The Life Of Claude Cahun, The Long-Overlooked Queer Photographer And Anti-Nazi Activist
A French leader in the surrealist movement, Claude Cahun was a pioneering queer artist whose self-portraits played with gender identity in a way that had never been seen before.
35 Vintage Photos Of Jean Harlow, The 1930s Sex Symbol Who Took Hollywood By Storm
Before Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield, Jean Harlow was the original "blonde bombshell" — and these iconic photos show why.
‘Dark, Decadent, And Nihilistic’: Inside The True Story Of Sex Pistols Bassist Sid Vicious
Sid Vicious was just 21 when he died of a heroin overdose in 1979 — but he's still remembered as one of the most controversial punk rock musicians in history.
33 Vivid Photos Of Holi, The Hindu Festival Of Color That’s Celebrated Around The World Each Spring
The Holi festival is best known for the brightly-colored paints and powders that revelers gleefully toss at one another, but there's much more to this Hindu celebration than its vibrant hues.
The Story Of Zzyzx, The Eerie Ghost Town Along A Dead-End Road In The Middle Of The California Desert
Zzyzx was founded by a con artist in the 1940s as a spa where he could peddle his quack remedies — and its history is even weirder than its name.
The True Story Of The Brat Pack, The Group Of Young Actors Who Shaped 1980s Hollywood
Throughout the '80s, actors like Emilio Estevez and Molly Ringwald starred alongside each other in a dozen coming-of-age films like The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire while earning themselves the nickname the "Brat Pack" for their seemingly entitled behavior.
29 Photos Of King Tutankhamun’s Tomb That Will Take Your Breath Away
First discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922, the tomb of King Tut has recently been restored to its ancient glory.
32 Famous Photos Of Rita Hayworth — And The Surprisingly Sad Story Behind The 1940s Sex Symbol
One of the most iconic stars of Old Hollywood, Rita Hayworth was seen as the ultimate femme fatale, but she had a tragic backstory.
The Dark History Of The Cucking Stool, A Medieval Humiliation Device For ‘Scolds’
Cucking stools were used in medieval Europe to punish and silence people — mostly women — who were accused of crimes like gossiping or talking too loudly.
The Fascinating Life Of Roger Bacon, The 13th-Century ‘Wizard’ Who Helped Pioneer Modern Science
Medieval philosopher Roger Bacon was said to have predicted numerous inventions hundreds of years before they were created and may have even discovered the formula for the philosopher's stone.
The Conjuring House: The Real Home Of Horrors Behind The Iconic Film That You Can Visit Today
Explore The Conjuring house of Rhode Island made famous by the movie based on the Perron hauntings — that keeps chasing away its owners.