5 Amazing Dinosaur Museums

Dig into a prehistory and discover America's most coolest dino collections.

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Mysterious Cases We Can't Explain

History is filled with inexplicable mysteries. Take a look back at these high-profile cases and see if you can solve the timeless, haunting riddles.

About the Show

Host Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal incredible secrets from the past. He examines each artifact to illuminate the hidden treasures at the heart of history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters. Through compelling interviews, rare archival footage and arresting re-creations, Don pursues extraordinary tales of intrigue and wonder.

Season 0, Episode 36

Skylab, Apollo One Tragedy and Space Monkey

In this special episode, Don Wildman examines a piece of scorched debris that sparked a worldwide panic, a taxidermied primate that soared to new heights and a seemingly ordinary pen that reportedly played a crucial role in a historic cosmic quest.

Sunday
Jan 29
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 5

The Goliath Bone, Money to Burn and Self-Serve Superstore

Don Wildman inspects a mysterious prehistoric bone, investigates an incendiary war plot to help defend America and unearths the origins of a strategy that revolutionized the shopping industry.

Friday
Mar 3
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 11

Riding Thunder, Warm Springs and Catcher Spy

Don Wildman examines a F8 Crusader jet that was at the center of a death-defying plummet to Earth, a specially outfitted convertible designed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and a commemorative coin linked to a baseball player turned spy.

Sunday
Apr 9
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 11

Saving the Eiffel Tower, Velvet Outlaw and Space Capsule Crisis

Don Wildman examines a commemorative coin from the opening of the Eiffel Tower, a saddle used by a retired outlaw who died under mysterious circumstances and a training capsule used by the Mercury astronauts during the early days of space travel.

Thursday
Apr 13
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 3

Yellow Fever Fiend, Angel in Bordeaux and Invention of Jaywalking

Don Wildman examines a barrel connected to a daring World War II plot, a traffic light that sparked an urban revolution and the portrait of a doctor who was embroiled in a nineteenth century tale of biological warfare.

Friday
Apr 28
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Prophet of Oak Ridge, Human Scalp, Mothman

Host Don Wildman examines a trunk that may be evidence of a historic journey through Death Valley, a group of bricks from a Civil War prison break, and a human scalp that tells an astounding tale of frontier bravery.

Sunday
May 14
8am | 7c
Season 6, Episode 10

Dramatic Defection, Wrong Way Flight, Cowboy's Revenge

Host Don Wildman investigates a revolver that was once featured in a life or death situation with global consequences, a bare-bones plane that speaks to a perilous, record-breaking adventure, and a set of mug shots that represent a link between a notorious crime ring and an unlikely hero.

Thursday
May 18
5pm | 4c
Season 11, Episode 10

The Man Who Sold a Million Rocks, a Party That Started a War and the Umbrella Man

Don Wildman explores a story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine, examines a suit of armor linked to a party that led to years of war and uncovers the truth behind an event that put Johnson in the White House.

Friday
Jul 7
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 1

Niagara Falls Daredevil, Accidental Nuclear Bomb, Railroad Heroine

Don Wildman examines a lantern that guided a teenage girl on a quest to save lives, a homemade barrel used in a stunt, and a small metal fragment salvaged from a near-catastrophic disaster.

Thursday
Aug 10
1pm | 12c
Season 15, Episode 9

Fire in the Hull, the Gipper's Bombshell and Electric Tricycle

Don Wildman examines a chunk of the Titanic's hull that's related to a new theory about the sinking of the ship, a US Army drone behind a starlet's big break and an electric tricycle with a fatal flaw.

Saturday
Aug 26
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 1

Swamp People, Walkie-Talkie Heist and Grant's Writing Water

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe which unlocked the origins of a lost civilization, a miracle drug used by a Civil War hero in his last battle and a bust involved in a supernatural game of chess.

Thursday
Aug 31
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 6

The Legend of William Tell, The President's Daughter, The Chomp-Chomp Game

Don Wildman examines a crossbow linked to a legendary marksman, inspects a tell-all memoir that created a national scandal and investigates a quirky arcade game that became an astounding hit.

