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The Story Of Nellie Bly And Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum

The Story Of Nellie Bly And Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum

The thrilling tale of perhaps the most daring undercover feat in the history of journalism by a woman named Nellie Bly.
Maria Rasputin May Be More Fascinating Than Her “Mad Monk” Father

Maria Rasputin May Be More Fascinating Than Her “Mad Monk” Father

Maria Rasputin escaped death in Russia and went on to become a lion tamer and author — but was she really the Mad Monk's daughter?
5 Diseases Whose Origins Medical Experts Got Entirely Wrong

5 Diseases Whose Origins Medical Experts Got Entirely Wrong

Because doctors once totally misunderstood these lethal diseases, they used to treat them in some truly horrifying ways.
New Research Finally Does Away With HIV/AIDS Patient Zero Myth

New Research Finally Does Away With HIV/AIDS Patient Zero Myth

No, so-called "patient zero" Gaetan Dugas didn't introduce HIV/AIDS to the United States.
5 People Who Got Screwed Out Of The History Books Because They Weren’t White Men

5 People Who Got Screwed Out Of The History Books Because They Weren’t White Men

They changed the course of history forever, and yet we hardly know their names.
How Academia Helps Explain The Rise Of Donald Trump

How Academia Helps Explain The Rise Of Donald Trump

Donald Trump catches a lot of flack for his stance on immigration and race — as it happens, he's borrowing a lot from early 20th century academics.
Marcel Petiot May Be The Most Despicable Serial Killer Ever

Marcel Petiot May Be The Most Despicable Serial Killer Ever

Meet Marcel Petiot, the French doctor who promised Jews safe passage from Nazis, only to rob and murder them.
What You Need To Know About “Superbugs”

What You Need To Know About “Superbugs”

The end of civilization as we know it might not start with a bang — but rather a sneeze.
Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

See why the mysterious murder of Mary Pinchot Meyer, JFK's bombshell, CIA-affiliated mistress have fascinated sleuths for decades.
How David Bowie Shattered — And Perpetuated — Rock Star Stereotypes

How David Bowie Shattered — And Perpetuated — Rock Star Stereotypes

The problematic sexual history of the supposedly progressive rock star.
The Atomic Bombing Of Nagaski Almost Didn’t Happen

The Atomic Bombing Of Nagaski Almost Didn’t Happen

Discover the seldom-heard story of the Nagasaki bombing -- how it happened and why it came very close to not happening at all.