Dr. Henry Howard Holmes

Dr. Henry Howard Holmes

In Chicago at the time of the 1893 World’s Fair, Dr. Henry Howard Holmes (also known as Herman Webster Mudgett) built a hotel which became his base for murderous activity. Holmes is actually one of the first documented American serial killers who eventually confessed to 27 murders. Apparently his actual body count could be as high as […]

The Circleville Letters Mystery: Who Was Actually Responsible?

The Circleville Letters Mystery: Who Was Responsible?

Circleville, near Columbus Ohio, is a nice, gentle town with a small, friendly community and little of much interest to urban types and big media outlets looking for a juicy story. That was until 1976 when the Circleville letters mystery began. Residents began receiving threatening letters that made reference to personal circumstances. Each letter was […]

Was Atlantis a Real City?

Was Atlantis a Real City?

It was during the time of the Western Civilization, around 360 B.C., that Plato spoke of a mystical island that sank away to the murky depths of the sea to be forgotten. As depicted by Plato, the city known as Atlantis was a magnificent place that allured the attention of seafarers traveling the Atlantic. The […]