Room 39 is one of the most secret organizations in arguably the world's most secretive state. It is believed to be involved in obtaining foreign currency for the nation’s leaders.
Hanns Scharff was a Master Interrogator working for The Luftwaffe at Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation-state. Muhammad Ali Jinnah did all three in 1947 as the Founder of Pakistan
On Monday 27 February 1933, after dictator Adolf Hitler was inaugurated as Chancellor of Germany, there was an attempt on the Reichstag German parliament known as the Reichstag Fire (Reichstagsbrand, in German).
The term “flaps and seals” is derived from the original opening-and-resealing procedure used to open surreptitiously letters and dispatches inside either a flapped envelope or folded and fastened with a wax seal.
Entomological warfare (EW) is a form of biological warfare in which insects are used to disrupt supply lines through damage to crops, or directly to injure enemy combatants and civilian populations
Project MK-Ultra was the code name of the CIA's covert mind control program. It was designed to identify techniques and drugs that might be used in interrogations to weaken subjects and compel confessions through psychological torture and brainwashing
Project Artichoke or Operation Artichoke, was a CIA research project that began in 1951 and whose aim was to determine whether a person could be forced via hypnosis or forced drug addiction such as morphine or LSD, to commit an act of attempted assassination.
The invention of radar has revolutionized the way we navigate and interact with the world around us. It was first developed in the early twentieth century by a British physicist named Sir Robert Watson-Watt, and has since become an invaluable tool for navigation, surveillance, and defence.
Medieval Dance Mania, the Dancing Plague and Tarantism are often confused and named as the same event, but in reality, they were different outbreaks of the crazed plague that swept Europe at different periods of time and in different locations.
The battle of Gaugamela was no doubt a decisive battle that changed the history of the world. Its triumph opened the door to the known world for the Macedonian Army. Alexander became the king of kings after this battle as he went on to defeat the remaining Persian Army and became the king of the known world (Persia, at that time).
The United States of America installed several military bases in Greenland. One of those bases was Camp Century, the other was the Thule Air Base where the Thule Bomb Accident of 1968 took place
The Victorian Serial Killer Jack the Ripper was originally known as the ‘Whitechapel Murderer’, given that his crimes were committed in the neighbourhood of East London by the same name.
‘El Arropiero’: The Vagabond of Death is said to have carried out 48 murders across Italy, France and Spain between 1964 and 1971. This psychopath holds the sad record of being the ‘greatest serial killer’ in Spanish history.
Behind the façade of the sweet old lady, there was a terrible secret. Baba Anujka was the first and the most prolific of the former Yugoslavia’s serial killers, and probably also among the world’s most prolific.
Baba Anujka: The Witch of Vladimirovac
On August 27, 1964, the California police received a strange phone call. A 15-year-old boy named Ed Kemper confessed to them that he had killed both of his grandparents.
The Chilling Case of Ed Kemper
An old profession that has largely disappeared is that of leech collector, sometimes called leech gatherer or leech finder.