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The Real-Life Goodfellas: Meet The Mobsters Behind The Movie

The Real-Life Goodfellas: Meet The Mobsters Behind The Movie

These are the stories behind the real men and women whose lives were depicted in the movie Goodfellas.
6 Chilling Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught — And Could Still Be Alive Today

6 Chilling Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught — And Could Still Be Alive Today

Their crimes were heinous, vicious, and extensively covered by the news outlets. Yet, the perpetrators of these unsolved murders remain free.
Dangerous Street Drugs That Your Doctor Can Totally Prescribe Right Now

Dangerous Street Drugs That Your Doctor Can Totally Prescribe Right Now

Turns out you can get these potent compounds from a street dealer — or a pharmacist.
4 Bizarre Items You Won’t Believe Were Once Used As Currency

4 Bizarre Items You Won’t Believe Were Once Used As Currency

Today, all we have are boring old coins, bills, and credit cards.
6 Reasons Why We Can’t Stop Clicking On Horrifying News Stories

6 Reasons Why We Can’t Stop Clicking On Horrifying News Stories

No matter how much you resist, you have to click. Here's why.
Human Sacrifice In The Pre-Columbian Americas: Separating Fact From Fiction

Human Sacrifice In The Pre-Columbian Americas: Separating Fact From Fiction

Gruesome truths and ugly lies about human sacrifice among indigenous Americans.
The Complex History Of Slavery In Islam, From The Middle Ages To ISIS

The Complex History Of Slavery In Islam, From The Middle Ages To ISIS

What the world gets right and wrong about the connections between Islam and slavery.
Thomas Jefferson’s Dark Side: Four Damning Secrets

Thomas Jefferson’s Dark Side: Four Damning Secrets

A contemporary once described Jefferson as "a liar, whoremaster, debaucher, drunkard, gambler, and infidel." That man was a preacher.
4 Grisly Killers Who Successfully Used Sleepwalking As A Criminal Defense

4 Grisly Killers Who Successfully Used Sleepwalking As A Criminal Defense

Is homicidal sleepwalking fact or fiction?
The Five Most Important Battles Of Ancient Greece

The Five Most Important Battles Of Ancient Greece

From the 300 Spartans to the original Marathon, we have good reason to remember these battles more than 2,000 years later.
The Five Most Influential Alchemists In History

The Five Most Influential Alchemists In History

The prospect of magically changing the world around us resonated with many well-respected scientists throughout the ages.