Recent Breakout in Germany

Recent Breakout in Germany

People have a way of making things happen when they really want them to. This is especially true for people who feel trapped when they really want to be somewhere else. Recently, some police officers in Germany had to deal with two men who broke out of their confinement in the hopes of having fun.

This story is not quite what you would think. The two men were not incarcerated individuals who broke out of jail. No, these two escape artists actually ran away from their retirement home. The elderly gentlemen had decided they wanted to go to a heavy metal music festival and they were not going to let anyone or anything stand in their way.

The men escaped from their retirement home in Dithmarschen in northern Germany and were headed for the Wacken Open Air Festival...

Scary Legends of California: Alcatraz

Scary Legends of California: Alcatraz

Probably one of the more famous haunted places in all of California is Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. The island has served as a military fortification, military prison, and as a federal prison. The place has been associated with suffering and death for a long time, and that association has left an imprint on the minds of those who visit the island.

Long before the island was built upon, Native Americans feared the island. They believed that evil spirits resided there, and that the island itself held a portal to another realm. The local tribes would send people there as punishment for breaking tribal laws.

Around 1850, Alcatraz Island was acquired by the US government, and turned into a military fort...