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Close Encounters

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

Strange lights are seen dancing above a ridge of mountains in Appalachia—too quick to be satellites and too random to be planes. Large symbols have been pressed into fields of crops, visible… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.9

Creatures

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

A hiker spots a large, ape-like creature walking through the woods. Neighbors discover hoof prints on their roofs. Swimmers see a dark, snake-like shadow moving under the water. Creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.6

Forensics

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

A thief touches a doorknob, leaving behind fingerprints as clues to the crime. A woman is mysteriously killed, and only an autopsy can explain how and why. Many crimes have been solved—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3

Heists

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

The Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre, but people still line up to see the spot where it used to hang. Diamond thieves steal millions of dollars' worth of jewels, but how do they sell them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.3

Law Enforcement

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

Even the most iconic law enforcement organizations began with the need to serve and protect. Some started out as neighborhood patrols, while others began while settlers tried to tame the wild… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.1

Organized Crime

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

The crime organizations most often portrayed in movies and on television are interesting, but they've got nothing on the real world of organized crime. Who really controls certain parts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4

Superstitions

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

A broken mirror means seven years of bad luck. Spooky events are more likely to happen on Friday the 13th. A black cat is a sign of trouble to come. Knock on wood if you don't want something… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.7