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The Murderer Who Wrote ‘Kill Someone + Get Away With It’ On Her Bucket List

In 2001 a well-loved member of the Puyallup, Washington community was brutally murdered. Dana Laskowski was a 36-year-old mother of 9-year-old triplets. She loved her life as a nanny, artist and mom. She was close with her family and was known for letting her 17-year-old niece, Amanda, stay with her. Amanda frequently ran away from her parent’s house...

How LáDeia Joyce Took An HIV+ Diagnosis And Turned It Into Her Life’s Mission

For LáDeia Joyce, being diagnosed with HIV was a total shock. After all, she was the girl who had a full panel STI/STD screening every quarter. However, after a few weeks of upper respiratory symptoms that were too intense to ignore, LáDeia got tested for HIV, and came back with some surprising news. “It sucked the wind, energy and momentum out of...

There’s A TV Show Where A Man Who Almost Bombed A Gay Church Slowly Explains Why He Did It

I watch a lot of weird TV shows. I grew up on The X-Files and staying up too late to hear the whackos on Coast to Coast AM open lines with Art Bell. I’m no stranger to a nutcase but flipping channels recently I landed on ID‘s Dangerous Persuasion and launched myself into another stratosphere of crazy. The series interviews a new cast of characters...

25 Creepy Urban Legends From Around The World

The black ambulance “I live in Romania and as a kid the most common legend was the “black ambulance” that would steal kids and harvest their organs and that kids’ bodies were to be found a few days later abandoned on a field with some money for the funeral. Also, in my town our parents would never let us go to the cinema because there was this legend...

This Bitcoin Investor Abducted His Own Daughter And Is Still On The Run

On October 6, 2019, Daphne Westbrook told her mother she was going to walk one of her dogs. She never returned home and a few days later her car was found parked at the entrance to a nature trail near her father’s home. Her parents had divorced 8 years earlier in 2011 and in 2016 her mom, Rhona Curtsinger, petitioned for custody. In August 2019 the...

This Is Where The Real Heartbreak Lives

In the beginning, everything feels so new. When he takes my hand in his, for that electric moment, the world seems to light up. When his words dance towards me and link together with mine, my mind seems to take flight. Each day buzzes with the thoughts of this new adventure. Of when he’s walking next to me, going hand-in-hand down a new street with...

The Medical Student Who Entered A Bar And Then Simply Disappeared

In 2006, Brian Shaffer was a 27-year-old medical student at Ohio State University. He might have hoped he would be famous one day for curing an obscure disease or saving someone’s life. He probably never imagined he would become famous for being at the center of a particularly creepy unsolved mystery. Brian completed his undergraduate degree at OSU...

The Woman Who Looked Under Her Bed And Saw A Man Crouched, Facing The Other Way

In Reddit’s infamous r/LetsNotMeet community, anonymous people on the internet share the true stories about their run-ins with creepy real life people. There’s something unsettling about the fact that all these scary stories (and the stories are scary) come from flesh and blood people. There’s no aliens or demons or boogeymen, just people that you or...

The Reward For Information About The ‘Down The Hill’ Killer Is Now $325,000

The hunt for the man who murdered two teen girls, 13-year-old Abby Williams and 14-year-old Libby German, in 2017 is still going on every day. Previously, police released audio and video recordings of the suspect taken by Libby German from her phone as they became uncomfortable with the man seen in the video: This is a new sketch released in 2019...

How To Have A Quick And Painless Quarter Life Crisis

The quarter life crisis can take you all kinds of places: to the bar, to your ex’s bed, halfway around the world, or to a cult. No judgement. My quarter life crisis took me on a solo trip to Calgary, where all the girls had tattoos and all the guys looked like they played acoustic guitar before bed. The question that confounded me during my quarter...

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