At first glance, Futility by Morgan Robertson seems weak on imagination. Robertson’s novel features a ship, the Titan, described as “the largest craft afloat and the greatest of the works of men.” […]
Leave ‘Em Laughing
Convicted murderer George Appel’s final words before being executed in the electric chair in New York in 1928 were – “Well, gentlemen, you are about to see a baked Appel.” Read more […]
Man in the Moon? Maybe… But Two-Legged Beavers?
New York City newspaper The Sun printed a series of six articles in 1835 about the discovery of civilization on the moon. The articles claimed that a British astronomer named John Herschel […]