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Fart Proudly: Ben Franklin Loved Farting So Much He Wrote An Essay About It

Fart Proudly: Ben Franklin Loved Farting So Much He Wrote An Essay About It

In addition to being a founding father and noted inventor, Ben Franklin once sent a letter now entitled "Fart Proudly" to the Royal Academy of Brussels.
The Real Story Of The Crazy Feud Between The Hatfields And The McCoys

The Real Story Of The Crazy Feud Between The Hatfields And The McCoys

Many Americans know the Hatfields and McCoys were families that didn't like each other, but just how bad was the animosity?
How The Allies Used A Ghost Army To Fool The Nazis And Win World War II

How The Allies Used A Ghost Army To Fool The Nazis And Win World War II

In 1944 the Allies used a "Ghost Army" of inflatable tanks and personnel carriers to fool German recon missions.
New York’s First Major Terrorist Attack Is Unsolved – And Still Visible To Any Tourist On Wall Street

New York’s First Major Terrorist Attack Is Unsolved – And Still Visible To Any Tourist On Wall Street

It's been almost 100 years since the Wall Street bombing devastated New York, and still no one knows for sure who was behind it.
The Stomach-Turning History Of Rat Torture – Perhaps History’s Worst Way To Die

The Stomach-Turning History Of Rat Torture – Perhaps History’s Worst Way To Die

There are a lot of bad ways to go, but rat torture may be the worst.
Inside The Confederacy’s Half-Assed Plan To Invade The U.S. From Canada

Inside The Confederacy’s Half-Assed Plan To Invade The U.S. From Canada

The Confederates hoped that by invading Vermont, they would draw Union soldiers away from the main battlefields.
A Plane Carrying 45 People Crashed In The Andes – 16 Of Them Survived By Eating The Others

A Plane Carrying 45 People Crashed In The Andes – 16 Of Them Survived By Eating The Others

"We made a pact that, if we died, we would be happy to put our bodies to the service of the rest of the team."
5 Of The Strangest Weapons From World War II

5 Of The Strangest Weapons From World War II

From wind cannons to bat bombs.
The Battle For Castle Itter: When Americans And Nazis Fought Side-By-Side

The Battle For Castle Itter: When Americans And Nazis Fought Side-By-Side

Discover the incredible story of the Battle for Castle Itter, which saw the Americans and the Germans team up against an unlikely enemy.
5 Popular Legends Inspired By Real-Life Horror Stories

5 Popular Legends Inspired By Real-Life Horror Stories

How cannibalism, torture, rape, and murder came to inspire the folklore known the world over today.