William James Sidis Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived — But He Died A Low-Level Office Clerk
Born a child prodigy in the late 19th century, William James Sidis had an estimated IQ of 250 to 300. But his intelligence couldn't save him from his demons.
The Robbers Cave Experiment: The Psychological Study Of Unsupervised Boys That Inspired Lord Of The Flies
In an effort to test one of his theories on social behavior, psychologist Muzafer Sherif released 22 twelve-year-old boys into a sparsely supervised wilderness camp — and then covertly provoked them to fight each other.
The True Story Behind The Failed Psychological Experiment Of The Three Christs of Ypsilanti
Dr. Milton Rokeach forced three men who all believed themselves to be the Messiah to live together for two years in an effort to bring them out of their irrationality. But what Rokeach learned had little to do with the men themselves.
Mary Celeste: What Actually Happened Aboard The Notorious Ghost Ship
Learn the likely fate of the American merchant brigantine Mary Celeste, the ghost ship found deserted in the Atlantic near the Azores Islands in 1872.
Petrus Gonsalvus And The Real Beauty And The Beast Story
How Petrus Gonsalvus made it into the French royal court and married Lady Catherine to live out the real Beauty and the Beast story.
Bacon’s Rebellion: The First Rebellion Against English Rule… In 1676
A century before the American Revolution, there was Bacon's Rebellion.