Episodes
After an experimental treatment helped sleeping sickness patients, doctors had new clues about the origin of the disease. But would they be able to stop a new outbreak? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/29/21
As WWI raged across Europe, diseases spread along with it. One of them was a strange pandemic that turned victims into living statues — conscious, but unable to communicate. Fifty years later, some of them woke up.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/27/21
Imagine living with a secret so big, if anyone were to find out, it would change everything. From love affairs and fake identities to heists and murder — do you think you could take a secret like that to the grave? Discover the most explosive things people have admitted to just moments before the end in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Deathbed Confessions. Listen to an exclusive clip from the first episode right here, then search and follow “Deathbed Confessions” to hear more. New...
Published 07/26/21
In 1990, an enigmatic sculpture with four encoded messages written on its surface was revealed at the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. One of them has remained unsolved for over 30 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/22/21
For centuries, doctors, morticians, and bystanders have found newborn babies alive in coffins, funeral homes, and graves of their deceased mothers. It has led many to wonder...can expectant mothers deliver children postmortem? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/20/21
They’re some of the most iconic figures of all time, celebrated in death for their individual achievements and impact on society. But in life, the relationships they kept tell a different story — one of unexpected connections that yielded extraordinary change. In this new Spotify Original from Parcast, explore the shared legacies of prolific pairs from the past. Listen to an exclusive clip from the first episode right here, then search and follow “Obituaries” for new episodes every...
Published 07/16/21
A rumor about an underground society in New York City sent a journalist into the depths of subway tunnels to investigate. She discovered a culture that had existed for decades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/15/21
From ancient caves to subterranean cities, humans have lived underground for centuries throughout history. Why? And what happens when people from above descend into the dark?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/13/21
Around 2016, fishermen in a remote Inuit village in Canada began picking up a strange ping on their SONAR devices. Nobody knew where it came from, why it had only recently begun — or whether it had any connection to the mass exodus of local marine animals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/08/21
On the night of May 14th, 2008, Brandon Swanson crashed his car on a rural Minnesota road. He called his parents for help, but when they came to the location he gave them, Brandon wasn’t there. Strangest of all, he was still on the line at the moment he vanished.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/06/21
This summer, sift through the files of America’s most covert organization in a special collection from Parcast Network. From secret alliances to global cover-ups, uncover the cold, hard facts and unproven theories surrounding the CIA. Listen to a clip from the first episode here, on the domestic mind control program known as Project MK-Ultra. Then search and follow “Conspiracy Theories: CIA Edition” for declassified episodes every Thursday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 07/02/21
In the early 20th century, a Turkish historian discovered a map made in 1513 by famed cartographer Piri Reis. The map was incredibly detailed and even featured a perfectly accurate depiction of Antarctica — a continent not discovered for another 300 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/01/21
In October 2000, the first and only Persian mummy in history was offered for sale. This unique discovery rocked the world of archeology — and raised immediate questions. Where did it come from? Who found it? And above all… was it real? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/29/21
The Miracle of Fatima astounded thousands of Portuguese Catholics in 1917. Nobody knows for certain what happened that day, but theories range from holy fire to psychological terror — and there is tantalizing evidence for each possibility. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/24/21
In 1917, at the height of WWI, thousands of faithful Catholics gathered in a Portuguese field to witness a miracle. Three children prophesied that Our Lady of Fatima would appear — but the crowd saw the sun plummet toward Earth instead. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/22/21
Ashley Flowers explores 15 of the world’s worst crimes in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, International Infamy. The first episode takes you to Mexico and the true story of Juana Barraza — a pro wrestler who became a serial killer known as the “Little Old Lady Killer.” Listen to an exclusive clip right here, then follow International Infamy for the full episode. New episodes every Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/18/21
According to prophecy, when thirteen ancient crystal skulls come together, they'll reveal humanity's destiny. Museums, spiritualists, and archaeologists claim to have found some of the foretold artifacts — and they’ve been linked to miraculous healings, psychic visions, and communication with extraterrestrial life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/17/21
On September 10th, 2001, Dr. Sneha Philip was seen for the last time in her neighborhood near the World Trade Center. Her husband believes she was a victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. NYPD detectives believed something else entirely.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/15/21
In 2002, former NBA star Bison Dele and his girlfriend Serena sailed into the waters near Tahiti and were never seen again. Nobody knows if they're alive or dead, but Bison's brother's strange behavior after the disappearance may hold the key to the mystery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/10/21
In 1900, a crew of divers came across an ancient shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera. Hidden among its treasures was a mechanical contraption that some believe is the oldest computer in the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/08/21
Revisit ten of the worst fathers in true crime history in this special collection from Parcast Network. From the father who turned his son into a spy, to the dad whose long business trips turned out to be mafia hits, these dads will definitely not be getting any Father’s Day gifts this year. Devious Dads is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Listen free on Spotify!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/07/21
Kidnappings, espionage, poaching operations — when it comes to the ghost ships, theories abound. A 1977 disappearance, ocean survival stories, and international fishing regulations may hold answers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/03/21
For decades, wrecked ships have been washing ashore in Japan and Russia. Given the text on their sides, they seem to be from North Korea. But nobody knows what became of their crews, or why the frequency of these wrecks has increased since the 1990s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/01/21
For thousands of years, biblical scholars and treasure seekers alike have looked for the missing Ark of the Covenant. Some believe it’s been lost to time. Others think it might have been smuggled out of Israel. But it could be hidden inside it's original resting place: the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 05/27/21
According to the Bible, ancient Israelites used to transport the pieces of the Ten Commandments in a chest blessed by God. The chest safeguarded the Israelites, struck down their enemies, and helped lead them to the promised land. But after an invasion in 586 B.C.E., the fabled ark disappeared. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/25/21