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Stranger Than Fiction

Criminals
67.3k viewsThe Tale Of Dirty John Is A Terrifying Story Of Online DatingWe all know the stories of professional scam artists who dream up elaborate schemes and rip off unsuspecting victims. Luckily, we ...
Criminals
106.9k viewsA Teen Doctor Pretended To Be A Gynecologist - And Then Things Got Super WeirdMalachi Love-Robinson is by no means the first person to pretend to be a doctor, but he may be the youngest, dumbest, and boldest....
Pop Culture
124.7k views10 Crazy Stories About Stolen Identity CrimesThe majority of stolen identity stories involve fraudulent credit card activity or loans being taken out illegally, causing damage...
True Crime
102.2k viewsCrimes Solved by a Tiny Shred of EvidenceA tiny shred of evidence can be all it takes to solve a horrible misdeed, whether it's a fingerprint, some threads, a few molecule...
True Crime
181.6k viewsCraigslist Continues to Be a Source of Violent CrimesIn the year 2000, Craigslist expanded from being a San Francisco based online want ad, to being a worldwide web portal for cheap i...
True Crime
1.0m viewsAn Entire Community Made A Vigilante Pact To Kill The Town Bully And Kept It Quiet For 30 YearsKen Rex McElroy was murdered on July 10, 1981, in one of the most bizarre cases authorities had ever encountered. It should have b...
1.9m views12 Shockingly True Munchausen by Proxy StoriesImagine pretending to be sick or injured just to receive attention. While it seems strange, there's actually a psychiatric disorde...
1.1m viewsThese Grisly Mortuary And Funeral Home Crimes Are The Definition Of Disrespecting The DeadCrimes committed in funeral homes can range from necrophilia to the illegal sale of body parts to the improper disposal of a corps...
Criminals
136.5k viewsThe Complete Story Of The Virginia 'Butt Slasher'For six months in 2011, a criminal the press dubbed the "Butt Slasher" menaced northern Virginia. The facts about the Virginia But...
Criminals
139.3k views11 Criminals Who Really Thought They Were VampiresGory tales of blood-sucking vampire have been around since at least the 17th century. Vampire myths have survived through the ages...
True Crime
624.2k views14 Completely Bizarre True Crime StoriesWhat is it about the worst of human nature that so many people find fascinating? It may be the quest to understand the depraved mi...
Whoa Facts
269.3k viewsFacts About The Faked Kidnapping Of The Runaway Bride, Jennifer Carol WilbanksJennifer Carol Wilbanks, forever immortalized as the real life runaway bride, made headlines in 2005 when she vanished from Duluth...
True Crime
4.8k votersSuper Weird Crimes Committed For No ReasonMost crimes, no matter how crazy they are, tend to be pretty cut and dry. If a bunch of people rob a bank it’s because they want m...
Weird
199.4k viewsThe Most Unusual Murder Weapons Ever UsedEven though the most used modern murder weapon is the handgun, people all over the world are still finding new and inventive ways ...
Internet
195.4k views16 Times The Internet Contributed To Solving A Crime Or Catching A CriminalPOTENTIAL TRIGGERING CONTENT BELOW As social media evolves right in front of our eyes, we're beginning to see more and more crime...
36.4k views17 People Who Somehow Managed To Rob Banks Without Any Violence WhatsoeverMost of the crazy bank robberies in movies are dramatic and dangerous, with guns and threats of violence. In real life, they're no...
Criminals
304.8k viewsCriminals Who Were Foiled by Their Own Spelling MistakesIt doesn’t take a genius to be a criminal. In fact, some of the dumbest people in the world turn to a life of crime to survive. Th...
Criminals
12.4k views11 Rogue Poopers Who Were Caught In The ActWhile serial pooper crimes are not the most serious offenses that law enforcement investigate, they can be some of the most confou...
Mysteries
709.5k views10 Criminals Who Mysteriously VanishedCriminals who are caught typically want to vanish, escaping the long arm of the law and living out their days in freedom - say, fi...
True Crime
53.6k viewsDeeply Unsettling Stories Of People Pushed In Front Of Approaching TrainsPublic transportation in the world's major cities have a rich history in providing transportation for their denizens. Millions of ...