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.

Tyler Black9 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. Young9 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 Z9 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 Shi9 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...
Mimo le Singe9 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...
Mimo le Singe9 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 ...
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Sage Sandoval9 months ago
Did the Titanic Ever Sink?
Almost everyone knows the story of the RMS Titanic, "the unsinkable ship" that sank on its maiden voyage in 1912. The boat is infamous for its mass death toll of 1,517 and its lack of life boats. What...
r. nuñez9 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 Bennett9 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 Tepfenhart10 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 A10 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 Engel10 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 Rivera10 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 Pilla10 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 Lange10 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 Cruz10 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 Bennett10 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 Karima year 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...