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The Story Of The Daring 1962 Alcatraz Escape And The Inmates Behind It

The Story Of The Daring 1962 Alcatraz Escape And The Inmates Behind It

They worked at night, using Morris' accordion playing to hide the noise of their drilling while they widened the holes behind the grates in their cells.
“Transracial” Woman Claims To Be Filipino, Despite Being Born White

“Transracial” Woman Claims To Be Filipino, Despite Being Born White

Du now drives around in a flamboyant purple Tuk Tuk, a motorized rickshaw popular in many parts of East Asia.
20 Interesting Words With Origins That Most People Don’t Know

20 Interesting Words With Origins That Most People Don’t Know

From "jumbo" to "namby-pamby" to "nimrod," these interesting words have surprisingly fascinating backstories.
29 Pieces Of Erotic Art That Prove People Have Always Loved Sex

29 Pieces Of Erotic Art That Prove People Have Always Loved Sex

From Rome to India to the Americas, erotic art has always existed throughout the ancient world, proving that people have always loved sex.
Parents Of Celebrities Who Had More Interesting Lives Than Their Kids

Parents Of Celebrities Who Had More Interesting Lives Than Their Kids

Interesting people often have parents with fascinating lives. Many of these incredible people just so happen to be parents of celebrities.
From Sheep Intestines To Latex, The History Of Condoms

From Sheep Intestines To Latex, The History Of Condoms

The long history of condoms dates back to cave times, and while latex remains the standard for today's condoms, in the past, people went to extreme lengths to practice safe sex.
The Story Of Florida’s “Nub City,” Where Residents Cut Off Their Own Appendages For Insurance Money

The Story Of Florida’s “Nub City,” Where Residents Cut Off Their Own Appendages For Insurance Money

It was near impossible to convict scammers of fraud because jurors had a hard time believing that people would willingly engage in self-mutilation.
Researchers Find Hidden Space In Great Pyramid Of Giza Using Cosmic Rays

Researchers Find Hidden Space In Great Pyramid Of Giza Using Cosmic Rays

The scientists used a new technology called a muon scan to locate the void.
King Tut’s Dagger Has An “Extraterrestrial Origin,” Experts Say

King Tut’s Dagger Has An “Extraterrestrial Origin,” Experts Say

Though it was previously believed to be iron, King Tut's dagger is most likely made from meteorite metals.
Franz Reichelt: The Man Who Died Jumping Off The Eiffel Tower [VIDEO]

Franz Reichelt: The Man Who Died Jumping Off The Eiffel Tower [VIDEO]

"You are going to see how my seventy-two kilos and my parachute will give your arguments the most decisive of denials."
Madagascans Are Dancing With Corpses And It’s Probably Spreading The Black Plague

Madagascans Are Dancing With Corpses And It’s Probably Spreading The Black Plague

Famadihana is a ritual where families exhume the bones of their dead relatives, rewrap them with a fresh cloth, and dance with the wrapped corpses.