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Iron Mask – the royal riddle

An enigma that has lasted since 1703, Italy, France and Paris are the backdrop to one of the most intricate and complex events in...

Madame LaLaurie, the macabre side of the American aristocracy

New Orleans is, without a doubt, one of the most characteristic cities in the United States of America. Beating heart of the State of...

Lidia Naccarato and the Rosary Prayer Group: “Acidism” in the name...

The world of sects, in the collective imagination, fascinates and frightens at the same time. A vast, multifaceted, complex, difficult to decipher territory, in...

Helen Duncan, the war “witch”: the case of HMS Barham

When we talk about "witch-hunting", the memory and the collective imagination run to an ancient past made of tortures, burning at the stake, death...

Jack the Ripper, chronicle of an enigma

Jack the Ripper is the serial killer par excellence. His malicious charm transcends the ages, decades, centuries, reaching intact and enigmatic to present days....

Oxana Malaya, the wolf girl

Some time ago I came across a video of a young girl who was behaving like a dog. I was very impressed because she...

Charles Manson, from guru to killer

Charles Manson is certainly one of the most famous criminals of the twentieth century, but why? What kind of crimes has Manson committed and why...

DB Cooper and the $200,000 that was never found

DB Cooper is the name given to an American plane hijacker. Cooper hijacked a plane in 1971 demanding a ransom of $200,000. After he got the...

The dark secret of Charlie Brandt

Carl Brandt was a model husband, trusted friend, caring uncle. Or so everyone thought. The perception that everybody had of Charlie changed one day in September...

Charlie-no-face

Charlie-no-face is an urban legend mainly from Pennsylvania, United States.The legend of Charlie no face The legend of Charlie-no-face, also called Green Man, tells the...

Giovan Battista Rini the Salò petrifier

In Salò, a small village with 10.000 people in the italian provicne of Brescia, there are some italian mummies. They may not be as ancient...

The mystery of Rasputin (and of his penis)

Grigory Efimovich Rasputin was born in 1869 in Pokrovskoe, Russia. He was a mystic and he is famous for being Tsar Nicholas II’s adviser. Like all...