Reading List for March 2, 2018

The Disappearance of Gary Mathias The Wikipedia entry for an engrossing missing persons case that involves five friends, four of whom were found dead under extremely puzzling circumstances, and one missing who almost certainly was not responsible for the deaths of the other four.

The Great New England Vampire Panic In a 2012 article in Smithsonian, Abigail Tucker writes about the real-life origin of most of the techniques we know and love for dispatching vampires.


The Psychology of Lost In a very readable introductory chapter from his 1998 search and rescue book called Lost Person Behavior, Kenneth Hill writes about the ways people can become lost, how we tend to act when we realize we’re lost and the best ways for getting unlost.

Everything Is Terrible: 5 More Things to Worry About in 2018 On Futurism, Aylin Woodward writes about a neat and varied little handful of things that aren’t bad enough to end the world, but may be enough to keep you up at night.


I’m always looking for things to read. If you know an interesting article, send it to me at

One thought on “Reading List for March 2, 2018

  1. Wow. I had never heard of The Disappearance of Gary Mathias before, but man that is some freaky stuff. Thanks for sharing, Josh.


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