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Chief Joseph Sought Peace With The U.S. Government Through Diplomacy — But They Wouldn’t Listen

Chief Joseph Sought Peace With The U.S. Government Through Diplomacy — But They Wouldn’t Listen

Chief Joseph was determined not to abandon his ancestral lands and to stand his ground without violence. But the U.S. government had other ideas.
The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

For centuries, humans have wondered if they are alone in the universe. In the early 20th century, the US government set out to figure it out once and for all.
Hans Albert Einstein: Albert Einstein’s Brilliant Son With Whom He Had A Strained Relationship

Hans Albert Einstein: Albert Einstein’s Brilliant Son With Whom He Had A Strained Relationship

Hans Albert became a scientist in his own right and a professor in hydraulic engineering, a career his father initially dubbed "a disgusting idea."
Emmeline Pankhurst: The Suffragette Who Used Militant Tactics To Win Women The Vote

Emmeline Pankhurst: The Suffragette Who Used Militant Tactics To Win Women The Vote

In a time when the women's suffrage movement relied on patience and polite speeches, Emmeline Pankhurst paved her own path with action.
Walk Of Death: The Story Of Howard Unruh And American History’s First Mass Shooting

Walk Of Death: The Story Of Howard Unruh And American History’s First Mass Shooting

On Sept. 6, 1949, Howard Unruh killed 13 people in 12 minutes. If he'd had enough bullets, he later said, he would have "killed a thousand."
The Lake Bodom Murders: Finland’s Most Famous Unsolved Triple Homicide

The Lake Bodom Murders: Finland’s Most Famous Unsolved Triple Homicide

In the summer of 1960, four teenagers set out for sweetheart's retreat by the shore of Finland's Lake Bodom. Only one would return and 40 years later, become a suspect in the murder of his three friends.
Jeremy Delle: The Classroom Suicide Of A Texas Teen Made Famous By Pearl Jam

Jeremy Delle: The Classroom Suicide Of A Texas Teen Made Famous By Pearl Jam

The song describes a despondent and isolated teen. But who was Jeremy Delle, the 15-year-old behind the hit single "Jeremy," really?
Teacher Who Fed Live Puppy To Snapping Turtle Found Not Guilty — But The Snapping Turtle Was Euthanized

Teacher Who Fed Live Puppy To Snapping Turtle Found Not Guilty — But The Snapping Turtle Was Euthanized

In March, the snapping turtle was euthanized. By June, the teacher Robert Crosland faced charges of animal cruelty for which the jury acquitted him.
Tunnel Rats: The Underground Search-And-Destroy Soldiers Of The Vietnam War

Tunnel Rats: The Underground Search-And-Destroy Soldiers Of The Vietnam War

These fearless combat engineers descended into the complex Viet Cong tunnels to gather info and disarm bombs — often at the cost of their own lives.
The Battle Of Karansebes: When The Austrian Army Fought — And Defeated — Itself Thanks To Alcohol

The Battle Of Karansebes: When The Austrian Army Fought — And Defeated — Itself Thanks To Alcohol

In the midst of the Austro-Turkish War, the Austrians engaged in a deadly battle in the town of Karansebes — against itself — all because of one bottle too many of Schnapps.
Carmine Persico Spent 46 Years As A Mafia Boss, 32 Of Them Behind Bars

Carmine Persico Spent 46 Years As A Mafia Boss, 32 Of Them Behind Bars

Known as "Immortal," octogenarian Carmine Persico ruled the Colombo crime family from prison for 30 years. The infamous "snake" has now died in prison at the age of 85.