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From reports of gay orgies to allegedly helping Nazi war criminals escape, here are the top secrets you’ve probably never heard of.

Vatican City is home to multitudinous scandals. | Photo Credits: Taiwan News

Vatican City is the world’s smallest country, stretched on 110 acres only. However, the tiny country hoards a bundle of tragic secrets from the world that rarely any of us know about.

The Vatican is believed to have an intimidating influence and power. Vatican City’s unaccountable power perfectly explains how it has managed to get away with its horrible wrongdoings.

The Vatican, the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church the world’s largest religious organization, has always been a center of attention, whether it involves the beautified buildings flaunting renaissance art or the lack of accountability of the country’s unpaid taxes.


If seeing is believing, will you believe the horrifying backstories behind these seemingly normal pictures?

Do pictures really depict circumstances with accuracy or are they, at best, a muse or a ruse for the world to see?

What may look like a normal picture can have a horrifying backstory to it. Down below is the third installment of eight seemingly normal pictures with creepy backstories that will make you question everything.

1. Death by Cannibalism?

Michael Rockefeller on his first trip to New Guinea in May 1960 | Photo Credits: Wikimedia commons

This picture shows a white man and a happy tribe, enjoying themselves in some kind of a celebration. How could it have a horrifying back story?

Sitting in the center of the picture, is Michael Rockefeller, the son of New York State Governor and…


She slaughtered her sister, and left her dead body with a knife sticking out of its neck.

Photo Credits: Metro

Claire Miller, a teenager from Pennsylvania, was arrested on 22 February 2021 for murdering her disabled sister in her sleep. She called the Police immediately after killing her sister at midnight and admitted without resisting. When the Police arrived at her home, her parents were asleep, oblivious of the whole crime scene. She then took the Police to her room, leading to her dead elder sister. The bedroom was filled with blood. The bedsheet, Claire’s clothes, the floor, and even the snow outside the home was stained with blood.

The teenager showed no remorse. Claire gained a large number of…


Some Pictures were taken moments before the disaster struck.

Do pictures really depict the circumstances with accuracy or are they, at best, a muse or a ruse for the world to see? What may look like a normal picture can have a horrifying backstory to it. Down below are eight seemingly normal pictures with creepy backstories that can make you question everything.

1. Tragedy By The Sea

A couple photographed moments after learning that their 19-month-old child had been swept out to sea at Hermosa Beach | Photo Credits: John Gaunt

This photo might appear peaceful and romantic at first glance. But that’s the opposite of what was happening there.

On April 2,1954, John Gaunt, a photographer for The Los Angeles Times, was in the front yard of his beachfront home when he heard a commotion. On looking…


After centuries of critique and competition, Mona Lisa remains a widely recognized touchstone in art, and for good reason.

Six different artistic re-interpretations of Mona Lisa | Picture Credits: Park West Gallery

Most of the world’s population has never seen the Mona Lisa, and those that have are often disappointed. Some complain about its size, others comment, “she is not that pretty,” and the remaining don’t find anything special. However, despite all of these scalding opinions, the truth remains unchanged: that everyone has a statement on the Mona Lisa. It means nearly everyone across generations knows about her and her painter Leonardo Da Vinci.

The Immortalized Woman

Mona Lisa is a portrait of a Florentine woman named Lisa Gherardini. Initially known as Madonna Lisa, shortened to Monna Lisa and then incorrectly popularized to Mona Lisa…


Will the European Continent shift towards or away from their unities in the next 5 years?

European Continent highlighted on the Globe| Photo Credits: Wikipedia

Numerous possibilities are emerging as world politics continues to evolve. With Brexit, Scottish and Irish independence, and the changing world economy in this seemingly never-ending pandemic, it is challenging to presume anything for sure. However, one can make some calculated guesses. To simplify, however, we will be arranging different possibilities into the following scenarios.

  • Maintaining the status quo
  • Single European market
  • Potential new members
  • Those that won’t become members
  • The same Union with extensive policies
  • A Federal Europe

Maintaining the Status Quo

Excluding the United Kingdom now, there are a total of 27 members. If the current situation is maintained with minimal changes, what…


Sunil dismembered his mother after she refused to lend him money to buy alcohol.

Sunil Kuchikorvi killed his mother in a fit of rage. | Photo Credits: Mirror

A Maharashtra man shook India after brutally murdering, dismembering, and devouring his old mother in 2017. The suspect was an alcoholic who loved a few shots of whiskey much more than his mother. According to the suspect’s neighbors, he was frequently seen misbehaving with his mother. He was reported to fight with his mother all the time over financial issues.

Unfortunately, there was no witness to the crime scene except a young child who suffered from a traumatic shock after witnessing the gruesome crime. The court initially sentenced the Maharashtra man to a brief period of imprisonment. The court’s insensitive…


If seeing is believing, will you believe the horrifying backstories behind these normal pictures?

Do pictures really depict the circumstances with accuracy, or are they, at best, a muse or a ruse for the world to see? What may look like a normal picture can have a horrifying backstory to it. Down below is the second instalment of eight seemingly normal pictures with creepy backstories that will make you question everything.

1. The Last Goodbye

This picture of a young boy carrying his dead brother was taken to portray the repercussions of the air attacks and atomic bombs during WWII in Japan. …


The incident that changed not only America but the entire world history.

Photo Credits: NZ Herald

On September 11, 2001, nineteen radicals associated with Al Qaeda, an extremist terrorist organization, hijacked four commercial aircraft and carried out three suicide attacks in the United States.

They crashed two of the planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. The third airplane was flown near Washington D.C., where it hit the Pentagon. While, the fourth plane crashed in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Approximately 3,000 people were killed during the 9/11 attacks, and countless more sustained injuries.

1. The First Tower Attack


No one dares to stay overnight at the cursed temples of Kiradu.

One of the Kiradu Temples | Photo Credits: Airports India

India holds rich cultural history. A land of mystics and mythologies serves us with evergreen stories of kings, queens, deities, monsters, and magic. The temples of Kiradu are just another peek into the mysterious land of folklore. The temples rest in the famous state of Rajas, known as Rajasthan. Kiradu town is a peaceful place enriched with historical monuments, forts, towers, and temples. The Kiradu temples were made back in the 10th century to honor Lord Shiva.

Today only five of the temples are intact. The people of Kiradu tell tales of Kings that ruled the region. According to Kiradu’s…

Hdogar

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