The Ghosts of Flight 401

The Ghosts of Flight 401

As one of the most notorious cases of paranormal activity, the stories about the ghosts of flight 401 have more credibility than most and are often used as proof for the existence of ghosts. While a haunted airplane doesn’t fit the typical description of a...
Corpse Candle: An Omen of Death

Corpse Candle: An Omen of Death

During Medieval times in Wales, it was said that a small, blue or yellow light would appear at a person’s house on the evening before his or her death. Floating close to the ground, it would then travel the path that the body would be carried to its grave. This...
The Murders of Hinterkaifeck Farm

The Murders of Hinterkaifeck Farm

On the night of March 31, 1922, at a small farm called Hinterkaifeck, hidden in the woods about 43 miles north of Munich, six people were brutally hacked to death by a pickaxe. Five were members of the same family. The sixth person was their maid who had just...
Charlie Chaplin, Holding the Dead for Ransom

Charlie Chaplin, Holding the Dead for Ransom

In the early 1800s body-snatching was a common practice for some criminals. Stealing the corpse to sell for dissection or anatomy lectures in medical schools. But less than forty years ago in 1978, Charlie Chaplin—the British film star—was dug up and held for ransom....
The Man Formerly Known as Lawrence Bader

The Man Formerly Known as Lawrence Bader

When someone wants to disappear they would never want to become a household name. But that is exactly what Lawrence Bader did in 1957. Lawrence a salesman from Akron, Ohio went boating on Lake Erie despite a severe storm warning. Soon after, his boat was discovered...