fact or fiction

Is it fact or merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the myths and beliefs we hold about copycat killers, eyewitnesses testimony, what makes a murderer and more.

Ellen Mccrea5 months ago
The Unseen Danger
Late one evening a Kitty was coming home to her neighbourhood located in a cul-de-sac. The surrounding houses all faced inwards leaving a safe view of each other and the neighbourhood at all times – o...
Paige H5 months ago
The Great Train Robbery
The Great Train Robbery was the robbery of £2.6 million from a Royal Mail train heading from Glasgow to London on the West Coast Main Line in the early hours of 8 August 1963, at Bridego Railway Bridg...
Signs Someone Might Murder Their Spouse
Let's face it: We've all thought about killing our spouses before. If you've thought about it, who's to say your spouse isn't also thinking about killing you? If you want to have any hope of surviving...
Johann Hollar5 months ago
Who Is the Ripper?
I know many of you are familiar with history's most notorious serial killer and how they had never found the killer him/herself. I also am aware that there were suspects in the case but were never con...
Cato Conroy5 months ago
What Is a Crime of Passion?
In the world of criminal investigations, detectives and other crime-fighting professionals have a variety of different tools to help them track down a perpetrator who committed a crime. One of these t...
Iggy Paulsen6 months ago
10 Crime-Related Industries You Didn't Know Existed
The idea that crime doesn't pay is pretty laughable. In America, we have a very lucrative criminal system that tends to give birth to a number of different industries relating to crime in one way or a...
Tom Baker6 months ago
The Undying Love of Count von Cosel
Ten years ago, I wrote my novel Buried (2008) about a curious case of "forbidden love" that took place many, many decades ago, in Key West Florida. The story, that of German immigrant "Count" Carl von...
carlie rice6 months ago
Based on a True Story...
There’s nothing quite like settling down at night to watch a horror movie with a few friends, a buttery popcorn bucket overflowing on your lap, a plush blanket draped over your legs and an eerie sound...
Wade Wainio7 months ago
Overcoming Fear: Personal Impressions of Plagues and Poisonings
It sounds bleak, but let's face it: There are so many ways to die. It can require mental skill and determination to not be afraid. One of the ways one could go? Death by poison. It's one of the oldest...
Nick Carter7 months ago
Titanic Conspiracy Debunked Part 1 of 50
This is the first of a 50 part piece debunking the so called "Switch Theory," regarding the ill-fated RMS Titanic and her sister ship Olympic. This first piece focuses on the collision between RMS Oly...
Tom Baker7 months ago
Five Famous Necrophiles
The subject of necrophilia is one that is near and dear to my sordid spirit; there is something in the obsessive love for an idealized (albeit dead) paramour that strikes us as the very height of deep...
Tyler Black7 months ago
How Does Prejudice Affect Justice?
Throughout history, prejudice has come in many different forms and styles. The most widespread misconception among our population was that the idea that black people were inferior to white people and ...
Nicola P. Young7 months ago
Facts About Serial Killers and Psychopaths
Even amongst the worst of criminals, serial killers have a particular mystique—their crimes are often the most shocking, and their psyches the hardest to understand. But there's a lot more to these cr...
M Z7 months ago
The Hypothetical Confessions of a Border-Jumper IV
Heat. That’s all I think of when I look back to that 2015 Christmas Day. The heavy weight of it that just wouldn’t lift as I walked out of O.R. Tambo airport. Heat around me. Heat all over me. Heat in...
Charles Shi7 months ago
Moog Aircraft Wanted the Whistle Blower Terminated
Since early 2016, this whistle blower, Charles Shi, presented the FAA with a rock-solid criminal case that FAA could hand directly to the law enforcement agencies. This did not happen no matter what w...
Milica Marković7 months ago
Plato's Theory of Justice: An Analysis
By speaking through Socrates, Plato strives to answer two fundamental questions of justice: what it is, and why it is essential in society. Book One of Plato’s Republic presents three suggestions as t...
Milica Marković7 months ago
Why People Kill
We often link murder to individual, irrational actors that deviate from the norm as a result of their psychological abnormalities, and to spontaneous situations that cause temporary disorder within a ...