5 Amazing Dinosaur Museums

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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 8, Episode 7

Alcoholic Antidote, Reno Haven, Strange Death of President Taylor

Host Don Wildman examines in Louisiana a precious metal that reportedly cured alcoholism, discovers how Reno was once a destination for disgruntled spouses, and uncovers the mystery around a president's untimely death.

Friday
Mar 3
2am | 1c
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 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.

Friday
Apr 14
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 8

Jack the Ripper in New York, Jim the Penman

Host Don Wildman investigates an aged dossier which may be linked to one of the world’s most notorious killers, a century-old $20 bill which was once wielded by a brilliant and elusive criminal and an insect specimen which once wreaked havoc on America’s Heartland.

Friday
Apr 14
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 13

Legally Haunted, Demise of the Dodo and Jersey Kaboom

Don Wildman examines a house for sale that comes with three ghosts, the maligned reputation of an extinct bird and a mysterious explosion at a munitions factory during World War I.

Thursday
May 11
9pm | 8c
Season 14, Episode 2

Terra Cotta Warriors, the Queen of Parachuting and Polish Soldier Bear

Don Wildman investigates the origins of China's famous terra cotta warriors, examines the incredible heights one mother is willing to go to for her child and uncovers the little-known story of a bear who helped defeat the Nazis.

Sunday
Jun 11
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 7

Margery the Medium, Everest Ascent, The Pastor and the Choir Singer

Host Don Wildman investigates a strange wooden box used in a ritual, a weather beaten oxygen tank which tells of a daring ascent and the torn hat of a local pastor found at the scene of a crime.

Thursday
Jun 29
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Jul 2
9am | 8c
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 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.

Friday
Sep 8
3am | 2c
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 7, Episode 5

Killer Bee Attack, Road Map Creation, Gas Mask

Don Wildman examines an iconic road sign that was part of a revolutionary plan to bring order to America's roads; a tiny bee specimen that unleashed madness; and a gas mask that was invented by a bold and pioneering man.

Thursday
Sep 21
1pm | 12c
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
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.

Thursday
Sep 28
4pm | 3c
Season 15, Episode 3

Long Haul Leroy, Pardo's Push and the Invention of the Cable Car

Don Wildman examines a racing number from a mule that won the Great American Horse Race, a fighter plane that pushed through skies of North Vietnam and an iconic street car that transformed a city and the nation.

Thursday
Sep 28
5pm | 4c
Season 14, Episode 13

The Girl Who Fell to Earth, the Real Ghostbusters and Eclipsed by Columbus

Don Wildman explores the story of a young girl who survived a fall from a damaged aircraft, a battle between the great Harry Houdini and spiritualists, and a lunar event that saved Christopher Columbus.

Thursday
Sep 28
6pm | 5c
Season 16, Episode 7

Dewey Defeats Truman, the Real Jekyll and Hyde and Sunken Steamship Treasure

Don Wildman examines how an iconic headline came to be, the real-life inspiration for a literary villain and the search for millions of dollars of sunken treasure.

Thursday
Sep 28
7pm | 6c
Season 16, Episode 3

Miss Unsinkable, Crop Circles and Detective Goodwin

Don Wildman investigates a Titanic survivor plagued by disaster, the cause of mysterious crop circles in England and the case that created the first NYPD female detective.

Thursday
Sep 28
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 10

Rikers Island Rescue, She Sells Sea Shells and Weathering the War

Don Wildman examines a well-worn fire hose connected to an astonishing tale of unlikely heroes, fossilized remains found by a young paleontologist who inspired an iconic tongue twister and an unusual vehicle used in the D-Day invasion.

Thursday
Sep 28
9pm | 8c
Season 14, Episode 3

Mutually Assured Missteps, First Train Robbery and Declaration Discovered

Don Wildman inspects a fighter jet from the cold war, examines an 1860s replica steam locomotive and investigates a rare print of the Declaration of Independence.

Thursday
Sep 28
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 3

The First Super Computer, Flying Under Fire and Dighton Rock

Don Wildman examines a boulder covered in strange carvings that could turn American history on its head, a sword belonging to an explorer accused of treason and the marble bust of a great leader who tried to untangle an ancient puzzle.

Thursday
Sep 28
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 10

Rikers Island Rescue, She Sells Sea Shells and Weathering the War

Don Wildman examines a well-worn fire hose connected to an astonishing tale of unlikely heroes, fossilized remains found by a young paleontologist who inspired an iconic tongue twister and an unusual vehicle used in the D-Day invasion.

Friday
Sep 29
12am | 11c