Ray Gricar

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Ray Gricar

When a DA goes missing, the world takes notice. Ray Gricar was sitting DA in Centre Country, Pennsylvania when one day he simply did not return home. Theories at the time ranged from suicide to walk-off, but years later, a high profile case made people wonder if something more sinister had taken place.

Some of Our Research:
One view of the case
Another way to look at it
The Dateline episode

Abismo Negro

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Abismo Negro

On March 22nd, 2009, the body of luchador Abismo Negro was found drown under a bridge near El Rosario Mexico. Appearing to be in an unusually agitated state he had demanded that the driver of the bus he was on pull over in seemingly the middle of nowhere in the middle of the night. No one knows what happened to him between the time he exited the bus and when his body was found the next day.

Some of Our Research:
Abismo Negro’s profile
From the wiki
A little more reporting

Bonus: Seth Margolis Interview


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Following up on our episode about Queen Elizabeth I, we’re releasing the rest of our conversation with Seth Margolis, author of The Semper Sonnet, who knows a lot more about Elizabeth and Elizabethan England than we do. Did Elizabeth secretly have a child? Or was she actually a guy? Seth gives us his take on these and other questions.

Seth Margolis

The novel at Diversion Books
Seth’s website

Did Elizabeth I have a child?

Elizabeth I

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When Queen Elizabeth I of England died in 1603, the Tudor line of monarchs ended. Though a lot of people have speculated that maybe it didn’t quite… Did Elizabeth I have a child?

Some of Our Research:
Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley-Historical edition
Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley-Daily Mail edition
Dude looks like a lady?

Phobos 2 Incident

phobos 2

In January 1988, the then Soviet Union launched two probes to investigate Mars’ largest satellite, Phobos. Only one of the probes made it to Mars, and just days before it was slated to land, it sent a few mysterious photos to mission control before going offline forever.

Some of Our Research:
The official Phobos 2 site
Mission details
Some great television spots

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