On a warm, spring night in 1961, a 20-year-old student shot a taxi driver on the outskirts of Tallahassee. She said she believed he was about to attack her, but it turned out that wasn't exactly accurate.
Hearst Castle, once known as La Cuesta Encantada hosted the most lavish parties during Prohibition and into the 30's. Famous actors, politicians and notables of the day all vied for an invitation from Wm. Randolph Hearst and his mistress Marion Davies. In short it was the center of California society.
The story goes that a desperado got caught cheating at cards. In 1890s Arizona, this was a killing offense. He got shot a couple of times, but he rode off into the desert and became an enigma. Who was he really?
It was one of the loneliest place on earth, 500 miles northwest of the port of Churchill on Hudson Bay. A whole tribe of Eskimos with their village in the Lake Angikuni country disappeared.
All lands have their secrets, some more ancient than others, and at times all that's left are stories, however in the jungles of Guatemala, there are vestiges of an ancient civilization that pose a mystery, especially one which is apart from all the others. It was discovered in the 1930s.
Stranger Than Fiction Stories by M.P. Pellicer