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Before There Was The Incredible Hulk, There Was Cú Chulainn: The Superhuman Of Irish Myth

Before There Was The Incredible Hulk, There Was Cú Chulainn: The Superhuman Of Irish Myth

The legendary half-god Cú Chulainn was a staple in ancient Irish mythology because of his Herculean strength — and rage.
Bumpy Johnson Was The Godfather Of Harlem For Decades — So Why Haven’t You Heard Of Him?

Bumpy Johnson Was The Godfather Of Harlem For Decades — So Why Haven’t You Heard Of Him?

Once dubbed the most dangerous gangster in New York, Ellsworth Raymond "Bumpy" Johnson was also a philanthropist and a poet.
Jamaican Doctress Mary Seacole Was As Heroic As Florence Nightingale

Jamaican Doctress Mary Seacole Was As Heroic As Florence Nightingale

Mary Seacole faced adversity — and open fire — to help injured soldiers during the Crimean War. Now, more than a century later, she is being remembered for her heroic achievements.
The Complicated Truth About Hitler’s Children: Was The Führer Actually A Father?

The Complicated Truth About Hitler’s Children: Was The Führer Actually A Father?

Historians, as well as Hitler himself, claim that he never fathered a child. But there is a man who claims to have been the Führer's son — and Hitler may have known about him all along.
Samantha Smith Wanted Peace During The Cold War, So She Wrote The Soviets And Asked For It

Samantha Smith Wanted Peace During The Cold War, So She Wrote The Soviets And Asked For It

With a simple letter, American schoolgirl Samantha Smith sparked peace and friendship between two nations during one of the tensest periods in modern history.
‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide

‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide

Virginia Woolf's suicide note and fateful decision to walk into the River Ouse with rocks in her pockets only begin to tell the story of her heartbreaking death.