33 Harrowing Photos Of The Crack Epidemic That Devastated America’s Cities
In the early 1980s, a rock of crack cocaine went for as little as $5. Due to its cheap price and high purity, it spread like wildfire from New York to Los Angeles.
How Marilyn Monroe’s House Became Her ‘Safe Haven’ — And Her Place Of Death
The Spanish-style Colonial Revival house at 12305 5th Helena Drive was the first property Marilyn Monroe ever bought — and her last. She died there just six months after moving in.
27 Victorian Death Photos — And The Disturbing History Behind Them
To this day, Victorian death pictures remain chilling artifacts of a bygone era that's shocking to modern sensibilities.
27 Bizarre Facts About The Victorian Era That You Didn’t Learn In School
From wife selling to mummy unwrapping, these Victorian era facts will make you so glad you live in the 21st century.
Meet Sarah Josepha Hale, The Woman Who Convinced President Lincoln To Make Thanksgiving A National Holiday
After Sarah Hale became the first female magazine editor in America, she used her unique platform to help create Thanksgiving as we know it.
The Harrowing Story Of The Whaleship ‘Essex’ That Inspired ‘Moby Dick’
After the whaleship "Essex" was sunk by a vengeful sperm whale, its crew was left on the high seas for 90 days — causing them to resort to cannibalism.
Inside Chicago’s Chilling History Of Racism, From Firebombings To KKK Rallies To Nazi Marches
Martin Luther King Jr. once called Chicago the most racist city in America. Here's the long history that proves him right.
Inside The Anti-Civil Rights Movement That Drew Support From Boston To San Francisco To Montgomery
While many Americans are taught that the civil rights movement was localized in the South in the 1950s and '60s, the reality is that the struggle was brutal all over the country.
Inside The Horrifying Death Of Princess Diana And The Conspiracy Theories Behind It
Princess Diana was killed in a car crash while trying to escape paparazzi, but some people think it was no accident.
The Death Of Anne Boleyn, The First Queen Of England To Be Executed
King Henry VIII lusted after Anne Boleyn for nine years before divorcing his first wife to marry her — then had her executed three years later.
44 Photos From The Anti-Civil Rights Movement That United Most Of White America In The 1960s
As the civil rights movement brought attention to Black Americans' struggle for equality, whites across the country launched a brutal counter-movement.