The Habsburg Jaw And The Cost Of Royal Inbreeding
Learn about the Habsburg jaw and the debilitating costs of rampant, decades-long incest among Europe's most powerful royal families.
Karen Friedman Hill: The Wife Of The Infamous ‘Goodfellas’ Gangster
Karen Friedman Hill's transition from innocent teenager to hard-living wife of gangster Henry Hill is more dramatic than Goodfellas could ever depict.
How One Woman’s Immortal Cells Have Saved Millions Of Lives
Henrietta Lacks' cells were used to develop the vaccines for everything from polio to HPV.
Lisette Lee, The ‘Korean Paris Hilton’ Who Was A Major Drug Trafficker
Lisette Lee told everyone she was a wealthy heiress. It turned out she was trafficking thousands of pounds of marijuana across the United States.
He Survived The Titanic – Then Helped Others Survive Dunkirk
Charles Lightoller never expected to survive the sinking of the Titanic, let alone World War I and World War II.
Kids For Cash: When Judges Took Bribes To Dish Out Harsh Sentences To Juvenile Offenders
In the mid-2000s, two judges began handing down unusually harsh sentences. Then, people realized why.
The Mysterious Fate Of Saddam Hussein’s First Wife And Cousin
After the beginning of the Gulf War, Sajida Talfah disappeared, never to be seen again.
Why Microdosing LSD Is All The Rage In Silicon Valley
Can microdosing LSD enhance creativity and alertness as many in Silicon Valley now claim, or is this scientifically untested trend nothing but a passing fad?
This Freud Disciple Tried To Harness The Power Of Orgasms To Cure Illnesses
Wilhelm Reich believed he could absorb the energy of an orgasm, and use it as an all-purpose cure for all of mankind's ailments.
The True Story Of Mobster Billy Batts’ Murder Was Too Brutal Even For ‘Goodfellas’
His death was one of the main plot points in Martin Scorsese's iconic film about life in the mob.