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The Grisly Story Of Dennis Rader, The Man No One Suspected Was The BTK Killer

The Grisly Story Of Dennis Rader, The Man No One Suspected Was The BTK Killer

For 30 years, Boy Scout troop leader and church council president Dennis Rader was secretly the BTK murderer — while looking like the perfect family man to his neighbors in Kansas.
Luka Magnotta, Jun Lin, And The Gruesome Murder Behind ‘1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick’

Luka Magnotta, Jun Lin, And The Gruesome Murder Behind ‘1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick’

In May 2012, Luka Magnotta murdered a university student named Jun Lin, chopped up his body, and mailed his limbs throughout Canada, then shared a video online of his crimes titled "1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick."
How Ivar The Boneless Became One Of History’s Most Feared Vikings

How Ivar The Boneless Became One Of History’s Most Feared Vikings

Despite his mythic handicap, Ivar the Boneless was the most fearsome Viking of his time and conquered England with his heathen army.
How The Yakuza Became One Of History’s Most Successful Organized Crime Groups

How The Yakuza Became One Of History’s Most Successful Organized Crime Groups

Known informally as the Japanese mafia, the Yakuza are a 400-year-old criminal syndicate that carries out everything from human trafficking to real estate sales.
Meet The Florida Skunk Ape, The Sunshine State’s Answer To Bigfoot

Meet The Florida Skunk Ape, The Sunshine State’s Answer To Bigfoot

The "Swamp Sasquatch" known as the Florida Skunk Ape is a 6'6", 450-pound hairy, smelly ape that roams the Everglades — or so believers say.
Reinhard Heydrich: The Organizer Of The Holocaust Who Even Adolf Hitler Thought Was Cruel

Reinhard Heydrich: The Organizer Of The Holocaust Who Even Adolf Hitler Thought Was Cruel

Reinhard Heydrich had many nicknames: "the Blond Beast," "the Hangman," and "the Butcher of Prague" — but none of them quite captured just how ruthless he was.
Inside The Repeal Of Prohibition — And The Wild Celebrations That Followed

Inside The Repeal Of Prohibition — And The Wild Celebrations That Followed

When the end of Prohibition finally came with the ratification of the 21st Amendment in 1933, America kicked off perhaps the biggest impromptu party the country had ever seen.
33 Vintage Photos Of Rock And Roll’s Most Famous Groupies

33 Vintage Photos Of Rock And Roll’s Most Famous Groupies

Groupies were more than just the sex that came with music stardom — they were muses who left their marks all over the history of rock music.
32 Disturbing Photos Of Life Inside Soviet Gulag Prisons

32 Disturbing Photos Of Life Inside Soviet Gulag Prisons

Established after the Bolsheviks took power in 1919, the gulags were forced labor camps where at least 1 million people died over the next 50 years.
The Twisted Story Of Austrian Serial Killer Jack Unterweger

The Twisted Story Of Austrian Serial Killer Jack Unterweger

Jack Unterweger went to prison for murder, then found fame as an author — before strangling several women to death in Austria and Los Angeles between 1990 and 1991.
Meet The Ocean Sunfish, The Rhino-Sized Creature That’s The Gentle Giant Of The Sea

Meet The Ocean Sunfish, The Rhino-Sized Creature That’s The Gentle Giant Of The Sea

The enormous ocean sunfish known as the Mola mola can grow to be 5,000 pounds and 14 feet long, making it the world's largest bony fish.