Liz Graham

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The Unsolved Mystery Disappearance of the Sodder Children

In 1945 a house fire took the lives of five children - except that no trace of their bodies was ever found. Dive into the longstanding mystery of the …

Part 2: Assembling a home renovation dream team

“Who cared about tiny turquoise bathrooms and having kitchen counters as long as the lights stayed on and the toilet flushed?”<p>You never want to see your inspector’s face fall.<p>By the time Tim Curran showed up at the Ridgewood house, two days after our accepted offer, we felt like old friends. After …

5 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room

Since the popular home renovating show <i>Fixer Upper</i> has been around, shiplap has been on the decorating menu. Hosts <i>Chip and Joanna Gaines</i> find a way to …

Living Rooms

Operation Mincemeat: How A Corpse Fooled the Nazis

In World War II, a secret department of British 'corkscrew thinkers' hatched a plan to use the cadaver of an unclaimed homeless man to turn the tide …

Tractable Thunder: Early Days of Electricity, Part 2

Electricity lost its magic over the course the 18th and 19th centuries. The "invisible fire" steadily transitioned from a mysterious force of wonder …

Inventions

NASA's Hidden Computer Women

When NASA was formed in 1958, its prized pool of all-female "computers" desegregated. Until then, mathematicians of color -- including Presidential …

(Approximately) 10 Things That Vanished Mysteriously

Sometimes things - like dentures, airplanes or even people - go missing. And when they never turn up again they become enduring, and engrossing, …

The Crayola Crayon Story

It's now a childhood classic, but the modern Crayola crayon has roots in the same company where carbon black was made for car tires at the turn of …

Ridiculous History: The 1919 Boston Molasses Flood Killed and Injured Dozens

Jan. 15, 1919 is a date that will forever live in infamy for the residents of Boston, Massachusetts. It was an unseasonably warm day, and witnesses …

Administrative Law

Some Really Interesting Cases of Mass Hysteria

Around the world and across time, people have fallen victim to one of the strongest contagions of all - the power of suggestion. Here are just a few …

The Crescent Hotel and Norman Baker

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is home to a beautiful Victorian hotel with a long and winding history. A colorful part of that history involves a man who …

Cancer

Ridiculous History: The Curse of the Colonel

The Hanshin Tigers had a great season in 1985 and went on to win the Japan Championship Series, the equivalent of Major League Baseball's World …

Babe Ruth

If Those Aren't Human Hands in Ancient Cave Art … What Are They?

In the remotest part of North Africa, near where the borders of Egypt, Libya and Sudan all meet but mean very little in a place far from populated …

Anthropology

What Was the Deal With the Hatfields and McCoys?

It was America's most famous family feud, but the history of the Hatfields vs the McCoys is fraught with bias and inaccuracies. Dig into a …

Interview: Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso

Dr. Kali Nicole Gross joins Tracy to discuss a murder that took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1887. The details of the investigation and …

Ridiculous History: The Great Moon Hoax of 1835

On Aug. 25, 1835, The Sun ran the first in a series of newspaper articles describing scientific findings from the moon, reprinted from the Edinburgh …

April Fools' Day

Ridiculous History: When Benjamin Franklin Remade the Alphabet

Just about everything you could imagine a man like Benjamin Franklin to be, Benjamin Franklin was. He was the classic polymath, a genius in just …

Language

Oliver Haugh, Serial Killer Pt. 2

After his parents' home burned down under mysterious circumstances, Oliver Haugh was put on trial for murder. Haugh did little to help his own case, …

Oliver Haugh, Serial Killer Pt. 1

In his early career Dr. Haugh claimed to be working on the next step in human evolution. But he was really a man enslaved by his addiction to cocaine …

A Brief History of the 'White Wedding'

Have you ever wondered why so many of today's weddings feature white dresses, tiered cakes and registries for silver and dishes? Queen Victoria (and …

Who was the Original Night Stalker?

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Who was the Original Night Stalker?

From 1979 to 1986, an unknown serial killer assaulted and murdered at least 10 people. He remains uncaught to this day. So who was he? Is it possible …

True stories of survival cannibalism!

Cannibalism is the macabre practice of eating other humans. But sometimes, people have no choice if they want to survive. It's called survival …

Anthropology

Queen Nefertiti in Secret Tomb Behind King Tut? It's Not That Simple

A famous pharaoh, a mysterious name written on all of his burial treasure, and a possible secret tomb hiding in plain sight for almost a century — …

Ancient History

diy project: ashley’s vintage-suitcase coffee table

I have three vintage suitcases gathering dust in the back of my closet, so I could not be happier to see a luggage DIY project from the talented …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique <br>garden greenhouse or potting shed? Old windows, doors, and other …

A Modern Mid-Century Makeover | Via Royal Design Studio

After a month of behind the scenes coordination, a few weekend’s-worth of finishing touches and one sneaky sneak peek, I am finally ready to share …

Tree house!!

For those of you who don’t know how amazing my husband is, here is a glimpse.<p>He has almost single-handedly remodeled our house, room by room, over …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

Chickens

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …