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15 Lesser-Known Kurt Vonnegut Facts That’ll Fascinate Literature Buffs

15 Lesser-Known Kurt Vonnegut Facts That’ll Fascinate Literature Buffs

The life of the acclaimed Slaughterhouse-Five author was as rich as his fictional works.
How Academia Helps Explain The Rise Of Donald Trump

How Academia Helps Explain The Rise Of Donald Trump

Donald Trump catches a lot of flack for his stance on immigration and race — as it happens, he's borrowing a lot from early 20th century academics.
14 Famous People You Had No Idea Were Avowed Drug Advocates

14 Famous People You Had No Idea Were Avowed Drug Advocates

Turns out stoners come in all shapes and sizes.
21 Inspiring Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

21 Inspiring Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

These stirring Eleanor Roosevelt quotes address everything from democracy to achieving peace to making the most of your time on Earth.
Marcel Pétiot May Be The Most Despicable Serial Killer Ever

Marcel Pétiot May Be The Most Despicable Serial Killer Ever

Meet the French doctor who promised Jews safe passage from Nazis, only to rob and murder them.
What Brooklyn Looked Like Before The Hipster Invasion

What Brooklyn Looked Like Before The Hipster Invasion

This was Brooklyn before it became a haven for luxury condos and artisanal pickle shops.
The Five Most Bad Ass Women Of The Civil War

The Five Most Bad Ass Women Of The Civil War

From spies to soldiers to doctors, these are the smart, brave, patriotic women of the Civil War that forever changed America.
The Troubling Legacy Of Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Greatest Invention

The Troubling Legacy Of Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Greatest Invention

There's one AK-47 for every 35 people on Earth.
29 Raw Images Of The 1990s Rave Scene At Its Zenith

29 Raw Images Of The 1990s Rave Scene At Its Zenith

An engrossing look inside the era of warehouse parties and PLUR during the blossoming of rave culture in the 1990s.
Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Her mysterious death has baffled sleuths for decades.
Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?

Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?

Leopold II's rule over the Congo was a horror story with a body count on par with Hitler's, so why haven't more people heard of him?