The Missing Crew and the Graveyard of the Atlantic

The Carroll A Deering[Photo credit, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum] 31st January 2021 marked one-hundred-years of the ghost ship mystery of the Outer Banks in North Carolina. It is an area known for shipwrecks due to rough currents and shifting shoals, but this one in particular has caught the intrigue and imagination of countless people. …

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Have These Twins Found the Key to the Perfect Crime?

Kaufhaus des Westens[Photo credit, store.kadewe.de] The German department store Kaufhaus des Westens, (often referred to as KaDeWe) situated in Berlin is known for its grandeur and luxury. Opened in 1907, it is the second-largest department store in Europe. Among its high-end clothing, KaDeWe also houses an extensive jewellery department. On Sunday 25th January 2009, the …

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An Overview of Native American Boarding Schools

In the 1800s, Native American Boarding schools were opening in America and Canada to teach the Indigenous peoples English and assimilate them to American/Canadian society. Native American’s were seen as savages and it was “assumed that it was necessary to “civilize” Indian people, make them accept white men’s beliefs and value systems” (nativepartnership.org), despite them …

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The Strange Disappearance of Pierre April

Pierre April[Photo credit, unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com] In May 1992, a man regained consciousness near a Californian beach with nothing but a duffle bag and no idea who he was, “Those first few minutes, you’re literally nothing and you feel so empty. It’s very lonely and painful to be empty” (Unsolved.com). His initial thought was to call someone …

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Podcast Leads To Breakthrough In Missing Person Cold Case

In May 1996, California Polytechnic State University student Kristen Smart (19) attended an off-campus party with some friends. At around 2am, fellow students Paul Flores and Sheryl Anderson were accompanying an intoxicated Kristen Smart home after finding her passed out on the lawn. Sheryl split off from Kristen and Paul part of the way back …

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