The Roaring 20s were roaring and adventurers like Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart made the headlines around the world for their exploits. In 1928, Glen and Bessie Hyde were newlyweds who wanted to make a claim to fame themselves by attempting to run the rapids of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon, Arizona. Somewhere during that trip they both disappeared and the mystery has never been explained as to what happened to them.
50 Berkeley Square is a 4-story, brick townhouse in Mayfair. In the late 19th century it became known as one of the most haunted houses in London. A murderous unnamed thing was said to be responsible for several deaths in the home, but there were other suspects mentioned throughout the years.
The thrill-hungry populace of the Roaring 20s got a whopping plateful of it with every sordid detail that was covered by the newspapers about the discontented housewife turned murderer Ruth Snyder and her lover Judd Gray.
Most families resist the possibility that one of their members is not only a murderer, but a serial sexual sadist killer linked to one of the most infamous, unsolved murders of the 20th century. For the Hodel family it was something acknowledged as the truth of who their patriarch, George Hill Hodel was. Dr. George Hodel died in 1999 at the age of 91.
Locked in our genetic blueprint, a discovery has been made using a fossil found in Siberia that points to a "ghost population" that indicates a hybridization between Neanderthals and Denisovans.
Forty-seven years ago today the first two victims of what became known as the Hitchhiker Murders disappeared. Their names were Maureen Sterling and Yvonne Weber. They were both 12 years old and attended Herbert Slater Middle School. They were last seen around 9 PM at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena.
By 1973, a total of seven, unsolved murders took place in the North Bay area of California. They involved female hitchhikers that were found nude and dumped in rural areas where it is believed they were thrown from the road close to steep embankments.
It is estimated that within the lifetime of many humans alive today, super-robots will replace them.
Stranger Than Fiction Stories by Marlene Pardo Pellicer