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Neal Cassady’s Life May Have Been More Interesting Than The Characters He Inspired

Neal Cassady’s Life May Have Been More Interesting Than The Characters He Inspired

His story inspired several writers to base characters on him, but Neal Cassady's life hardly needed embellishment.
This Week In History, April 1 – 7

This Week In History, April 1 – 7

Some West Africans' DNA linked to unknown "ghost species" ancestor, evidence of medieval coffin birth uncovered, painting worth millions found after decades in a closet.
“Trial Of The Century” – A Sordid Tale Of Sex, Jealousy, And Murder In Manhattan

“Trial Of The Century” – A Sordid Tale Of Sex, Jealousy, And Murder In Manhattan

The tumultuous relationships of Evelyn Nesbit proved to be disastrous.... and deadly.
Painting Stored In Closet For Decades Turns Out To Be Worth Millions

Painting Stored In Closet For Decades Turns Out To Be Worth Millions

It turns out the hidden painting was done by famed artist Otto van Veen, once hung in the Met, and is worth millions of dollars.
Massive Temple Was Chiseled By Hand For More Than 20 Years

Massive Temple Was Chiseled By Hand For More Than 20 Years

The Kailasa Temple was carved over dozens of years, under several rulers, out of a single piece of stone.
Artists Cannibalize Themselves During Crazy Livestream [VIDEO]

Artists Cannibalize Themselves During Crazy Livestream [VIDEO]

The artist claims that the performance wasn't even cannibalism, and instead was a metaphor for self-destructive consumerism.
World’s Oldest Known Tattoos Discovered On 5,000 Year Old Mummies [PHOTOS]

World’s Oldest Known Tattoos Discovered On 5,000 Year Old Mummies [PHOTOS]

New research shows that what was previously thought of simply as dark smudges on 5,000-year-old mummies are actually the world's oldest tattoos.
The Colossus Of Rhodes — What Happened To This Wonder Of The Ancient World?

The Colossus Of Rhodes — What Happened To This Wonder Of The Ancient World?

The Colossus of Rhodes stood for just 54 years, but its legacy lasted far longer than that.
How John Callahan Turned His Paralysis Into Politically Incorrect Art

How John Callahan Turned His Paralysis Into Politically Incorrect Art

After John Callahan was paralyzed following a drunken car crash, he learned to draw cartoons with both hands, went to rehab, and had is politically incorrect cartoons published in dozens of magazines and newspapers.
What Is A Rube Goldberg Machine? (Hint: You’ve Seen One Before) [VIDEO]

What Is A Rube Goldberg Machine? (Hint: You’ve Seen One Before) [VIDEO]

The illustrator said his cartoons of the Rube Goldberg Machine were a “symbol of man’s capacity for exerting maximum effort to accomplish minimal results.”
What If Hitler’s Paintings Had Gotten Him Into Art School?

What If Hitler’s Paintings Had Gotten Him Into Art School?

Teachers said he didn’t draw enough heads and experts note that he copied traditional paintings rather than create his own work.