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Meet The Camel Spider, The Terrifying Predator Of The World’s Deserts

Meet The Camel Spider, The Terrifying Predator Of The World’s Deserts

Also known as the sun spider or the wind scorpion, the camel spider is a desert-dwelling arachnid known for its enormous size and painful bite.
The Majestic History And Mysterious Destruction Of The Temple Of Zeus

The Majestic History And Mysterious Destruction Of The Temple Of Zeus

Built in the fifth century B.C., the Temple of Zeus at Olympia once housed one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. But it wouldn’t last forever.
The Bloody Story Of Jeremy Bamber And The White House Farm Murders

The Bloody Story Of Jeremy Bamber And The White House Farm Murders

On August 7, 1985, Jeremy Nevill Bamber entered his parents' home at White House Farm in England and murdered everyone inside — before calling the police and pinning it all on his sister.
Inside The Mysterious Canneto Di Caronia Fires That Villagers Blamed On The Devil

Inside The Mysterious Canneto Di Caronia Fires That Villagers Blamed On The Devil

Starting in 2004, the residents of Canneto Di Caronia, Sicily began seeing everyday objects burst into flames — and everyone from arson investigators to exorcists were baffled.
Inside The World Of The Volcano Snail, Nature’s Toughest Gastropod

Inside The World Of The Volcano Snail, Nature’s Toughest Gastropod

The scaly-foot snail grows its own iron suit of armor — and thrives in the white-hot hydrothermal vents of the Indian Ocean.
How Dorothy Height Became The ‘Godmother’ Of The Civil Rights Movement

How Dorothy Height Became The ‘Godmother’ Of The Civil Rights Movement

For nearly a century, Dorothy Height fought tirelessly for the rights of Black Americans and women of all races — even though she rarely received credit.
Meet Dr. Sebi, The Controversial ‘Herbalist’ Who Claimed He Could Cure Any Disease

Meet Dr. Sebi, The Controversial ‘Herbalist’ Who Claimed He Could Cure Any Disease

Born Alfredo Bowman in Honduras, Dr. Sebi sold vegan diets and "cell food" to some of the world's biggest celebrities — and even claimed that he found a cure for AIDS.
The Disturbing Story Of The Demon Midwife Who Terrorized 1940s Tokyo

The Disturbing Story Of The Demon Midwife Who Terrorized 1940s Tokyo

Miyuki Ishikawa may have thought she was acting out of mercy when she killed over 100 babies — but she nevertheless might be history's deadliest female serial killer.
Meet Esther Jones, The Black Performer Who Inspired ‘Betty Boop’

Meet Esther Jones, The Black Performer Who Inspired ‘Betty Boop’

A child singer and dancer, Esther Jones inspired Paramount to create the cartoon character Betty Boop in 1930 — but she never received any credit or royalties.
Inside Jimmy Carter’s UFO Sighting In Georgia Just A Few Years Before He Became President

Inside Jimmy Carter’s UFO Sighting In Georgia Just A Few Years Before He Became President

On September 18, 1973, Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter filed a report with the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena claiming he’d seen a UFO four years earlier.
Inside The Little-Known History Of America’s Sundown Towns — Which Banned Black People After Dark

Inside The Little-Known History Of America’s Sundown Towns — Which Banned Black People After Dark

Known for excluding Black people and other minorities, sundown towns are historically all-white communities in the United States with extremely troubling pasts.