The Heartbreaking Death Of Otis Redding, The ‘Crown Prince Of Soul’ Who Perished In A Plane Crash
Just days after recording "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay," 26-year-old Otis Redding and four members of his band died when their plane crashed in Wisconsin.
The Controversial Story Of Diane De Poitiers, The Mistress Of King Henry II Of France
King Henry II openly preferred Diane de Poitiers over his legitimate wife — and he treated his lover as an unofficial queen.
The Groundbreaking History Of The Pony Express, The Short-Lived Mail Delivery Service Of The Wild West
Though the Pony Express is synonymous with the Old West today, it was only in service from April 1860 to October 1861.
Excavations In Finland Just Unearthed A Sword And Graveyard From The Crusader Era
An iron sword, a leather belt, and eight graves found in the southwestern town of Salo may redefine what experts know about the history of Christianity in Finland.
The Disturbing True Story Of Carl Tanzler And The Corpse He Dug Up And Lived With For Seven Years
Carl Tanzler fell in love with Maria Elena Milagro de Hoyos, a young tuberculosis patient at the Key West hospital where he was a radiology technician — but his fondness grew into an obsession after she died in 1931.
Scientists Just Determined That The Hirota People Of Japan Intentionally Deformed Their Skulls Centuries Ago
For decades, archaeologists have wondered why the skeletons unearthed on the Japanese island of Tanegashima had flattened heads — and now a new study is finally providing answers.
Analysis Of Vlad The Impaler’s Letters Suggests That He May Have Cried Tears Of Blood
Molecules left behind on letters written by the 15th-century Wallachian ruler suggest he may have suffered from hemolacria, a condition that causes blood-tinged tears.
This New AI-Powered App Allows Users To ‘Chat’ With Biblical Figures Like Jesus And Satan
Using ChatGPT, app developer Stéphane Peter created "Text With Jesus" to encourage conversation about faith — but it's also sparking its share of controversy.
Two Climbers Just Broke The Speed Record For Ascending Earth’s 14 Highest Mountains
"If I'm going to change this sport, the best way I can do it is by showing that women are just as capable as men on these high mountains."
This Texas Woman Was Just Attacked By A Snake And A Hawk — At The Same Time
Peggy Jones says she feels like the "luckiest person alive" after surviving the grisly attack with just a bloodied and bruised arm.
How Teenager Elmer Wayne Henley Became The Accomplice Of One Of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killers
Between 1970 and 1973, Elmer Wayne Henley Jr. helped "Candy Man" Dean Corll kidnap, rape, and murder at least 28 boys — six of whom he killed himself.