31 Days of Horror: “Cube” (1997)

    Film & TV

    31 Days of Horror: “Cube” (1997)

    On day 26, six strangers enter a Rubik's cube from Hell.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Memento Mori: Remembering the Dead Among Us

    Mystery

    Memento Mori: Remembering the Dead Among Us

    The dearly departed live on in this eye-popping collection of ossuaries, burial caves, and death festivals from around the world.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Sick Rose: Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration

    Bizarre

    Sick Rose: Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration

    Get up close and personal with the grisly art of medical illustration in this stunning collection of nineteenth century prints.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Journey to the Island of the Dolls

    Bizarre

    Journey to the Island of the Dolls

    Welcome to Mexico's eerie Island of the Dolls, where decomposing toys dangle from the trees in honor of a dead girl's spirit.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Margaret Morton and Kyrgyzstan’s Ancestral Cemeteries

    Mystery

    Margaret Morton and Kyrgyzstan’s Ancestral Cemeteries

    Journey to the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, where eerie monuments to the deceased line the hills.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Lady Vanishes: The Mysterious Agatha Christie Disappearance

    Mystery

    Lady Vanishes: The Mysterious Agatha Christie Disappearance

    On a cold night in 1926, Agatha Christie vanished without a trace.

    by Matthew Thompson

    New York’s Forgotten North Brother Island

    Bizarre

    New York’s Forgotten North Brother Island

    Set sail for the mysterious shores of North Brother – a deserted island in the midst of the Big Apple.

    by Matthew Thompson

    What’s the Real Story Behind Edgar Allan Poe’s Death?

    Mystery

    What’s the Real Story Behind Edgar Allan Poe’s Death?

    Was it alcoholism, rabies, or a violent election day scam? More than 160 years later, the burning question remains: What killed Edgar Allan Poe?

    by Matthew Thompson

    London’s Ancient Outcast Graveyard

    Bizarre

    London’s Ancient Outcast Graveyard

    Step inside the Cross Bones Graveyard, London's mass burial ground for prostitutes, beggars, and thieves.

    by Matthew Thompson

    8 Burning Questions about Serial

    Film & TV

    8 Burning Questions about Serial

    The true crime drama podcast may be over, but our investigation is just beginning. What puzzling detail left you stumped?

    by Matthew Thompson

    Secret in the Streets

    Mystery

    Secret in the Streets

    For decades, strange plaques called Toynbee tiles have appeared like crop circles throughout the cities of the world.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Murder in a Nutshell

    Mystery

    Murder in a Nutshell

    Step inside the shrunken world of Frances Glessner Lee and her astounding Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths.

    by Matthew Thompson

    9 Strange Graves from Around the World

    Bizarre

    9 Strange Graves from Around the World

    From Père Lachaise in Paris to Brooklyn's Evergreens Cemetery, join us as we unearth the extraordinary stories behind the stones.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Norway’s Greatest Mystery: The Isdal Woman

    True Crime

    Norway’s Greatest Mystery: The Isdal Woman

    The mysterious death of Norway's Isdal Woman continues to transfix investigators across the globe.

    by Matthew Thompson

    13 Creepy Snapshots from Sedlec Ossuary in the Czech Republic

    Bizarre

    13 Creepy Snapshots from Sedlec Ossuary in the Czech Republic

    Postcards from Kutná Hora's ghoulish Church of Bones.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Alfred Packer: The Maneater of Colorado

    Mystery

    Alfred Packer: The Maneater of Colorado

    This grisly tale of survival will have you grabbing an extra bag of granola next time you hit the trail.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Who is the Poe Toaster?

    Mystery

    Who is the Poe Toaster?

    For years, a mysterious man appeared at Poe's grave in the dead of night. Who is he and will he ever return?

    by Matthew Thompson

    Buyer Beware: 9 Terrifying American Murder Houses

    Mystery

    Buyer Beware: 9 Terrifying American Murder Houses

    From Amityville Horror to Jeffrey Dahmer's one-bedroom, these murder houses are home to some truly brutal murders.

    by Matthew Thompson

    TLU Pick: The Ghosts of Belfast, by Stuart Neville

    Books

    TLU Pick: The Ghosts of Belfast, by Stuart Neville

    This haunting Irish crime drama mesmerized us with its tale of a former IRA hitman on the hunt for redemption.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm?

    Mystery

    Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm?

    The victim of a brutal murder mystery lives on in grafitti messages scrawled across Europe.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Haunted Past: How Victorians Remembered Their Dead

    Mystery

    Haunted Past: How Victorians Remembered Their Dead

    In the 19th century, you didn't just die – you got ready for your close up.

    by Matthew Thompson

    The Haunted Sanzhi UFO Houses

    Bizarre

    The Haunted Sanzhi UFO Houses

    Explore the strange history of Sanzhi Pod City.

    by Matthew Thompson

    Serial: The Addictive New Crime Drama Podcast

    Film & TV

    Serial: The Addictive New Crime Drama Podcast

    Say hello to your latest listening obsession.

    by Matthew Thompson

    The Secret Code of Spies

    Mystery

    The Secret Code of Spies

    Tune in to eerie radio frequencies not meant for civilian ears.

    by Matthew Thompson

    The Deadly Oak Island Money Pit

    Mystery

    The Deadly Oak Island Money Pit

    Welcome to Nova Scotia: land of pirates, booby traps, and a never-ending treasure pit.

    by Matthew Thompson