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Have you ever spent hours looking for something you simply lost? How about a hundred years? How about looking for a missing airplane? Or a vanished civilization? Every other Monday, Gone searches for everything lost. From D. B. Cooper to the Holy Gra...Show More
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46:13 | Apr 20th, 2018

Famously declared the eighth wonder of the world, the Amber Room was a set of incredibly ornate amber wall panels that may be worth over $500 million dollars today. German forces stole the panels from Russia in October, 1941 and Hitler himself ordere...Show More
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53:00 | Apr 19th, 2018

Cooper orchestrated one of the most daring hijackings of all time when he successfully held his fellow passengers ransom for $200,000 in 1971, before parachuting to an unknown fate. Though some clues have surfaced over time, no definitive answers exi...Show More
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01:01 | Apr 7th, 2018

Just because something vanished, doesn’t mean it can’t be found. Gone examines the greatest disappearances in history, and the theories they spawned. If it's gone, we're looking. Gone is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. S...Show More

50:34 | Sep 9th

For thousands of years, biblical scholars have considered the likely existence of the Lost Tribes of Israel. Assumed to have gone extinct at some point in the 8th century BCE, there is some evidence that survivors of the tribe may have lasted until a...Show More

15:39 | Sep 3rd

Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. Our new podcast, NATURAL DISASTERS reminds us Mother Nature is ultimately always in...Show More

50:21 | Aug 26th

In the early 1900s, archeologists unearthed a treasure trove of early human bones in the land near modern day Beijing. It was the most significant paleontological discovery ever made at the time. However, when the Second World War struck Asia, they v...Show More

44:28 | Aug 12th

Genghis Khan was one of the most powerful warlords in medieval Mongolia, and one of the most feared military generals in all of history. Despite his reputation, no one knows today where the legendary figure was buried after his death in 1227. Parcast...Show More

21:47 | Aug 6th

In our new podcast, MEDICAL MYSTERIES, we follow desperate patients battling mysterious symptoms--from the bizarre to the terrifying--as determined doctors race against the clock for a diagnosis. From rare genetic disorders to a worldwide pandemics, ...Show More

45:59 | Jul 29th

Officially, Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first man to ever fly to space in 1961. But is it possible he was just the first man to go to space and return alive? Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we move on from Hollywood and start o...Show More

46:41 | Jul 15th

In 1939, author and former child prodigy Barbara Newhall Follett stormed out of her apartment after a fight with her husband. The 25-year-old was never seen or heard from again. Sponsors! Gabi - Take TWO MINUTES and see if you can save up to $865 a y...Show More

42:42 | Jul 1st

In 1785, a stunning diamond necklace was stolen from the Crown Jewelers in Paris, France. The Cardinal who was charged with the theft thought he was working on the orders of Queen Marie Antoinette. In reality, he was victim to a daring, complex con j...Show More

47:30 | Jun 17th

The Ninth Roman Legion and its 5000 soldiers was famous across Rome in the 1st century BCE. But by 200 CE, the Ninth had vanished from nearly all historical records, and to this day no one has ever confirmed what really happened to all those men.Spon...Show More

55:03 | Jun 3rd

In December of 1812, the daughter of disgraced former Vice President Aaron Burr, boarded a ship in South Carolina to travel north to see her father. Theodosia Burr Alston was never seen again.Sponsors!The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week tria...Show More

18:28 | May 20th

Hollywood is one of our most celebrated institutions, but do you know the dark shadows draped over its early years? In this new Parcast Original, we reexamine unknown and overlooked histories of society's beloved cultural touchstones. Every multi-epi...Show More

48:17 | May 20th

In 1891, the ceremonial mace that, by law, was required to be present at every convening of the Victorian Parliament, vanished from its holding case. Police investigated the theft for over a year and never came close to finding the mace or deducing w...Show More

51:40 | May 6th

In 1975, Jimmy Hoffa, one of the most powerful Union leaders in the country, went to a meeting with the mafia in a suburb of Detroit. He was never seen again, and his body had never been recovered.Parcasters - Jimmy Hoffa's relationship with organize...Show More

