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 14, Episode 1

Clever Hans, Bertha Benz and Civil War Counterfeiter

Don Wildman inspects a book about a four-legged mathematician, examines the birth of the automobile and investigates a mysterious underground corkscrew.

Thursday
Mar 2
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 9

Fake Breaking News, Rescue Napoleon and Ernest Bravery

Don Wildman examines a patriotic pigeon that saved hundreds of lives during World War II, a clever conman who took advantage of a governmental gaffe and the uncle who inspired one of America's most iconic figures.

Thursday
Mar 16
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 3

Opera Riot, Golfing Soldier, Great Mail Robbery

Don Wildman examines a copy of a play that sparked riots; a monocular used by a soldier who made a daring and unusual escape from behind enemy lines; and the wrapper from a product so pungent that it caused an interstate postal feud.

Sunday
Mar 19
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 10

Pony Express, Churchill's Misadventure and First Ambulance Corps

Don Wildman examines a leather saddle cover that changed the way America communicated across the Wild West, a newspaper article that saved a famous politician from financial ruin and a horse cart from that saved countless lives during the Civil War.

Thursday
Mar 23
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 3

Psychic Horse, Strange Story of Rubber, Pulaski Axe

Don Wildman examines a small memorandum book with notes from a strange encounter with an animal, a grey slab of material that revolutionized industry after an accidental discovery, and an innovative tool that changed heroes' jobs.

Sunday
Apr 9
9am | 8c
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
Apr 27
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 8

The Mysterious Death of Van Gogh, Marathon Woman, Montana Burning

Don Wildman examines a painting by Vincent Van Gogh, a dress worn by a groundbreaking athlete and a massive airplane used to combat a deadly inferno.

Sunday
Apr 30
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Apr 30
11am | 10c
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
May 18
9pm | 8c
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
Jun 8
7pm | 6c
Season 11, Episode 6

White House Water, Queen of the Mist and the Real Holy Grail

Don Wildman examines a string of mysterious deaths in the White House, a woman who took a pioneering plunge and an ancient chalice that could be the elusive Holy Grail.

Sunday
Aug 6
9am | 8c
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
Aug 17
6pm | 5c
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.

Friday
Aug 18
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 7

St. Francis Dam, Philly the Dog, Suicide Table

Host Don Wildman inspects a hunk of concrete tied to the rise and fall of a Los Angeles hero, a taxidermied dog that prowled the lines in World War I and an antique gaming table said to be imbued with a sinister curse.

Thursday
Aug 24
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 7

Skull in the Ashes, Nazi Art Hoax, Hunger Strike

Host Don Wildman examines a damaged metal identification tag that played a role in a bizarre and heated crime that stunned the nation, a painting by a man who pulled off one of the art world's greatest deceptions, and a pin that represents one woman's perilous push to advance equality by leaps and bounds.

Thursday
Aug 24
1pm | 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
Aug 24
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 2

Boston Strangler, Operation Pastorius, Nellie Bly

Host Don Wildman examines a weapon that belonged to a secret network of spies, a bag that belonged to a pioneering journalist, and a switchblade that belonged to a man some believed was Boston's most notorious killer.

Thursday
Aug 24
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 1

Dolley Madison, Christmas Truce, Exploding Whale

Host Don Wildman uncovers the heroics of a First Lady who fought to preserve Washington's treasures, travels to England to examine a soccer ball linked to a WWI game of peace, and studies an explosive tale of a whale in Oregon.

Thursday
Aug 24
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 11

Prison Experiment, The Real Noah’s Ark

Don Wildman investigates a tattered briefcase belonging to an eccentric doctor who went to gruesome lengths in search of the fountain of youth, a massive chunk of stone which some believe is the fossilized remains of a biblical ship, and a reel-to-reel tape recorder used by one of the FBI's most prolific and notorious informants.

Thursday
Aug 24
5pm | 4c
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.

Thursday
Aug 24
6pm | 5c
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
Aug 24
7pm | 6c
Season 11, Episode 5

Prehistoric Mystery Meat, Invention of TP and Antony and Cleopatra

Don Wildman uncovers the truth behind a culinary caper that stunned the world, inspects a ceramic toilet that inspired a taboo-busting invention and examines a sculpture that recalls the most tragic love story of all time.

Thursday
Aug 24
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 4

Project Vortex, Diamond Heist and Tinseltown, NJ

Don Wildman investigates a scientist's attempt to document the life cycle of a tornado, a record-breaking $100 million heist and a pioneering filmmaker who went head-to-head against Thomas Edison.

Thursday
Aug 24
9pm | 8c
Season 15, Episode 11

The Kennedy Wedding Disaster, the Weeping Icon and the Red Herring

Don Wildman reveals the little-known tale behind an iconic wedding dress, examines the investigation of a miraculous painting and investigates an underwater enigma that was full of hot air.

Thursday
Aug 24
10pm | 9c
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
Aug 24
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 4

Project Vortex, Diamond Heist and Tinseltown, NJ

Don Wildman investigates a scientist's attempt to document the life cycle of a tornado, a record-breaking $100 million heist and a pioneering filmmaker who went head-to-head against Thomas Edison.

Friday
Aug 25
12am | 11c