Joe Arridy: The Mentally Disabled Man Executed For A Grisly Murder He Didn’t Commit
Blissfully unable to even understand the concept of dying, Joe Arridy was described by the warden as "the happiest man who ever lived on death row."
Min Bahadur Sherchan Was The Oldest To Summit Everest – Then He Died There
Scientists say your body acts and feels 70 years older than it actually is in Everest's high-altitude "death zone." And Min Bahadur Sherchan was already very old.
The Story Of Annie Jones, P.T. Barnum’s Bearded Lady
How Annie Jones attained fame as P.T. Barnum's "Bearded Lady," yet still died little more than a circus "freak" in the eyes of the business that chewed her up and spit her out.
Harriet Cole Donated Her Body To Science — And Had Her Entire Nervous System Removed
No one knows why Harriet Cole donated her body to science, but the contribution she made lives on to this day.
The True Story Of John Rolfe And Pocahontas
Discover why the true story of John Rolfe and Pocahontas was "too complicated and violent for a youthful audience."
Johnny Gosch Went Missing – But His Mom Says He Visited Her 15 Years Later
Fifteen years after Johnny Gosch's disappearance, his mom claims he visited her in the middle of the night for one hour with a stranger.
The Murders That Caused A Town To Change Its Name – And Inspired An Angelina Jolie Movie
The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders rocked a small southern California town in the late 1920s – and led to a hanging.
Down The Hippie Trail – The 1970s Counterculture Journey Through The Middle East
How the search for enlightenment — and lots of drugs — sent scores of young seekers through Europe and Asia along the hippie trail.
When Exploding A-Bombs Were The Greatest Show In Las Vegas
Throughout the 1950s, atomic detonations brought countless tourists to Sin City — and helped make it what it is today.
The Nazis Killed Her Husband, So She Got A Tank – And Her Revenge
Mariya Oktyabrskaya's husband was killed by the Nazis, so she became a tank driver in the Red Army.
These Chinese Men Survived The Titanic — And Were Written Out Of History
"Six Chinese guys made it off the Titanic alive and 24 hours later were written out of the story."