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How Did Alexander Hamilton Die? Inside The Infamous Burr-Hamilton Duel Of 1804

How Did Alexander Hamilton Die? Inside The Infamous Burr-Hamilton Duel Of 1804

Alexander Hamilton died on July 12, 1804, one day after being shot in the abdomen during a duel with longtime rival Aaron Burr in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Meet Elizabeth Bathory, The ‘Blood Countess’ Who May Have Been History’s Most Prolific Female Serial Killer

Meet Elizabeth Bathory, The ‘Blood Countess’ Who May Have Been History’s Most Prolific Female Serial Killer

From 1590 to 1610, Elizabeth Bathory allegedly tortured and killed hundreds of poor servant girls and women in Hungary. But was she actually guilty of these heinous crimes?
The Infamous Story Of Frances Farmer, Hollywood’s Original Bad Girl

The Infamous Story Of Frances Farmer, Hollywood’s Original Bad Girl

Notorious for her drunken exploits and various stints at mental health facilities, Frances Farmer was subjected to a slew of dark rumors — but here’s the truth about her story.
44 Striking Portraits Of Native American Culture In The Early 20th Century

44 Striking Portraits Of Native American Culture In The Early 20th Century

Edward Curtis' portraits documented Native American culture in the early 1900s — as reservations and assimilation threatened to destroy it forever.
Beyond The 40 Whacks: The Story Of The Infamous Lizzie Borden Murders

Beyond The 40 Whacks: The Story Of The Infamous Lizzie Borden Murders

Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden became a media sensation when she was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax on August 4, 1892. But was she guilty?
The Strange Story Of Myra Hindley And The Moors Murders

The Strange Story Of Myra Hindley And The Moors Murders

Meet Myra Hindley, once considered the evilest woman in Britain and the chilling killer behind the infamous Moors Murders.
25 Haunting Photos Of Life Inside New York’s Tenements

25 Haunting Photos Of Life Inside New York’s Tenements

These stunning photos reveal just how hard life was for the immigrant occupants of New York's tenement buildings a century ago.
21 Amazing Photos Of Earth From Space

21 Amazing Photos Of Earth From Space

These gorgeous pictures of Earth from space present our planet's colorful, bizarre geography from a stunning new perspective.
23 Child Labor Photographs That Changed The Face Of American Industry

23 Child Labor Photographs That Changed The Face Of American Industry

Photographer Lewis Hine captured the appalling child labor conditions of early 20th century America in stark, history-making detail.
21 Facts To Take You Inside The Life And Mind Of An Elephant

21 Facts To Take You Inside The Life And Mind Of An Elephant

Elephants may be known for their long memories, but these 21 elephant facts prove there is more to these majestic animals than you think.
Explore The North Pole With These 21 Fascinating Arctic Animals

Explore The North Pole With These 21 Fascinating Arctic Animals

From the adorable to the ferocious, these unique arctic animals rule Earth's snow and ice.