The Finals Hours Of Francys Arsentiev – Mount Everest’s “Sleeping Beauty”
Francys Arsentiev climbed Everest without supplemental oxygen, but even the experienced climber and her husband were no match for the deadly mountain.
Spy, Murder Victim, Or Something Else? The Mystery Of The Isdal Woman
Inside the Isdal woman's luggage, police found wigs, money, and fake passports with different aliases.
Julia Pastrana’s Tragic Journey From “Ape Woman” To Sideshow Celebrity
Despite being able to sing, dance, and speak multiple languages, Julia Pastrana was billed as a half-woman, half-ape hybrid.
Otto Lilienthal Was A Pioneering “Flying Man” Who Flew Right To His Death
"Flying Man" Otto Lilienthal soared against the clouds, captivating the imaginations of people all over the globe and inspiring a future generation of engineers and inventors.
The Heartbreaking Story Of Hachiko — The World’s Most Loyal Dog
Hachiko the Akita was the shining example of why dogs are known as man's best friend.
The Legend Of The Flatwoods Monster And The UFO It Flew In On
The Flatwoods Monster was discovered after a group went into the woods to investigate “an oval-shaped…ball of fire” they saw overhead.
Viola Liuzzo Was Killed By A Car Full Of Klansmen – And One Of Them Was Working For The FBI
Viola Liuzzo marched for civil rights, and ultimately she was killed for it.
The Incredible Story Of The Titanic’s Baker, Who Survived In The Frigid Water For Hours
Thanks to a strong constitution and some liquid courage, Charles Joughin survived nearly three hours in the frigid North Atlantic.
How A Leper Became King Of Jerusalem – And One Of Its Most Fearless
Baldwin IV had a leprosy at a time when it was considered a death sentence, as well as a ticket to social ostracism. Instead, he became the King of Jerusalem and a hero to his people.
Bugsy Siegel – The Gangster Who Built Las Vegas
Bugsy Siegel understood early on that the mob could go hog wild in Las Vegas.
The Mysterious Story Of The Antikythera Mechanism, History’s First Computer
Unlocking the mysteries of the Antikythera mechanism, a 2,000-year-old device that was history's first computer, a device so advanced its technology wouldn't be seen again for 1,000 years.