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C.J. Walker: From The Cotton Fields To America’s First Female Millionaire

C.J. Walker: From The Cotton Fields To America’s First Female Millionaire

Both of her parents were slaves and she was the first person in her family to be born free. Decades later, C.J. Walker would be the first female self-made millionaire in the United States.
The Murderous Origins Of The Oxford English Dictionary

The Murderous Origins Of The Oxford English Dictionary

A key contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary was actually a murderer who was serving a life sentence at an insane asylum.
33 Bob Marley Facts That May Surprise Even His Biggest Fans

33 Bob Marley Facts That May Surprise Even His Biggest Fans

These fascinating Bob Marley facts reveal the man behind the legend and explain why he's beloved to this day.
Meet The Groupie Who Made Plaster Casts Out Of Rock Music’s Most Famous Penises

Meet The Groupie Who Made Plaster Casts Out Of Rock Music’s Most Famous Penises

Over 32 years she made dozens of plaster casts of famous rock musicians' penises.
Here’s The Oldest Surviving Recording Of A U.S. President [AUDIO]

Here’s The Oldest Surviving Recording Of A U.S. President [AUDIO]

Though it isn't the first recording of a U.S. president, it's the oldest surviving one.
This Man Claimed To Be 137-Years-Old — Here’s What The Evidence Says

This Man Claimed To Be 137-Years-Old — Here’s What The Evidence Says

John Smith claimed to be 137, but ever since his death people have been trying to prove him wrong.
For Centuries, Everyone Thought Pope John VIII Was Really Pope Joan

For Centuries, Everyone Thought Pope John VIII Was Really Pope Joan

Despite being denied by the Church, many people still believe there may have been a female pope.
The Story Of Madame LaLaurie — The Cruelest Slave Owner In History

The Story Of Madame LaLaurie — The Cruelest Slave Owner In History

Madame LaLaurie was born into an affluent family, but soon became known as the Savage Woman of New Orleans.
Meet The Man Who Survived An Iron Rod Shooting Through His Skull

Meet The Man Who Survived An Iron Rod Shooting Through His Skull

Phineas Gage's incredible injury still plays a huge part in neurological research today.
The True Story Of The Conjuring: The Perron Family And Enfield Hauntings

The True Story Of The Conjuring: The Perron Family And Enfield Hauntings

The actual true story of The Conjuring, featuring the Perron family and Enfield haunting, is scarier than the movies themselves.
How The Thomas Edison Electric Pen Modernized The Tattoo Industry

How The Thomas Edison Electric Pen Modernized The Tattoo Industry

Originally designed to create multiple copies of a single document, the Thomas Edison electric pen would end up revolutionizing the tattoo industry.