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Fart Proudly: Ben Franklin Loved Farting So Much He Wrote An Essay About It

Fart Proudly: Ben Franklin Loved Farting So Much He Wrote An Essay About It

In addition to being a founding father and noted inventor, Ben Franklin once sent a letter now entitled "Fart Proudly" to the Royal Academy of Brussels.
Dark Disney: The Real And Horrifying Stories Behind The Classics

Dark Disney: The Real And Horrifying Stories Behind The Classics

From Cinderella to the Little Mermaid, the origins behind your favorite secretly dark Disney movies are more shocking and violent than you could imagine.
Vlad The Impaler Was Much Worse Than Dracula Ever Was

Vlad The Impaler Was Much Worse Than Dracula Ever Was

The legend of a vampire Count living in the gloomy foothills of Transylvania stems from the real, bloody life of Vlad the Impaler.
Meet Dr. Giovanni Aldini — The Man Whose Experiments Inspired ‘Frankenstein’

Meet Dr. Giovanni Aldini — The Man Whose Experiments Inspired ‘Frankenstein’

The disturbed Dr. Victor Frankenstein found his real-life roots in Dr. Giovanni Aldini.
Meet The Man Whose Double Life Inspired Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

Meet The Man Whose Double Life Inspired Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

The two-faced maniac was actually based on a real person.
The Murderous Origins Of The Oxford English Dictionary

The Murderous Origins Of The Oxford English Dictionary

A key contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary was actually a murderer who was serving a life sentence at an insane asylum.
8 Infamous Recluses Who Vanished From The Spotlight

8 Infamous Recluses Who Vanished From The Spotlight

Step inside the private lives of 8 artists and entertainers who kept the whole world at bay.
Too Many Harry Potter Fans Are Buying Owls As Pets And Conservationists Are Worried

Too Many Harry Potter Fans Are Buying Owls As Pets And Conservationists Are Worried

A new study found that sales of owls, an endangered species, have skyrocketed since the books and movies premiered.
Hemingway’s Rediscovered Letters to his High School Crush Reveal a New Side to the Macho Author

Hemingway’s Rediscovered Letters to his High School Crush Reveal a New Side to the Macho Author

Letters from a 19-year-old Hemingway show the future Nobel laureate trying to make a girl jealous.
Ernest Hemingway Was A Soviet Spy, Ex-CIA Author’s New Book Claims

Ernest Hemingway Was A Soviet Spy, Ex-CIA Author’s New Book Claims

According to one former Marine and CIA officer, Ernest Hemingway worked for both US and USSR intelligence during and after World War II.
21 Images Of Hunter S. Thompson, The Gonzo Writer Too Weird For This Planet

21 Images Of Hunter S. Thompson, The Gonzo Writer Too Weird For This Planet

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."