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.

r. nuñez7 months ago
The Legend of the Racketeer Nickel
In 1883, the new nickel continued flaunting the face of Liberty into the American consciousness, but because of its size and design, it also brought a plague upon the Federal Mint, causing it to shut ...
Monica Bennett7 months ago
Gunshot Wounds
Everyone knows guns are dangerous. The fact that guns haven't changed much over the last 100 years will attest to that. But there is a lot more going on than just a hole in your body when you get shot...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
10 of the Creepiest Murder Cases You've Never Heard Of
Jack the Ripper. Elizabeth Bathory. Charles Manson. These are all names of some of the most famous serial killers to ever live. Truth be told, the names of high profile murderers always raise a little...
N A8 months ago
5 Traits of a Serial Killer
(Key words in bold are at the bottom.) I'll start with the basics... Psychological Profiling is a description of the likely suspect including how they look, their hobbies, interests, background, even ...
Stephanie Engel8 months ago
What Really Happened at 215 Colony Drive? Part One
When you live in a place long enough, you tend to form a bond with it. You know the entire place inside and out like the back of your hand, and it knows you just as well, if not better. It quietly wit...
Nadia Rivera8 months ago
Can We Actually 'Sense' Danger?
Have you ever met someone, in passing, and felt this overwhelming wave of discomfort? You look at them, they have normal haircut, a nice smile, maybe they smell nice and seem, for the most part, like ...
Jessica Pilla8 months ago
Lessons I've Learned From True Crime Shows
You could say I got my love of true crime shows from my mother, an avid fan of cozy English murder mysteries. Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, and Hercule Poirot were names I recognized before I even sta...
Kelsey Lange8 months ago
10 Mysterious Unsolved Hollywood Murders
Real-life mysteries are always interesting. And when you combine them with the mystique of Hollywood, you've certainly captured the interest of many. It's basically reading the best must-read detectiv...
Lydia Cruz8 months ago
Why Do People Become Criminals?
There are several questions that surround this earth, and one major question I have heard throughout the years is: “why do people become criminals?" It could be a question answered, and simple as “peo...
Monica Bennett8 months ago
All That Glitters
There have been all types of famous crimes, from the Great Train Robbery to Jack the Ripper, but nothing captures the imagination like a diamond heist. Maybe it's because ice is so beautiful, or that ...
Zak Karim8 months ago
My Life - Part I
Here I sit, the room dark and gloomy. White curtains with a hand-stitched black curtain behind them to stop light from entering the room. I like my room as dark as the coffins in which we're buried, o...
Monica Bennett9 months ago
Cybercrime
One only has to watch Mr. Robot to get a clue about cybercrime. Elliot's Fsociety is a group of hacktivists who cancel everyone's debt everywhere and chaos ensues. How real is this kind of threat? In ...
Monica Bennett9 months ago
Spy in the Sky
Do you ever get the feeling someone is watching? It's not your imagination, especially if you are in the UK or China. While China has the global record for the most cameras, the UK wins if you count p...
Janelle Ouellet9 months ago
Why Missing Children Never Return Home
The Lindbergh Law, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and The Amber Alert have all been proven successful ways to return thousands of missing children home safe and alive. Sadly, t...
Monica Bennett9 months ago
Economic Terrorism
If you thought your business only had to worry about gangs of criminals in darkened basements printing funny money that an astute employee would find, think again. Most have heard about North Korea's ...
Charles Shi9 months ago
Unprecedented Boeing Aircraft Safety Threat Not Removed by Massive Cover-Up: Chapter One
This is outrageous and criminal in nature! Thanks to the whistle blower. I hope FAA is forced to act and extend investigations to other major suppliers and their supply chains. - Gary McCartney, Presi...
Charles Shi9 months ago
Moog Aircraft Quality Refused To Investigate
It does not matter who you are, Americans, Chinese, Japanese, Russians, as long as you board a B737, your plane may run out of runway after touching down and get crashed. Action For Removal Now. No Cr...
Monica Bennett10 months ago
Serial Killer Myths
What is the truth about serial killers? Most of what we think we know is false. Hollywood has infiltrated our thinking on this subject, placing several myths in our minds as "knowledge." Serial killer...