The Complicated Truth About Adolf Hitler’s Children And Whether The Führer Was Actually A Father
According to some historians, Adolf Hitler secretly fathered a son named Jean-Marie Loret with a French woman in 1917. But is it actually true?
How The Gulf Of Tonkin Incident Sparked The Vietnam War
In August 1964, the U.S. entered the Vietnam War based on reports of an unprovoked attack in the Gulf of Tonkin — which the president knew were false.
What Happens When We Die? What It Feels Like, What Happens To Your Body, And More
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 Story Behind Anubis, The Ancient Deity Of Death And The Underworld
With the head of a jackal and the body of a human, Anubis was the deity of death and mummification in ancient Egypt who accompanied kings in the afterlife.
Frank ‘The Irishman’ Sheeran Confessed To The Murder Of Jimmy Hoffa — Despite No Proof
Union official and gangster Frank Sheeran claims he killed Jimmy Hoffa in July 1975 — but did he just make it up?
Paul Bateson Was In One Of The Most Horrifying Scenes Of ‘The Exorcist’ Before Becoming A Murderer
Paul Bateson was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Addison Verrill, but he also allegedly confessed to killing and dismembering six other men in 1970s New York.
Inside The Hanoi Hilton, North Vietnam’s Torture Chamber For American POWs
The North Vietnamese called it the Hỏa Lò prison, while American POWs ironically dubbed it the "Hanoi Hilton." Hundreds were tortured there with meat hooks and iron chains — including John McCain.
‘He Wasn’t A Typical Gangster’: Inside The Wild Life Of Harlem Godfather Bumpy Johnson
Known for being a fearsome crime boss, Ellsworth Raymond "Bumpy" Johnson ruled the Harlem neighborhood of New York City in the mid-20th century.
How 15-Year-Old Latasha Harlins’ Murder Over A Bottle Of Orange Juice Helped Spark The L.A. Riots
On March 16, 1991, Latasha Harlins went to a grocery store to buy a bottle of orange juice. Soon Ja Du, the store clerk, assumed she was stealing it and shot her in the back of the head.
The Slender Man Stabbing: How An Internet Meme Led Two 12-Year-Old Girls To Attempt Murder
"It was weird," said Morgan Geyser of the Slender Man stabbing of Payton Leutner. "I felt no remorse. I thought I would... I actually felt nothing."
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.