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The Deadliest Mass Shooting In Recorded History

The Deadliest Mass Shooting In Recorded History

"I would have done it again. I have carried out the most sophisticated and spectacular political attack committed in Europe since the Second World War."
5 Monsters Who Received Appallingly Light Sentences For Horrifying Crimes

5 Monsters Who Received Appallingly Light Sentences For Horrifying Crimes

Sometimes, the punishment really doesn't fit the crime.
California Man Eats Pepper So Hot It Literally Burns A Hole In His Body

California Man Eats Pepper So Hot It Literally Burns A Hole In His Body

A 47-year-old man had to go to the emergency room in San Francisco after a ghost pepper burned a hole right through his throat. As reported in the Journal of Emergency Medicine, the man had attempted to eat a hamburger served with a ghost pepper puree. Unfortunately for him, his...
Man Breaks World Record For Paddling In Giant Pumpkin

Man Breaks World Record For Paddling In Giant Pumpkin

This past Saturday, it turns out that not one but two men were trying to break the world record for greatest distance paddled while floating in a giant pumpkin. But history doesn’t care about losers and thus the world will only remember Fergus Falls, Minn.’s Rick Swenson, who paddled a...
Inside Oregon’s “White Utopia” Origins

Inside Oregon’s “White Utopia” Origins

The state is considered a hub for progressive thought, but does history back up this claim?
The 23 Craziest Superweapons Only The Nazis Could Have Dreamed Up

The 23 Craziest Superweapons Only The Nazis Could Have Dreamed Up

From the Sun Gun to Thor to Fire Lilly, Allied powers (and the world) can be thankful that things didn't work out so well — or quickly — in Nazi labs.
In The ’70s, Halloween Looked Like This For New York City’s Kids

In The ’70s, Halloween Looked Like This For New York City’s Kids

This what a New York City Halloween looked like for kids in the seventies, as captured by photographer Larry Racioppo.
37 Haunting Portraits Of 19th Century Mental Asylum Patients

37 Haunting Portraits Of 19th Century Mental Asylum Patients

In the 19th century, mental asylums in England housed the ill, the poor, and the criminal under one roof.
Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Slave Who Defeated Napoleon

Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Slave Who Defeated Napoleon

The harrowing, heroic story of one man who brought himself and his people from slavery to freedom.
What We Can Learn From The Speech Teddy Roosevelt Gave Just After Being Shot

What We Can Learn From The Speech Teddy Roosevelt Gave Just After Being Shot

Not even a near-assassination could keep Roosevelt from the pulpit.
How 20 Of History’s Most Twisted Killers Finally Met Their End

How 20 Of History’s Most Twisted Killers Finally Met Their End

Some evaded justice. Most didn't. All committed bone-chilling crimes.