Inside The History Of Immurement, The Execution Method That Entombed Victims Alive
One of history's cruelest forms of capital punishment dating back to the days of ancient Rome, immurement has the victim sealed inside an enclosed space and left to die slowly.
Inside The Family Cult, The Australian Doomsday Group Started By A Yoga Teacher
In the mid-1960s, Australian yoga teacher Anne Hamilton-Byrne founded the Family Cult and convinced her followers she was the reincarnation of Jesus Christ.
The History Of Kryžių Kalnas, The Mysterious Hill Of Crosses In Northern Lithuania
Laden with more than 100,000 Christian symbols, Lithuania's Hill of Crosses is one of the world’s most unique pilgrimage sites.
How The 1900 Galveston Hurricane Left Thousands Dead And Nearly Destroyed The City
Considered the deadliest natural disaster in American history, the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 left one in four city residents homeless and killed up to 12,000 people.
25 Astounding Al Capone Facts That Show Why He’s History’s Most Infamous Gangster
From exorbitant wealth to unspeakable violence, these Al Capone facts reveal a shocking tale of booze, bullets, and blood.
30 Absurd Facts About El Chapo, The Most Feared Drug Lord In Mexican History
From his prison escapes to his Twitter wars, discover some of the wildest facts about Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
Inside Alcatraz: 44 Historic Photos Of America’s Most Notorious Prison
From Al Capone to Machine Gun Kelly, America's most notorious criminals ended at the maximum-security prison on Alcatraz Island.
The Living Dead: How The Toraja People Of Indonesia Honor Their Deceased
Indonesia's Toraja people keep their dead relatives in their homes, treating them as if they were alive until they can be given expensive, elaborate funerals.
James Fitzgerald: The Man Who Brought The Unabomber’s 18-Year Reign Of Terror Streak To An End
Ted Kaczynski, a.k.a the Unabomber, seemed to be an unstoppable force of terror — until James Fitzgerald joined the investigation.
32 Russia Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
You probably know that Russia remains both a formidable world power and a place of severe inequality. But here are 32 more Russia facts that you probably don't know.
Inside The Unsolved Disappearance Of Jennifer Kesse
It's been 12 years since Jennifer Kesse disappeared from her Florida home without a trace.