A Sailboat Crew Was Just Rescued In The Pacific Ocean After A Giant Whale Sunk Their Ship
Though their ship sank quickly after the whale strike, the crew was soon rescued thanks to a number of other boats nearby.
An Ancient Roman Shrine Surrounded By Offerings Was Just Discovered In The Swiss Alps
Archaeologists have found 100 coins that may have been left as offerings as well as brooches, nails, crystals, and more.
Submarine With Two Bodies And $87 Million Worth Of Cocaine Discovered Off Colombian Coast
The Colombian Navy intercepted a submarine that had roughly 5,800 pounds of cocaine onboard, preventing its distribution.
The Chilling Story Of The Branch Davidians And The Waco Siege
Once an obscure offshoot of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Branch Davidians' Waco compound was raided by the FBI in 1993, leading to the deaths of 76 members.
The Story Of Traute Lafrenz Page And Her Fight Against The Nazis As A Member Of The ‘White Rose’ Resistance Group
Traute Lafrenz Page was in her early 20s when she joined the White Rose and she ultimately managed to survive the war even though many of the group's other members were executed.
How Many Children Did King Henry VIII Have? The Answer Is A Little Complicated
Henry VIII of England had three legitimate heirs who went on to rule as Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I — but even during his reign it was common knowledge that he had illegitimate offspring as well.
A Big Cat Native To Africa Was Just Captured In Ohio — With Cocaine In Its System
The African serval named Amorie has been taken in by the Cincinnati Zoo after being treated for a broken leg.
English Metal Detectorists Stumble Across A 2,000-Year-Old Figurine With An Oversized Phallus
The figurine dates to the first century C.E. and was likely a representation of a fertility god.
The Boston Strangler And His Murder Spree That Left 13 Women Dead
Police believe Albert DeSalvo was likely the Boston Strangler, but questions still remain about the true identity of this infamous 1960s serial killer.
Crinoline, The Fatal Fashion Trend That Killed Thousands Of Women During The Victorian Era
Wide skirts were all the rage among Victorians — but the extremely flammable nature of crinolines meant that women routinely burned alive while wearing them.
DNA From Four American Presidents Is About To Be Launched Into Deep Space
The space burial company Celestis will include DNA from presidents George Washington, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan on their upcoming memorial flight.