Kryptos, The CIA Sculpture With A Coded Message That No One Has Been Able To Solve
More than three decades after the installation of Kryptos, three of its four coded messages have been cracked — but one remains a mystery.
Teen Arrested For Trying To Book A Hitman Online To Kill A 7-Year-Old — On A Parody Website
The owner of the "Rent-A-Hitman" website said he routinely gets suspicious requests and will hand them over to the police.
How Kevin Berthia’s Conversation With Officer Kevin Briggs Atop The Golden Gate Bridge Saved His Life
On March 11, 2005, Kevin Berthia spoke with Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs for 92 minutes, ultimately prompting him to step back from the ledge instead of taking his own life.
The Story Behind The Lovers Of Valdaro, The Stone Age Couple Locked In An Eternal Embrace
Discovered in a Neolithic tomb in Italy, the Lovers of Valdaro are a pair of skeletons that have been holding each other for 6,000 years.
Ex-Intelligence Officer Claims The US Government Collects UFOs As Part Of Secret Program
U.S. Intelligence Officer David Grusch said the military has been collecting unidentified foreign craft for "decades."
Inside The Tragic Story Of Len Bias’ Death — And How It Was Used To Fuel The War On Drugs
College basketball star Len Bias seemed destined to be the next Michael Jordan — then he died of cocaine-induced cardiac arrhythmia just two days after signing with the Boston Celtics in 1986.
‘Hell Is Mud’: Inside The Trenches Of World War I
Stretching hundreds of miles across the Western Front, millions of soldiers fought in trenches during World War I — with horrific physical and mental consequences.
Analysis Of A 2,000-Year-Old Vase Reveals Ancient Egyptians Drank Hallucinogenic Drugs Mixed With Human Blood
The ancient cocktail was consumed by a cult dedicated to the deity Bes, who served as a protective spirit, particularly to mothers and children.
Billy Milligan, The Serial Rapist Who Claimed That His ‘Other Personalities’ Committed His Crimes
In 1978, Billy Milligan became the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a legal defense, though the debate surrounding his condition turned the case into a hotly-debated spectacle.
John Dillinger’s Death: How ‘Public Enemy No. 1’ Was Killed In A Hail Of Bullets
After a year of robbing banks, John Dillinger died on July 22, 1934, when federal agents shot and killed him as he left a movie in Chicago, Illinois.
Paleontologists Just Unearthed A Nearly 6-Million-Year-Old ‘Elephant Graveyard’ In Florida
The bones belong to the gomphothere, a distant relative of modern elephants that roamed the earth for millions of years before being hunted to extinction 12,000 years ago.