Bulgaria circa 1979 in the Dobritch region. A rural area known for high levels of occult and pagan practices, even today.
Interestingly enough, this area was avoided like the plague during this period because of disappearances and what was reported to be ‘an atmosphere of oppression’. And by the way, chances are that car is not empty.
Buffalo Courier Press photographer I. Russell Sorgi took a series photos of Mary Miller standing on a ledge at the Geneese Hotel. As she waved goodbye and started her fall, he reloaded the camera and caught the last second of her life, frozen in time 15 feet above the cold sidewalk below.
Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) describes reported cases of the burning of a living human body without an apparent external source of ignition. There have been about 200 cited cases worldwide over a period of around 300 years. It is argued that SHC can be caused by an individual’s behaviour and habits – such as alcohol consumption – inner mechanisms of the body, or even acts of God or sorcery. Gruesome photos purporting to show SHC often feature […]
On May Day, 1947, after leaving her fiancé, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale wrote a note. “He is much better off without me… I wouldn’t make a good wife for anybody.” She went to the observation platform of the Empire State Building. Then she jumped. In her desperate determination, she leaped clear of the setbacks and hit a United Nations limousine parked at the curb.
In 1986, Budd Dwyer was convicted of receiving bribes, he was scheduled to be sentenced on those charges on January 23, 1987, the day after his suicide.