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The Sad Origins Of Why We Tell Kids Not To Take Candy From A Stranger

The Sad Origins Of Why We Tell Kids Not To Take Candy From A Stranger

Before Adam Walsh and Etan Patz' disappearances galvanized millions, there was the sad story of Charley Ross.
4 Popular Myths About July Fourth And American Independence

4 Popular Myths About July Fourth And American Independence

You and your teachers have been getting a whole lot wrong.
Peep Shows, Sex, And Crack: 27 Photos Of Times Square At Its Lowest

Peep Shows, Sex, And Crack: 27 Photos Of Times Square At Its Lowest

When people only visited for sex and drugs.
400-Year-Old Artifacts Uncovered At First English Settlement In The New World

400-Year-Old Artifacts Uncovered At First English Settlement In The New World

Archaeologists at Roanoke Island, North Carolina have just found 400-year-old artifacts believed to be from the mysterious Lost Colony, the first English settlement in North America.
The True Story Behind The Lizzie Borden Murders

The True Story Behind The Lizzie Borden Murders

Was Lizzie Borden just a sweet Sunday School teacher, unfairly blamed for her parents' deaths? Or did she brutally and methodically murder her parents -- and get away with it?
14 Places That Probably Stole America’s Flag — And The One America Stole From

14 Places That Probably Stole America’s Flag — And The One America Stole From

There's no such thing as an original idea.
Summer Of 1977 In New York City

Summer Of 1977 In New York City

Nearly 40 years ago, New York City was on the verge of disaster.
How William Sebold Took Down The Largest Nazi Spy Ring In U.S. History

How William Sebold Took Down The Largest Nazi Spy Ring In U.S. History

This was the furthest the Nazis had ever infiltrated into America.
The Men Who Intentionally Poisoned Themselves In The Name Of Health

The Men Who Intentionally Poisoned Themselves In The Name Of Health

Seriously, it happened.
How Did The Rock Know About Osama Bin Laden’s Death Before Anyone Else?

How Did The Rock Know About Osama Bin Laden’s Death Before Anyone Else?

Plus: See President Obama's address to the nation from that historic night.
The Dark Side of George Washington

The Dark Side of George Washington

Our first president was one of our best — but for reasons that have more to do with cunning than courage.