November 24, 1971. A man carrying only a black briefcase approached the flight counter of Northwest Orient Airlines at Portland International Airport. He identified himself as “Dan Cooper” and purchased a one-way ticket on Flight 305, a 30-minute trip to Seattle. There was nothing distinguishable or interesting about the man except he was dressed in mostly...

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We want to make a great community here at PlanetInside and we want to thank our early supporters by offering PlanetInside+ membership free, for life! All you need to do is register a free account and introduce yourself in the forums! Along with the free membership to all our premium content (including the premium podcast...

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Don’t let the name fool you, for this is no super hero. Super, maybe. Hero, definitely not. The Mothman is a legendary creature reportedly seen in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. Many have reported sightings and encounters. This is it’s story… Mothman was first reported on November 12 1966, by five men who were digging...

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On June 26, 1937 a rather strange looking boy was born. His name was Grady Franklin Stiles, Jr. Grady was born with a condition known as ectrodactyly. His fingers and toes were fused together to form claw-like extremities and as a freak show performer he became known as Lobster Boy. The Stiles family had a...

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The Dyatlov Pass incident (Russian: Гибель тургруппы Дятлова) refers to the mysterious, unsolved deaths of nine ski hikers in the northern Ural Mountains on February 2, 1959. The area in which the incident took place was named Dyatlov Pass in honor of the group’s leader, Igor Dyatlov. On the 25th of January 1959 a group...

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This disturbing story begins when Dee Dee Blancharde at the age of twenty-four, became pregnant with her daughter to be, Gypsy Rose. The father, only seventeen at the time, Rod Blancharde married Dee Dee but shortly after the birth of their daughter, he realised he had “married for the wrong reasons” and left Dee Dee....

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In the dark your imagination can run wild. Every bump or noise in the night can fill the more paranoid individuals with absolute terror. Some times even the bravest of us can probably admit to having at least an uneasy feeling when left alone in the dark. Is this fear irrational, can we explain everything...

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