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Bethany Hamilton Lost Her Arm To A Shark — Then Got Back On The Surfboard One-Armed

Bethany Hamilton Lost Her Arm To A Shark — Then Got Back On The Surfboard One-Armed

"If I don't get back on my board," Bethany Hamilton said after the attack, "I'll be in a bad mood forever."
<em>Mary Celeste</em>: What Actually Happened Aboard The Notorious Ghost Ship

Mary Celeste: What Actually Happened Aboard The Notorious Ghost Ship

Learn the likely fate of the Mary Celeste, the ghost ship found deserted in the Atlantic near the Azores Islands on Dec. 5, 1872.
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah: The 300-Pound Child Murderer And Suspected Cannibal

Nathaniel Bar-Jonah: The 300-Pound Child Murderer And Suspected Cannibal

Nathaniel Bar-Jonah was accused of murdering a child. Soon, his neighbors remembered the strange meat he'd given them years before.
Aretha Franklin Offered To Post Angela Davis’ Bail In 1970 Because She Wanted “Freedom For Black People”

Aretha Franklin Offered To Post Angela Davis’ Bail In 1970 Because She Wanted “Freedom For Black People”

"I have the money; I got it from Black people — they've made me financially able to have it — and I want to use it in ways that will help our people."
This Week In History News, Aug. 12 – 18

This Week In History News, Aug. 12 – 18

Hidden World War II message uncovered, link between walruses and Vikings' demise found, oldest Egyptian embalming recipe unearthed.