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The Story Behind The Photo That Changed The World’s Perception Of AIDS

The Story Behind The Photo That Changed The World’s Perception Of AIDS

How a single photo by a photography student moved the world to a greater understanding of the AIDS pandemic.
26 Photos Of The Children Who Fought The American Civil War

26 Photos Of The Children Who Fought The American Civil War

One out of every five people who enlisted in the Civil War was under the age of 18.
Body Of “Murder Castle” Serial Killer H.H. Holmes Dug Up To End Rumors That He Faked His Death

Body Of “Murder Castle” Serial Killer H.H. Holmes Dug Up To End Rumors That He Faked His Death

H.H. Holmes' body has been exhumed from its century-old grave at the request of his great-grandchildren, who think he may have faked his death.
This Week In History, Apr. 30 – May 6

This Week In History, Apr. 30 – May 6

Infamous shipwreck's survivors, Obama's little-known past, nude George Washington statue, uncovered WWI tunnels, the actual Tower of Babel.
Prince Philip Announces Retirement At 95 Years Old

Prince Philip Announces Retirement At 95 Years Old

See the most incredible images from the life and career of the man who has been married to Queen Elizabeth II for 70 years.
Inside The Book That 19th Century Experts Used To Diagnose And Explain Sexual Deviancy

Inside The Book That 19th Century Experts Used To Diagnose And Explain Sexual Deviancy

The pioneering Psychopathia Sexualis first brought sexual "perversion" to the masses.
The Story Behind The Iconic “Saigon Execution” Photo

The Story Behind The Iconic “Saigon Execution” Photo

The photograph of a South Vietnamese general executing a young Viet Cong fighter during the Tet Offensive shocked the world. Details that didn't make the papers paint a different story.
Obama Proposed To Another Woman Before Michelle And She Turned Him Down, New Book Reveals

Obama Proposed To Another Woman Before Michelle And She Turned Him Down, New Book Reveals

Barack Obama proposed to Sheila Jager before he ever met Michelle. A new book claims that race played a role in why it didn't work out.
In The 1930s, People Kept Babies In Cages Suspended Out Their Windows

In The 1930s, People Kept Babies In Cages Suspended Out Their Windows

Believe it or not, no cage-related injuries or deaths were ever reported.
Lingchi May Be The Most Terrifying Punishment In History

Lingchi May Be The Most Terrifying Punishment In History

The cut-by-cut torture method may have been in use for hundreds of years.
Nude George Washington Sculpture To Debut In New York

Nude George Washington Sculpture To Debut In New York

This 18th-century Italian statue will soon go on display at the Frick Collection.