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Robert Stroud, the Birdman of Alcatraz

Robert Stroud did not keep birds during his time at Alcatraz, nor was he the gentle and humane man that Burt Lancaster portrayed him to…

Escape from Alcatraz

In its heyday, it was considered to be the ultimate maximum security prison. Located on an island in the middle of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz…

Back in Time for School

Back in Time for School is the 6th series in the Back in Time… series, previous series covering such things as Christmas, Dinner and Factory…

Denver Airport, what secrets does it hold?

Some people believe that the Denver Airport is connected to the New World Order. The design of the airport contains strange hints at its dark…

The Ancient Ram Inn, Wotton-Under-Edge

The Ancient Ram Inn can be found within the village of Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire. Many people believe that it is one of the most haunted…

Daniel M’Naghten, assassin

Daniel M’Naghten (1813–3 May 1865) Daniel was a Scottish woodturner who assassinated English civil servant Edward Drummond while suffering from paranoid delusions. Through his trial…

Edward Oxford, attempted Regicide

Edward Oxford 18 April 1822 – 23 April 1900 (aged 78) Edward Oxford (19 April 1822 – 23 April 1900) was the first of seven…

New Year traditions around the world

Much like Christmas, New Year attracts its fair share of weird traditions.  Unlike Christmas, however, at New Year no-one seems to be eaten by demons. …