri Papini disappeared while out jogging, naturally it was big news. But was she really kidnapped? Or is there more to this mystery than who stole Sherri Papini for three weeks?
Please to be listening to our podcast upon this book of translation greatness. English as she is spoke! Wherein Pedro Cavolino doesn't let the fact that he knew no English stop him from writing the greatest foreign language translation book of all time.
No, we don't mean Harvey Weinstein and his ilk. We mean an actual civilization of Lizard People that built a maze of tunnels beneath L.A., the gold they hid there, and the geophysicist genius who found them.
Joseph Stalin, a mad scientist, and hybrid ape-men super soldiers. This plan went bad fast.
Harry Oakes was one of the richest men in the world. When he was found beaten and burned in his home in the Bahamas, did the ex-King of England cover up the crime? Spoiler - yeah, he probably did.
When five fighter jets mysteriously disappeared in 1945, the Bermuda Triangle wasn't even an idea yet. When it became one, this was why. But is the real mystery why this was ever a mystery in the first place?
He didn't mind if his victims suffered a little before they died. Or a lot. He also got drunk before executions, sold pieces of the hanging rope, and went for swings on the legs of the hanging. Meet William Calcraft, world's worst hangman.
When someone started writing nasty letters that revealed dark secrets in Circleville, people started dying. Well, one guy died. Still, things got pretty ugly. Let's try to solve the mystery of the Circleville Letters.
There was a horrific string of home invasion assaults and murders that terrorized California in the 1970s and 80s - then nothing... Until a smart and hunky detective figured out a clever way to catch a retired serial killer.
When you're the only one standing between the Prince of Darkness and world domination, you might do anything to win. Anything. 19th Century Swiss savant, Margaretta Peter did terrible things to save the world, and apparently she won. Didn't she?
Fred Valentich wanted to be a pilot. He also wanted to battle the aliens about to invade Earth. Did he? And did it cost him his life?
Ah, the simpler times when the Korean DMZ just gave us bloody axe murders and not the threat of nuclear war. Tune in for the incident that could have started World War III.
Two mass killings so shocked 1811 London they stuck a suspect with a stake and buried him at a crossroads. But did they really catch the culprit? Find out now.
We just made it through a bad flu season - barely - but it could have been worse. At the end of World War I, it was. The Spanish Flu killed as many as died in the war - and we still don't fully understand why.