Anatoly Moskvin, The Genius Russian Historian Who Collected Dead Girls Like Dolls
Anatoly Moskvin was considered an expert on local cemeteries in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia — but it turned out he was digging up deceased children and turning them into "living dolls."
Why Did ‘Toxic Lady’ Gloria Ramirez Make Everyone Around Her Sick?
Just 45 minutes after arriving at a California hospital on February 19, 1994, Gloria Ramirez was pronounced dead — but strange fumes from her body inexplicably made her doctors sick.
Meet Vernon Presley, Elvis Presley’s Father And The Man Who Inspired Him To Become A Rock Star
A doting father who encouraged his son to do whatever he wanted with his life, Vernon Presley was right by Elvis’ side all the way up until the King’s untimely death at just 42.
Inside The Pando Tree Colony, Utah’s 13-Million-Pound Behemoth
Also known as the trembling giant, the enormous clonal colony of quaking aspen trees named Pando stands as one of the largest living things on planet Earth.
Were The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon Real Or Only A Myth?
One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon has baffled historians for millennia. But recent research may finally offer some answers.
Meet Titanoboa, The Prehistoric Snake Of Your Nightmares
A terrifyingly large snake that once lived in modern-day Colombia, Titanoboa measured up to 50 feet long and weighed up to 2,500 pounds.
What Is The Wilhelm Scream? The Story Of The Legendary Two-Second Sound Effect
It's the most famous sound in Hollywood history, but where did the Wilhelm scream come from and why does everyone use it?
Meet The Cone Snail, The One-Inch Sea Creature With Enough Deadly Toxin To Kill 700 People
Revered by collectors for its beautiful shell, the cone snail is not just a pretty prize — as one venomous sting from the animal could be enough to induce paralysis and even death.
Inside Benito Mussolini’s Death And His Panicked Final Hours
On April 28, 1945, disgraced fascist dictator Benito Mussolini was brutally executed by Italian partisans in the village of Giulino di Mezzegra.
The Twisted Tale Of Dean Corll, The ‘Candy Man’ Killer Who Terrorized Texas
Between 1970 and 1973, serial killer Dean Corll raped and murdered at least 28 boys and young men around Houston — with the help of two teenage accomplices.
How Alexandra Feodorovna Became The Last Empress Of Russia
Though born and wedded royal, the life of Tsarina Alexandra proved to be anything but charmed.