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Escape from Alcatraz
Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz

It was one of the most daring prison escapes ever attempted. In 1962, 3 inmates at Alcatraz constructed a makeshift raft out of raincoats and tried to paddle their way to freedom. The 3 men have neither been seen nor heard from since. Former CIA officer, Mike Baker (right), investigates the breakout and tries to determine whether the 3 men drowned in the waters off the island or successfully made their way to the mainland by duplicating the escape. 960 1280

  

Survival Silo

Survival Silo

What was once a Cold War missile silo in a Kansas cornfield has been transformed into a luxury survival condominium complex for “preppers.” These apocalypse-proof condos hold 10 people each and sell for $2 million. Our investigator, geoscientist Ben McGee meets with the developer, Larry Hall, and conducts a series of tests to determine just how effective the condo would be in a doomsday scenario. 960 1280

  

Whitey Bulger

Whitey Bulger

This nondescript apartment complex looks like hundreds of others in the seaside community of Santa Monica, CA. But for 16 years, it was home to America’s most notorious fugitive, Whitey Bulger. Boston journalist, Michele McPhee is convinced that the FBI was actually harboring Bulger during his years on the run and that his Santa Monica apartment amounted to little more than a “safe house.” 960 1280

  

Toxic Waste Scare

Toxic Waste Scare

Science investigator Cara Santa Maria boldly descends into what many call the most dangerous place in America to explore the country’s only underground nuclear waste dump. Located in Loving, NM, New Mexico’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant houses tons of radioactive waste more than half a mile below earth’s surface in natural salt caverns. But while these extreme precautions are for low-level nuclear waste, many believe the government’s real plans are to sneak in high-level waste. 960 1280

  

DB Cooper

DB Cooper

What happened to DB Cooper? His brazen 1971 hijacking of a Boeing 727 and mid-air parachute jump with $200,000 in ransom money is the only unsolved airline hijacking in American history. Former CIA officer, Mike Baker, travels to the state of Washington to investigate whether or not Cooper could have survived the leap. He meets with a professional parachutist, Andy Farrington, who recreates Cooper’s jump into the forest. 960 1280

  

Jamestown

Jamestown

For more than 400 years, Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the New World, has kept a gruesome secret to itself. The partial skull of a 14-year-old girl discovered in the colony’s ruins suggests a mysterious tragedy. Did the early settlers in America fall victim to the desperate practice of cannibalism? Former CIA officer, Mike Baker, travels to Jamestown to see what disturbing truths can be uncovered at this renowned site. 960 1280

  

Coral Castle

Coral Castle

Coral Castle, a stone structure 30 miles south of Miami, is considered one of America’s most mysterious locations. Completed in 1951 by Latvian immigrant Edward Leedskalnin after more than 25 years of labor, this remarkable structure is comprised of more than 1,100 tons of coral rock single-handedly carved by Leedskalnin. He claimed to have understood the secret construction techniques of such ancient structures as Stonehenge and the pyramids and used these same techniques to move several tons of rock -- by himself -- in building his awe-inspiring creation. 960 1280

  

Quiet Zone

Quiet Zone

Imagine a place where the government bans the use of Wi-Fi, cellular phones and nearly all wireless electronics. Welcome to the Quiet Zone -- deep in the lush Allegheny Mountain Range. Why are wireless electronics strictly banned here? The answer looms large in Green Bank, WV -- the world’s largest steerable radio telescope towers over the entire town. What purpose does the ominously large telescope serve? 960 1280

  

JFK Assassination

JFK Assassination

Fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TX, ex-CIA operative Mike Baker returns to Dealey Plaza armed with a loaded rifle. His mission: fire the weapon from the Grassy Knoll at a passing vintage limo resembling the one in which President Kennedy was shot. In this unprecedented test, the rifle is loaded with blanks, but the results are shocking. 960 1280

  

NSA Data Center

NSA Data Center

The National Security Association is in the process of building a massive, top-secret data center in Bluffdale, UT. Officials say the center will store information on terrorist activity, but there may be a hidden agenda. Many suspect the center’s mission is to spy on US citizens, and information recently leaked by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden, lends credibility to these allegations. This photograph, taken by journalist Kashmir Hill, shows an aerial view of the massive center. 960 1280

  

