The strange and gruesome deaths of nine skiers in the Ural Mountains in 1959 have been blamed on abominable snowmen, aliens, government agents and ‘Artic dwarves’ at one time or another. Known as the Dyatlov Pass incident, it is probably Russia’s biggest unsolved mystery, continuing to incite rampant speculation to this day. We will probably… Continue reading What caused nine hikers to slash up their tent, flee half-naked in snow, and die horribly?
Remember Erin Brockovich? She’s the file clerk who famously uncovered evidence that a huge Californian gas and electric company was poisoning people. Karen Silkwood’s story is similar, but the big difference is that Erin Brockovich’s story had a happy ending and Karen Silkwood’s... didn’t. Karen Silkwood was hired to work for the powerful Kerr-McGee Cimarron… Continue reading Karen Silkwood: How to silence a whistleblower and get away with it