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The Misunderstood Story Of Loyd Jowers’ MLK Assassination Conspiracy

The Misunderstood Story Of Loyd Jowers’ MLK Assassination Conspiracy

Why a jury found Loyd Jowers and the U.S. government liable in the MLK assassination — and why that verdict hasn't changed history.
This Week In History News, Dec. 10 – 16

This Week In History News, Dec. 10 – 16

Dinosaur blood found inside 99 million-year-old tick, remains of giant prehistoric penguin uncovered, Ancient Egyptian mummy unearthed.
Turns Out The “Ice Cream Song” From Our Childhood Is Incredibly Racist

Turns Out The “Ice Cream Song” From Our Childhood Is Incredibly Racist

The tune's popularity in America and its association with ice cream trucks are the result of decades of racist songs.
How A Bored Reporter Thought Up One Of The Greatest Literary Hoaxes Of All Time

How A Bored Reporter Thought Up One Of The Greatest Literary Hoaxes Of All Time

The idea for "Naked Came the Stranger" came from Mike McGrady's disappointment with the current state of literature in America.
The Death Of Tightrope Walker Karl Wallenda [VIDEO]

The Death Of Tightrope Walker Karl Wallenda [VIDEO]

Karl Wallenda's final – and tragic – tightrope walk was caught on video in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Operation Husky: How Mobster Lucky Luciano Aided The U.S. In WWII

Operation Husky: How Mobster Lucky Luciano Aided The U.S. In WWII

After a mysterious attack and to prepare for the invasion of Sicily in Operation Husky, the U.S. turned to an unlikely source for help: Lucky Luciano and the Italian Mafia.
He Used Black People As Guinea Pigs For Years – And The Government Paid For It

He Used Black People As Guinea Pigs For Years – And The Government Paid For It

This doctor's experiments tortured poor cancer patients, and he got away with it.
31 Creepy Pictures From The Early History Of Dentistry

31 Creepy Pictures From The Early History Of Dentistry

From the bizarre to the creepy, the history of dentistry reveals some tools and procedures that will terrify you even today.
How Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Cartel Became The Most Ruthless In History

How Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Cartel Became The Most Ruthless In History

Though he's the face of the organization, there's so much more to the Medellin Cartel than just Pablo Escobar.
The Story Of The ‘Titanic Orphans’ Who Made It Off The Doomed Ship All Alone

The Story Of The ‘Titanic Orphans’ Who Made It Off The Doomed Ship All Alone

After the "Titanic Orphans" made it off the doomed ship, they were all alone. But their story was far from over.
The Disturbing Story Of Soyuz 11 And The Only People To Ever Die In Outer Space

The Disturbing Story Of Soyuz 11 And The Only People To Ever Die In Outer Space

The full story behind the hotly-debated deaths of the men aboard Soyuz 11.