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The Baffling Mystery Of What Happened To John F. Kennedy’s Brain

The Baffling Mystery Of What Happened To John F. Kennedy’s Brain

Where is JFK's brain? This mystery has puzzled America since 1966, when the 35th president's brain suddenly went missing from the National Archives.
Meet Gladys Presley, Elvis Presley’s Mother And The ‘Love Of His Life’

Meet Gladys Presley, Elvis Presley’s Mother And The ‘Love Of His Life’

Elvis Presley was known for being extremely close with his mother Gladys Presley. So when she tragically died of a heart attack in 1958, he was never the same again.
The Controversial Story Of The Élan School, The ‘Last Stop’ For Troubled Teens In Maine

The Controversial Story Of The Élan School, The ‘Last Stop’ For Troubled Teens In Maine

First opened in 1970 and shut down in 2011, the Élan School was the "last resort" for parents of teens with behavioral problems — and allegedly a site of systemic abuse.
Hungry Badger Leads Archeologists To ‘Exceptional’ Collection Of Roman-Era Coins In Spain

Hungry Badger Leads Archeologists To ‘Exceptional’ Collection Of Roman-Era Coins In Spain

The 209 coins date back to between the third and fifth centuries and were minted across the Roman empire.
Why Ted Bundy’s Car Was More Than Just His Getaway Vehicle

Why Ted Bundy’s Car Was More Than Just His Getaway Vehicle

An unassuming tan 1968 Volkswagen Beetle, Ted Bundy's car played a pivotal role in his murder spree — and it may have been one of his best weapons.
The Bizarre History Of Sin Eaters, People Who Were Hired To Literally Consume The Misdeeds Of The Dead

The Bizarre History Of Sin Eaters, People Who Were Hired To Literally Consume The Misdeeds Of The Dead

For hundreds of years throughout the British Isles, mourning families hired sin eaters to "consume" their loved ones' unconfessed sins by eating a meal they had placed on the chest of the corpse.
Archaeologists May Have Just Found The Long Lost ‘Temple of Hercules’ In Spain

Archaeologists May Have Just Found The Long Lost ‘Temple of Hercules’ In Spain

A close study of topographical data from Spain's coasts may have revealed the lost Temple of Hercules Gaditanus in the Bay of Cádiz.
The Story Of Batavia, The Indonesian City Violently Colonized By The Dutch

The Story Of Batavia, The Indonesian City Violently Colonized By The Dutch

Batavia thrived as the spice market at the center of Dutch East India company — at the expense of its native population.
Inside LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans’ Infamous House Of Torture And Murder

Inside LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans’ Infamous House Of Torture And Murder

After a fire broke out at Madame Delphine LaLaurie's house in 1834, witnesses discovered a secret torture chamber where she had viciously beaten, starved, and killed countless enslaved people.
The Legend Of Yggdrasil, The Sacred World Tree Of Viking Lore

The Legend Of Yggdrasil, The Sacred World Tree Of Viking Lore

In Norse cosmology and mythology, the massive ash tree Yggdrasil is said to support the whole universe, from the underworld known as Hel to the heavenly realm of Asgard.
This 2,700-Year-Old Toilet Suggests Ancient Elites In Jerusalem Suffered From Life-Long Parasitic Infections

This 2,700-Year-Old Toilet Suggests Ancient Elites In Jerusalem Suffered From Life-Long Parasitic Infections

Researchers found trace remains of roundworm, tapeworm, whipworm, and pinworm in the cesspit beneath the toilet.