Why Russian Crime Lord Semion Mogilevich Lives Up To His Title As ‘The World’s Most Powerful Mobster’
He's been accused of everything from buying an entire airline just for trafficking heroin to selling nuclear weapons, yet somehow Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich lives free.
The Little-Known Story Of Ismael Zambada García, The Shadowy Drug Lord Known As ‘El Mayo’
Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada García took control of the Sinaloa Cartel after Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's arrest. But unlike El Chapo, El Mayo has never been to prison — and he remains at large to this day.
Inside The Sinking Of The USS Indianapolis That Ended In A Feeding Frenzy For Sharks
After delivering the components of the Hiroshima bomb in 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, leaving nearly 1,000 men adrift in the middle of the Philippine Sea.
Villagers Just Uncovered 2,500-Year-Old Ruins Belonging To The ‘Cloud People’ On A Mexican Mountaintop
The 6,000-foot mountaintop once held temples, the homes of rulers, and a games court.
People Keep Getting Mysterious Seeds In The Mail From China — And Nobody Knows Why
The U.S. Department of Agriculture currently believes this bizarre phenomenon is part of a "brushing scam," while officials continue to investigate.
93-Year-Old Former Nazi Guard Convicted In One Of Germany’s Last Holocaust Trials
Bruno Dey was tried as a juvenile because he was only 17 when he began working as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp.
Michigan Man Steals $100,000 From Casinos While Wearing Prosthetics To Look Elderly
Wearing a prosthetic disguise and using a plethora of forged IDs, John Colletti pulled off his identity theft scam for a year.
Scaleless, Slimy, And Extremely Rare: Introducing The Deep-Sea Oarfish
Giant oarfish can grow to lengths of over 50 feet, but these sea-serpent-like creatures have only been seen alive a handful of times.
How Soviet Spy Oleg Penkovsky Single-Handedly Prevented Nuclear War During The Cuban Missile Crisis
In 1962, Soviet Colonel Oleg Penkovsky defied his country to save the world from nuclear war — then paid for his heroism with his life.
An Inside Look At V-J Day And The End Of World War 2, From The Joyous To The Ugly
Whether it was celebrations in Shanghai or riots in San Francisco, Victory Over Japan Day sent people around the world into a frenzy.
Handwritten Inscription Found In Pair Of Shoes Belonging To Six-Year-Old Killed In Auschwitz
The shoes belonged to a child named Amos Steinberg, who was deported to the camp with his mother in 1944. Neither survived.