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Why Berserkers Were Some Of History’s Most Feared Warriors

Why Berserkers Were Some Of History’s Most Feared Warriors

The most feared warriors of their era, Viking berserkers ingested hallucinogens to enter a trance-like fury before battle.
Inside The Bloody Story Of Defenestration, One Of History’s Wildest Execution Methods

Inside The Bloody Story Of Defenestration, One Of History’s Wildest Execution Methods

Discover the bizarre and disturbing history of defenestration, the practice of killing someone by throwing them out of a window.
This South African Climber Just Made The First Legal Paraglide Flight Off Mount Everest

This South African Climber Just Made The First Legal Paraglide Flight Off Mount Everest

Instead of several days, it took Pierre Carter just 20 minutes to descend Mount Everest on his paraglider.
How Meyer Lansky Became The ‘Mob’s Accountant’ And Helped Create The Mafia As We Know It

How Meyer Lansky Became The ‘Mob’s Accountant’ And Helped Create The Mafia As We Know It

Known throughout the criminal underworld as a financial genius, Meyer Lansky used Swiss bank accounts and shell companies to launder money and hide the Mafia's vast wealth from the FBI.
Human Remains Keep Turning Up In Lake Mead As Water Levels Hit Historic Lows — And Officials Expect To Find More

Human Remains Keep Turning Up In Lake Mead As Water Levels Hit Historic Lows — And Officials Expect To Find More

As the water level of Lake Mead has dropped to its lowest point in 85 years, visitors have discovered the skeletal remains of two people whose corpses once rested below the surface.
The Mystery Of Rosalia Lombardo, The ‘Blinking’ Mummy Who Appears To Open Her Eyes

The Mystery Of Rosalia Lombardo, The ‘Blinking’ Mummy Who Appears To Open Her Eyes

Not only did a secret formula allow Rosalia Lombardo to become one of Earth's best-preserved mummies, but many even claim that she can open her eyes.