Category: Disappearances

An FBI sketch of D.B. Cooper.

Who was D.B. Cooper?

The man who approached the Northwest Orient Airlines counter on the afternoon of November 24, 1971, said his name was Dan Cooper (“D.B.” was a ...
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What is the Bermuda Triangle?

A source of fascination for sailors, researchers and crackpots alike, the Bermuda Triangle is a roughly 500,000-square-mile expanse of the Atlantic Ocean ...
Lost Colony Roanoke

What happened to the “Lost Colony” of Roanoke?

The origins of one of the America’s oldest unsolved mysteries can be traced to August 1587, when a group of about 115 English settlers arrived on Roanoke ...
Did anyone ever escape from Alcatraz?

Did anyone ever escape from Alcatraz?

During its nearly 30 years of operation (from 1934 to 1963), the federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay housed some of America’s most ...