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    20 Cities With The Highest Murder Rates In The World

    Each year more and more people are leaving behind the rural lifestyle and heading into the cities for better opportunities and work. With this mass exodus from small towns and villages comes greater competition and overcrowding in some of the world’s poorest economies. Just as the shape of urban demographic diversifies, it seems so too,…

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    13 Most Shocking Incidents Disneyland Wants You To Forget

    In 2016, 2-year-old Lane Graves was recovered from Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa in Orlando, Florida. His intact body was found 17 hours after he had been dragged into the water by an alligator and he was tragically confirmed dead. Lane had been playing in shallow water - the only warning signs…

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    10 Miscarriages Of Justice That Shocked The World

    Ordinarily, citizens in democratic societies go about their daily business safe in the knowledge that law enforcement is there to protect and the legal system is based on incontrovertible proof. When a miscarriage of justice occurs, innocent people are plucked out of their daily lives and thrust into a world of forced confessions, strip searches…

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    10 Biggest Villains During The Prohibition Era

    On October 28th, 1919, US Congress passed the Volstead Act - the popular name for the National Prohibition Act - bringing a constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. Those who demanded Prohibition as a way of curing the social ills of the time would never have imagined what its…

  • Cold Blooded Killers
    10 Movies That Made People Kill

    Over the years, Hollywood has come under attack for the level of violence sometimes depicted on screen. In the 1980s, a number of films were classed as ‘video nasties’ and banned from the shelves. These included Driller Killer and Last House On The Left as examples of films that the government felt would have a corrupting influence…

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    10 Bizarre Ways Killers Were Caught

    Many of the world’s most notorious serial killers appeared to be normal to the outside world, including their employers, friends, partners and even their own children, but they were actually leading double lives, hiding in plain sight and managing to evade law enforcement for years. Some killers succeeded in avoiding detection for several decades so…

  • Celebrities
    Did These 10 Celebrities Fake Their Own Deaths?

    It’s always a difficult time when our heroes die, often the announcement of a celebrity passing will cause a worldwide outbreak of grief. It’s particularly tough when our idols, seemingly so successful and popular, had hidden demons: whether that be gangland fallouts or battling addiction. In an apparent denial that some of the world’s biggest…

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    20 Violent Prisons You’d Never Want To End Up In

    “Don’t do the crime, if you can’t do the time.” Sensible advice, but what it doesn’t mention is that sometimes the harshness of a person’s ‘time’ is disproportionate to their crime, especially if they are sent to a notoriously violent prison. And some prisons are very, very violent. Anyone who gets locked up in one…