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Meet Giulia Tofana: The 17th-Century Professional Poisoner Said To Have Killed 600 Men

Meet Giulia Tofana: The 17th-Century Professional Poisoner Said To Have Killed 600 Men

If Giulia Tofana's confessions are to be believed, then the lethal potion maker is among the most prolific serial killers in history.
Naked Hippies And Raging Fires: 55 Crazy Photos From History’s Most Iconic Music Festivals

Naked Hippies And Raging Fires: 55 Crazy Photos From History’s Most Iconic Music Festivals

From Woodstock '69 to Woodstock '99, these are the music festivals that defined their generations.
How Photographer-Turned-Sheriff C.S. Fly Helped Immortalize The Wild West

How Photographer-Turned-Sheriff C.S. Fly Helped Immortalize The Wild West

Based in Tombstone, Arizona, C.S. Fly documented the peace treaty between Apache Chief Geronimo and the U.S. Army in 1886, as well as other iconic moments of the Old West.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About What Happens When You Die

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About What Happens When You Die

No living human knows what happens when we die, but here's what we've gleaned from history and some near-death survivors who said they glimpsed the other side.
The Bizarre History Of Sex Toys, From Ancient Butt Plugs To Steam-Powered Vibrators

The Bizarre History Of Sex Toys, From Ancient Butt Plugs To Steam-Powered Vibrators

With the oldest-known dildo clocking in at 28,000 years, sex toys are older than civilization, religion, and marriage combined.
Inside The Revenge Killing Of Frank DeCicco, The Gambino Underboss Who Brazenly Took Out A Don

Inside The Revenge Killing Of Frank DeCicco, The Gambino Underboss Who Brazenly Took Out A Don

Frank DeCicco helped John Gotti take over the family by murdering their boss — only to be killed in a bombing months later.
Minnie Dean Was A Caretaker Known As A ‘Baby Farmer’ — Then They Found Actual Bodies In Her Garden

Minnie Dean Was A Caretaker Known As A ‘Baby Farmer’ — Then They Found Actual Bodies In Her Garden

After three bodies were discovered on her property in 1895, Minnie Dean became the first and only woman to be executed for her crimes in New Zealand's history.
The Story Behind The 9/11 Photo Of A Doomed Fire Truck Heading Toward The Twin Towers

The Story Behind The 9/11 Photo Of A Doomed Fire Truck Heading Toward The Twin Towers

Amateur photographer Aaron McLamb captured an iconic photo of Ladder 118 as it crossed the Brooklyn Bridge — not knowing that it would be the fire truck's last run.
The Slender Man Stabbing: How An Internet Meme Led Two 12-Year-Old Girls To Attempt Murder

The Slender Man Stabbing: How An Internet Meme Led Two 12-Year-Old Girls To Attempt Murder

"It was weird," said perpetrator Morgan Geyser. "I felt no remorse. I thought I would... I actually felt nothing."
Meet Elizabeth Stride, The Only Victim Jack The Ripper Didn’t Mutilate — Because He Was Nearly Caught

Meet Elizabeth Stride, The Only Victim Jack The Ripper Didn’t Mutilate — Because He Was Nearly Caught

A local man found Elizabeth Stride's body so soon after the murder that he suspected Jack the Ripper was still hiding there in the pitch-black backyard with him.
Meet Bill Bufalino, The Lawyer Who Abandoned Jimmy Hoffa Right Before His Disappearance

Meet Bill Bufalino, The Lawyer Who Abandoned Jimmy Hoffa Right Before His Disappearance

Attorney Bill Bufalino represented Jimmy Hoffa for decades until his mobster cousin Russell Bufalino wanted the union president gone.