Author: Leslie Gonzalez

Princess Diana was no ordinary princess

Famous UK folk singer who had gone missing resurfaces 30 years later

World War II veteran returns to Germany to solve a mystery that’s been haunting him for 70 years

This lost city was the Vegas of Ancient Rome

Teddy Roosevelt’s sons saved Christmas in the White House

Flappers: today’s heroes, yesterday’s villains

“Would you be my neighbor?” How Mr. Rogers’s show helped a generation of children

Where’s your accent from? Why regional accents are proof that America really is a melting pot

The king of Queen: The inspiring and tragic life of Freddie Mercury

Vintage photos of Jackie O

Hollywood blockbusters with glaring historical inaccuracies

Gems that kill: Scandalous stories behind cursed and looted jewelry

Lucille Ball influenced more than you think

Discovery of 150-year-old iron coffin sheds light on forgotten part of history

Discovery of secret room on plantation reignites the Jefferson–Hemings controversy

The stories behind the 15 most haunted places in America

The cutthroat saga behind the Cabbage Patch Kids craze

Man discovers ancient city in basement

Disco, celebrities, and animals on the loose: Inside the wild party life of Studio 54

The amazing life and curious death of Bruce Lee

From Bohemian Rhapsody to Born in the USA: The story behind your favorite songs

Fairy tales or scary tales? The origins behind our favorite childhood stories

The mysterious death of Jim Morrison

The Salem witch trials

From rites of passage to hipsters: The evolution of tattoos

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