46:48 | Apr 22nd

In 1955, the fishing vessel MV Joyita vanished off the coast of Samoa along with all 25 people on board. A massive search yielded no results, and the ship was deemed lost at sea. But then, over a month after it vanished, the MV Joyita was found, six ...Show More

52:53 | Apr 8th

For centuries, historians believed that Egypt, Babylon, and Assyria were the only great Kingdoms of the ancient middle eastern world. But the early 20th century yielded the discovery of ruins that might indicate the existence of a fourth kingdom: the...Show More

41:58 | Mar 25th

Since the first Europeans set foot in South America in the late 1400s, explorers have been captivated by, El Dorado, the mythical city hidden within the jungles of the Andes Mountains. After centuries of expeditions and countless lives lost in the pu...Show More

42:34 | Mar 11th

Most people consider the Dodo Bird to be synonymous with human-driven extinction. First discovered by Dutch sailors in the late 1590s, it would be completely wiped out in just over 60 years. The pursuit of the last remnants of this iconic creature co...Show More

44:04 | Feb 25th

In 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis fled with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gold. What happened next has been debated by historians and treasure hunters over the last 150 years. Did Davis squander what remained of his country's...Show More

47:48 | Feb 11th

In 1944, a Japanese submarine was sunk by Allied forces in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Fifty years later, declassified documents indicated that the wreckage may contain two tons of Japanese gold worth more than $25 million today. Does the treas...Show More
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12:58 | Feb 4th

We hope you are excited as we are for this sneak peek episode of our new podcast, Extraterrestrial where we try to answer the question: are we really alone? If you enjoyed this preview and want to listen to the second half of the episode, search and ...Show More

46:52 | Jan 28th

This legendary trove of gold and precious jewels was a figurative and literal representation of the Aztec Empire's wealth. The treasure also had the value of high art that showed the empire's impressive reach and influence in the 1500s. However, all ...Show More

56:16 | Jan 14th

The son of the governor of New York, and one of the wealthiest families in the world, Michael Rockefeller was on an art-collecting expedition in Dutch New Guinea when he went missing in 1961. He was last seen trying to swim to shore after his boat ca...Show More

45:43 | Dec 31st, 2018

Before he disappeared into thin air, this French artist was set to release one of the most anticipated inventions of the late 19th century: the moving picture camera. Louis Le Prince, known as the Father of Cinema, vanished under suspicious circumsta...Show More
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30:01 | Dec 24th, 2018

We have a holiday gift for you… Parcast’s first fictional crime show AD-FREE! In Mind’s Eye, a serial killer is back and homicide detective Kate McClay fights against psychology, unsolved crimes, and even her own family... The scariest monsters are t...Show More

49:19 | Dec 17th, 2018

Myth and history intertwine in searching for the whereabouts of a sword that is 1.8 million years old. Since 660 BCE, the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi has been passed down from emperor to emperor. Nobody can identify what the sword looks like, but the Japanes...Show More

56:31 | Dec 3rd, 2018

John F. Kennedy’s brain went missing after he was assassinated in 1963. His brain wasn’t buried with his body and it hasn’t been seen since 1965. Was his brain taken by his younger brother to hide evidence of JFK’s drug use and mental illnesses? The ...Show More

45:19 | Nov 19th, 2018

A testament to its owners wealth and power, the brilliant diamond survived exiles of kings and the fall of empires. After the assassination of its final owner in 1747, all records of the diamond virtually disappeared. The stone which rose from the di...Show More
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51:45 | Nov 5th, 2018

Home to possibly 700,000 books, including works by Homer, Plato, and Socrates, this ancient library in the heart of Egypt was destroyed thousands of years ago. Is there any hope we will find these valuable manuscripts?Sponsors!Amazon Prime - Season 1...Show More
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55:19 | Oct 31st, 2018

