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Double Life of William Brodie

  Photo Credit Double Life of William Brodie Greatly respected in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, William Brodie hobnobbed with society and other uppercrust folks of the city. Known as Deacon Brodie, wherever there was a prestigious event, he was inevitably there, holding court. He was also on the City Council, a carpenter and a […]

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A Light Bulb Burning For 115 Years?

Photo Credit A Light Bulb Burning For 115 Years? In a Livermore, California firehouse, hangs a bare bulb, now known as The Centennial Light. It’s burned almost continuously for 115 years. Impossible? Yes it is now, but it wasn’t when the bulb was originally made by Shelby Electric. True, it doesn’t shine as brightly now […]

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Mystery of Disappearing Cattle

Cattle on the range. Photo Credit Northeastern Nevada Ranchers The ranchers who raise cattle for a living in Northeastern Nevada around Elko, Humboldt, Eureka, Lander, White Pine and Nye, began noticing something strange happening to their herds.  Every day or so, the herd would be one or two short. Now, if you know anything about […]

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The Roman Soldiers Mystery

          Photo Credit The Roman Soldiers Mystery In 1953, Harry Martindale, a young plumber’s apprentice in York, England, while working on plumbing in a large mansion known as The Treasurer’s House, observed a scene that nearly caused his death from sheer fright. During repairing pipe work in the cellar, Martindale  was […]

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Lizzie Borden: American Mystery

Lizzie Borden: American Murder Mystery On August 4, 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts, a woman discovered her father dead on the living room couch. It was a gruesome scene, clearly showing that someone had taken an axe or hatchet to the man. Among the massive injuries, one of his eyeballs was cut cleanly in half. […]

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