The Real History Behind The 1993 Black Hawk Down Incident
During the Black Hawk Down incident that sparked the Battle of Mogadishu, 18 American soldiers were killed by Somali forces between October 3 and 4, 1993.
Edward Mordrake, The Man Who Allegedly Had One Head And Two Faces
Also known as Edward Mordake, Edward Mordrake was a 19th-century Englishman born with an extra face on the back of his head — or so the legends claim.
The Osage Indian Murders: Inside The Greed-Fueled Killing Spree That Targeted Rich Native Americans
Thanks to oil deposits found on their land, the Osage Native Americans became some of the wealthiest people in the United States by the 1920s — which put an enormous target on their backs.
Iowa Paperboy Johnny Gosch Vanished In 1982 — Then The Chilling Sightings Of Him Began
In September 1982, 12-year-old Johnny Gosch disappeared while delivering newspapers in West Des Moines. One night fifteen years later, his mother claims he visited her and told her he was the victim of a pedophile ring.
The Astonishing History Of The Antikythera Mechanism, The Oldest Computer In The World
First discovered by divers in 1901, the 2,000-year-old Antikythera mechanism used tiny gears to track heavenly bodies with such precision that it's called history's oldest computer.
How Francys Arsentiev Became The ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Of Mount Everest
Known as the "Sleeping Beauty" of Mount Everest, American mountaineer Francys Arsentiev died tragically atop Earth's highest peak on May 24, 1998.
Is La Pascualita An Eerily Lifelike Mannequin Or An Actual Mummy?
According to local legends in Chihuahua, Mexico, the bridal shop mannequin known as La Pascualita is actually the embalmed corpse of a real-life woman.
Blanche Monnier Was Kept Hidden In Her Room For 25 Years, Just For Falling In Love
Blanche Monnier's prominent French family was dismayed she fell in love with a commoner. So they confined her to a tiny, lightless room for over two decades.
“No More Wire Hangers”: Inside The Tumultuous Relationship Between Joan And Christina Crawford
In Mommie Dearest, Christina Crawford claimed that her mother was a sadistic abuser — but those closest to Joan Crawford disagreed.
Inside The Ken And Barbie Killers’ Vicious Reign Of Terror
Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka looked like normal newlyweds, but the Ken and Babie Killers murdered three people and raped at least 14 in late 1980s and early '90s Ontario.
How Cameron Hooker And His Wife Janice Brutalized ‘The Girl In The Box’
Between 1977 and 1984, Cameron and Janice Hooker kept Colleen Stan inside a wooden box under their bed, only taking her out to torture her.