500 Years Before Columbus, Viking Explorer Leif Erikson Was Likely The First European To Step Foot In The Americas
Why does Columbus get a holiday for sailing to the Carribean when Viking pioneer Leif Erikson allegedly landed in North America centuries before?
Scientists Hope To Solve The Mystery Of A Medieval Skeleton Used For Propaganda By Both The Nazis And Soviets
Hitler once hoped that this skeleton would legitimize his claims to Czechoslovakia. Now the truth may be about to come out.
Doctors Have Been Secretly Inseminating Women With Their Own Sperm For Decades
“I would bet a lot of these doctors had power reasons for doing this — mental health issues, narcissistic issues — or maybe they were attracted to certain women."
The True Story Of Saint Patrick, The Roman British Slave That Became The Symbol Of Irish Pride
St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, wasn't Irish, never banished the Emerald Island of snakes, and wasn't even named Patrick.
Who Was Buffalo Bill? The True Story Of The Man Who Created The ‘Wild West’
The "Wild West" that America fell in love with didn't exist. It was invented by Buffalo Bill — who himself was a character invented by the eccentric William F. Cody.
Florida Man Arrested For At-Home Castration Of Man He Met On Dark Web
The dark web allows users to privately purchase drugs, contraband, weapons, and pretty much anything else with anonymity. Gary Van Ryswyk used it to castrate people in his home.
American Aviator Charles Lindbergh Was A God Among Men — Until He Revealed His Nazi Sympathies
Just over a decade after he completed his historic flight across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh spoke out against American intervention in World War II, which he feared would "destroy" the "White race."
Tourette’s, Masochism, And An Epic Dictionary: The Astounding Life Of English Writer Samuel Johnson
Wordsmith, wit, and secret masochist Samuel Johnson overcame a host of ailments and financial struggles to write his masterpiece, A Dictionary of the English Language.
Wisconsin Man Wanted For Child Sexual Assault And Incest Hides Out In Bunker For Three Years
Jeremiah Button even had a bike-powered generator for those overcast days when his solar panels weren't doing the trick.
Soviet Sailor’s Message In A Bottle Washes Ashore In Alaska After 50 Years
Captain Anatoly Botsanenko launched his letter into the Soviet sea in 1969. Fifty years later, an Alaska man found it while looking for firewood.
World Animal Protection Group Uncovers Horrible Mistreatment At Hundreds Of Zoos And Aquariums
The study looked at 1,241 venues in 78 countries on all continents. Seventy-five percent broke basic mistreatment rules.