Lessons learned from a little-known construction accident, which threatened the completion of the world’s longest single-entrance tunnel, as well as a decade-long effort to clean up Boston Harbor.
In “Kitty Genovese,” author Kevin Cook debunks the myth that “38 respectable, law-abiding citizens in Queens watched a killer stalk and stab a woman in three separate attacks in Kew Gardens.”
Donnie Eichar explains how Kármán vortex street might have created the conditions that led to tragedy on Russia’s Holatchahl mountain.
Fukushima and Chernobyl are household words. Yet the deliberate and decades-long environmental contamination at Richland and Ozersk is no less disastrous.
In “Dead Mountain,” American film and television producer Donnie Eichar provides a plausible scientific explanation for a mystery that has confounded investigators and inspired speculation for fifty-five years.
On December 18, 1867, the Buffalo and Erie Railroad’s New York Express derailed over Big Sister Creek in Angola, New York, killing fifty-plus passengers. John D. Rockefeller was not among them.