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Five Terrifying Children’s Books That Will Scare Adults, Too

Five Terrifying Children’s Books That Will Scare Adults, Too

Murder, violence and bloodshed all make for fine children's books, apparently.
Video Of The Day: An Enormous Solar Explosion Causes A Gorgeous Aurora

Video Of The Day: An Enormous Solar Explosion Causes A Gorgeous Aurora

Confirmed: A Coronal Mass Ejection is just as cool as it sounds.
Vomiting, Exorcism, And Drilling Holes In The Skull: Historical “Cures” For Mental Illness

Vomiting, Exorcism, And Drilling Holes In The Skull: Historical “Cures” For Mental Illness

Sadly, bloodletting is one of the gentler treatments on this list.
Photo Of The Day: The Russian Doctor Who Performed Emergency Surgery On Himself

Photo Of The Day: The Russian Doctor Who Performed Emergency Surgery On Himself

Trapped in the Antarctic with his appendix close to rupturing, he did the unthinkable.
The Shockingly Quotable Last Words Of 23 Notorious Executed Criminals

The Shockingly Quotable Last Words Of 23 Notorious Executed Criminals

From notorious serial killers to possible wrongful convictions, everyone has one final thing to say.
What’s The Real Truth About Those Adolf Hitler Micropenis Claims?

What’s The Real Truth About Those Adolf Hitler Micropenis Claims?

Hitler was treated by at least seven doctors for a whole host of embarrassing medical conditions — which one was telling the truth?
Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago

Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago

P.B.S. Pinchback's tale is complicated, but there's more to the story of why it's been largely forgotten.
Video Of The Day: Watch A 17-Foot Python Swallow An Entire Kangaroo Whole

Video Of The Day: Watch A 17-Foot Python Swallow An Entire Kangaroo Whole

You might want to reconsider that trip to Australia.
Photo Of The Day: The Man With The Three-Foot Rod Through His Head Who Changed The World

Photo Of The Day: The Man With The Three-Foot Rod Through His Head Who Changed The World

And what happened next is the truly amazing part.
You Only Think You Know The Story Behind History’s Most Infamous Act Of Mass Cannibalism

You Only Think You Know The Story Behind History’s Most Infamous Act Of Mass Cannibalism

Everyone knows what the Donner party did, but just how did they get to that point?
Can Donor Hearts Transplant Memories?

Can Donor Hearts Transplant Memories?

Some people seem to get a new personality with their new heart.