Recent Posts
5 Of The Craziest Ways That People Have Been Caught Smuggling Drugs

5 Of The Craziest Ways That People Have Been Caught Smuggling Drugs

These extremely creative criminals weren't quite clever enough.
6 Historic Inventions You Didn’t Know Were Total Accidents

6 Historic Inventions You Didn’t Know Were Total Accidents

Forget genius. Sometimes history turns on dumb luck.
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.
Inside The Incredibly Twisted Murder Mansion Of H.H. Holmes

Inside The Incredibly Twisted Murder Mansion Of H.H. Holmes

How one charming man killed hundreds with his Chicago home.
California City: California’s Biggest, Emptiest Town

California City: California’s Biggest, Emptiest Town

California's third-largest city – the 34th-largest in the country – is a near-ghost town. Where did California City come from, why is it so empty, and what lies in store for this odd collection of paved roads in the desert?
Domestic Spying, Blackmail, And Murder: Inside The FBI’s COINTELPRO

Domestic Spying, Blackmail, And Murder: Inside The FBI’s COINTELPRO

How the Cold War-era FBI took down countless U.S. citizens deemed to be enemies of the state and got away with it.
The 7 Worst Jobs In The Entire World

The 7 Worst Jobs In The Entire World

There is nothing to envy about the world's worst jobs.
The 5 Most Important Battles That Shaped Modern America And Europe

The 5 Most Important Battles That Shaped Modern America And Europe

These are some of the most decisive, tragic, and bloody clashes in history.
Why The World Should Not Forget About Pol Pot, The Brutal Cambodian Dictator

Why The World Should Not Forget About Pol Pot, The Brutal Cambodian Dictator

After a solid 30 years of solemnly pledging "never again," the world stood by and watched in horror as another 20th century genocide unfolded — this time in Cambodia.
Harlem Hellfighters: The Overlooked African-American Heroes Of World War I

Harlem Hellfighters: The Overlooked African-American Heroes Of World War I

Photos and stories of the valiant men who fought like few others.
Colma, California: The City Of The Dead

Colma, California: The City Of The Dead

Why just south of San Francisco there lies a little town where the dead outnumber the living 1,000 to 1.