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The Dark Origins And Troubling Future Of Conjugal Visits In American Prisons

The Dark Origins And Troubling Future Of Conjugal Visits In American Prisons

Many countries around the world still permit the practice — and the U.S. is not one of them. That's a problem.
19 Startling Facts And Quotes That Reveal Gandhi’s Dark Side

19 Startling Facts And Quotes That Reveal Gandhi’s Dark Side

The peaceful revolutionary had some pretty strange — and at times, troubling — habits and beliefs.
What Immigrant Life Looked Like In Early 20th Century America

What Immigrant Life Looked Like In Early 20th Century America

Forty striking images of what life was like for immigrants after they arrived in America in the 1900s.
How Our Treatment Of Microcephaly Sufferers Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

How Our Treatment Of Microcephaly Sufferers Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

We need to change the way we talk about this horrible condition.
Sylvia Plath: 8 Lesser-Known Facts About The Literary Darling

Sylvia Plath: 8 Lesser-Known Facts About The Literary Darling

Eight little-known facts about the brilliant and troubled author of "The Bell Jar."
22 Heartbreaking Photos From The Front Lines Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

22 Heartbreaking Photos From The Front Lines Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

21 arresting scenes from the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis.
Therapy Animals: Heartwarming Photos And Surprising Facts

Therapy Animals: Heartwarming Photos And Surprising Facts

It wasn't until 1961 — and by accident — that American psychologists saw the health benefits offered by animals.
How September 11th Is Still Claiming Victims

How September 11th Is Still Claiming Victims

Doctors have linked over 70 cancers to Ground Zero.
What We Loved This Week, Sept. 4 – 10

What We Loved This Week, Sept. 4 – 10

How some say Die Hard, Superman, Sesame Street, and more foreshadowed the devastating terrorist attacks.
31 Of The Most Fascinating Little-Known World War 2 Facts

31 Of The Most Fascinating Little-Known World War 2 Facts

You likely didn't learn this in history class.
9/11 Conspiracy Theories People Actually Think Are True

9/11 Conspiracy Theories People Actually Think Are True

Many still believe 9/11 was an inside job -- and not even the kind you're thinking of.