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Keelhauling: Inside The Deranged Torture Method Used To Keep Sailors In Line

Keelhauling: Inside The Deranged Torture Method Used To Keep Sailors In Line

An infamous punishment used to maintain order at sea in the 17th and 18th centuries, keelhauling was when sailors would be dragged under ships as punishment.
The Horrifying Story Of Colleen Stan — ‘The Girl In The Box’

The Horrifying Story Of Colleen Stan — ‘The Girl In The Box’

Colleen Stan became known as the "girl in the box" after she was held prisoner by Cameron and Janice Hooker inside their California home between 1977 and 1984.
Meet Christopher Scarver — The Man Who Killed Jeffrey Dahmer

Meet Christopher Scarver — The Man Who Killed Jeffrey Dahmer

Christopher Scarver didn't like Jeffrey Dahmer's crimes. So on November 28, 1994, in Columbia Correctional Institution, he did something about it.
Operation Anthropoid And The Plot To Kill The Architect Of The Holocaust

Operation Anthropoid And The Plot To Kill The Architect Of The Holocaust

Operation Anthropoid, a secret plan to kill Reinhard Heydrich in 1942, was the only successful assassination of a top Nazi officer during World War II.
The Bizarre Story Of Casu Marzu, The Illegal Maggot Cheese That’s A Beloved Delicacy In Italy

The Bizarre Story Of Casu Marzu, The Illegal Maggot Cheese That’s A Beloved Delicacy In Italy

Literally translating to "rotting cheese," casu marzu is a traditional Sardinian pecorino made with sheep's milk — and filled with live maggots.
Inside The Disappearance Of Tara Calico And The Frightening Photos Left Behind

Inside The Disappearance Of Tara Calico And The Frightening Photos Left Behind

Tara Calico disappeared in Belen, New Mexico on September 20, 1988. A year later, two Polaroids of a tied-up woman were discovered in Florida — was it her?
The Tragic Story Of Edie Sedgwick, The Femme Fatale Who Inspired Andy Warhol And Bob Dylan

The Tragic Story Of Edie Sedgwick, The Femme Fatale Who Inspired Andy Warhol And Bob Dylan

Known for both her beauty and her personal demons, Edie Sedgwick shot to fame as an actress with Andy Warhol's "Superstars" before dying at 28 in 1971.
The Incredible True Story Of Bessie Coleman, American History’s First Black Female Pilot

The Incredible True Story Of Bessie Coleman, American History’s First Black Female Pilot

When no one in the United States would train her, Bessie Coleman enrolled in a prestigious flight school in France — and became a fearless stunt pilot known across the world.
Inside Operation Mockingbird — The CIA’s Plan To Infiltrate The Media

Inside Operation Mockingbird — The CIA’s Plan To Infiltrate The Media

Operation Mockingbird was an alleged CIA project that recruited journalists to write fake stories promoting government ideas while dispelling communist ones.
The Incredible Story Of Juliane Koepcke, The Teenager Who Fell 10,000 Feet Out Of A Plane And Somehow Survived

The Incredible Story Of Juliane Koepcke, The Teenager Who Fell 10,000 Feet Out Of A Plane And Somehow Survived

After becoming the sole survivor of the LANSA Flight 508 crash over the Peruvian rainforest in 1971, Juliane Koepcke spent 11 days in the jungle clawing her way back to civilization.
How Abigail Williams Started The Salem Witch Trials

How Abigail Williams Started The Salem Witch Trials

Abigail Williams was one of the first people "afflicted" during the Salem Witch Trials and one of the first to accuse others of witchcraft. Then she vanished.