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10 Legendary Mysteries Involving The Knights Templar

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FEW organizations have captured the world’s collective imagination like the Knights Templar. Certainly, no other group has such a dual image of pious devotion and absolute heresy. They served the poor and the pilgrims. They amassed a huge fortune and…

The Lost Lingo of Depression-Era Taxi Dancers

DANCE halls where men could show up and dance with women for 10 cents a song were a hot ticket in cities like Chicago and New York in the late 1920s and early ’30s. These were places where a wide…

10 Little-Known Facts About Jeffrey Dahmer

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“MILWAUKEE Cannibal” Jeffrey Dahmer is one of the most infamous serial killers of all time. Not just a murderer, Dahmer was also a rapist, necrophiliac, cannibal, and obsessive preserver of human body parts -- the body parts, of course, of…

The 'Hook Man'

WE’VE all heard the story...the Hook Man, an urban legend and Halloween classic. But is there any truth behind it? Here’s the basic rendition: On a summer night, a boy and a girl drive out to a spot in the…

A Day in the Life of a Rock ‘n’ Roll Librarian

THE Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in Cleveland, Ohio, is best known for its raucous and dramatic induction ceremonies. But it also has a quieter side: a library and archive, full of research materials, artifacts and memorabilia, and shelves…

Land Nessie reported by dog walker in Scotland

IF the Loch Ness Monster is spotted on land rather than in the water, is it still a tree stump? If Nessie can live out of the water and travel around Scotland on land, who gets to give it a…

5 famously haunted dolls that terrorized their owners

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These creepy figurines do more than just keep you up at night DOLLS have a long history of being both cherished and feared. From handmade to store bought, the closeness we share with them -- whether from physical or emotional…
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