The Incredible Story Of Juliane Koepcke, The Teenager Who Fell 10,000 Feet Out Of A Plane And Somehow Survived
Juliane Koepcke was aboard LANSA Flight 508 on December 24, 1971 when it was struck by lightning, causing her to plummet 10,000 feet to the Amazon rainforest below.
Pedro Rodrigues Filho, The Real-Life ‘Dexter’ Serial Killer Who Targeted Murderers And Rapists
Described as the "perfect psychopath," Pedro Rodrigues Filho murdered at least 70 people — 47 of whom were fellow inmates in prison.
Inside The Notorious Affair Of Maria Reynolds And Alexander Hamilton
Starting in 1791, Alexander Hamilton had a year-long affair with Maria Reynolds. Five years later, he published "The Reynolds Pamphlet," detailing how she and her husband had extorted him.
The Tragic Story Of Adam Rainer, The Man Who Went From Dwarf To Giant
When Adam Rainer turned 18 he was under four and a half feet tall. A little more than 15 years later he would be 7'1" — tall enough to be classified as a giant.
Ever Stood On A Ledge And Thought ‘I Could Jump’? There’s A Phrase For That
Have you ever stood on a ledge, mountaintop, or other high perch and experienced an intrusive feeling to jump? It's known as the call of the void, and there's a very logical reason for it.
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.
Did Mary Reeser Spontaneously Combust — Or Is There Another Explanation For Her Bizarre Death?
In July 1951, Mary Reeser mysteriously burned into a pile of ashes in her Florida home, but the apartment around her suffered almost no damage, leading to theories that she had spontaneously combusted.
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.
The Story Of Mary Jane Kelly, Jack The Ripper’s Most Gruesome Murder Victim
Mary Jane Kelly was an enigmatic figure with a mostly unverified story. What was clear, though, was the horrifying nature of her murder.
William Patrick Hitler, The Führer’s Nephew Who Fled To America And Joined The Navy
After fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938, William Hitler became an American citizen, changed his name to William Stuart-Houston, and joined the U.S. Navy, where he was awarded a Purple Heart during World War 2.
How Melvin Ignatow Got Away With Murder — Before Eventually Being Killed By Karma
Mel Ignatow killed his girlfriend Brenda Sue Schaefer in 1988 and managed to get away with it. Two decades later, however, he met a grisly fate eerily reminiscent of that murder.