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The Russian Sleep Experiment

Toward the end of the 1940s, Soviet researchers sealed five prison inmates in an airtight chamber and dosed them with an experimental stimulant gas to test the effects of prolonged sleep deprivation. Their behavior...

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A Memorial For Their Son

A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston, and walked timidly without an appointment into the Harvard University President’s outer...

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Elvis Presley Hidden in Witness Protection

SAN DIEGO, California – Earlier this month, an 80-year-old, homeless, white-bearded man was found deceased under an overpass in San Diego, California. Nobody knew the man’s name, but friends referred to him as Jessie....

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The Candy Lady

Around the turn of the 20th century, children started going missing in a small rural county in Texas. People blamed it on The Candy Lady, a woman who supposedly lured children to her home...

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CIA Agent Confesses to Killing Marilyn Monroe

Retired CIA Agent Confesses On Deathbed: ‘I Killed Marilyn Monroe’ A retired CIA officer, Normand Hodges, has made a series of astonishing confessions since he was admitted to the Sentara General Hospital on Monday....