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John Wilkes Booth Was A Sex-Crazed Playboy, Says New Book

John Wilkes Booth Was A Sex-Crazed Playboy, Says New Book

According to a new book, John Wilkes Booth was dating five different women at the time he was shot.
Meet Kathryn Harrison — The Woman Who Literally Wrote The Book On Incest

Meet Kathryn Harrison — The Woman Who Literally Wrote The Book On Incest

Kathryn Harrison's book details a tumultuous incestuous relationship, that lasted for four long years.
Study Shows Most People Can’t Write Or Even Recognize The Lowercase “G” [VIDEO]

Study Shows Most People Can’t Write Or Even Recognize The Lowercase “G” [VIDEO]

Nobody can write... the lowercase "G."
How The Codex Gigas Became The Devil’s Bible

How The Codex Gigas Became The Devil’s Bible

The Codex Gigas is the largest medieval manuscript in the world. However, it's not the size of the book that makes it remarkable, but what's inside.
Meet The Killer Surgeon Who Inspired Hannibal Lecter’s Character

Meet The Killer Surgeon Who Inspired Hannibal Lecter’s Character

Alfredo Balli Trevino was a well spoken, inquisitive, sleek, psychologically complicated surgeon convicted of a brutal murder. Remind you of anyone?
Otto Rahn And The Nazi Crusade For The Holy Grail

Otto Rahn And The Nazi Crusade For The Holy Grail

Otto Rahn was an openly gay and liberal-leaning historian in search of the Holy Grail. Unfortunately, Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, was a big fan of his work.
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.
The Incredible Life Of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe

The Incredible Life Of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe

Alexander Selkirk was a Scottish sailor and Royal Navy officer who many people believe to be the real-life inspiration for the book.
Valerie Solanas — The Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol

Valerie Solanas — The Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol

Shortly after publishing her manifesto, titled "Society for Cutting Up Men," Valerie Solanas' feminism spiraled out of control, and she attempted to assassinate famed artist Andy Warhol.
Edgar Allan Poe’s Death Sounds Like An Edgar Allan Poe Story

Edgar Allan Poe’s Death Sounds Like An Edgar Allan Poe Story

Edgar Allan Poe died in 1849, but historians still disagree on exactly what caused his untimely and horrific demise.
Fart Proudly: Ben Franklin Loved Farting So Much He Wrote An Essay About It

Fart Proudly: Ben Franklin Loved Farting So Much He Wrote An Essay About It

In addition to being a founding father and noted inventor, Ben Franklin once sent a letter now entitled "Fart Proudly" to the Royal Academy of Brussels.