The Great Molasses Flood

A ruptured tank resulted in an eight foot wave of molasses crushing buildings and vehicles resulted in the deaths of 21 people

The 2008 K2 Disaster

While more climbers have died on Mount Everest (305 at the time of writing) than any of 13 other ‘eight … More

The Abbeystead Disaster

During an organised visit to a pumping facility for villagers concerned with flooding, a huge explosion destroyed the facility

The Axeman of New Orleans

A mysterious serial killer with a strange penchant for jazz terrorised the city of New Orleans for over a year

Suicide by Snakebite

After an animal-mad teenager was found dead in his car surrounded by exotic species, one was missing: a highly venomous Monocled Cobra