The Most Stolen Piece Of Art Might Just Surprise You!

(PCM) It was very surprising for us to learn that Hubert and Jan van Eyck’s 12 panel Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (also known as the Ghent Altarpiece) is widely regarded as the most stolen art piece throughout history.  It was robbed by Napoleon, nearly burned by Calvinists, sought after by the Nazis and that is […]

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Why Did They Remove Lenin’s Brain?

(PCM) Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin, was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He is credited with creation of the Soviet Union and was a feared political figure until this death at the young age of 53 in January of 1924. Lenin’s cause of death was a series of strokes […]

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The Tale Of Thomas Silverstein And The Range 13 Prison Cell

Image credit: Thomas Silverstein prison artwork “Solitary Confinement” (PCM) A convict by the name of Thomas Silverstein entered the prison system back in 1975 when he was charged for his role in three bank robberies along with his father and uncle. Silverstein was only 19 years old at the time of the crime. After serving […]

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The Gruesome Story Of The Lindow Bog Bodies

(PCM) In 1983, the preserved head and other tissue fragments of a woman were discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Cheshire, England. The partially preserved body was discovered by commercial peat cutters Andy Mould and Stephen Dooley. They first noticed an unusual item on the conveyor belt, which was similar in shape and […]

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Can Mental Illness Be Misdiagnosed or Even Faked?

(PCM) Mental illness is a real condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide, however often times it can be incredibly hard to detect. Some forms of mental illness show little to no physical symptoms, so it can be truly difficult for medical professionals to get to the bottom of what is truly going on. This […]

The Mysterious Connection Between Pink Floyd And The Wizard Of Oz

(PCM) For some very mysterious reasons there has always been a rumored connection between Pink Floyd’s 1973 album “Dark Side Of The Moon” and the 1939 classic film “The Wizard Of Oz”. It is unclear exactly who was the first person to decide to make an attempt to synchronize the album with the film, but […]

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Frank Sinatra’s Obsession With Dimes

(PCM) Many may not know this, but Frank Sinatra, otherwise known as Ol’ Blue Eyes, had an obsession with dimes. However, he was not always a collector! His obsession with the ten cent coins began for much more sinister reasons. Sinatra’s son, Frankie Sinatra, Jr was kidnapped on December 8, 1963 and the performer ended […]

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A Look At The Insanely Long Dance Marathons Of The Mid 1900’s

(PCM) If you have ever visited a night club you will quickly realized the dancing the night away is definitely still a trend that spans throughout the globe. However, you don’t tend to see very many dance competitions or dance marathons these days, but they were certainly all the rage back in the mid 1900’s […]

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The Mysterious Tamam Shud Case

(PCM) The Tamam Shud case, otherwise referred to as the Mystery Of The Somerton Man, is one of the most baffling unsolved crimes in the world. On December 1, 1948 at approximately 6:30am, the body of an unidentified man was discovered on Somerton beach, Glenelg, just south of Adelaide, South Australia. It was not until […]

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Producer Rick Rubin Held A Mock Funeral For A Word

Image credit: California Curiosities (PCM) Over the years there has always been some odd happenings in the music world, but we think this one really takes the cake! Many have heard of super producer Rick Rubin, but did you know that Rubin actually held a mock funeral, complete with casket and a grave site for […]

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The Mysterious History Of London’s Iconic BT Tower

(PCM) When the British Telecom Tower, often referred to as the BT Tower, was first constructed in 1965 it was initially kept secret despite the fact that it was nearly 600 feet tall and located in right in the heart of London. It was purposefully kept off of all maps and it was considered illegal […]

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