Pensmore Mansion

Pensmore Mansion

In the Ozark Mountains of southern Missouri, work is underway on a massive, fortress-like mansion known as “Pensmore.” This huge structure is designed to withstand earthquakes, explosions, tornado-force winds and anything short of a direct nuclear hit. When it’s completed, the 72,000 square foot mansion will be the largest private home in America -- if you believe that’s its real purpose. 960 1280

  

Wild Horses

Wild Horses

Wild mustangs are one of the true images of the American West. But now, these horses are in grave danger. Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist, Dave Philipps follows a path from round-up to incarceration by the Bureau of Land Management. In this photograph, Dave and his camera crew sit behind a barrier erected by the BLM as a helicopter prepares to begin driving wild horses into a trap. Is this really the right solution? 960 1280

  

Santa Claus road sign in Indiana
Santa Claus road sign in Indiana

Santa Claus road sign in Indiana

Welcome to Santa Claus, IN. 960 1280

  

Santa's Workshop in Chrsitmas, Michigan

Santa's Workshop in Chrsitmas, Michigan

Read Santa Claus your Christmas wish list and more at Santa's Workshop in Christmas, MI.

  

Giant Santa at Santa's Workshop in Chrsitmas Michigan

Giant Santa at Santa's Workshop in Chrsitmas Michigan

How do you measure up to Santa? See for yourself when you visit Santa's Workshop. 960 1280

  

Santa at the US Post Office in Santa Claus Indiana

Santa at the US Post Office in Santa Claus Indiana

The post office in Santa Claus, IN, embraces the Christmas spirit year-round! 960 1280

  

Santa's Storytime at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari

Santa's Storytime at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari

Parents can bring their small children to Santa's Storytime for songs and Christmas tales at Holiday World and Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, IN.

  

Outside of Santa's Candy Castle in Santa Claus, IN

Outside of Santa's Candy Castle in Santa Claus, IN

Established in 1935, Santa's Candy Castle in Santa Claus, IN, is like nowhere else. Children visiting the shop can log in to their exclusive North Pole Network for a live chat with Santa's "helpers." Then, choose from a wide assortment of candies and holiday gifts. Admission to the castle is free.

  

Statue of Jesus outside of Wonder Cave in Rudolph Grotto Gardens

Statue of Jesus outside of Wonder Cave in Rudolph Grotto Gardens

One of the many statues outside the Wonder Cave, a 1/5-mile passageway whose design is based on the catacombs of Rome, at the Rudolph Grotto Gardens in Rudolph, WI. The site consists of man-made rock formations set against beautiful gardens and St. Jude’s Chapel.

  

Santa Claus rides The Voyage at Holiday World

Santa Claus rides The Voyage at Holiday World

Santa Claus rides the Voyage at Holiday World, which was named best wooden roller coaster in the US by Time in 2013 and was featured by Travel Channel on Insane Coaster Wars. 960 1280

  

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Mitch Waite and Paranormal Paparazzi reporter Scott Gruenwald at an undisclosed location, on the hunt for Arizona’s Mogollon Monster. 960 1280

  

Paranormal Paprazzi reporter Rachel Fine visits the supposedly-haunted Yankee Pedlar Inn in Torrington, CT. 960 1280

  

The Waite family shows Scott evidence of the Mogollon Monster. 960 1280

  

Rachel Fine talks to Rob Persachino at the Yankee Pedlar Inn’s front desk. 960 1280

  

Reporter Scott Gruenwald visit Dennis Hof’s Moonlite BunnyRanch, a licensed brothel in Nevada, where he learns all about the new sci-fi “cat house.” 960 1280

  

This creepy doll was found in the basement of the Yankee Pedlar Inn. 960 1280

  

Branden Wellington sits in a polygraph machine in Knoxville, TN, while investigating one family’s reports that aliens have been abducting members of their family for over 50 years – across multiple generations. 960 1280

  

Rachelle Asselin, the bartender at the Yankee Pedlar Inn’s Bogey's Restaurant, prepares drinks. 960 1280

  

Rachel Fine talks to Anil Patel and Rob Persachino at the front desk of the Yankee Pedlar Inn about its hauntings. 960 1280

  

Branden Wellington talks to an alien abductee in Knoxville, TN. 960 1280

  

Host Aaron Sagers gets the lowdown on this week’s stories from the Paranormal Paparazzi reporters. 960 1280

  

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