Of the nearly 3,000 victims, it is estimated that 2,750 died from blunt impact injuries. Of those, fewer than 1,600 victims were identified leaving more than 1,100 people who simply disappeared without a trace. The reluctance to delve into the aftermath of the attacks leaves one important question unanswered, a question that has graced everyone’s […]
The “Nazi Gold Trains” are legendary Nazi German-era trains, laden with gold and treasures, rumored to have been buried underground toward the end of World War II. Witnesses report seeing the trains being hastily loaded in Wroclaw and leaving in a south-western direction. The trains were never seen again.
Two American pilots sent to intercept a mysterious plane. As they approached the plane they radioed back to the ground to report that the aircraft was a P-40 and bore markings that had not been used since the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The famed Indian rope trick – a myth, a product of mass hypnosis, or was it really magic? The trick, involving a coil of rope extended skyward, has yet to be duplicated by modern day magicians despite centuries of exhaustive study by scholars and expert magicians.
In 1587, a colony of 118 men, women, and children became one of the earliest attempts to colonize the new world – America. Traveling from Britain to Roanoke Island, near Chesapeake Bay on North Carolina’s coast, they were the first true attempt at colonization of the New World. Not long after settling, they became one […]
Amelia Earhart, or ‘Lady Lindy’, had produced more aerial accomplishments than any female pilot in history. She had already crossed the Gulf of Mexico and flown the Atlantic alone. But on July 2, 1937, while flying what she described to a close friend as ‘her last flight’, the 2,556 mile, last leg of a trek […]
Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, better known as Agatha Christie, has been named one of the greatest mystery writers of all times and is affectionately known to all as the Queen of Crime. Born in England to an American stockbroker and the English daughter of a British army captain, the young Agatha grew up in the […]
Eilean More, meaning “big island” in Gaelic, is one of the Flannen Islands and is located 15 miles west of the Lewis in Scotland. In 1895 construction of the lighthouse began on the deserted island and 4 years later, it was opened for business. Staffed by three men, James Ducat, Donald McArthur, and Thomas Marshall, […]