History


Trapped Under the Sea

Trapped Under the Sea

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.

Published 04/08/2014

 

Kitty Genovese, 50 Years Later

Kitty Genovese, 50 Years Later

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.”

Published 03/12/2014

 

Return to Dead Mountain

Return to Dead Mountain

Donnie Eichar explains how Kármán vortex street might have created the conditions that led to tragedy on Russia’s Holatchahl mountain.

Published 02/01/2014

 

Plutopia

Plutopia

Fukushima and Chernobyl are household words. Yet the deliberate and decades-long environmental contamination at Richland and Ozersk is no less disastrous.

Published 01/19/2014

 

The Dyatlov Pass Incident

The Dyatlov Pass Incident

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.

Published 12/23/2013

 

The Angola Horror

The Angola Horror

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.

Published 12/07/2013

 

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