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Villa Baviera, Chile
Formerly a brutal Nazi colony, this Chilean village was remade as a (controversial) German-themed tourist trap.
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What Happened To This Cult Leader's Lost Treasure?
The self-styled prophet Brother XII may have left behind $6 million in gold coins.
December 01, 2016
This South Pacific volcano has been blowing its stack for over 800 years and is said to be home to a cult leader waiting to be reborn.
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7 Not-So-Secret Homes of Super Secret Societies
The clandestine corners of the world where the occult lives.
October 01, 2016
The Fascinating '80s Public Access Films Produced by a California UFO Cult
This love-filled collective and its compelling leader had quite the creative output.
September 15, 2016
Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge
A French chateau, failed utopian community, odd museum and stonehenge replica in rural Washington State.
Cave of Kelpius
Here, “The Society of the Woman of the Wilderness," America's first doomsday cult, awaited the end of the world.
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Home of Truth
This ghost town was once a cult-like religious utopian settlement.
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The Original Assassins Were a Feared Cult That Ordered Hits All Over the Middle East
How to eliminate your rivals from deep within an impregnable mountain fortress.
August 09, 2016
These Eerie Bronze Hands Were Tokens of a Mysterious Ancient Cult
The Hand of Sabazius is one of the last artifacts of this lost religion.
June 07, 2016
2,500-Year-Old Rock Could Be Key To Understanding Ancient Religious Cult
Not much is known about the Etruscan civilization or its unique language.
March 31, 2016
Searching for the Last Bottles of a Cult-Classic Dr Pepper
Is Dublin Dr Pepper truly gone?
March 29, 2016
The Curious Story of Wierszalin, a Belarussian Prophet’s 1930s Forest Utopia
Eliasz Klimowicz's followers believed he was Christ reborn.
March 08, 2016
100 Wonders: The Temple of Damanhur
December 10, 2015
Every Major Trope of the American West Can Be Found on One Ranch
September 24, 2015
100 Wonders: Taco Time
July 28, 2015
A 45-Year-Old Mom and a Manson Girl Both Tried to Kill Gerald Ford
June 03, 2015
Fort St. Philip
The crumbling ruins of this southern American fort have survived storms, war, and cults
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