Unfortunately, unsolved crimes are common; a murderer may never reveal their motive, or a body never discovered. But in the intriguing case of Teresita Basa, the strangeness surrounds not who committed the crime but how the investigators solved the case.… Read More »The Intriguing Case of Teresita Basa–How a Ghost Solved a Murder
The town of Banff has been one of Canada’s most prominent mountain resorts for many years due to its breathtaking views and the splendidly designed Banff Springs Hotel. The historic hotel offers a window to the past that will make… Read More »The Ghosts of Banff Springs Hotel
If you’ve ever seen a ghost, you have something in common with 18 percent of Americans. But while there’s evidence that our brains are hardwired to see ghosts, the apparitions we see tend to vary. Historians who study and catalogue… Read More »The God You Worship Influences the Ghosts You See
In the real-life story behind the Conjuring film “The Devil Made Me Do It,” Arne Cheyenne Johnson stabbed his landlord to death, then claimed he was innocent because of demonic possession. Johnson insisted he became plagued by a demonic possession… Read More »Murder Suspect Claims “The Devil Made Me Do It”—True Story of Arne Cheyenne Johnson
At first glance, Ohio University (OU) is no more than your typical college town in Athens, Ohio. However, there is more to this city than the Bobcats–Margaret Schilling’s stain. Since her tragic death, the mark left from her decaying body… Read More »The Tragic Tale of Margaret Schilling and the Athens Lunatic Asylum
The mysterious history of the Pollock twins has been used often as evidence of reincarnation. Two daughters tragically killed in a car accident, then just one year later, twin girls are born. The Pollock twins had an eerie resemblance and… Read More »Reincarnation: Are the Pollock Twins Proof of Rebirth or a Hoax?
In February 2013, a maintenance worker trying to resolve an issue of water pressure problems in The Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles discovered something that left the whole town–and the rest of the world–reeling: the missing body of Elisa Lam.… Read More »The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel
The magician snaps his fingers and a ball disappears right in front of your eyes. How is this possible, you ask yourself? You have a pretty good understanding of how objects behave and you know from experience that objects cannot… Read More »Tricking the Brain: How Magic Works