This President Is Officially No Longer Considered The Worst
Since 1948, James Buchanan has been ranked in the top three worst presidents ever. Now, thanks to a new addition, he's no longer considered the worst.
How Georgia Tann Stole And Sold 5,000 Babies In The Black Market
From 1924 to 1950, Georgia Tann and the Tennessee Children’s Home Society stole and sold an estimated 5,000 children.
The Rise And Fall Of Boss Tweed’s Tammany Hall
From rigged elections to using the muscle of the city's gangs, Tammany Hall's Boss Tweed was the state's most corrupt politician in history.
Scientists Have Reconstructed The Face Of A 9,000-Year-Old Teenager
A team of scientists worked together to reconstruct the face of a teenager using a 9,000-year-old skull found in Greece.
Lili Elbe’s Tragic Life As A Transgender Pioneer
Lili Elbe was born Einar Wegener, and spent her entire life trying to choose between the man she was born as, and the woman she wanted to become.
Maria Reynolds, Alexander Hamilton, And America’s First Political Sex Scandal
An embarrassed Hamilton published the Reynolds Pamphlet, which was a 100-page long account of his affair with Maria Reynolds.
Meet Zenobia — The Warrior Queen Of The Middle East
In 267 A.D., Zenobia took over the Palmyrene Empire as Queen Regent. By 271, she had Egypt, Asia Minor, and the Levant under her control.
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.
40 Amazing Facts About The Human Body
Your body is a wonderland. A weird, miraculous, disgusting, wonderland. Learn all about it with these interesting human body facts.
How Anton LaVey Took Satanism From Hot To Cool
Anton LaVey founded his Church of Satan on theatricality and showmanship, drawing thousands into his glamorous satanic world.
Bicycle Day — Albert Hofmann And The Accidental Origins Of LSD
Bicycle Day is known as the day Albert Hofmann took a ride on a bike and made a groundbreaking discovery at the same time.