History

An account of historical fact about an event, place, or time

Nothing Goes Wrong on Palmerston Island

This New Zealand protectorate is one of the most isolated communities in the world. Palmerston Island is the westernmost islet of a coral atoll...
Somerton man

Unsolved Death from 1948: The Somerton Man (The Taman Shud Case)

The day was December 1st, 1948.  Around 6:30 a.m. on Somerton Beach in Adelaide, Australia, passerbys found the body of a man laying on...

The Sheraton Hotel of Gary, Indiana

Not every abandoned building in Gary, Indiana has an enchanting history. Several epitomize the failed attempts to revitalize, and instead showcase the city’s history...

Project MKUltra

After the end of World War II, the climate of worldwide conflict changed and the dawn of the Cold War altered the direction of...

The Story of Gennie Pilarski

Genevieve "Gennie" Pilarski quietly passed away in her nursing home room one September day in 1998 at the age of 79.  Few noticed or...
Kolmanskop Namibia ghost town

Diamond in the Desert: Kolmanskop, Namibia

Once a thriving diamond-mining town, Kolmanskop is now abandoned, fighting a constant battle against the sandstorms and Mother Nature in the Namibian desert. Founded in...