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The Story Of ‘Mad Jack’ Churchill, The Sword-Wielding British Commando Who Became A Legend During World War II

The Story Of ‘Mad Jack’ Churchill, The Sword-Wielding British Commando Who Became A Legend During World War II

Fond of playing his bagpipes before charging into battle with his broadsword and longbow in hand, Lt. Col. "Fighting Jack" Churchill was a soldier unlike any other.
Vladimir Lenin’s Body And The Secrets Of Its Astonishing Preservation

Vladimir Lenin’s Body And The Secrets Of Its Astonishing Preservation

The embalmed body of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin has been preserved inside a glass case at his mausoleum in Moscow since his death in 1924.
15 Photos Of The MOVE Bombing, When Philadelphia Police Dropped Explosives On A Black Liberation Group

15 Photos Of The MOVE Bombing, When Philadelphia Police Dropped Explosives On A Black Liberation Group

On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police bombed the MOVE group's home and killed 11 people — then allowed the fire to burn 61 surrounding homes to the ground.
Albert DeSalvo: The Career Criminal Who Confessed To Being The ‘Boston Strangler’

Albert DeSalvo: The Career Criminal Who Confessed To Being The ‘Boston Strangler’

Though Albert DeSalvo confessed to murdering 13 women in the early 1960s, some believe that the "Boston Strangler" was really multiple serial killers.
Ambergris, The Rare ‘Whale Vomit’ Used In Perfume

Ambergris, The Rare ‘Whale Vomit’ Used In Perfume

Ambergris is a waxy substance sometimes found in the digestive system of a sperm whale — and it can be worth millions.
Inside The Majestic Rise And Devastating Fall Of The Colossus Of Rhodes

Inside The Majestic Rise And Devastating Fall Of The Colossus Of Rhodes

One of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Colossus of Rhodes stood for just 54 years until it was destroyed — and its true location remains a mystery.
The Gruesome Story Of The Black Dahlia Murder — And Why The Case Remains Unsolved To This Day

The Gruesome Story Of The Black Dahlia Murder — And Why The Case Remains Unsolved To This Day

On January 15, 1947, 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short was found brutally murdered in Los Angeles — with her body cut in half and a ghastly smile carved into her face.
The Gilded Life Of Howard Carter, The Archaeologist Who Discovered King Tut’s Treasures

The Gilded Life Of Howard Carter, The Archaeologist Who Discovered King Tut’s Treasures

Go inside the fascinating story of British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter and how he found King Tut's tomb.
That Time Jerry Lee Lewis Married Myra Gale Brown, His 13-Year-Old Cousin

That Time Jerry Lee Lewis Married Myra Gale Brown, His 13-Year-Old Cousin

At the age of 13, Myra Gale Brown wedded 22-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis in Hernando, Mississippi — a marriage that would effectively destroy Lewis' career.
Unraveling The Mystery Of The Babushka Lady Who Witnessed JFK’s Assassination

Unraveling The Mystery Of The Babushka Lady Who Witnessed JFK’s Assassination

As John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas, a woman wearing a headscarf looked on from the grassy knoll. To this day, the identity of the "Babushka Lady" remains a mystery — and the source of dozens of conspiracy theories.
The Story Of The Mysterious Umbrella Man Who Conspiracy Theorists Think Signaled JFK’s Assassination

The Story Of The Mysterious Umbrella Man Who Conspiracy Theorists Think Signaled JFK’s Assassination

In November 1963, President Kennedy was shot and killed as his motorcade passed in front of the "Umbrella Man." Did this shadowy figure conspire in the President's assassination?