Resurfaced Playboy Interview With John Wayne Extolls Racism, Homophobia, And White Supremacy
John Wayne's legacy as the white, conservative Western hero of the 1950s included stances inherent to those attributes: racial superiority, homophobia, and revulsion at the changing landscape.
Turkish Mother Injected Her 18-Month-Old Baby With Bleach Because She “Couldn’t Love My Daughter”
Elif K. reportedly began torturing her daughter when the baby was a month old — because she couldn't "warm towards her."
Scientists Discover Rare Galápagos Tortoise Thought To Be Extinct Since 1906
For more than a century, it was only a myth, with nothing but bite marks on cacti suggesting that this rare creature was still roaming the terrain of this remote island.
The Story Of The Chernobyl Disaster And The Radioactive Ghost Town, Pripyat, It Left Behind
When a reactor overheated and human error compounded the damage, disaster had only just begun. Chernobyl's contamination can still be felt to this day.
Alligator Named ‘El Chompo’ Found Guarding Fentanyl And Heroin Stash In Pennsylvania
"Quite frankly, as we can tell from these drug dealers, the alligator may have been the brains of the operation."
Village Leader In Tanzania Murdered And Decapitated After Reporting Poachers
"Sanka reported Lebangu and some of his colleagues to game rangers...and that was why they decided to kill him."
Scientists Assert Decorated Viking Warrior Skeleton Long-Thought To Be Male Actually Female
The skeleton was initially found in the mid-19th century and was posited to be female two years ago. After much debate and criticism, the research team confidently asserts that the high-ranking warrior skeleton is indeed "unassailably female."
Police Use DNA From Discarded Hotdog Napkin To Find A 1993 Murderer
Jerry Westrom intends to plead not guilty, but the evidence — undeniable, genetic material left on the victim's towel and comforter — will be difficult to fight against.
Earthquake Data Helps Scientists Discover Mountains Perhaps Bigger Than Everest Deep Inside Earth
Researchers used seismic data from Bolivia's 1994 earthquake to map out a boundary 410 miles beneath the surface — and made a huge discovery.
King Henry VI Had Courtiers Help Him And Queen Margaret Have Sex And Procreate, Study Claims
King Henry VI and Queen Margaret of Anjou famously failed to produce an heir for eight years. New records indicate the pair may have brought some experts into the bedroom to help.
Israeli Scientists Claim ‘Complete Cure For Cancer’ One Year Away
The Israeli company Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies claim to be working on a cure for cancer that uses phage display technology — which won scientists the Nobel Prize last year.