How The “Bloody Benders” Made Murder The Family Business
The Bloody Benders lured their victims were weary travelers, hoping for a place to sleep, who got much more than they bargained for.
How Jewish-American Gangster Mickey Cohen Took Over Los Angeles
From fearless boxer to L.A.'s most notorious mobster, Mickey Cohen was so much more than Bugsy Siegel's apprentice.
Herb Baumeister Picked Up Men From Gay Bars, Then Buried Them In His Yard
Herb Baumeister seemed like a family man, but as soon as his wife would leave town, he would cruise local gay bars, looking for his next victim.
Cons, Murders, And A Kidnapping: The Case Of Clark Rockefeller
For years, German-born Christian Gerhartsreiter masqueraded as Clark Rockefeller, a distant relative of the famed Rockefeller family – who never existed.
Inside The Astounding Life Of Kim Peek – The Real Rain Man
Experience the unbelievable feats of Kim Peek, the real Rain Man, and discover exactly why he was so special in the first place.
The Bizzare Beliefs Of Raelism — The Religion That Says Humanity Is An Alien Experiment
Before he was Rael, Claude Vorilhon was just a race car and music enthusiast. However, after a visit from extraterrestrials, his worldview shifted and he founded Raelism — the religion that says humanity is an alien experiment.
Unlocking The Mysteries Of Ulfberht Swords, The All-Powerful Viking Swords
See the all-powerful Ulfberht swords and discover how their makers might have been able to build a blade so strong it still baffles experts.
How Joe Masseria’s Murder Gave Rise To The Mafia’s Golden Age
A simple card game between Joe Masseria and Lucky Luciano turned into one of the most infamous hits in Mafia history, and one that would change the crime landscape forever.
Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless Samurai Who Reunified Japan
Once called “the fool of Owari,” Oda Nobunaga would eventually be known as the first “great unifier” of Japan.
How Francis Marion’s Revolutionary Use Of Guerrilla Warfare Changed Military Tactics Forever
Known as the “Swamp Fox,” Francis Marion spent the war showing the British just how uncomfortable he could make them by refusing to “fight fairly.”
Killing Exotic And Turning Them Into Furniture Was All The Rage In Victorian England
The craze for animal furniture came from the work of Rowland Ward, who was a talented taxidermist whose work popularized the trend.