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Was Rasputin Actually The Sanest Man In Pre-Revolution Russia?

Was Rasputin Actually The Sanest Man In Pre-Revolution Russia?

In the final days of pre-revolution Russia, the "Mad Monk" Rasputin was arguably one of the most powerful people attached to the court. But what do we really know about the man himself?
The Life Of Assata Shakur, The First Woman On The FBI’s Most Wanted List

The Life Of Assata Shakur, The First Woman On The FBI’s Most Wanted List

Assata Shakur made headlines in 1973 when she killed a New Jersey State Trooper, and again when she escaped and fled to Cuba. But who was she, and what was it all about?
Australia’s Centuries-Long Genocide Against Aboriginal People

Australia’s Centuries-Long Genocide Against Aboriginal People

For nearly two centuries, Australia pursued deliberate policies of extermination against the native people that have left scars visible to this day.
Why Americans Don’t Actually Get To Vote For President

Why Americans Don’t Actually Get To Vote For President

Almost nothing in American politics is weirder than the Electoral College. And in the 2016 election, it might be the cause of violent upheaval.
5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But

5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But

Some of history's most fiery "revolutionaries" were anything but, and some of them even seem to have been working the opposing side.
Why Is El Salvador The Murder Capital Of The World?

Why Is El Salvador The Murder Capital Of The World?

How did El Salvador, the smallest country in Central America, wind up with the highest per capita murder rate on Earth?
18 Fascinating Facts About Muammar Gaddafi

18 Fascinating Facts About Muammar Gaddafi

Get to know one of history's most contentious dictators.
How The U.S. Government Has Supported The Deaths Of Hundreds Of Thousands

How The U.S. Government Has Supported The Deaths Of Hundreds Of Thousands

The U.S. has aligned itself with some truly brutal regimes in order to promote and protect its own interests. For thousands around the world, that alliance has proven fatal.
The 4 Most Terrifying Serial Killer Teens

The 4 Most Terrifying Serial Killer Teens

Not all children are innocent. In fact, some are guilty of the worst crimes it's possible to commit.
England’s Morris Dancing Under Fire

England’s Morris Dancing Under Fire

Concerns over racism are about to bring this centuries-old practice to an end.
Inside The Aryan Brotherhood, One Of The World’s Most Dangerous Prison Gangs

Inside The Aryan Brotherhood, One Of The World’s Most Dangerous Prison Gangs

Identity politics can lead to some truly violent outcomes. Case in point: the Aryan Brotherhood.