A 15-year-old Civil War Navy lieutenant loses his memory and forgets who he is for 30 years. Riiiiiiight.
Was Stalin so upset by the German invasion that he collapsed and went on a bender? Or is it a myth?
You're accused of committing a terrible crime but no one believes you're innocent. Would that scare you?
The Lusitania disaster was a terrible collision of chutzpah on one side and naivete on the other.
Why did thousands of ordinary people kill themselves at the end of World War II? The answer may be more complicated than you think.
The bizarre UFO cult described in the book "When Prophecy Fails" set itself up for an epic disappointment. How did they take it?
In Part II of the series, a power struggle breaks out in the UFO cult as its followers prepare for the catastrophe they are certain is almost upon them.
The bizarre true story of a group of UFO devotees who predicted an imminent apocalypse--and what happened when they were wrong.
Twenty-six years ago today, on July 3, 1988, a tragic incident occurred in the skies over the Strait of Hormuz, which separates Iran from various [...]
This is the sixth article in my 1920s Week series. Aside from Shakespeare and God--or whoever you think wrote the Bible--Agatha Christie is the best-selling [...]