Identifying the “Unknown Child” Lost From the Titanic

The sinking of the RMS Titanic is the most well known maritime disaster worldwide. On 10th April 1912, the Titanic left Southampton, England on her maiden voyage to New York City. Four days into...

What Happened to the Remains of the Infamous Outlaw Ned Kelly?

Edward ‘Ned’ Kelly was an infamous Australian outlaw. At 14 years, Ned assaulted and robbed a local pig and fowl trader and his offending escalated from there. At 16 years, he was imprisoned for...

Was Kaspar Houser the True Prince of Baden?

Kaspar Hauser first appeared as a teenager on the streets of Nuremberg, Germany in 1828. He was able to write his name, say a few prayers and read a little, but his vocabulary was...

Did Captain Ezekiel “Zeke” Harper have an illegitimate child?

Captain Ezekiel “Zeke” Harper was a Confederate guerrilla scout during the American Civil War. Zeke spent his youth exploring the high Alleghenies (part of the Appalachian Mountain Range) near his home in West Virginia....

Was Günther Messner abandoned on Nanga Parbat by his own brother?

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world with a summit elevation of 8,126 meters (26,660 feet). It is in the western Himalayas and is a notoriously difficult climb, with the nickname...

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