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 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.

Friday
Feb 24
1am | 12c
Season 15, Episode 1

Amityville Haunting, Ghost Army and Fugitive Golfer

Don Wildman examines a piece of a controversial haunted house, a ghost army that saved World War II and a golfer with a mysterious past.

Thursday
Mar 2
7pm | 6c
Season 10, Episode 9

Ben Franklin's Bones, Heroine of Flight 847 and Doctor Zhivago Pilot

Don Wildman examines a set of mysterious bones found beneath Benjamin Franklin's home, a brave woman determined to save a hijacked airplane and an author's quest to get his work published.

Friday
Mar 17
3am | 2c
Season 11, Episode 4

Man on Wire, Bigger is Better and Filipino Follies

Don Wildman examines the greatest high-wire stunt in history, investigates the incredible lengths Thomas Jefferson took to preserve America's reputation and unravels one of the most bizarre hoaxes the world has ever seen.

Saturday
Apr 8
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 7

Nation of Sealand, Nantucket Sea Monster, Bandit Queen

Don Wildman examines postage stamps made by a group of pirate radio rebels, inspects a photo linked to a terrifying sea monster and observes a gun owned by one of the most popular outlaws in Wild West history.

Sunday
May 14
10am | 9c
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 25
7pm | 6c
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.

Thursday
Jun 15
6pm | 5c
Season 10, Episode 12

Swimming the Channel, Bricking the Bank and Canyon Survivor

Don Wildman explores a woman's quest for athletic glory, uncovers a bizarre use of the US Postal Service and investigates one man's will to survive against all odds.

Sunday
Jun 18
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 8

Death of Michael Rockefeller, The 68 Salute and Andes Rugby Crash

Don Wildman investigates the disappearance of one of New York's elite, an Olympic Jersey tied to a pivotal moment for civil rights and a plastic knife wielded in a chilling survival story.

Thursday
Jun 22
5pm | 4c
Season 15, Episode 8

Shark Chaser, Haunted Harmony and 1,700-Foot Wave

Don Wildman showcases a piece of top-secret military equipment developed by the first celebrity chef, a ghost that terrorized a popular music venue and a father-son duo who rode the tallest wave in the world.

Friday
Jun 23
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 6

Cold War Checkmate, Radioactive Scout, Southwest Outbreak

Host Don Wildman investigates the badge that inspired an ambitious teen to undertake a perilous nuclear experiment, a chess set used in an unparalleled match of Cold War wits, and the eerie animal specimens that once spread the fear of death across the southwestern United States.

Thursday
Jul 6
5pm | 4c
Season 11, Episode 11

Chain of Fools, Rocket Boys and the Cowboys That Saved Britain

Don Wildman investigates an iron link from the American Revolution that was also at the center of a formidable fraud, examines a small plane that helped launch some of the most incredible journeys into space and inspects a green oil pump that played a unique role in World War II.

Thursday
Aug 31
6pm | 5c
Season 15, Episode 4

Sword of Scotland, Operation Haylift and Swimmin's Lib

Don Wildman examines the theft of an iconic Scottish sword wielded by William Wallace, an unprecedented mission to save America's livestock and a female swimmer who broke the mold.

Thursday
Sep 7
11pm | 10c
Season 7, Episode 12

Crossword Code, Ampelmann, Brushy Bill

Don inspects a crossword puzzle with hidden clues that could have jeopardized D-Day; one of the most important maps in world history, which was nearly lost forever; and an odd-looking traffic signal that became a cultural symbol for communist East Germany.

Thursday
Sep 21
12pm | 11c
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 14, Episode 10

Making Michigan, Log Jammin' and the Race That Changed the World

Don Wildman investigates the contested birth of a mighty state, an epic battle between mankind and Mother Nature and a race that changed the world.

Thursday
Sep 21
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 1

Indestructible Mike, Bubble Trouble, The Penny Man

Don Wildman investigates an electric chair related to a bizarre crime, a marble table from a scientific experiment gone wrong and a yearbook that tells one determined student's ingenious scheme.

Thursday
Sep 21
3pm | 2c
Season 14, Episode 7

Smokey's on Fire, Hot Hunk Lands in Small Town and Napoleon's Sick Day

Don Wildman tells the story of a harness worn by a real-life Smokey the Bear, investigates the remnants of a space mass that landed in Wisconsin and uncovers the shocking truth behind Napoleon's downfall with an ornate saddle.

Thursday
Sep 21
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 6

World's Greatest Slot Cheat, Urine Luck and The White Mouse

Don Wildman examines a gambling geek who cheated Vegas, an alchemist preforming an eccentric experiment, and a harrowing journey through Nazi territory.

Thursday
Sep 21
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 6

Rubik's Cube, World's First Factory, The Amphicar

Don examines a classic toy that became a pop-culture phenomenon; a delicate silk sample that symbolizes a stunning tale of international espionage; and a quirky car designed to travel on both land and water.

Thursday
Sep 21
6pm | 5c
Season 16, Episode 6

Eisenhower's Crazy Convoy, Criminal Measures and Canyon Adventure

Don Wildman investigates a president's cross-country road trip, a detective's plan to cut down on crime and an explorers dangerous quest to be the first to uncover the secrets of the Grand Canyon.

Thursday
Sep 21
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 2

Judy the POW Dog, Presidential Suite and Sticky Business

Don Wildman examines a dog collar belonging to the only canine POW from World War II, a pen and inkwell connected to a poisonous political plot and an innovative solution to an accidental discovery.

Thursday
Sep 21
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Sep 21
9pm | 8c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Thursday
Sep 21
10pm | 9c
Season 16, Episode 2

Transatlantic Zeppelin, Potato Pool and the Lost Inca City

Don Wildman examines an engineer's daring mission to save a high-flying zeppelin, a pint-sized prodigy's plan to play pool and an explorers life-long quest to uncover an ancient lost Inca City.

Thursday
Sep 21
11pm | 10c
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.

Friday
Sep 22
12am | 11c