Woman who killed 3 husbands, 8 children dies in prison

May 16, 1878 Wethersfield, Connecticut "Derby Poisoner" Lydia Sherman dies in prison Sherman had been serving a life sentence at the time of her death, having been convicted of the murders of 3 husbands, 6 biological children (the youngest being 9 months old), and 2 step-children (the younger had recently had his second birthday). She…

Woman stabbed to death, supposedly because of marijuana (graphic)

May 16, 1939 Los Angeles, California A woman is examined following her death, stabbed repeatedly by her lover because of, according to this collection, marijuana. This murder happened during the height of the marijuana-scare; the infamous anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness had come out three years prior. Photo from Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook

Fictional History: The Black Mesa Incident

Fictional History Half-Life May 16, 200- The Black Mesa Incident Gordon Freeman, on his first day of work at Black Mesa Research Facility, participated in a failed experiment. The result was a in bridge between Earth with that of the Borderworld Xen, allowing the alien inhabitants of Xen to infiltrate and kill a large population…