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
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
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
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]
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
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
This doctor's experiments tortured poor cancer patients, and he got away with it.
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
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
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 full story behind the hotly-debated deaths of the men aboard Soyuz 11.