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The Story Behind Mount Everest’s Most Famous Dead Body

The Story Behind Mount Everest’s Most Famous Dead Body

Hundreds of people have passed by Green Boots, but few of them actually know his story.
Inside The Secret Bunker The U.S. Government Built As A Haven From Cold War Nuclear Holocaust

Inside The Secret Bunker The U.S. Government Built As A Haven From Cold War Nuclear Holocaust

Hidden beneath a resort in West Virginia and stocked with 30 years of supplies, the Greenbrier bunker was to be the last refuge of the American government in case of nuclear war.
The Real Story Of Paul Vario, The Gangster Behind Paul Sorvino’s ‘Goodfellas’ Character

The Real Story Of Paul Vario, The Gangster Behind Paul Sorvino’s ‘Goodfellas’ Character

As the capo of the Lucesse crime family, Paul Vario was not a man you wanted to cross.
The Origins Of Evil: This Is The Woman Who Gave Birth To Hitler

The Origins Of Evil: This Is The Woman Who Gave Birth To Hitler

Klara Hitler doted on her only son. When she died, the loss became more than he could bear.
Why Helltown, Ohio Actually Lives Up To Its Name

Why Helltown, Ohio Actually Lives Up To Its Name

Welcome to Helltown, Ohio, the abandoned city in Cuyahoga Valley that fuels local urban legends about a chemical spill and murderous Satanists.
How A Poor Black 10-Year-Old Girl Became A Millionaire Oil Baron

How A Poor Black 10-Year-Old Girl Became A Millionaire Oil Baron

Sarah Rector was a pre-teen when a piece of land she owned was leased to Standard Oil Company. Soon, she was raking in royalties of nearly $8,000 per day in today's money.
She Was The Richest Woman Of The Gilded Age – And Stingy As Hell

She Was The Richest Woman Of The Gilded Age – And Stingy As Hell

Hetty Green was one of the 'two dozen' richest people at the turn of the 20th century, but she was also one of the most miserly.
She Was Kept Hidden In Her Room For 25 Years, Just For Falling In Love

She Was Kept Hidden In Her Room For 25 Years, Just For Falling In Love

After the wealthy and prominent Blanche Monnier fell in love with a commoner, her mother did the unthinkable in an attempt to stop it.
He Raised The Flag At Iwo Jima – But His Story Ended In Tragedy

He Raised The Flag At Iwo Jima – But His Story Ended In Tragedy

Ira Hayes was the first Marine paratrooper from the Pima tribe who became a hero for his bravery during the Battle of Iwo Jima, but the scars of war were simply too deep for him to overcome.
The Original “Alien Abduction” Story That Launched A Thousand Bogus Tales

The Original “Alien Abduction” Story That Launched A Thousand Bogus Tales

Betty and Barney Hill were the first people to claim to be abducted by aliens, and have an in-depth story to back it up.
The Story Of Edward Mordrake, “The Man With Two Faces”

The Story Of Edward Mordrake, “The Man With Two Faces”

Edward Mordrake claimed that the face muttering things in his ear constantly drove him insane.