Amanda Sedlak-Hevener

Amanda Sedlak-Hevener

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Likes to think that she radiates weirdness, instead of positivity. Wanderer of old cemeteries, loves old houses (especially those with cool wallpaper and tile patterns.) Has an M.A. in History from the University of Akron, along with two B.A. degrees in Journalism and History. Writes about history, books, pets, and anything else that catches her attention.

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  1. How And Why Two Unhinged Orange County Parents Framed PTA President Kelli Peters

    How And Why Two Unhinged Orange County Parents Framed PTA President Kelli Peters

    Orange County PTA President and mother, Kelli Peters, was framed in 2011 by two fellow Plaza Vista Elementary School parents in Irvine, California.
  2. Facts About The Death Of Tina Watson And Her "Honeymoon Killer" Husband's Trial

    Facts About The Death Of Tina Watson And Her "Honeymoon Killer" Husband's Trial

    On October 22, 2003, David "Gabe" Watson and Christina "Tina" Watson were on their honeymoon in Australia when Tina died within ...
  3. Early Lobotomy Surgeons Would Literally Pour Alcohol Onto Their Patients' Brains

    Early Lobotomy Surgeons Would Literally Pour Alcohol Onto Their Patients' Brains

    The history of the lobotomy, a medical procedure that involved entering a patient's brain and severing the connections between the front lobe and the remaining ...
  4. This Shocking Photo Captured The Violence Of The '70s Vietnam Protest Movement

    This Shocking Photo Captured The Violence Of The '70s Vietnam Protest Movement

    The Kent State shooting took place on May 4, 1970, after several days of unrest in Kent, OH. College students were angered by President Nixon's April 30 ...
  5. 10 Incredible Facts About the Daring Life of Amelia Earhart

    10 Incredible Facts About the Daring Life of Amelia Earhart

    Who was Amelia Earhart? She was a pioneer in flight, an author, a fashion designer, and so much more. Earhart was born in Kansas in 1897. She was the oldest ...
  6. +vote The Most Terrifying Jeff the Killer Creepypasta Stories Ever

    The Most Terrifying Jeff the Killer Creepypasta Stories Ever

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    Jeff the Killer is a terrifying Internet meme. As the story goes, at some point Jeff was doused with acid, maiming his facial features - except for two ...
  7. +vote 15 Museums In America You Won't Believe Actually Exist

    15 Museums In America You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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    Most museums are the same - they contain ordinary stuff (but, you know, old), paintings and sculptures and whatnot, or long dead organisms stuffed ...
  8. 13 Bizarre Facts About David Berkowitz, AKA The Son of Sam

    13 Bizarre Facts About David Berkowitz, AKA The Son of Sam

    Who was David Berkowitz? A serial killer better known as the Son of Sam, he was also called The .44 Caliber Killer. Born Richard David Falco, David ...
  9. Reasons the War of 1812 Was the Biggest Mess of a War in American History

    Reasons the War of 1812 Was the Biggest Mess of a War in American History

    In the history of American wars, the War of 1812 is largely forgotten. And that's a shame, because it was a doozy. The War of 1812 started in June of 1812 and ran ...
  10. Flight Attendants Describe Their Worst In-Flight Experiences

    Flight Attendants Describe Their Worst In-Flight Experiences

    112 votes
    Flight attendants do more than serve pretzels and small cans of soda: they inform passengers of safety measures, break up mid-air fights, and handle a number of ...
  11. Terrifying Facts About John Lynch, The Worst Serial Killer In Australian History

    Terrifying Facts About John Lynch, The Worst Serial Killer In Australian History

    John Lynch, also known by his pseudonym, John Dunleavy, was one of several well-known Australian serial killers. He went down in history as the ...
  12. Disturbing Details About The Vanishing Women: Victims Of The Chillicothe Killer

    Disturbing Details About The Vanishing Women: Victims Of The Chillicothe Killer

    The missing women of Chillicothe, Ohio, are one of America's biggest mysteries in 2017. The Chillicothe, Ohio, murders have received ...
  13. Disturbing Facts About The 1933 Bay Area Kidnap And Murder Of Brooke Hart

