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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.
25 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About P.T. Barnum

25 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About P.T. Barnum

Astounding facts as outlandish as Barnum's famous circus shows.
Bill Cosby Starts “How To Avoid Sexual Assault Accusations” Tour

Bill Cosby Starts “How To Avoid Sexual Assault Accusations” Tour

Following a mistrial on sexual assault charges, Bill Cosby plans to give a five-city tour to help men avoid being accused of sexual assault.
How A New York Teen With A Handkerchief Made The Modern Bra

How A New York Teen With A Handkerchief Made The Modern Bra

In a pinch, a 19-year-old party girl would change women's wear forever.
“Just Do It Babe” Teen Who Texted Boyfriend To Kill Himself Convicted Of Manslaughter

“Just Do It Babe” Teen Who Texted Boyfriend To Kill Himself Convicted Of Manslaughter

A Massachusetts jury found that the defendant's actions constituted "reckless conduct."
The Story Of Five-Year-Old Lina Medina, The World’s Youngest Mother

The Story Of Five-Year-Old Lina Medina, The World’s Youngest Mother

In 1939, a healthy young girl gave birth to an equally healthy baby boy. The only noteworthy detail about this event was the mother's age: She was five years old.
Teens Face 15 Years In Prison For Sexting, According To Just-Passed House Bill

Teens Face 15 Years In Prison For Sexting, According To Just-Passed House Bill

The Protection Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017 imposes harsh penalties on sexting.
Bernie Sanders’ Political Career — Captured By The Photographer Who May Know Him Best

Bernie Sanders’ Political Career — Captured By The Photographer Who May Know Him Best

Whether a senator or a local mayor, Bernie has always done his own thing.
Someone Invented Recorded Sound Before Thomas Edison — We Just Didn’t Understand What It Was

Someone Invented Recorded Sound Before Thomas Edison — We Just Didn’t Understand What It Was

Thomas Edison was long credited as the inventor of recorded sound — that is, until a 2008 discovery.
Oldest-Known Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco

Oldest-Known Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco

The "cradle of mankind" is bigger than researchers thought.
Teen Who Encouraged Boyfriend To Kill Himself Now On Trial For Involuntary Manslaughter

Teen Who Encouraged Boyfriend To Kill Himself Now On Trial For Involuntary Manslaughter

Michelle Carter faces up to 20 years in prison if prosecutors can prove that her words convinced Conrad Roy to end his life.