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Durian Is One Of Southeast Asia’s Most Coveted Fruits — And It’s Said To Smell Like Gym Socks

Durian Is One Of Southeast Asia’s Most Coveted Fruits — And It’s Said To Smell Like Gym Socks

About the size of a football and covered in a layer of hard spikes, the durian fruit is known for its intense taste and smell — which some love and others hate.
The Wild Story Of John Harvey Kellogg, The Eccentric Wellness Guru Who Invented Corn Flakes

The Wild Story Of John Harvey Kellogg, The Eccentric Wellness Guru Who Invented Corn Flakes

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg used a host of bizarre methods to prevent masturbation and cleanse his patients’ colons at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The Story Of Cyntoia Brown, The Teenage Sex Trafficking Victim Jailed For Killing The Man Who Bought Her

The Story Of Cyntoia Brown, The Teenage Sex Trafficking Victim Jailed For Killing The Man Who Bought Her

Forced into sex work as a teenager, Cyntoia Brown was convicted of killing Johnny Michael Allen in 2004 and sentenced to life in prison. But in 2019, she was suddenly released.
Discovery In Mexico Indicates The First Americans Arrived 20,000 Years Before We Thought

Discovery In Mexico Indicates The First Americans Arrived 20,000 Years Before We Thought

Researchers dated a set of animal bones found in Coxcatlán Cave to around 30,000 years ago — completely upending previous estimates of when humans first arrived in the Americas.
Astronomers Just Created The Most Detailed 3D-Map Of Our Galaxy Yet

Astronomers Just Created The Most Detailed 3D-Map Of Our Galaxy Yet

The map was generated using data collected by the Gaia telescope, located 930,000 miles from Earth.
Divers Capture Remarkable Photos Of German U-Boat That Sunk 75 Years Ago

Divers Capture Remarkable Photos Of German U-Boat That Sunk 75 Years Ago

The German u-boat was found in 180 feet deep in the Atlantic just nine nautical miles off the coast of Cornwall, England.
Earth’s Animals Will Shrink By 25% This Century Due To Humans’ Destruction Of The Planet

Earth’s Animals Will Shrink By 25% This Century Due To Humans’ Destruction Of The Planet

As humans take up more land for themselves, small animals are expected to survive while larger ones are at greater risk of extinction.
Pemulwuy: The ‘Troublesome Savage’ Who Led The Aborigines Against Australia’s Colonizers

Pemulwuy: The ‘Troublesome Savage’ Who Led The Aborigines Against Australia’s Colonizers

Pemulwuy so successfully evaded death at the hands of the colonizers he resisted that his people came to believe he was actually impervious to lead.
Inside The Baffling, Unsolved Case Of The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

Inside The Baffling, Unsolved Case Of The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist remains the largest private property theft in American history — and its last surviving link has just slipped through the authorities' fingers.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth: The Original White House Wild Child

Alice Roosevelt Longworth: The Original White House Wild Child

Alice Roosevelt Longworth was just as strong-willed and outspoken as her father Theodore Roosevelt, who admitted even he could not control her.
Stonehenge Design May Have Been Brought Over By Prehistoric Sailors From Northwestern France

Stonehenge Design May Have Been Brought Over By Prehistoric Sailors From Northwestern France

There are actually thousands of sites like Stonehenge across Europe. And one of them may have just unlocked the mysteries of the iconic megalith's origins.