‘Patsy The Wonder Dog’ Saves 900 Sheep From Australian Bushfires
"She just got on with her job and did it, regardless of the conditions. Cool, calm, and collected."
The True Story Behind The FBI’s Martin Luther King Tapes And ‘Suicide Letter’
In 1964, the FBI tried to blackmail Martin Luther King Jr. into ending his civil rights movement with a letter that threatened to expose proof of his extramarital affairs — and apparently encouraged the activist to kill himself.
Tommaso Buscetta Was The First Sicilian Mobster To Break The Code Of Silence — And Lived To Tell The Tale
After losing two of his sons, a son-in-law, a brother, and a nephew to the Mafia, Tommaso Buscetta became the first Sicilian mobster to break the Cosa Nostra's deadly serious code of silence known as omertà.
Feral Cats Break Into Body Farm And Start Feasting On Human Corpses
"They tend to go for the neck, face, and any exposed areas first, and then, if not discovered in time, they may proceed to eat the rest of you."
Why Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg
From abused child to NFL star to murderer, the story of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is riddled with bloodshed and tragedy.
Peru To Plant 1 Million Trees Around Machu Picchu To Protect It From Environmental Disaster
The trees will help protect the site from mudslides in the winter, fires in the summer, and will provide necessary habitat for local flora and fauna.
Christopher Columbus Claimed He Encountered Marauding Tribes Of Cannibals — And It Might Actually Be True
By analyzing 103 skulls of early Caribbean inhabitants, experts were able to reassess when and where they settled. This, in turn, lent credence to Columbus' infamous tales of cannibalism.
North Korean Mother Faces Jail For Saving Children Instead Of Kim Family Portraits From House Fire
Now, this mother can't even get antibiotics to treat her children's burns because she's under investigation by the state.
Elizabeth Jennings Graham Helped Desegregate New York City Streetcars 100 Years Before Rosa Parks
Elizabeth Jennings Graham was told to get off the trolley and wait for one with "her people" on it. She said she didn't have people and refused to get off.
Three Generations Of Ancient Amazon Women Warriors Discovered In A Russian Tomb
Items found with the skeletons — including iron arrowheads, horse harnesses, and a broken vase — helped researchers trace back the burial to the 4th century B.C.
How Tim Allen Went From Cocaine-Trafficking Criminal To ‘Home Improvement’ Star
After being caught with more than half a kilo of cocaine, Tim Allen faced life imprisonment in 1978. So he decided to make a deal — which eventually led to fame and fortune.