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Frank Lucas And The True Story Of “American Gangster”

Frank Lucas And The True Story Of “American Gangster”

According to Frank Lucas, he built his drug empire by smuggling 98-percent-pure heroin from Vietnam to the U.S. in the coffins of fallen soldiers.
25 Weird Inventions That Never Took Off

25 Weird Inventions That Never Took Off

From baby cages to glowing tires to bicycle roller skates, these weird inventions of decades past simply never made a splash.
25 Photos Of The Child Laborers Who Helped Make New York What It Is Today

25 Photos Of The Child Laborers Who Helped Make New York What It Is Today

Turn-of-the-century photos of conditions that were once considered normal.
What Happened To Jimmy Hoffa? The Strange Story Of His Disappearance

What Happened To Jimmy Hoffa? The Strange Story Of His Disappearance

Jimmy Hoffa may be the most famous disappeared man in history, and these theories suggest he suffered one of history's most gruesome deaths.
The Battle Of Blair Mountain And The Bloody History Of American Coal Mining

The Battle Of Blair Mountain And The Bloody History Of American Coal Mining

The bloody story of the Battle of Blair Mountain, America's largest armed insurrection since the Civil War.
How Hitler Happened: 36 Photos That Explain The Nazis’ Rise

How Hitler Happened: 36 Photos That Explain The Nazis’ Rise

Chilling images that reveal how and why the Nazis came to power.
The Tragic Story Of The Jonestown Massacre, Modern History’s Largest Mass “Suicide”

The Tragic Story Of The Jonestown Massacre, Modern History’s Largest Mass “Suicide”

Until the September 11th attacks, the Jonestown Massacre was the greatest loss of civilian life in American history.
“Just to Show That He Could”: Vintage Strongmen In Action

“Just to Show That He Could”: Vintage Strongmen In Action

From pianos to cars to planes, no object was too big for these men.
“One Brief Shining Moment”: The Kennedy Romance In Photos

“One Brief Shining Moment”: The Kennedy Romance In Photos

Rarely-seen images from their courtship to their wedding to their honeymoon and all the way to the White House.
25 Vintage Murder Scenes From Old New York

25 Vintage Murder Scenes From Old New York

Weegee's striking crime scene photos that captured "the details and drama, the humor and the horror, along the city’s streets."
“Superheroes With Microphones”: The Birth Of Hip-Hop In New York

“Superheroes With Microphones”: The Birth Of Hip-Hop In New York

As New York fell into decay, a new generation found renewal in the rubble.