Ed Regis on the hydrogen airship and other “pathological technologies.”
Twenty-six hydrogen airships were destroyed in fiery accidents prior to the Hindenburg disaster. Why did such a flawed technology persist in the face of repeated catastrophic failures? Read More
Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18.
Dina Gold on her five-year quest to obtain restitution for the Nazi-driven seizure of her family’s stately, six-story building in Berlin. Read More
Riding the 1914 Giro d’Italia
Author Tim Moore retraces the route of the most punishing bicycle race in history, lives to write about it.
“When you’re riding along on an ancient bike you are a heroic figure, but if you get off and push the bike up a large hill you are immediately a hateful, pathetic failure.” – Tim Moore Read More
In Cold Storage
James W. Hewitt on McCook Nebraska’s tragic Nokes-Hoyt murder case.
More than forty years after Harold Nokes murdered and dismembered Edwin and Wilma Hoyt, the case still defies explanation. Read More