    Disturbing Facts About The 1933 Bay Area Kidnap And Murder Of Brooke Hart

    Brooke Hart was the young, good-looking, and athletic heir to his family's department store fortune. Which is what made him a prime target in the ...
  14. Horrific Facts About The Torture And Murder Of Kelly Anne Bates

    Horrific Facts About The Torture And Murder Of Kelly Anne Bates

    There are many depraved killers who tortured their victims, but James Patterson Smith might be one of the worst. Smith abused his girlfriend, Kelly ...
  15. Twisted Facts About The Kidnapping And Murder Of Bobby Greenlease

    Twisted Facts About The Kidnapping And Murder Of Bobby Greenlease

    Bobby Greenlease was kidnapped on September 28, 1953. A woman named Bonnie Emily Brown Heady appeared at his school, Notre Dame de Sion. The school ...
  16. Disturbing Facts About The Murder Of Jessie Davis

    Disturbing Facts About The Murder Of Jessie Davis

    Jessie Davis, the mother of a two-year-old boy named Blake, was first reported missing in Ohio on June 15, 2007. She was nine months pregnant and about a week ...
  17. Disturbing Details About The Kidnapping And Murder Of Polly Klaas

    Disturbing Details About The Kidnapping And Murder Of Polly Klaas

    It's the stuff of nightmares: on October 1, 1993, 12-year-old Polly Klaas was kidnapped from her own home at knifepoint and later killed by Richard Allen ...
  18. Horrible Facts About The Murder Of Channon Christian And Chris Newsom

    Horrible Facts About The Murder Of Channon Christian And Chris Newsom

    In January 2007, two college kids looking to have a good time found themselves in the most bizarre and unbelievable nightmare. Channon Christian, 21, and her ...
  19. Horrifying Facts About The Murder Of Skylar Neese, A Teen Murdered By Her BFFs

    Horrifying Facts About The Murder Of Skylar Neese, A Teen Murdered By Her BFFs

    Skylar Neese's tweets remain part of her legacy; they also proved instrumental in helping to solve her murder. At 16 years old, Neese vanished ...
  20. Unbelievable Facts About The First Kidnapping-For-Ransom In The United States

    Unbelievable Facts About The First Kidnapping-For-Ransom In The United States

    "Don't take candy from strangers." Your parents might have told you this when you were young, but you probably never considered where the caution came ...
  21. 13 Twisted Facts About Baby Farmer And Serial Killer Amelia Dyer

    13 Twisted Facts About Baby Farmer And Serial Killer Amelia Dyer

    The infamous child murderer Amelia Dyer is in a rare group of female serial killers. She is suspected of having killed nearly 400 infants over a 20-year period ...
  22. 13 Disturbing Facts About Jane Toppan, AKA "The Angel Of Death"

    13 Disturbing Facts About Jane Toppan, AKA "The Angel Of Death"

    Female serial killers are relatively rare, but often more fascinating than male killers. Jane Toppan, known as an Angel of Death, is one of those killers. Who was ...
  23. Serial Killers Active in the Same City at the Same Time

    Serial Killers Active in the Same City at the Same Time

    Serial killers are supposed to be rare. When one terrorizes a city, there usually isn't another lurking around the corner, committing his (or even her) own ...
  24. 12 Disturbing and Gruesome Facts About The Grim Sleeper

    12 Disturbing and Gruesome Facts About The Grim Sleeper

    Lonnie David Franklin Jr., wasn't just your average serial killer. Known as the Grim Sleeper, Franklin preyed on women living in Los Angeles. But what made him ...
  25. 11 Repugnant Acts Anatoly Onoprienko, AKA The "Beast of the Ukraine"

    11 Repugnant Acts Anatoly Onoprienko, AKA The "Beast of the Ukraine"

    There are plenty of famous serial killers in the world, but one lesser known killer whose crimes are just as horrific and gruesome as Ted Bundy or John Wayne Gacy ...

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