Sunday
Sep 10
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 2

Cupid's Bullet, the Man Who Fooled Houdini and Snail Telegraph

Don Wildman examines a war-time surgery that was truly life or death, a magician that challenged the legendary Harry Houdini and a race to discover wireless communication that lead to a slimy invention.

Friday
Sep 15
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 11

Annie Oakley, Project Chariot and Prison Haunting

Don Wildman examines a pistol linked to a legendary love story, a plant specimen that points to a toxic tale of abuse and a pair of cement shoes from a prison used to punish a convict.

Saturday
Sep 23
8am | 7c
Season 11, Episode 1

The Spy That Saved Washington, the Monster in the Egg and Hatfields and McCoys

Don Wildman uncovers a British plot to assassinate George Washington, investigates the bizarre trial of a rooster that hatched an egg and examines America's most notorious family feud.

Saturday
Sep 23
9am | 8c
Season 14, Episode 12

Hughes Hoax, Rat Bomb and Friday Night Liars

Don Wildman investigates a twisted tell-all about the world's most elusive billionaire, an explosive rodent infestation that helped America beat the Nazis and a conman's bogus ballgame that was brought down by his own teammates.

Saturday
Sep 23
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 11

Metal Winners, the Big Con and Operation Babylift

Don Wildman investigates a Nobel Prize winner's risky experiment in the face of the Nazis, a creative sting operation that ended the career of a notorious crime boss and a lifesaving airlift out of Vietnam.

Saturday
Sep 23
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 9

Fire in the Hull, the Gipper's Bombshell and Electric Tricycle

Don Wildman examines a chunk of the Titanic's hull that's related to a new theory about the sinking of the ship, a US Army drone behind a starlet's big break and an electric tricycle with a fatal flaw.

Sunday
Sep 24
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 8

Demon Potato, Boozy Ballot and Ouija Believe It

Don Wildman inspects a seemingly possessed potato, examines an old chair connected to an intoxicating chapter in the life of George Washington and investigates the surprising origins of the world's most famous paranormal communication device.

Sunday
Sep 24
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 10

Alligators in the Sewers, Unstoppable Car, Founding Forensics

Don Wildman uncovers a sculpture of a monster lurking beneath the Big Apple, visits San Diego to check out a car customized with everything including a kitchen sink, and discovers in Boston that Paul Revere was a forensic hero.

Sunday
Sep 24
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 6

Operation Mincemeat, Texas Prison Rodeo and Tully Monster

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic oar used in an unreal World War II deception, a gold nugget that helped set off the gold rush and a fossil belonging to one of history's strangest creatures.

Sunday
Sep 24
10am | 9c
Season 16, Episode 8

Winnie the Bear, Frozen Miracle and Whiskey Galore

Don Wildman examines a stuffed bear that inspired one of the greatest children's books of all time, a fireman's pike used in a icy rescue mission and a bottle of whiskey that was once at the center of an illegal escapade.

Sunday
Sep 24
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 20

Cloaked in Secrecy

Don Wildman inspects an ordinary uniform that played a surprising role in an infamous psychology experiment, a simple fabric swatch that ushered a colorful new era into the world of fashion and a pair of running shoes worn by an extraordinary athlete seeking Olympic redemption.

Thursday
Sep 28
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 22

Secrets of Chicago

Host Don Wildman examines a pair of ostrich feathers which sparked a salacious controversy during Chicago's 1933 World's Fair, an infamous animal skull at Chicago's Field Museum and a prison cell that harbored nightly terrors for Chicago's most infamous mobster.

Thursday
Sep 28
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 42

Hoaxes

Don Wildman investigates a culinary caper that fooled the world, a legendary radio broadcast from outer space and a car that promised an automotive revolution.

Thursday
Sep 28
11am | 10c
Season 10, Episode 13

Hank Williams, Glowing Soldiers and Iceman Cometh

Don Wildman investigates the death of a country music legend, examines surgical tools linked to a baffling medical mystery and uncovers the truth behind the oldest cold case in human history.

Thursday
Sep 28
3pm | 2c