Europe’s Deserted Border Crossings

If you traveled across Europe in the 1990s, you know how difficult it was to cross borders. You had to stop at every border...
Eagle Mountain

Eagle Mountain, CA: From Boom to Bust to Boom to Bust

The United States has many ghost towns scattered throughout the West. Most have the same story: A deposit of some precious metal is discovered,...

Chilling Remains of the Mar Sem Fim

April 7th, 2012 started just like every other day for the 76-ft. Brazilian research vessel Mar Sem Fim ("Endless Sea"). Unfortunately the vessel would...

Story of Elmer McCurdy The Outlaw

Elmer McCurdy was born on January 1st, 1880, in Washington State, USA. He was the son of Sadie McCurdy but was adopted by Sadie's...

Bagger 293: Biggest Vehicle in the World

Exactly how big does a land-based vehicle need to be to qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records as largest in the world?...

World’s Largest Old Car Junkyard: Old Car City U.S.A.

Fifty miles north of Atlanta, a 34-acre compound houses one of the largest car collections in the world. But this collection doesn’t have polished...