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How Mob Hitman Johnny Martorano Admitted To Killing At Least 20 People — And Then Walked Free

How Mob Hitman Johnny Martorano Admitted To Killing At Least 20 People — And Then Walked Free

The government not only eventually let Johnny Martorano off the hook, they also gave him $20,000 to start a new life.
Why John Basilone Might Be The Most Badass Marine Of World War II

Why John Basilone Might Be The Most Badass Marine Of World War II

World War II Marine John Basilone, hero of Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima, once said that he was a "plain soldier" — he was wrong.
The Truth Behind Those Rumors About Mr. Rogers’ Tattoos, Vietnam Sniper Career, And More

The Truth Behind Those Rumors About Mr. Rogers’ Tattoos, Vietnam Sniper Career, And More

The real stories beneath the lies about Mr. Rogers' tattoos, his military service, and that time he gave kids the middle finger are even more heartwarming than you'd imagine.
This Bonsai Has Survived 392 Years And Not Even The Hiroshima Bombing Could Kill It

This Bonsai Has Survived 392 Years And Not Even The Hiroshima Bombing Could Kill It

When this tree was planted in 1625, the United States was still 150 years away from even becoming a nation.
He Plotted To Kill Nixon And Shot George Wallace – Then Inspired Robert De Niro’s Character In ‘Taxi Driver’

He Plotted To Kill Nixon And Shot George Wallace – Then Inspired Robert De Niro’s Character In ‘Taxi Driver’

Arthur Bremer wanted to be famous – for anything.
Albert Pierrepoint: The Executioner Who Took More Than 400 Lives

Albert Pierrepoint: The Executioner Who Took More Than 400 Lives

Throughout the 1940s and '50s, British hangman Albert Pierrepoint made a career out of killing everyone from infamous serial murderers to Nazi war criminals.
50 Years Before Ted Bundy, Earle Nelson Was The Most Prolific Serial Killer In U.S. History

50 Years Before Ted Bundy, Earle Nelson Was The Most Prolific Serial Killer In U.S. History

Why "Gorilla Man" Earle Nelson was America's worst murderer long before the term "serial killer" was even invented.
Macuahuitl: The Aztec “Obsidian Chainsaw” Even More Fearsome Than It Sounds

Macuahuitl: The Aztec “Obsidian Chainsaw” Even More Fearsome Than It Sounds

The macuahuitl was plenty deadly enough to take you down. But the Aztecs would rather bring you to the edge of death, then sacrifice you alive.
The Glyptodon Was A Prehistoric Armadillo So Big That Early Humans Used Its Shells For Shelters

The Glyptodon Was A Prehistoric Armadillo So Big That Early Humans Used Its Shells For Shelters

The glyptodon may seem like just a big armadillo, but it was the size of a car and could crush early humans with its clubbed tail.
Frito Bandito Was The Mascot Frito-Lay Would Like Us To Forget About [VIDEO]

Frito Bandito Was The Mascot Frito-Lay Would Like Us To Forget About [VIDEO]

Frito Bandito spent four years hawking corn chips to kids. Unfortunately, he embodied the worst of Mexican stereotypes.
Charlie Brandt Killed His Mom At 13 — Then Walked Free To Butcher His Wife As An Adult

Charlie Brandt Killed His Mom At 13 — Then Walked Free To Butcher His Wife As An Adult

No one could believe that mild-mannered Charlie Brandt had mutilated his wife and niece, until they discovered his grisly past.