Inside Nicholas Winton’s Rescue Of 669 Children During The Holocaust
Though he rescued 669 children from the Holocaust in 1939, Nicholas Winton wasn't recognized until he appeared on the TV show That's Life! in 1988.
How Did Phil Hartman Die? Inside His Murder At The Hands Of His Wife
When comedian Phil Hartman was murdered by his wife Brynn on May 28, 1998, America was devastated — but his friends had seen the warning signs for years.
The Story Of David Berkowitz And The ‘Son Of Sam’ Killing Spree That Paralyzed New York
From July 1976 to August 1977, David Berkowitz roamed the streets of New York, where he shot six people at random in what's known as the "Son of Sam" killings.
The Dyatlov Pass Incident: The Mysterious 1959 Tragedy That Left 9 Dead
With theories ranging from an avalanche to katabatic wind, researchers may have finally solved the Dyatlov Pass Incident that left nine Soviet hikers dead in February 1959.
Inside The Theory That Jack The Ripper Was A 19th-Century Cotton Merchant Named James Maybrick
A diary allegedly written by James Maybrick not only reveals that its author was Jack the Ripper, but contains grisly details of the Ripper murders that only the killer would know.
Xin Zhui And The Story Of The Stunningly Intact Lady Dai Mummy
Even after 2,200 years, the mummy of ancient Chinese noblewoman Xin Zhui a.k.a. Lady Dai remains so well-preserved that there's hair on her head and blood in her veins.
Who Were The Pilgrims? This Is The Story You Didn’t Learn In School
From religious extremism to child abuse to their brutal treatment of the Native Americans, the Pilgrims who built the Plymouth Colony were far more ruthless than you realized.
Exploring The Allegedly Grisly Meaning Behind ‘London Bridge Is Falling Down’
The English nursery rhyme "London Bridge is Falling Down" seems innocent on the surface, but some scholars believe it's a reference to immurement — the medieval punishment where a person is locked inside a room until they died.
What Does Chernobyl Look Like Now? Inside The Ukrainian Disaster Zone
After the April 1986 nuclear disaster, a 30-kilometer zone around Chernobyl was completely abandoned. This is what it looks like today.
Inside The Body Farms Where Human Corpses Are Left Out To Decay
First devised at the University of Tennessee, body farms have become invaluable research facilities for everyone from scientists to law enforcement officials.
The Night Witches: The All-Female World War II Squadron That Terrified The Nazis
The all-female members of the Soviet's 588th Night Bomber Regiment painted their planes with flowers and attacked Nazi forces across the Eastern Front.