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New York City During The Great Depression: 55 Heartbreaking Images
In many ways, NYC was Ground Zero for arguably the darkest moment in U.S. history.
The Seldom-Heard Story Of New York City’s Forgotten Stepchild
Staten Island has never been the biggest fan of New York City — and in some ways, rightfully so.
Was Rasputin Actually The Sanest Man In Pre-Revolution Russia?
In the final days of pre-revolution Russia, the "Mad Monk" Rasputin was arguably one of the most powerful people attached to the court. But what do we really know about the man himself?
Man Tracks Down The Person Who Killed His Great-Grandfather During Stalin’s Great Purge
He even managed to get an apology from the killer's granddaughter, who thanked the man for bringing out “the entire truth” of Russia's past.
1968: The Year America Almost Tore Itself Apart
Riots, assassinations and floundering wars abroad nearly brought the nation to its knees.
The Story Of Ching Shih, Prostitute Turned Lord Of The Pirates
How one 18th century concubine became the "Terror of South China."
The True Story Of Bloody Mary, The Woman Behind The Mirror
The woman behind the childhood game is more sad than she is scary.
Absurd Nazi Propaganda Photos With Their Original Captions
These images and words helped bring a nation under Hitler's thumb.
“Lobster Boy”: The Circus Act Turned Murderer
This rare condition spelled a handicap for many — but to Grady Stiles Jr., it signaled lethal opportunity.
Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum
The thrilling tale of perhaps the most daring undercover feat in the history of journalism.