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How Sebastián Marroquín Reinvented His Legacy As Pablo Escobar’s Son

How Sebastián Marroquín Reinvented His Legacy As Pablo Escobar’s Son

Though Sebastián Marroquín grew up as Pablo Escobar's son Juan Pablo Escobar, he later moved to Argentina and distanced himself from his infamous father.
Inside The Terrifying But Necessary Job Of A Medieval Plague Doctor

Inside The Terrifying But Necessary Job Of A Medieval Plague Doctor

Tasked with treating victims of the Black Death, plague doctors wore all-leather suits and beak-like masks to avoid catching the fatal disease.
Inside The Mysterious Disappearance Of Aaron Burr’s Daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston

Inside The Mysterious Disappearance Of Aaron Burr’s Daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston

On New Year's Eve in 1812, Theodosia Burr Alston boarded a ship bound for New York to reunite with her father after the death of her child. She never made it.
How Bobby Fischer Went From Chess Champion To Troubled Recluse

How Bobby Fischer Went From Chess Champion To Troubled Recluse

Bobby Fischer became the World Chess Champion after defeating Soviet Boris Spassky in 1972 — then he descended into madness.
Why Gustavo Gaviria May Have Been The Real Brains Behind The Medellín Cartel

Why Gustavo Gaviria May Have Been The Real Brains Behind The Medellín Cartel

Pablo Escobar's cousin and right-hand man, Gustavo Gaviria wielded untold power behind the scenes while helping to run the Medellín Cartel, until he was killed by Colombian police in 1990.
The Story Of Belle Gunness, The Meat Cleaver-Wielding Serial Killer Of Turn-Of-The-Century Indiana

The Story Of Belle Gunness, The Meat Cleaver-Wielding Serial Killer Of Turn-Of-The-Century Indiana

On a pig farm in La Porte, Indiana, Belle Gunness killed two of her husbands, a handful of single men, and several of her own children before mysteriously disappearing in 1908.
Meet Griselda Blanco, The ‘Queen Of Cocaine’ Who Ruled Her Drug Empire With An Iron Fist

Meet Griselda Blanco, The ‘Queen Of Cocaine’ Who Ruled Her Drug Empire With An Iron Fist

In the early 1980s, Griselda "La Madrina" Blanco was one of the most feared drug lords of the Miami underworld.
How James Bulger Was Killed By Jon Venables And Robert Thompson

How James Bulger Was Killed By Jon Venables And Robert Thompson

The full story of how James Bulger killers Robert Thompson and Jon Venables led their two-year-old victim past dozens of witnesses on a grim path to his chilling death.
The Unfortunate Story Of Pete Best: The ‘Fifth’ Beatle The Band Left Behind

The Unfortunate Story Of Pete Best: The ‘Fifth’ Beatle The Band Left Behind

Before Ringo Starr, the Beatles toured with drummer Pete Best, but differences led to his ousting just before the band reached worldwide success.
How Paul Castellano Became The ‘Boss Of Bosses’ — Before He Was Brazenly Murdered By John Gotti

How Paul Castellano Became The ‘Boss Of Bosses’ — Before He Was Brazenly Murdered By John Gotti

On December 16, 1985, John Gotti oversaw the assassination of Gambino family boss Paul Castellano outside Sparks Steak House in Manhattan — a hit that would change the Mafia forever.
Unlocking The Mystery Of Peru’s Massive Nazca Lines

Unlocking The Mystery Of Peru’s Massive Nazca Lines

Since being discovered in 1926, the Nazca Lines have inspired countless theories about their origin. Are they extraterrestrial, a message from ancient civilizations, or something more sinister?