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! As a thank you for supporting Parcast, we wanted to offer this AD-FREE bonus episode of our new podcast, Kingpins. Listen to the next part of this real life horror story now by subscribing to Kingpins wherever you listen to podcasts!...Show More
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49:29 | Oct 22nd, 2018

This immaculately jeweled throne served as the seat for the Mughal emperors in India before it was stolen in 1739 by Persian emperor Nadir Shah. Some estimate that the throne would be worth more than a trillion dollars today!Subscribe now to our new ...Show More
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53:19 | Oct 8th, 2018

After being kidnapped and spending 12 years as a slave, Solomon Northup disappeared again on a warm summer’s night in Canada in 1857. Was he murdered? Abducted and sold into slavery a second time? Or did he become a spy for the Union army during the ...Show More
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45:03 | Sep 24th, 2018

The tallest statue in the ancient world welcomed travelers with its likeness to the sun god Helios. After it was destroyed by an earthquake, tourists still came from far and wide to see the rubble. Then one day, the pieces of the 108-foot tall Coloss...Show More
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53:15 | Sep 10th, 2018

In May of 1990, Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet, sold at auction for 82.5 million dollars. The buyer would die six years later. In 1999, the Metropolitan Museum of Art sought out the new owner to borrow the painting for an exhibit, but they...Show More
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57:25 | Aug 27th, 2018

During World War 2, inventor Nikola Tesla died in a New York hotel room while working on a project known as “Tesla’s Death Ray.” When he was found, the prototype and most of Tesla’s notes were missing. Who got to Tesla’s room first? And what happened...Show More
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50:59 | Aug 13th, 2018

Alcatraz Maximum Security Penitentiary is one of the most infamous prisons in American history. Located in the treacherous waters of San Francisco Bay, the island facility was surrounded by rocks and sub sixty-degree water. It was deemed to be inesca...Show More
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43:15 | Jul 30th, 2018

When Christopher Columbus returned to Spain from the New World, he gave his original log to the Sovereigns at royal court at Barcelona. Then Queen Isabella ordered the log to be copied. The original has not been seen since. Was it sequestered by the ...Show More
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53:53 | Jul 16th, 2018

Edward Teach, better known by his nickname Blackbeard, was a pirate who was killed in November of 1718, but whose treasure was never found. Did it sink to the bottom of the ocean with his ship? Is it buried it in a chest on an island off the coast of...Show More
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57:37 | Jul 2nd, 2018

In 1983, the Jules Rimet Trophy, the original World Cup trophy, disappeared from a bullet-proof glass case on the ninth floor of a building in Rio de Janeiro. How was the trophy stolen? Was it an inside job? Or was the real Jules Rimet Trophy even on...Show More
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52:20 | Jun 18th, 2018

Nefertiti was queen alongside Pharaoh Akhenaten. While the remains of other ancient Egyptian royalty have been found, the location of Nefertiti’s tomb remains a mystery. Is it still hidden in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt? Could her remains have a...Show More
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1:05:16 | Jun 4th, 2018

In August of 1983, Korean Airlines flight 007 deviated off course and disappeared from radar. Some believe it was shot down by the Soviets. Others believe it was on a government spy mission. Korea, the US, and Japan all publicly demanded an investiga...Show More
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44:02 | May 21st, 2018

In the Lambayeque Valley in Northern Peru lies the ruins of Túcume. Founded approximately in 1100 AD, the city of was a thriving population center with thousands of inhabitants. But around 1530, it was completely abandoned. Who were these inhabitants...Show More
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51:19 | May 7th, 2018

Many of the world’s most priceless paintings were stolen by the Nazis. Most were either recovered or eventually resurfaced. But Raphael's "Portrait of a Young Man" has never been found. Was it left behind in a cave or cellar for safe keeping? Is it f...Show More
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44:48 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell was instrumental in ousting the monarchy during the English Civil War. But soon after his death, the monarchy was restored. As a show of power, Cromwell’s corpse was disinterred, and his head cut off, piked, and display...Show More

00:33 | Dec 31st, 2013

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