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Ueli Steck Conquered The World’s Great Mountains — Until Everest Conquered Him

Ueli Steck Conquered The World’s Great Mountains — Until Everest Conquered Him

Ueli Steck may have been Earth's best mountaineer, but one tragically bold attempt on Mount Everest brought his impressive life to an end.
From Theodor Geisel To Dr. Seuss, The Forgotten History Of Everyone’s Favorite Children’s Author

From Theodor Geisel To Dr. Seuss, The Forgotten History Of Everyone’s Favorite Children’s Author

While we know Dr. Seuss best for his tongue twisters and whimsical characters, the famed children's author actually got his start by drawing some rather controversial ads.
What Are Subliminal Messages And Do They Work?

What Are Subliminal Messages And Do They Work?

What are subliminal messages? Do subliminal messages work? Though everyone from Coca-Cola to Disney has been accused of using these tactics, few of us seem to know the truth about what these messages are and whether or not they're effective.
The True Story Of “Donnie Brasco” And Joseph Pistone’s Undercover Fight Against The Mafia

The True Story Of “Donnie Brasco” And Joseph Pistone’s Undercover Fight Against The Mafia

For six long years, Joseph Pistone abandoned his personal life and worked his way up the rungs of the Bonanno crime family as Donnie Brasco.
How John Gotti Assassinated Paul Castellano, “The Boss Of Bosses”

How John Gotti Assassinated Paul Castellano, “The Boss Of Bosses”

On December 16, 1985, John Gotti organized a ruthless assassination on Gambino crime boss Paul Castellano outside Sparks Steak House in New York City. It was a murder that would change the New York Mafia forever.
How Female Pirate Jeanne De Clisson Terrorized The King Of France

How Female Pirate Jeanne De Clisson Terrorized The King Of France

After her husband was executed by the King of France, Jeanne de Clisson set off on a quest of piracy and bloody justice.
How A Groundbreaking Drug Birthed A Generation Of Thalidomide Babies

How A Groundbreaking Drug Birthed A Generation Of Thalidomide Babies

Born with severe deformations, Thalidomide babies were the result of one pharmaceutical company's coverups and dark past.
The Mysterious Disappearance Of Aaron Burr’s Daughter

The Mysterious Disappearance Of Aaron Burr’s Daughter

When Theodosia Burr Alston went to meet her father in New York, she left her husband behind and boarded a ship with her doctor. But by the time the ship should have arrived, it was nowhere to be found.
The Curious Case Of Michael Malloy – “Rasputin Of The Bronx”

The Curious Case Of Michael Malloy – “Rasputin Of The Bronx”

Michael Malloy was a down-on-his-luck drunk during the Great Depression when he was targeted for murder as part of a life insurance scam. The only problem was, he wouldn't die.
Unlocking The Mystery Of Peru’s Massive Nazca Lines

Unlocking The Mystery Of Peru’s Massive Nazca Lines

Dating back to 500 B.C., the Nazca lines have been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World".
From Juan Pablo Escobar To Sebastián Marroquín — The Turbulent Life Of Pablo Escobar’s Son

From Juan Pablo Escobar To Sebastián Marroquín — The Turbulent Life Of Pablo Escobar’s Son

As the son of history's most infamous criminal, Juan Pablo Escobar grew up in luxury and a life filled with fear and tragedy.