Category: General

One tough man walked through life with a knife for a hand

‘Cast Away’ becomes real for this brave man who survived 14 months lost at sea

Ridiculous Cold War combat vehicles

Did a Neanderthal child get eaten by a giant bird?

Archaeologists discover foundations of Wolf Hall, where Henry VIII fell for Jane Seymour

Gems that kill: Scandalous stories behind cursed and looted jewelry

The ‘Women in White’ who have terrorized people for centuries

Kemetism: Ancient Egyptian religion revived in the modern age

On the front lines: Fighting in a Viking raid

Vampire burial used to stop 10-year-old from rising from the dead

A knight’s life is not just about jousting and chivalry

Life on sugar plantations in the 1600s more bitter than sweet

There is nothing remotely mortal about this incredible, unkillable soldier from Detroit

These creepy fairy women inspired the creation of Dracula, and they were more savage than he was

Churchill’s allies almost blew him away, and that’s not just an expression

How cigarette companies turned doctors into their biggest advocates

Eyewitness recalls Pinochet’s Coup 45 years later

The colorful life of the The Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, is an adventure in royal screw-ups

Following the Great Depression, the economy is invented

The strange, true story of how trick-or-treating began

This light-skinned black actress refused to reject her culture for Hollywood’s perks, and she became an icon

Benito Mussolini’s horrifying death was a massive dose of payback from his pissed off citizens

Michelangelo is an LGBTQ artist icon, and he turned the Sistine Chapel fabulously queer

Grace Kelly’s wedding gown is still the most popular (and gorgeous!) dress of all time

The Pirate Code was way stricter than you probably think, and for good reason

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