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The Tragic Tale Of Audrey Munson, America’s First Supermodel, Who Died In A Mental Asylum

The Tragic Tale Of Audrey Munson, America’s First Supermodel, Who Died In A Mental Asylum

Audrey Munson's statuesque likeness can be seen throughout New York City to this day. Unfortunately, her own success didn't last long.
The Chilling Story Of Harvey Robinson, Teenage Serial Killer And Death Row Inmate

The Chilling Story Of Harvey Robinson, Teenage Serial Killer And Death Row Inmate

In under a year, Harvey Robinson raped and murdered three women. He received the death penalty for these crimes, but those sentences may all be overturned.
The Quiet Tragedy Behind The Invention Of Coca-Cola

The Quiet Tragedy Behind The Invention Of Coca-Cola

John Pemberton struggled with addiction for much of his life. Somewhere along the way, this addiction spurred invention.
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."
The 15-Year-Old Who Refused to Give Up Her Bus Seat Nine Months Before Rosa Parks

The 15-Year-Old Who Refused to Give Up Her Bus Seat Nine Months Before Rosa Parks

Most of the people involved in social movements will never have their names printed in the history books. Claudette Colvin is one of them.
Young Girl Stares Down Wall Street Bull In New, Surprise Statue

Young Girl Stares Down Wall Street Bull In New, Surprise Statue

The statue appeared on Wall Street overnight.
When Jewish Scholars Sought Refuge In Black Universities

When Jewish Scholars Sought Refuge In Black Universities

After escaping persecution in Europe, these Jewish scholars found hatred in its American form — and a deep bond with historically black colleges and universities.
“Dead Shot Mary” Shanley: The 1930s NYPD Officer With A Gun In Her Purse

“Dead Shot Mary” Shanley: The 1930s NYPD Officer With A Gun In Her Purse

Stanley was one of the NYPD's first female police officers — and one of its most badass.
Trump’s Feud With Native Americans Didn’t Begin At Standing Rock

Trump’s Feud With Native Americans Didn’t Begin At Standing Rock

Authorizing the Dakota Access Pipeline project doesn't exactly mark the first time that Donald Trump has come to blows with Native Americans.
Cloaked In Ink: The Story of Maud Wagner, America’s First Known Female Tattoo Artist

Cloaked In Ink: The Story of Maud Wagner, America’s First Known Female Tattoo Artist

Think tattoos are an art form? You can thank Maud Wagner for that.
Sexist Billboard in North Carolina Incites Protests

Sexist Billboard in North Carolina Incites Protests

Protests have since broken out in response to the billboard's message.