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This U.S. Government Agency Kills Millions Of Animals A Year

This U.S. Government Agency Kills Millions Of Animals A Year

Wildlife Services has used taxpayer dollars to kill millions of animals since 2000. Here's what you should know about the organization, and why the problem is bigger than wildlife.
200-Year-Old Underground British Pub Unearthed — Along With Several Bottles Of Brandy

200-Year-Old Underground British Pub Unearthed — Along With Several Bottles Of Brandy

No word yet on what the archaeologists plan to do with the well-aged booze.
From The Gorgeous To The Offensive, 26 Surprising Vintage Restaurant Menus

From The Gorgeous To The Offensive, 26 Surprising Vintage Restaurant Menus

With striking imagery and astounding food prices, these menus are a window into the past.
The 4 Most Sinister CIA Programs Ever Conducted

The 4 Most Sinister CIA Programs Ever Conducted

Many of the security dilemmas the U.S. now faces stem from the CIA's actions abroad — here are a handful you should know about.
“Five Dollar Insanity”: Inside The Flakka Epidemic

“Five Dollar Insanity”: Inside The Flakka Epidemic

The drug is 10 times more powerful than cocaine and has led to some truly horrific events.
The Five Most Bad Ass Women Of The Civil War

The Five Most Bad Ass Women Of The Civil War

From spies to soldiers to doctors, these are the smart, brave, patriotic women of the Civil War that forever changed America.
The Troubling Legacy Of Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Greatest Invention

The Troubling Legacy Of Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Greatest Invention

There's one AK-47 for every 35 people on Earth.
Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Her mysterious death has baffled sleuths for decades.
Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?

Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?

The most brutal genocide you've never heard of.
The Surprising Stories Behind Five Of Your Favorite Beatles Songs

The Surprising Stories Behind Five Of Your Favorite Beatles Songs

For starters: No, "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" isn't about LSD.
Sylvia Plath: 8 Lesser-Known Facts About The Literary Darling

Sylvia Plath: 8 Lesser-Known Facts About The Literary Darling

Eight little-known facts about the brilliant and troubled author of "The Bell Jar."