The Tragic Story Of Ruth Ellis, The Last Woman Hanged In Britain
In 1955, Ruth Ellis was hanged for shooting her lover. Her execution sparked a public conversation that would ultimately lead to the abolishment of the death penalty.
How Lethal Injection Actually Works
If you've ever asked yourself, 'how does lethal injection work?' we've got your answer, and it's not exactly pleasant.
Pat Garrett, Billy The Kid’s Friend, Killer, And Biographer
Pat Garrett didn't just kill Billy the Kid, he also became the leading expert on the outlaw's life, recording it all in his biography.
How Irish Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley Defied Elizabeth I And Conquered A Man’s World
How pirate queen Grace O'Malley ruled the high seas, bent the English crown to her will, and rose to the top of a world with little place for women.
25 Leaning Tower Of Pisa Facts That Capture Its Iconic Appeal
These facts about the Leaning Tower of Pisa reveal everything there is to know about the world's most famous architectural mistake.
This Week In History News, March 4 – 10
Oldest message in a bottle found, WWII ship uncovered, George Washington's tree knocked down, Amelia Earhart's remains possibly verified.
Robert Hansen — The Serial Killer Who Hunted His Victims Like Animals
Robert Hansen was an avid hunter and set several local hunting records. But no one knew that in his spare time, he was hunting more than game.
They Told Deborah Sampson She Couldn’t Fight In The Revolutionary War — So She Became A Man
When Deborah Sampson wasn't allowed to fight for her country's freedom during the Revolutionary War as a woman, she did it as a man.
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.
Inside Pablo Escobar’s Death And The Shootout That Took Him Down
As the murderous drug kingpin fell, the world breathed a collective sigh of relief. Many took credit for the kill, but who was truly responsible for Pablo Escobar's death?
15 Gross Medieval Foods That People Actually Ate
From roasted cat to hedgehog, it's safe to say that you probably wouldn't be able to stomach most of these medieval foods.