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The Dark Side Of Joseph Kennedy

The Dark Side Of Joseph Kennedy

JFK's father and the patriarch of "America's Royal Family" left behind a complicated legacy, including anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies.
Abandoned Olympics Sites Cast Dark Shadow On The Beloved Event

Abandoned Olympics Sites Cast Dark Shadow On The Beloved Event

After the hubbub and medals have been distributed, what becomes of Olympics host towns? More often than not, they're abandoned.
27 Scathing H.L. Mencken Quotes On Politics, Religion, And The American Public

27 Scathing H.L. Mencken Quotes On Politics, Religion, And The American Public

"Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public."
The Doctor Who Fell In Love With His Patient, Then Lived With Her Corpse

The Doctor Who Fell In Love With His Patient, Then Lived With Her Corpse

Some people have a hard time letting go — and this physician may have had the hardest.
The Untold Story Of Kate Warne, The World’s First Female P.I.

The Untold Story Of Kate Warne, The World’s First Female P.I.

Warne was so good at her job that barely anyone knows her name today.
This Week In History, Apr. 9 – 15

This Week In History, Apr. 9 – 15

Archaeological and paleontological digs may require that we revisit our assumptions about dinosaur evolution and how people first arrived in North America.
“I Am America”: 30 Stirring Photos Of Muhammad Ali’s Heroism Outside The Ring

“I Am America”: 30 Stirring Photos Of Muhammad Ali’s Heroism Outside The Ring

Muhammad Ali took the world by storm both inside and outside of the boxing ring.
New Prehistoric Fossil Discovery Turns Established Dinosaur Evolution Theory On Its Head

New Prehistoric Fossil Discovery Turns Established Dinosaur Evolution Theory On Its Head

The teleocrater adds a new wrinkle into the story of how dinosaurs evolved.
Rarely Seen Photos Offer Glimpse Into Truman Capote’s Brooklyn

Rarely Seen Photos Offer Glimpse Into Truman Capote’s Brooklyn

David Attie was a photographic unknown for decades. A dig through his home changed that.
What 19th Century French Artists Thought The Year 2000 Would Look Like

What 19th Century French Artists Thought The Year 2000 Would Look Like

It involves people riding seahorses and police apprehending criminals in the air.
NYPD Officer Who Murdered Eight People For The Mob Dies In Prison

NYPD Officer Who Murdered Eight People For The Mob Dies In Prison

Murderer Stephen Caracappa — also known as the "Mafia Cop" — died in prison Saturday.