Three students go missing, are ostensibly murdered and dissolved in acid by drug cartel

March 19, 2018Tonala, Jalisco, MexicoThree cinematography students — Javier Salomón Aceves Gastélum (25), Marco García Francisco Ávalos (20), and Jesús Daniel Díaz (20) — go missing The students attended the Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales in Guadalajara, and traveled to Tonala about 17 km (10.5 miles) away to film a college project. Unbeknownst to the men,…

Scars self to dissuade attention

August 25, 1924 Geneva, Switzerland  The Chicago Daily Tribune reports a self-inflicted acid attack by a woman seeking to destroy her beauty so her husband would stop accusing her of attracting unwanted attention from other men. More horrific history from today: 1835: The Great Moon Hoax (2017) 1955: Child beaten with hammer for singing (2017)…