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Spontaneous Human Combustion: Fact Or Fiction?

Spontaneous Human Combustion: Fact Or Fiction?

Hundreds of cases of spontaneous human combustion have been reported around the world for centuries. But is it actually possible?
These Old, Weird Christmas Ads Will Make You Happy It’s 2016

These Old, Weird Christmas Ads Will Make You Happy It’s 2016

We're all thankful that 2016 is ending, but these weird Christmas ads will make you glad that the strangest holiday imagery is well behind us.
The Seldom-Heard Story Of New York City’s Forgotten Stepchild

The Seldom-Heard Story Of New York City’s Forgotten Stepchild

Staten Island has never been the biggest fan of New York City — and in some ways, rightfully so.
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 Bizarre But True Story Of Military Dolphins

The Bizarre But True Story Of Military Dolphins

Turns out dolphins make for far more than good children's movie protagonists.
27 Astounding Images From Spain’s Centuries-Old Baby Jumping Festival

27 Astounding Images From Spain’s Centuries-Old Baby Jumping Festival

Let's call it extreme baptism.
The Story Of Ching Shih, Prostitute Turned Lord Of The Pirates

The Story Of Ching Shih, Prostitute Turned Lord Of The Pirates

How one 18th century concubine became the "Terror of South China."
The True Story Of Bloody Mary, The Woman Behind The Mirror

The True Story Of Bloody Mary, The Woman Behind The Mirror

The woman behind the childhood game is more sad than she is scary.
Absurd Nazi Propaganda Photos With Their Original Captions

Absurd Nazi Propaganda Photos With Their Original Captions

These images and words helped bring a nation under Hitler's thumb.
“Lobster Boy”: The Circus Act Turned Murderer

“Lobster Boy”: The Circus Act Turned Murderer

This rare condition spelled a handicap for many — but to Grady Stiles Jr., it signaled lethal opportunity.
Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum

Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum

The thrilling tale of perhaps the most daring undercover feat in the history of journalism.